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Photographs: Commencements

Identifier: GTA-000599

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of:

1916 commencement showing platform and part of the audience;

1924 commencement (with William Smith Flynn receiving honorary degree from U.S. President Calvin Coolidge)(moved to Archives map case 5 drawer 1);

1926 commencement;

June 4, 1944 commencement (in Gaston Hall, with nurses and graduates in military uniform)(moved to Archives map case 5 drawer 1);

President Lawrence C. Gorman, S.J., Charles J. Milton, Most Reverand Patrick A. O'Boyle, Archbishop of Washington and Jan Ciechanowski at 1948 commencement;

1951 commencement (multiple prints, including shots of Edmund A. Walsh, Thomas Watson, Warren Austin, J. Hunter Guthrie, S.J. Archbishop O'Boyle, Brian A. McGrath, S.J., Eleanor Higdon, John Reilly, John B. Brunini, Paul A. McNally, S.J., James P. B. Duffy, Carl B. Rix, and Golden Jubilarians including George W. Harrington, Joseph P. Fitzpatrick, Richard P. Whitely, William Cleary Sullivan and James S. McDonough, Edward Roach, and Joseph D. Brady);

1952 commencement (with images of J. Hunter Guthrie, S.J., Winthrop W. Aldrich, Paul Hume, Tom Dean, Clemens V. Rault, Arthur W. Radford, Francis E. Lucey, S.J., William E. Leahy, Gerard F. Yates, S.J.;

1953 commencement (with images of the Mass of the Holy Ghost, academic procession, Baccalaureate Mass, Carlton Hayes receiving honorary degree, Charles M. Williams receiving Medal of Merit, Nursing School graduation, Medical School students taking the Hippocratic Oath, Frank Nash speaking, and Frederick B. Sitterding, Jr.);

Cohonguroton speaker at 1953 College tropaia;

1955 commencement (negative only);

1959 commencement (Baccalaureate Mass procession with marshalls Victor A. Scavullo, University Registrar Joseph O'Connor and Tibor Kerekes);

Cohonguroton speaker at 1959 College tropaia;

Graduation Week 1960/Hoya supplement (with images of John Consolini, Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., Terry Donovan, Mr. Giard, Dennis Flynn, Bob DiMaio, Ed Taptich, Bill Benjes, Bob Kempton, Walter Nieroski delivering Cohonguroton address, Frank Fadner, S.J., Ambassador of the Philippines Carlos P. Romulo, President Emeritus of the United Mine Workers John L. Lewis, and Donald M. Couter);

1961 commencement (with images of Edward B. Bunn, S.J., William S. Abell, Joseph A. Selliner, S.J., Charles J. Foley, S.J., James Madigan Pierce, Stephen F. MacNamee, S.J., [William?] Maloney, S.J., Joseph F. Cohalan, S.J., Archbishop O'Boyle, Leo G. A Schlichting, Francis E. Lucey, S.J.);

1965 commencement (with images of Joseph S. Sebes, S.J., Gerard J. Campbell, S.J., Matt S. Szymczak, George Meany, James Leonard Carmichael, Edward B. Bunn, S.J., Edward Allen Tamm, Paul Dean, and Joseph S. Sebes, S.J.);

1967 commencement (with images of Brian A. McGrath, S.J., Gerard J. Campbell, S.J., John Snyder, and Under Secretary Nicholas Katzenbach;

1968 commencement (with images of Mayor Walter Washington, Gerard J. Campbell, S.J., Cardinal O'Boyle, and Paul P. Harbrecht, S.J.;

1969 commencement (with image of Catholicos Khoren I);

1979 commencement (Ye Domesday Booke images);

and undated (including images of Cohonguraton speaker on the balcony of Healy Hall, University Registrar John Pierce, and Peter F. Krogh).


  • 1916-1979 and undated


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Part of the Georgetown University Archives Repository

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