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Commencement ceremonies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

2020 senior celebration, May 24, 2020

 File
Identifier: A1.I.5_2020
Scope and Contents

Includes archived content from social media including Twitter and Instagram, as well as image and video files.

Dates: May 24, 2020

Advancement SmugMug photographs, 2005-

 Item
Identifier: A31
Scope and Contents Photographs taken and used by the Office of Advancement stored on SmugMug. The photographs date from 2005 onward and are of Middlebury College scenes and events, Middlebury Language Schools, Bread Loaf School of English, and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. Specific subjects include Field House construction; campus scenery; Feb celebration; Davis United World College Scholars; Alumni College; Fall Family Weekend; portraits of administration and faculty; Middlebury Zoom...
Dates: 2005-

Castiglione, Salvatore (faculty), May 7, 1986

 Item
Identifier: MOH46
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Salvatore J. Castiglione, Middlebury College Professor of Italian. Castiglione discusses when he started teaching at Middlebury; being director of the Italian school; Georgetown; Fullbright grant; his wife's teaching career; Yale; language schools; language pledge; Italian school in Florence; President Stratton; Mr. Freeman; the school in Mainz; faculty student relations; DML; dissertations; achievements of the Italian school; establishing the Italian major; commencement;...
Dates: May 7, 1986

Clark, Asahel (Class of 1806)

 File
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript copy of Clark's oration delivered at the meetinghouse in Middlebury on the 20th day of August, 1806, Commencement. Also includes manuscript poem dated 1807.

Dates: 1803-

Class of 1915 Elbert Charles Cole scrapbook, 1911-1915

 Item — Box 93.1, Folder: 1
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains a variety of print ephemera compiled by Cole, including photographs (including several large photographs of interior of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity house), academic records, dance cards, programs (plays, musical performances, Forefather's Day, commencement, senior night, athletic events), newspaper clippings, athletic schedules, constitutions and bylaws (Women's Student Government Association, Athletic Association, Inter-Fraternity Council), drawings, and menus....
Dates: 1911-1915

Class of 1917 Helen B. Cussons scrapbook, 1913-1917

 Item — Box 58
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains memorabilia from Cusson's years at Middlebury College, including programs from plays, sporting events (primarily baseball), and commencement ceremonies, dance cards, letters, newspaper clippings, drawings, and a journal. Though belonging to Cussons, the embossed name on the scrapbook reads "Press Club, 1930-31." This has been blacked out.

Dates: 1913-1917

Class of 1918 Ruth Hesselgrave scrapbook, 1914-1918

 Item — Box 61
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents Memory and fellowship book published by the College Memory Book Company, compiled by Ruth A. Hesselgrave, Middlebury College class of 1918 for the years 1914-1918. Contains ephemera from her four years at Middlebury, including concert and drama programs, Valentine's day cards, photographs, letters, commencement addresses, house rules, event menus, athletics programs, and newspaper clippings. Also includes pamphlets from meetings of the Middlebury Suffrage Study Club and Young Women's...
Dates: 1914-1918

Class of 1920 Solymn Miner scrapbook, 1916-1920

 Item — Box 63
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

"Book of Friends" (info about fellow students); Kappa Delta Rho; WWI; campus buildings; commencement; junior prom; academic records

Dates: 1916-1920

Class of 1923 Allen Douglass Bliss scrapbook, 1915-1922

 Item — Box 83
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

sport schedules; newspaper clippings; courses; programs; various forms; chemistry; letters; commencement.

Dates: 1915-1922

Class of 1923 Allen Douglass Bliss scrapbook, 1922-1924

 Item — Box 66
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

newspaper clippings; classes; sports schedules; programs for school events; letters; notes; commencement; Harvard University; tickets; athletics.

Dates: 1922-1924

Class of 1923 Allen Douglass Bliss scrapbook, 1926-1927

 Item — Box 73
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

newspaper clippings; typewriter testing; commencement; letters; alumni; correspondence; programs for cultural events

Dates: 1926-1927

Class of 1923 Evelyn Ryle scrapbook, 1919-1923

 Item — Box 68
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

"Book of Friends;" athletics; candy wrappers/packaging; hair; music performance and theatre programs; Christmas; YWCA; Sigma Kappa; invitations/notes; commencement; campus buildings; newspaper clippings

Dates: 1919-1923

Class of 1923 Henry Howard Eddy scrapbook, 1918-1922

 Item — Box 67
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

campus + town buildings; friends; freshman P-rade; Bread Loaf; Silver Bay; debate team; commencement

Dates: 1918-1922

Class of 1928 Grant G. Lavery scrapbook, 1924-1928

 Item — Box 100
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents The scrapbooks covers Lavery's high school graduation and his four years at Middlebury College, 1924-1928. It includes photographs of students and campus, song lyrics, athletic records (primarily football), academic records, a high school commencement program, programs and tickets from plays (Wig and Pen), musical performances, and sporting events, as well as from Junior Week, the Parker Merrill speech competition, and Middlebury College Debate Team competitions, membership cards (Dramatic...
Dates: 1924-1928

Class of 1928 unknown alumnus scrapbook, 1924-1928

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, compiled by an unknown alumnus, contains 16 photographs of various students and student groups, including several photographs of a commencement procession through dontown Middlebury.

Dates: 1924-1928

Class of 1935 Walter Wyman Smith, Jr. scrapbook, 1931 - 1935

 Item — Box 87
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains memorabilia from Smith's college years, 1931-1935, including programs (plays, debate competitions including international debate against Oxford University and the University of Puerto Rico, the Parker Merrill speech competition, commencement exercises, church services, variety shows, class day, and sporting events), essays, numerous issues of the Middlebury Campus, various issues of independent and satirical publications (South Painter Gazette, Sig Ep Panther, Supmac...
Dates: 1931 - 1935

Class of 1936 Evelyn Virginia Phillips [Whitney], 1927-1936

 Item — Box 118, Folder: 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Scrapbook created by Evelyn Virginia Phillips [Whitney], Class of 1936, containing photographs taken during Phillips' time at Middlebury. Subjects include student life, campus events, commencement, hazing, traditions, bonfires, pipe smoking ceremony, Mountain Club, dorms, fraternities, campus buildings, winter sports and activities, freshman P rade, Winter Carnival, hiking, plays, field trips, the 1927 Middlebury flood, the Chipman Hill ski jump, blue key, Battell Cottage, Starr Hall,...
Dates: 1927-1936

Class of 1940 Elizabeth Clark Cook scrapbook, 1936-1940

 Item — Box 122, Folder: 4
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

Includes Alpha Chi Delta; graduation picnic; campus buildings; graduation procession; picnics; Winter Carnival; Chipman Hill Ski Jump; Sugaring Off Party; Mountain Club; Snow sculptures; Cane Ceremony; Women's College graduation ceremony, Forest Hall; daisy chain; tree planting; Alumni barbeque.

Dates: 1936-1940

Class of 1941 Margaret Powell Shaub scrabook, 1940-1941

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by Margaret Shaub, Middlebury College Classs of 1941, documenting her senior year. The scrapbook contains dance programs, performance programs, dance cards, letters, bulletins, newspaper clippings from The Middlebury Campus newspaper, a photograph of the Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) house, commencement items, and congratulation cards.

Dates: 1940-1941

Class of 1942 Marcia Sanders scrapbook, 1938-1942

 Item — Box 75.2
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook comprises material from Sanders' four years at Middlebury College, 1938-1942, including admissions materials, academic records, photographs of Middlebury's students and campus, rules and regulations (handbook), a copy of the Student Union constitution, programs from plays, athletic events, musical performances, lectures, Winter Carnival, and other events, membership cards (Middlebury Mountain Club and Middlebury Women's Forum), newspaper clippings, holiday cards, book reports,...
Dates: 1938-1942

Class of 1945 David M. Otis scrapbook, 1941-1945

 Item — Box 89, Folder: 7
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains 11 black-and-white photographs, preserved in 3 plastic sleeves. The photographs depict the Commencement 1945 and pipe ceremony, as well as several student groups.

Dates: 1941-1945

Class of 1945 Mary Elizabeth Wisotzkey scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents Wisotzkey's college years, from 1941 to 1945. It contains, photographs, letters, programs from sporting events as well as musical and theatre performances, dance cards, academic records, receipts, newspaper clippings, and commencement materials. The scrapbook also contains documents pertaining to the second World War at Middlebury College, including political cartoons and instructions for air raid drills. Of particular note is a mock war ration book, given to...
Dates: 1800-

Class of 1946 William C. Percival scrapbook, 1946

 Item — Box 81
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Winter-time activities; nature; Theta Chi fraternity; friends; mountain club hikes; Chateau waitresses picnic; chemistry class; Winter carnival; performing arts programs; Kake Walk; sports rosters; Middlebury Campus articles; sports calendar; wedding invitations; commencement.

Dates: 1946

Class of 1949 Rachel Louise Adkins scrapbook, 1949

 Item — Box 82, Volume: 1
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

portraits; sketches; commencement; piano recital; acceptance letter; delta kappa epsilon sorority; registration; national war fund receipt; Midd Nite; newspaper clippings; friends; freshmen week rules; dance cards; winter carnival; Christmas time; bouquet; Wesleyan; theatre programs; sorority rush party invitations; romance with man named Jim; sorority bid and initiation; Scullion's ball; summer activities; sports schedule; sports roster; banquets.

Dates: 1949

Class of 1953 Patricia Hamilton (Todd) scrapbook, 1953

 Item — Box 82, Volume: 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Winter Carnival; graduation; parties; Florida vacation; Freshman week; dance cards; performing arts and lecture programs

Dates: 1953

Cole, Elbert (Class of 1915, trustee), June 3, 1975

 Item
Identifier: MOH21
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Elbert Charles Cole (Class of 1915) by David Stameshkin. Cole discusses athletics; dances; sororities; social life; Pearsons Hall; McCullough gym; baseball field; new chapel; President Moody; old campus; student jobs; undergroud railroad at Brainerd's house; Redfield Proctor; trustees; Mrs. Moody; Alexander Twilight; World War II; alumni events; E. Pruda Wiley; commencement; and Dwanye Robinson.

Dates: June 3, 1975

Commencement Scrapbook, 1830-1899

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: A1
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains a collection of commencement programs and other commencement-related ephemera, dating between 1830 and 1899. Also contains a pamphlet titled "Circular To Young Women," which aimed to recruit women students to Middlebury during the early years of co-education.

Dates: 1830-1899

Commencement Scrapbook, 1805 - 1895

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: A1
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains a collection of commencement-related tickets, invitations, cards, and notices, dating between 1805 and 1895.

Dates: 1805 - 1895

Hadley, Egbert Charles (Class of 1910, trustee), 1974

 Item
Identifier: MOH2
Scope and Contents

1 90 minute interview with Egbert Charles Hadley by David Stameshkin. Interview references Marjorie (Finch) Hadley, and Deborah Clifford. Hadley discusses managing the baseball team; dorm life; compulsory chapel; senior theatre; Middlebury as the "poor man's college"; Harvard; prohibition; drinking around campus; Brainerd; Kellogg; how Middlebury has changed; commencement speakers; Armstrong; comparing presidents; facilities; McCullough gym; athletics; and working on the Kaleidoscope.

Dates: 1974

Presidential records, by subject, 1959-2018

 Sub-Group
Identifier: A2.II
Scope and Contents Each series in this subgroup includes records from the Office of the President, sorted by keyword. The first set (#-C, D-F, G-P, Jones, Betty A, Reaccreditation records, Reaccreditation R-Z. and Rohatyn, Felix) are arranged alphabetically. The second set is arranged into thematic series (Ronald D. Liebowitz, Commencement, Residential Life and Commons System, Staff Council, Middlebury Initiative, Fraternities, NESCAC, South Africa Divestiture, and Miscellaneous) and the folders within each...
Dates: 1959-2018