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Commencement ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Reuben A. Holden, secretary of Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 19
Overview: The records primarily document the ongoing functions of the Yale secretary's office, 1953-1971, during Reuben A. Holden's tenure as secretary. Series III includes the materials most closely associated with these functions, such as comprehensive files of annual and special reports, as well as documentation on Yale commencement ceremonies, honorary degree recipients, lectureships, prizes and scholarships, the university council committee, buildings dedication and use, and special events at Yale...
Dates: 1901-1972

David Hummel photograph collection documenting Yale and Wrexham, Wales

Call Number: RU 706
Overview: The materails consist of photographic slides of David Hummel documenting Yale science buildings and commencements and a commemorative trip to Elihu Yale's ancestral home in Wrexham, Wales.
Dates: 1948-1968

Secretary's office, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 49
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, reports, and related materials concerning alumni relations, Corporation affairs, the dedication and use of Yale buildings, commemorations and memorials, commencement activities, Yale traditions, honorary degrees, lectures, prizes, and war activities. Also included are records of the Council Committee on Publications, and annual reports from schools, departments, and offices.
Dates: 1899-1953

Secretary's office, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 52
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, degree records, reports, logs, and minutes documenting lectures; the Yale Corporation; honors, awards and prizes; the University Council; events and commemorations; commencement; community relations; and other matters handled by the secretary's office, primarily during and after the tenure of Henry Chauncey, Jr. Also included are minutes of the Council of Masters, Corporation index records, photographs of Yale regalia, and a DVD video...
Dates: 1838-2007

Secretary's office, Yale University, records concerning commencement planning

Call Number: RU 305
Overview: The records consist of administrative files documenting the planning of commencement for 1984-2006.
Dates: 1984-2006

Yale and New Haven audio and visual recordings

Call Number: RU 803
Overview: The materials consist of motion pictures and audiorecordings documenting Yale. Included are films of news coverage and interviews, class reunions, commencements, presidential inaugurations, football games, and other events and activities at Yale.
Dates: circa 1922-2004

Yale College commencement orations and poems

Call Number: RU 140
Overview: The records consist of orations and poems given at Yale commencement exercises.
Dates: 1742-1930

Yale College Diplomae examinatorium

Call Number: RU 489
Overview: The materials consist of diplomae examinatorium of Yale College. The diplomae were read at commencement and include a formal greeting from the president of the college and a list of candidates for degrees. The diplomae are written in Latin and signed by the president.
Dates: circa 1753-1860

Yale College theses and quaestiones

Call Number: RU 146
Overview: The materials consist of graduation examinations given to students of Yale College.
Dates: 1743-1819