Georgetown University, 1960s
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Personal papers of Rose Marie Audette, a graduate of Georgetown University, College of Arts and Sciences, Class of 1981..
Folder 1. Senior thesis, Georgetown University, 1981. Title: "Everything in Moderation: Social Activism and University Reform, Georgetown University, 1960-1970."
Folders 2-11. Files pertaining to Community Action Coalition, a Georgetown University student organization.
Contains newspapers clippings. Topics covered include: interreligious Civil Rights Rally in McDonough Gymnasium and award of honorary degree to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson at convocation to mark the closing of the University's 175th Anniversary celebrations.
Contains clippings re Georgetown University/Washington, D.C., 1960. Among topics covered: residents’ protests against the conversion of three buildings on 36th and Prospect Streets for use as the 1789 restaurant; Archivist William C. Repetti, S.J., showing the Library's Tom Sawyer manuscript to local children; Rhodes Scholarship winner George P. Giard, Jr.; and blind Russian students learning foreign languages without visual aids. Also present, profile of Edward Bennett Williams.
Contains clippings about Georgetown University. Among topics covered: women students in the Nursing School taking courses in the College of Arts and Sciences; resumption of crew as a varsity sport; and deaths of Vladimir V. Gsovski, Paul R. Sullivan and Kelvin T. MacKavanagh, S.J. Also present, pictorial spread on the baptism of John F. Kennedy, Jr., by Martin J. Casey, S.J., in the Georgetown University Hospital chapel.
Contains clippings about the purchase of Halcyon House on Prospect Street, construction of the new [Reiss] Science Center, South Korean actress and student Gihee Chio, and installation of new seismographs. Also present, a copy of letter from Jacqueline Kennedy to Donn Murphy, head of the Mask and Bauble Society, dated October 13, 1961, thanking Mask and Bauble for a Shakespeare performance at the White House.
Printed material. Includes issues of "View from the Outside" newsletter, Not With My Life You Don't: A Georgetown Student Handbook, and Abolish ROTC pamphlet.