EMORY UNIVERSITY.
Emory University Baccalaureate and Commencement collection, 1918-2011

Emory University

Emory University Archives

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bn54q

Digital Material Available in this Collection


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Emory University.
Title: Emory University Baccalaureate and Commencement collection, 1918-2011
Call Number:Series No. 63
Extent: 11.25 linear ft. (17 boxes) and
Abstract:Collection consists of materials related to Emory University's Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies including programs, sermons, addresses, invitations, honorary degree citations, and other items.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Researchers must contact MARBL in advance to access audiovisual materials in this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Materials collected by Emory University Archives staff.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Baccalaureate and Commencement collection, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Nancy Hall Watkins, May 2007.


Collection Description

Administrative History

The Baccalaureate service is an inter-religious ceremony for all graduating Emory University students receiving bachelor's degrees and consists of prayers, music, and an address by the Emory University President. The Commencement ceremony includes all Emory University graduates and consists of an address by the commencement speaker, the conferral of honorary degrees and awards, and the conferral of degrees en masse. The Commencement ceremony is followed by smaller diploma ceremonies in which individual students are recognized by their school or department.

The Baccalaureate service is an inter-religious ceremony for all graduating Emory University students receiving bachelor's degrees and consists of prayers, music, and an address by the Emory University President. The Commencement ceremony includes all Emory University graduates and consists of an address by the commencement speaker, the conferral of honorary degrees and awards, and the conferral of degrees en masse. The Commencement ceremony is followed by smaller diploma ceremonies in which individual students are recognized by their school or department.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials related to Emory University's Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies including programs, sermons, addresses, invitations, honorary degree citations, audiovisual recordings of baccalaureate and commencement activities, and other items. It also contains the captured and preserved Emory Commencement web site available to browse via the Web Archiving Service of the California Digital Library.

Arrangement Note

Organized into six series: (1) Baccalaureate, (2) Commencement, (3) Honorary Degree recipients, (4) Related activities and miscellaneous items, (5) Audiovisual materials, and (6) Web archives.


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