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Commencement ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Digital Collection: Amherst College Commencement Collection (Selections)
Digital Collection: Amherst College Commen...

Amherst College Commencement Collection

Identifier: MA.00097

Commencement programs, news articles, speeches, class week programs and schedules of events, tickets for events held during class week and commencement, poems, student addresses and other items relating to commencements. Arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1822-

Amherst College Posters Collection

Identifier: MA.00190

Poster, placards and broadsides advertising campus events and public notices, chiefly 1870 to 1905 with additional materials from other years, especially from the 1980s to present. Materials continue to be added to this collection.

Dates: 1830-2016; Majority of material found within 1870-1905

Commencement, 1928

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A variety of materials relating to physical education at Amherst and Marsh's professional work.

Dates: 1928

Rosseel, J.A. (AC 1839) - commencement exhibition, 1839

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1839

Series 1: Amherst College - Commencements, 1927-1965, undated

Scope and Contents From the Collection: Photographic negatives depicting local places and events taken by photographer Lincoln Wade Barnes and his staff, chiefly at Amherst College, circa 1927-1965. The images document Amherst College commencements, buildings, grounds, faculty, student groups and athletic teams. Also included are some images of people and places from the town of Amherst. A small number of photographic prints are included in the collection.Also of interest are the original envelopes that previously...
Dates: 1927-1965, undated