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Washington University 100th Anniversary Collection


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Title: Washington University 100th Anniversary Collection, 1952-1953Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/01/wua00159

Primary Creator: Washington University in St. Louis

Extent: 2.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes addresses given, programs for events, and a scrapbook for the 100th anniversary of Washington University and the centennial commencement.

Collection Historical Note

On February 22, 1853, Missouri Governor Sterling Price signed into law the Charter incorporating Eliot Seminary, later Washington University.  Washington University celebrated its 100th anniversary during the 1952-1953 school year.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Leela Pandey in December 2005. Updated by Miranda Rectenwald in October 2009.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012.

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Folder 1: Address to Washington University from Saint Louis University (given on the occasion of The president's Convocation - Saint Louis University. September 25, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Envelopes with Special Washington University Centennial Slogan Cancel, March 13 and April 13, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Resolution no. 48, 1952 regarding Washington University's Centennial Celebration (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: St. Louis Post - Dispatch with information on Washington University's Centennial Celebration (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Located in DR 01.14
Folder 5: Washington University Alumni Bulletin, Centennial Commencement, April - May, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Washington University Centennial Calendar, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Washington University Historical Pageant Script (incomplete) written by W.G.B. Carson, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Washington University 2nd Century Convocation Program, February 19 - 22, 1953Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Oversized scrapbook for CentennialAdd to your cart.

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