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Tradition and Prospect: The Inauguration of the Very Reverend Hunter Guthrie, S.J. as Thirty-Fifth President of Georgetown University, April 30 and May 1, 1949. The Georgetown University Press, Washington, D.C, 1949

Identifier: GTA-000369

Scope and Contents

Section I. Symposium: Georgetown, The Great Tradition, and the Future. 1. The Western Cultural Tradition, William Aylott Orton. 2. Jesuit Education and the Culture of the West, W. Edmund FitzGerald, S.J. 3. Georgetown and the American Tradition, Francis X. Talbot, S.J. 4. Man and Science, High Scott Taylor. 5. Man and Law, Ben W. Palmer. 5. Man and Government, Cecil Herbert Driver.

Section II. A Program for World Peace, James H. Doolittle (The two questions whose correct answers are of the greatest importance to all free men today are: "Is war with Russia inevitable?" And if it is not: "How can it be avoided?"...)

Section III. Sermon by Thurston Davis, S.J. at Solemn High Mass to Commemorate the Inauguration.

Section V. The Inauguration Exercises. 1. Greetings from the Students, Robert Edmund Hogan, Jr. of the Class of 1949, President of The Yard. 2. Greetings from the Alumni, Charles Joseph Milton of the Class of 1935, Chairman of the Georgetown Development Campaign. 3. Greetings from the Faculty, Hugh Joseph Fegan, Dean of the School of Law. 4. Induction of President Guthrie and Presentation of the Symbols of Office, Edmund A. Walsh, S.J., Vice-President of the University. 5. Presidential Address, Hunter Guthrie, S.J., President of the University.

Section V. List of Delegates.

Section VI. Inauguration Committee.


  • 1949


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