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33-1., 1851, 1872-1948

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Contains correspondence, clippings, announcements, publications, and other material re all aspects of campus life, including student events, elections, organizations, protests, and activism. Reference is made to civil rights activity, as well as to protests against the Vietnam War. Material relating to the National Student Strike of 1970 and the May Day demonstrations of 1971 is included.

Arranged chronologically.


  • 1851, 1872-1948

Conditions Governing Access

Box 1 folder 5 and Box 2 folder 1 contain closed material which will be removed before access is granted.


From the Collection: 1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Includes: "Monthly and Yearly Statements and List of Students with Classes, Grades, Etc.", 1856-1857; letter to Fr. Duddy re students taking trip on boat, the "Columbia", 07/23/1851; Francis Barnum's stray notes on students from St. Mary's County, Maryland, with reference to Patrick F. Healy, S.J.'s "instinct always . . . to insult those who were his superiors socially"; list of students from St. Mary's County, 1792-1902; menus from Ryan Dining Hall, 1911-1928; program from Law School's Philippine Night, 01/17/1924 (program includes roster of officers and members of "The Philippine Georgetownians"); program from "Opening of the Renovated Refectory, with menu, 10/09/1898; clipping re completion of stone porches on Healy Hall and frescoes on Dahlgren Chapel, 1899; discount book for "exclusive use of the students of Georgetown University" for 1899-1900 from W. H. Cranston, Tailor, 1107 G Street, N.W.; and circular from President J. Havens Richards, S.J., reporting that "The graduating classes of the College have this year . . . adopted the hood as a portion of their academic dress", 06/16/1896. Also lists by Francis Barnum, S.J., of: "Students who made the most brilliant College course by wining the medal in each class", 1857-1909; Honor Men of Georgetown, 1815-1914; Valedictorians, 1820-1913; and of Georgetown Men in The Society, to 1916 (with later additions up to 1948). Also includes one "Admit to Class" pass dated October 1, 1915 for student "Gardner" and stamped by the Prefect of Discipline.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Archives Repository

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