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33-5., 1951-1958.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5

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.


  • 1951-1958.

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

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

Includes: clippings re Latin American students from Georgetown and other D.C. colleges welcoming Vice President Nixon back from Latin America, May 1958; New Student Orientation schedule, 1958; list of student dismissals from College, January, 1958; Honors Program Committee report, 02/05/1958, text of speech on academic policies past and future delivered to Student Veterans Organization by Frank L. Fadner, S.J., 10/18/1957; letter from President Edward B. Bunn, S.J., to “Gentlemen of Georgetown” re events in Hungary, October 31, 1956; memorandum from Treasurer Joseph F. Cohalan, S.J. to President re tuition rebates for religious; letter from President Edward B. Bunn, S.J., to Benjamin Fine of the New York Times re African American students, including enrollment statistics, 01/14/1954 (includes reference to election of African American student in Nursing School as President of her class); letter from President Bunn to Karl T. Compton which references enrollment of four Chinese refugees as students, 03/04/1953; letter to David Heft, Division of Education, Pan American Union with list of students from Haiti and Mexico, 02/06/1951; and letter to Disabled Veterans of America, 05/07/1951.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Archives Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057