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Finding-Aid for the Commencement Collection (MUM00543)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00543/
Creator:
University of Mississippi
Title:
Commencement Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1854-2004
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection contains programs, invitations, articles, and speeches related to commencements of the University of Mississippi 1854-2004.
Quantity:
8 boxes.
Number:
MUM00543
Location:
J-6 (7 boxes) & O-5 (2 oversized boxes).
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
Commencement Collection (MUM00543). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection contains programs, invitations, articles, and speeches related to commencements of the University of Mississippi 1854-2004.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
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.

Index Terms
University of Mississippi -- History

Container List
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
COMMENCEMENT COLLECTION
Control Number: 95-35


Box 1

Folder Number:

1. 1854:
a. Commencement party invitation, 13 July.

2. 1859:
a. Commencement program, 16 July.

3. 1860:
a. Commencement party invitation, 28 June.

4. 1860:
a. Xerox copy of article from unidentified Jackson newspaper regarding UM Commencement.

5. 1861:
a. Biographical sketchs of the graduating class, by Franklin E. Moak.

6. 1867:
a. Commencement program, 27 June.
b. Photocopy of T. L. S. from Roy B. Nobel, Laurel, to Chancellor J. D. Williams, 18 May.

7. 1869:
a. Commencement program, 24 June (2 copies).

8. 1872:
a. Commencement program, 27 June.

9. 1875:
a. Commencement program, 24 June (2 copies).

10. 1876:
a. Invitation to Commencement Ball, 29 June.

11. 1878:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

12. 1880:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

13. 1881:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

14. 1882:
a. Transcription of article from The Times Democrat, 30 June regarding commencement.
b. Clipping from Clarion, 25 June regarding commencement.

15. 1893:
a. Invitation to Commencement (3 copies).

16. 1894:
a. Public Closing Exercises program, 3 - 6 June.
b. Invitation to Commencement.
c. Commencement program, 6 June.

17. 1895:
a. Commencement program, 15 June.

18. 1896:
a. Order of Services, 31 May.
b. Invitation to Commencement (2 copies).
c. Public Closing Exercises.

19. 1901:
a. Commencement program, 5 June.

20. 1905:
a. Commencement program, 4 June.

21. 1908:
a. Valedictory speech.

22. 1909:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

23. 1910:
a. Invitation to Commencement (3 copies; 2 leather bound).
b. Commencement calendar.

24. 1912:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

25. 1913:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

26. 1914:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

27. 1918:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

28. 1919:
a. Commencement calendar.
b. Commencement program, 17 June.

29. 1920:
a. Invitation to Commencement.
b. Commencement calendar, 30-31 May.

30. 1921:
a. Invitation to Commencement.

31. 1923:
a. Commencement program, 5 June (2 copies).

32. 1924:
a. Commencement program, 3 June.

33. 1925:
a. Commencement calendar.
b. Invitation to Commencement.
c. Class Day Exercises program, 1 June.

34. 1926:
a. Commencement calendar (3 copies).
b. Class Day Exercises program, 31 May.
c. Commencement program, 1 June.

34a. 1927:
a. Commencement program, 5 June.

35. 1928:
a. Commencement program, 5 June.
b. Class Day program, 4 June.
c. Baccalaureate program, 3 June. 2 copies. One a gift of Dr. Janice Bounds.

36. 1929:
a. Invitation to Commencement.
b. Commencement program, 4 June.
c. Baccalaureate program, 2 June.
d. Class Day program, 3 June.

Box 2

Folder Number:

1. 1930:
a. Invitation to Commencement (3 copies).
b. Commencement program, 3 June.
c. Baccalaureate program, 1 June.
d. Class Day program, 2 June.

2. 1931:
a. Invitation to Commencement.
b. Baccalaureate program, 31 May (3 copies).
c. Commencement program, 2 June (2 copies).
d. Class Day program, 1 June (2 copies).

3. 1932:
a. Commencement program, 30 May.
b. Baccalaureate program, 29 May.
c. Class Day program, 30 May.

4. 1933:
a. Baccalaureate program, 4 June.
b. Commencement program, 5 June.
c. Class Day program, 5 June (2 copies).

5. 1934:
a. Baccalaureate program, 3 June.
b. Commencement program, 4 June (2 copies).
c. Class Day program, 2 June.
d. Summer Commencement program, 3 August.

6. 1935:
a. Commencement program, 3 June (4 copies).
b. Baccalaureate program, 2 June.
c. Class Day program, 1 June (2 copies).
d. Summer Commencement program, 2 August.

7. 1936:
a. Class Day Exercises program, 21 May.
b. Baccalaureate program, 31 May (2 copies).
c. Commencement program, 1 June (6 copies).
d. Summer Commencement program, 31 July.

8. 1937:
a. Invitation to Commencement.
b. Baccalaureate program, 30 May.
c. Commencement program, 31 May (3 copies).
d. Summer Commencement program, 30 June.

9. 1938:
a. Baccalaureate program, 29 May (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 30 May (4 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 29 July.

10. 1939:
a. Baccalaureate program, 4 June.
b. Commencement program, 5 June.
c. Summer Commencement program, 5 August (2 copies).

11. 1940:
a. Commencement program, 3 June.
b. Baccalaureate program, 2 June.
c. Summer Commencement program, 3 August.

12. 1941:
a. Baccalaureate program, 1 June (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 2 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 2 August.

13. 1942:
a. Baccalaureate program, 31 May (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 1 June.
c. Summer Commencement program, 1 September (2 copies).

14. 1943:
a. Invitation to Commencement.
b. Baccalaureate program, 30 May (2 copies).
c. Commencement program, 31 May (2 copies).
d. Summer Commencement program, 17 September.

15. 1944:
a. Baccalaureate program, 28 May (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 29 May (3 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 15 September (2 copies).

16. 1945:
a. Mid-Session Commencement, 1 February (2 copies).
b. Baccalaureate program, 27 May (2 copies).
c. Commencement program, 28 May (2 copies).
d. Summer Commencement program, 14 September.
e. Minutes of Commencement Committee meeting, 27 August.

17. 1946:
a. Mid-Session Commencement program, 31 January.
b. Baccalaureate program, 26 May (2 copies).
c. Commencement program, 27 May.
d. Summer Commencement program, 23 August.

18. 1947:
a. Baccalaureate program, 1 June.
b. Commencement program, 2 June.

19. 1948:
a. Baccalaureate program, 23 May (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 24 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 20 August.
d. Invitation to Commencement.

20. 1949:
a. Invitation to Commencement.
b. Commencement program, 30 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 19 August.
d. Candidates for Degrees list.


Box 3

1. 1950:
a. Baccalaureate program, 28 May.
b. Commencement program, 29 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 18 August.
d. Invitation to Commencement.

2. 1951:
a. Baccalaureate program, 27 May.
b. Commencement program, 27 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 21 August.

3. 1952:
a. Baccalaureate program, 1 June.
b. Commencement program, 1 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 21 August.
d. Commencement address.

4. 1953:
a. Baccalaureate program, 31 May.
b. Commencement program, 31 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 16 August (2 copies).
d. Valedictory address of Peter Kyle McCarter, Summer Session Commencement, 16 August.
e. Candidates for degrees, 31 May.

5. 1954:
a. Baccalaureate program, 30 May.
b. Commencement program, 30 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 15 August (2 copies).
d. Memorandum from J. D. Williams to Faculty and Staff regarding Commencement procession, 26 April.

6. 1955:
a. Baccalaureate program, 29 May.
b. Commencement program, 29 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 14 August (2 copies).
d. List of Candidates for Degrees.

7. 1956:
a. Baccalaureate program, 27 May.
b. Commencement program, 27 May.
c. Summer Commencement program, 19 August (2 copies).
d. List of Candidates for Degrees.

8. 1957:
a. Baccalaureate program, 26 May.
b. Commencement program, 26 May (3 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 18 August.

9. 1958:
a. Baccalaureate program, 1 June.
b. Commencement program, 1 June (3 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 17 August.

10. 1959:
a. Commencement program, 31 May (2 copies).
b. Summer Commencement program, 16 August.
c. Baccalaureate program, 31 May (2 copies).
d. Instructions for Academic Processions for Spring Commencement.


Box 4

Folder Number:

1. 1960:
a. Baccalaureate program, 29 May.
b. Commencement program, 29 May (2 copies).

2. 1961:
a. Baccalaureate program, 4 June (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 4 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 20 August (2 copies).

3. 1962:
a. Baccalaureate program, 3 June.
b. Commencement program, 3 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 19 August (2 copies).
d. Instructions for Academic Procession for Spring Commencement.

4. 1963:
a. Baccalaureate program, 26 May.
b. Commencement program, 3 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 18 August (3 copies).

5. 1964:
a. Baccalaureate program, 31 May (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 31 May (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 23 August (2 copies).

6. 1965:
a. Baccalaureate program, 6 June.
b. Commencement program, 6 June.
c. Summer Commencement program, 22 August (2 copies).

7. 1966:
a. Baccalaureate program, 5 June.
b. Commencement program, 5 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 21 August (2 copies).
d. Alumni Association Graduate Breakfast speech by R. D. Wilcox, 5 June.

8. 1967:
a. Baccalaureate program, 4 June (2 copies).
b. Commencement program, 4 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 20 August.

9. 1968:
a. Commencement program, 26 May (2 copies).
b. UM Medical Center Commencement program, 2 June.
c. Summer Commencement program, 18 August.
d. Instructions for Academic Procession for Spring Commencement.
e. TLS, Lyndon Johnson to Graduating Class of 1968.

10. 1969:
a. Commencement program, 1 June (2 copies).
b. UM Medical Center Commencement program, 8 June (2 copies).
c. Summer Commencement program, 19 August.


Box 5

Folder Number:

1. 1970:
a. Commencement program, 21 May.
b. Summer Commencement program, 16 August.

2. 1971:
a. Commencement program, 30 May.
b. UM Medical Center Commencement program, 6 June.
c. Summer Commencement program, 15 August.

3. 1972:
a. Commencement program, 4 June.
b. Summer Commencement program, 20 August.

4. 1973:
a. Commencement program, 20 May.
b. Summer commencement program, 19 August.

5. 1974:
a. Commencement program, 11 May.
b. Summer commencement program, 18 August.

6. 1975:
a. Commencement program, 11 May.
b. Summer commencement program, 17 August

7. 1976:
a. Commencement program, 9 May.
b. Summer Commencement program, 15 August.

8. 1978:
a. Commencement program, 14 May.
b. Summer Commencement program, 13 August.

9. 1980:
a. Commencement program, 11 May.
b. Summer Commencement program, 10 August.


10. 1981:
a. Invitation.

11. 1983:
a. UM Medical Center commencement program, 29 May.

12. 1984:
a. John O. Marsh, Jr. Commencement speech, 19 May.

13. 1985:
a. Commencement program, 18 May.
b. Commencement address by Supreme Court Justice Reuben Anderson, 8 August.
c. Summer Commencement program, 8 August.

13A. 1986:
a. Summer Commencement program, 7 August.

14. 1987:
a. Summer Commencement program, 8 August.

15. 1988:
a. Corrected copy of Commencement program, 6 August.

16. 1990:
a. Summer Commencement program, 11 August.

1991:
a. Summer Commencement program, 10 August.

17. 1992:
a. Commencement Program, 16 May.

18. 1993:
a. Summer Commencement program, 7 August.
b. Commencement program, 15 May.
c. Law Center program, 17 May.

19. 1994:
a. Commencement program, 14 May.
b. Summer Commencement program, 6 August.

20. 1995:
a. Summer Commencement program, 5 August.

21. 1996:
a. May Commencement program, 11 May.
b. August Commencement program, 3 August.

22. 1998:
a. Corrected Copy, May Commencement program, 9 May.

23. 1999:
a. May Commencement program, 8 May. (2 copies)

24. 2000:
a. May Commencement program, 13 May.


25. 2001
a. May Commencement program, 12 May.

26. 2002
a. May Commencement program, 11 May (handwritten corrected copy).

Box 6

1. 2004
a. May Commencement program, 8 May

Box 6/ Accretion
(Oversize)

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

Commencement registers, 1899.

Computer printout of candidates for degrees, December 1990.

Master list of candidates for degrees, May 1995.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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