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150th Anniversary: Delegate Cards

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000141
Scope and Contents

Contains index cards for delegates to Georgetown's 150th (Sesquicentennial) Anniversary celebrations. There are two runs of cards arranged alphabetically, one by name of institution, the other by name of delegate.

Dates: 1939

175th Anniversary: Printed Matter

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000492
Scope and Contents

Programs, tickets, flyers, and other material relating to 175th Anniversary celebrations. Includes programs from: honorary degree ceremony for Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie; Founders' Day 1964, with honorary degree citations for Franklin Clark Fry, Francis J. Heyden, S.J., and Robert M. Hutchins, Hugh H. Hussey, Barbara Ward, and Hyman G. Rickover; and presidential inauguration of Gerard Campbell, S.J.

Dates: 1963-1964

175th Anniversary: School of Nursing Program (March 20, 1964)

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Identifier: GTA-000465-DS
Scope and Contents Includes: invitation; overview and sketch of historical development of School; program; "Excellence in Nursing: Papers Presented at the School of Nursing Program for the 175th Anniversary Observance (by Lawrence C. McHugh, S,J., Carl A. Hangartner, S.J., Lulu Wolf Hassenplug, and Margaret Dolan); and related correspondence. Also material relating to the broader 175th Anniversary celebration, including: program from Faculty Dinner, September 28, 1963; program from Convocation to Commemorate...
Dates: 1964

Bicentennial Director's Files (Currie)

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-190423
Scope and Contents

Contains files from Bicentennial Director Charles Currie, S.J. and cover aspects of planning for the year-long celebration and include material on the planning and development of events, day to day administration of staff and projects, and fundraising, among other topics. Currie was appointed Bicentennial Director in 1986. The role ended in the fall of 1989 following the Bicentennial closing activities.

Dates: 1985 - 2009

Bicentennial Stage/Color Design Plans

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-131011
Scope and Contents

Five designs: Bicentennial Seal; University Seal; Bicentennial vertical stage units; Bicentennial paint elevation; Bicentennial lectern/floor.

Dates: ca. 1988

Bicentennial Videos

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-890712
Dates: 1987-1989

Centennial: Message from School Sisters of Notre Dame

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000145
Scope and Contents

Contains fabric plaque with hand-painted seal and message: "In memory of the Hundredth Anniversary of usefulness and honor of Georgetown University, S.S.N.D."

Dates: 1889

Centennial: Visitors' Register

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Identifier: GTA-000432-DS
Scope and Contents A note on the first page reads: "This register was made for the Centennial Celebration with the intention that the names of all visitors present on all or any one of the three days should be registered. Its cost was $30. But only about 700, out of the 1500 of more who attended, were actually inscribed. J.H. Richards, S.J." The registrar was also used to record attendees at subsequent University events including the 125th Anniversary Celebration, 116th Commencement, 117th...
Dates: 1889-1952

Georgetown University Commemorative Wine Bottle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000803
Scope and Contents White Zinfandel - Central 1986 Coast - Bicentennial Commemorative Bottling (with label showing crew team on river)Cabernet Sauvignon - 1984 Sonoma County - Bicentennial Commemorative Bottling (with label showing crew team on river)Chardonnay - Nappa Valley 1986 - Bicentennial Commemorative Bottling (with label showing crew team on river)Chardonnay - Monterey County 1992 - School of Foreign Service 75th Anniversary Commemorative Bottling - Made possible...
Dates: 1989-2008

Georgetown University Medals / Badges

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Identifier: GTA-000103-DS
Dates: ca. 1830-1989

Scrapbook: Epistolae Gratulatoriae Jubilaei Universitatis Georgiopolitanae

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000075-DS
Scope and Contents

Contains printed and handwritten letters of congratulation on Georgetown's Centennial. The letters, addressed to the University President and faculty, are from presidents of colleges and universities, both in the U.S. and in Europe, and from members of the Church Hierarchy.

Dates: 1889

Scrapbook: Georgetown University, 1963-1964

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000091-DS
Scope and Contents Contains clippings, most relating to the University's 175th anniversary. Among topics covered: Pope Paul VI's anniversary greeting via Telstar; honorary degree ceremonies for Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie and Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; Glee Club trip to Puerto Rico during which the Club preformed for Pablo Cassals; John Carroll Awards Dinner, 1963, at which U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was among the honorees; poverty in the United States; interreligious civil...
Dates: 1963-1964

Scrapbook: Georgetown University Sesquicentennial Publicity

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000076-DS
Scope and Contents

Contains articles on 150th Anniversary planning and events. Included is a clipping on alumnus John Barrymore.

Dates: 1939

Scrapbook: Publicity Material, 130th Anniversary and Commencement, Georgetown University, 1919

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000538-DS
Scope and Contents

Report of Publicity Committee, accompanied by photographs and clippings. Includes articles about alumni killed in World War I and the planting of memorial trees in their honor.

Dates: 1919