Commencement Collection

MUM00543

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
ID
MUM00543
Date [inclusive]
1854-2014
Extent
5.0 Linear feet (7 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)
Abstract
Collection contains programs, invitations, articles, and speeches related to commencements of the University of Mississippi 1854-2004.

Preferred Citation

Commencement Collection (MUM00543). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Commencement Collection is open for research.

Use Restriction

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

Further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by University of Mississippi Department Special Collections staff.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • University of Mississippi -- History

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: 1854 

1. Commencement party invitation. 13 July 1854 

Folder 2: 1859 

1. Commencement program. 16 July 1859 

Folder 3: 1860 

1. Commencement party invitation. 28 June 1860 

Folder 4: 1860 

1. Xerox copy of article from unidentified Jackson, Mississippi newspaper regarding University of Mississippi Commencement. 

Folder 5: 1861 

1. Biographical sketches of the graduating class, by Franklin E. Moak. 

Folder 6: 1867 

1. Commencement program. 27 June 1867 

2. Photocopy of letter from Roy B. Nobel, Laurel, to Chancellor J. D. Williams. 18 May 1867 

Folder 7: 1869 

1. Commencement program. 24 June 1869 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 8: 1872 

1. Commencement program. 27 June 1872 

Folder 9: 1875 

1. Commencement program. 24 June 1875 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 10: 1876 

1. Invitation to Commencement Ball. 29 June 1876 

Folder 11: 1878 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 12: 1880 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 13: 1881 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 14: 1882 

1. Transcription of article from The Times Democrat regarding commencement. 30 June 1882 

2. Clipping from Clarion regarding commencement. 25 June 1882 

Folder 15: 1893 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Scope and Content

3 copies.

Folder 16: 1894 

1. Public Closing Exercises program. 03 June-06 June 1894 

2. Invitation to Commencement. 

3. Commencement program. 15 June 1894 

Folder 17: 1895 

1. Commencement program. 15 June 1895 

Folder 18: 1896 

1. Order of Services. 31 May 1896 

2. Invitation to Commencement. 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Public Closing Exercises. 

Folder 19: 1901 

1. Commencement program. 05 June 1901 

Folder 20: 1905 

1. Commencement program. 04 June 1905 

Folder 21: 1908 

1. Valedictory speech. 

Folder 22: 1909 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 23: 1910 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Scope and Content

3 copies. 2 copies are leather bound.

2. Commencement calendar. 

Folder 24: 1912 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 25: 1913 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 26: 1914 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 27: 1918 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 28: 1919 

1. Commencement calendar. 

2. Commencement program. 17 June 1919 

Folder 29: 1920 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

2. Commencement calendar. 30 May-31 May 1920 

Folder 30: 1921 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 31: 1923 

1. Commencement program. 05 June 1923 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 32: 1924 

1. Commencement program. 03 June 1924 

Folder 33: 1925 

1. Commencement calendar. 

2. Invitation to Commencement. 

3. Class Day Exercises program. 01 June 1925 

Folder 34: 1926 

1. Commencement calendar. 

Scope and Content

3 copies.

2. Class Day Exercises program. 31 May 1926 

3. Commencement program. 01 June 1926 

Folder 34a: 1927 

1. Commencement program. 05 June 1927 

Folder 35: 1928 

1. Commencement program. 05 June 1928 

2. Class Day program. 04 June 1928 

3. Baccalaureate program. 03 June 1928 

Scope and Content

2 copies. One a gift of Dr. Janice Bounds.

Folder 36: 1929 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

2. Commencement program. 04 June 1929 

3. Baccalaureate program. 02 June 1929 

4. Class Day program. 03 June 1929 

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Box 2 

Folder 1: 1930 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

Scope and Content

3 copies.

2. Commencement program. 03 June 1930 

3. Baccalaureate program. 01 June 1930 

4. Class Day program. 02 June 1930 

Folder 2: 1931 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

2. Baccalaureate program. 31 May 1931 

Scope and Content

3 copies.

3. Commencement program. 02 June 1931 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

4. Class Day program. 01 June 1931 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 3: 1932 

1. Commencement program. 30 May 1932 

2. Baccalaureate program. 29 May 1932 

3. Class Day program. 30 May 1932 

Folder 4: 1933 

1. Baccalaureate program. 04 June 1933 

2. Commencement program. 05 June 1933 

3. Class Day program. 05 June 1933 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 5: 1934 

1. Baccalaureate program. 03 June 1934 

2. Commencement program. 04 June 1934 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Class Day program. 02 June 1934 

4. Summer Commencement program. 03 August 1934 

Folder 6: 1935 

1. Commencement program. 03 June 1935 

Scope and Content

4 copies.

2. Baccalaureate program. 02 June 1935 

3. Class Day program. 01 June 1935 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

4. Summer Commencement program. 02 August 1935 

Folder 7: 1936 

1. Class Day Exercises program. 21 May 1936 

2. Baccalaureate program. 31 May 1936 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Commencement program. 01 June 1936 

Scope and Content

6 copies.

4. Summer Commencement program. 31 July 1936 

Folder 8: 1937 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

2. Baccalaureate program. 30 May 1937 

3. Commencement program. 31 May 1937 

Scope and Content

3 copies.

4. Summer Commencement program. 31 July 1937 

Folder 9: 1938 

1. Baccalaureate program. 29 May 1938 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

2. Commencement program. 30 May 1938 

Scope and Content

4 copies.

3. Summer Commencement program. 29 July 1938 

Folder 10: 1939 

1. Baccalaureate program. 04 June 1939 

2. Commencement program. 05 June 1939 

3. Summer Commencement program. 05 August 1939 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 11: 1940 

1. Commencement program. 03 June 1940 

2. Baccalaureate program. 02 June 1940 

3. Summer commencement program. 03 August 1940 

Folder 12: 1941 

1. Baccalaureate program. 01 June 1941 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

2. Commencement program. 02 June 1941 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Summer Commencement program. 02 August 1941 

Folder 13: 1942 

1. Baccalaureate program. 31 May 1942 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

2. Commencement program. 01 June 1942 

3. Summer Commencement program. 01 September 1942 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 14: 1943 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

2. Baccalaureate program. 30 May 1943 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Commencement program. 31 May 1943 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

4. Summer Commencement program. 17 September 1943 

Folder 15: 1944 

1. Baccalaureate program. 28 May 1944 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

2. Commencement program. 29 May 1944 

Scope and Content

3 copies.

3. Summer Commencement program. 15 September 1944 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 16: 1945 

1. Mid-Season Commencement. 1 February 1945 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

2. Baccalaureate program. 27 May 1945 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Commencement program. 28 May 1945 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

4. Summer Commencement program. 14 September 1945 

5. Minutes of Commencement Committee meeting. 27 August 1945 

Folder 17: 1946 

1. Mid-Session Commencement. 01 february 1946 

2. Baccalaureate program. 26 May 1946 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Commencement program. 27 May 1946 

4. Summer Commencement program. 23 August 1946 

Folder 18: 1947 

1. Baccalaureate program. 1 June 1947 

2. Commencement program. 02 June 1947 

Folder 19: 1948 

1. Baccalaureate program. 23 May 1948 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

2. Commencement program. 24 May 1948 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Summer Commencement program. 20 August 1948 

4. Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 20: 1949 

1. Invitation to Commencement. 

2. Commencement program. 30 May 1949 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

3. Summer Commencement program. 19 August 1949 

4. Candidates for Degrees list. 

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Box 3 

Folder 1: 1950 

1.Baccalaureate program. 28 May 1950 

2.Commencement program. 29 May 1950 

3. Summer Commencement program. 18 August 1950 

4.Invitation to Commencement. 

Folder 2: 1951 

1. Commencement program. 27 May 1951 

2. Summer Commencement program. 21 August 1951 

Folder 3: 1952 

1. Baccalaureate program. 1 June 1952 

2. Commencement program. 1 June 1952 

3. Summer Commencement program. 21 August 1952 

4. Commencement address. 

Folder 4: 1953 

1. Baccalaureate program. 31 May 1953 

2. Commencement program. 31 May 1953 

3. Summer Commencement program.  16 August 1953 

4. Valedictory address of Peter Kyle McCarter, Summer Session Commencement. 16 August 1953 

5. Candidates for degrees. 31 May 1953 

Folder 5: 1954 

1. Baccalaureate program. 30 May 1954 

2. Commencement program. 30 May 1954 

3. Summer Commencement program. 15 August 1954 

4. Memorandum from J. D. Williams to Faculty and Staff regarding Commencement procession. 26 April 1954 

Folder 6:1955 

1. Baccalaureate program. 29 May 1955 

2. Commencement program. 29 May 1955 

3. Summer Commencement program. 14 August 1955 

4. List of Candidates for Degrees. 

Folder 7: 1956 

1. Baccalaureate program. 27 May 1956 

2. Commencement Program. 27 May 1956 

3. Summer Commencement program. 19 August 1956 

4. List of Candidates for Degrees. 

Folder 8: 1957 

1. Baccalaureate program. 26 May 1957 

2. Commencement program. 26 May 1957 

3. Summer Commencement program. 18 August 1957 

Folder 9: 1958 

1. Baccalaureate program. 1 June 1958 

2. Commencement invitation. 1 June 1958  

3. Commencement program. 1 June 1958 

Folder 10: 1959 

1. Commencement program. 31 May 1959 

2. Summer Commencement program.  16 August 1959 

3. Baccalaureate program. 31 May 1959 

4. Instructions for Academic Processions for Spring Commencement. 

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Box 4 

Folder 1: 1960 

1. Baccalaureate program. 29 May 1960 

2. Commencement program. 29 May 1960 

Folder 2: 1961 

1. Summer Commencement program. 20 August 1961 

2. Commencement Program. 4 June 1961 

Folder 3: 1962 

1. Baccalaureate program. 3 June 1962 

2. Commencement program. 3 June 1962 

3. Summer Commencement program. 19 August 1962 

4. Instructions for Academic Procession for Spring Commencement. 

Folder 4: 1963 

1. Baccalaureate program. 26 May 1963 

2. Commencement program. 3 June 1963 

3. Summer Commencement program. 18 August 1963 

Folder 5: 1964 

1. Baccalaureate program. 31 May 1964 

2. Commencement program. 31 May 1964 

3. Summer Commencement program. 23 August 1964 

Folder 6: 1965 

1. Baccalaureate program. 6 June 1965 

2. Commencement program. 6 June 1965 

3. Summer Commencement program. 22 August 1965 

Folder 7: 1966 

1. Baccalaureate program. 5 June 1966 

2. Commencement program. 5 June 1966 

3. Summer Commencement program. 21 August 1965 

4. Alumni Association Graduate Breakfast speech by R. D. Wilcox. 5 June 1966 

Folder 8: 1967 

1. Baccalaureate program. 4 June 1967 

2. Commencement program. 4 June 1967 

3. Summer Commencement program.  20 August 1967 

Folder 9: 1968 

Commencement program. 26 May 1968 

UM Medical Center Commencement program. 2 June 1968 

Summer Commencement program. 18 August 1968 

Instructions for Academic Procession for Spring Commencement. 

Letter from Lyndon Johnson to Graduating Class of 1968. 

Folder 10: 1969 

Commencement program. 1 June 1969 

UM Medical Center Commencement program. 8 June 1969 

Summer Commencement program. 19 August 1969 

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Box 5 

Folder 1: 1970 

1. Commencement program. 21 May 1970 

2. Summer Commencement program. 16 August 1970 

Folder 2: 1971 

1. Commencement program. 30 may 1971 

2. University of Mississipppi Medical Center Commencement program. 6 June 1971 

3. Summer Commencement program. 15 August 1971 

Folder 3: 1972 

1. Commencement program. 4 June 1972 

2. Summer Commencement program. 20 August 1972 

Folder 4: 1973 

1. Commencement program. 20 May 1973 

2. Summer Commencement program. 19 August 1973 

Folder 5: 1974 

1. Commencement program. 11 May 1974 

2. Summer Commencement program. 18 August 1974 

Folder 6: 1975 

1. Commencement program. 11 May 1975 

2. Summer Commencement program. 17 August 1975 

Folder 7: 1976 

1. Commencement program. 09 May 1976 

2. Summer Commencement program. 15 August 1976 

Folder 8: 1978 

1. Commencement program. 14 May 1978 

2. Summer Commencement program. 13 August 1978 

Folder 9: 1980 

1. Commencement program. 11 May 1980 

2. Summer Commencement program. 10 August 1980 

Folder 10: 1981 

1. Invitation. 

Folder 11: 1983 

1. University of Mississippi Medical Center Commencement program. 29 May 1983 

Folder 12: 1984 

1. John O. Marsh, Jr. Commencement speech. 19 May 1984 

Folder 13: 1985 

1. Commencement program. 18 May 1985 

2. Commencement address by Supreme Court Justice Reuben Anderson. 8 August 1985 

3. Summer Commencement program. 8 August 1985 

Folder 14: 1986 

1. Summer Commencement program. 7 August 1986 

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Box 6 

Folder 1: 1987 

1. Summer Commencement program. 08 August 1987 

Folder 2: 1988 

1. Corrected copy of Commencement program. 06 August 1988 

Folder 3: 1990 

1. Summer Commencement program. 11 August 1990 

Folder 4: 1991 

1. Summer Commencement program. 10 August 1991 

Folder 5: 1992 

1. Commencement program. 16 May 1992 

Folder 6: 1993 

1. Summer Commencement program. 07 August 1993 

2. Commencement program. 15 May 1993 

3. Law Center program. 17 May 1993 

Folder 7: 1994 

1. Commencement program. 14 May 1994 

2. Summer Commencement program. 06 August 1994 

Folder 8: 1995 

1. Summer Commencement program. 05 August 1995 

Folder 9: 1996 

1. May Commencement program. 11 May 1996 

Folder 10: 1998 

1. Corrected Copy. May Commencement program. 09 May 1998 

Folder 11: 1999 

1. May Commencement program. 08 May 1999 

Scope and Content

2 copies.

Folder 12: 2000 

1. May Commencement program. 13 May 2000 

Folder 13: 2001 

1. May Commencement program. 12 May 2001 

Folder 14: 2002 

1. May Commencement program. 11 May 2002 

Scope and Content

Handwritten corrected copy.

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Box 7 

Folder 1: 2003 

1. Commencement program. 10 May 2003 

Folder 2: 2004 

1. Commencement program. 08 May 2004 

Folder 3: 2005 

1. Commencement program. 14 May 2005 

Folder 4: 2006 

1. Commencement program. 13 May 2006 

Folder 5: 2007 

1. Commencement program. 12 May 2007 

Folder 6: 2008 

1. Commencement program. 10 May 2008 

Folder 7: 2009 

1. Commencement program. 09 May 2009 

Folder 8: 2010 

1. Commencement program. 08 May 2010 

Folder 9: 2011 

1. Commencement program. 14 May 2011 

Folder 10: 2012 

1. Commencement program. 12 May 2012 

Folder 11: 2013 

1. Commencement program. 11 May 2013 

Folder 12: 2014 

1. Commencement program. 10 May 2014 

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Box 8: Box 6/Accretions: Oversize 

Scope and Content

Oversize.

1. Petition from UM Students to Faculty regarding wearing of cap and gown at Commencement. 1899 

2. Commencement registers. 1899 

3. Computer printout of candidates for degrees. December 1990 

4. Master list of candidates for degrees. May 1995 

5. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 1995 

6. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. December 1995 

7. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 1996 

8. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. December 1996 

9. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. 09 May 1998 

10. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. December 1998 

11. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 1998 

12. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. May 1999 

13. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 1999 

14. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. December 1999 

15. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. May 2000 

16. Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 2000 

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Box 9 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 2005 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. August 2006 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. January 2007 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. July 2007 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. January 2008 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. September 2008 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. February 2009 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. July 2009 

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Box 10 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. September 2009 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. February 2010 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. June 2010 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. September 2010 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. January 2011 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. June 2011 

Box 11: Oversize 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. June 2013 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. September 2013 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. July 2014 

Computer printout, Master list of Candidates for Degrees. March 

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