EMORY UNIVERSITY.
Dooley collection, 1952-2000

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/bn5mn


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Emory University.
Title: Dooley collection, 1952-2000
Call Number:Series No. 72
Extent: 4 linear ft. (4 boxes) and 1 extra-oversized paper folder (XOP)
Abstract:The collection consists of memorabilia, correspondence, publications and other items related to the spirit of Emory University and Emory's unofficial mascot, Dooley.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Transfer

Citation

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

Processing

Processed by Nancy Hall Watkins, 2004.


Collection Description

Administrative History

The Lord of Misrule and Spirit of Emory, Dooley, first appeared anonymously in a letter to The Phoenix literary magazine in 1899. In 1909, the skeleton appeared again in print, signing the letter "Dooley." Dooley is feted annually at Dooley's Week with dances, concerts, and other programmed events.

The Lord of Misrule and Spirit of Emory, Dooley, first appeared anonymously in a letter to The Phoenix literary magazine in 1899. In 1909, the skeleton appeared again in print, signing the letter "Dooley." Dooley is feted annually at Dooley's Week with dances, concerts, and other programmed events.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of memorabilia, correspondence, publications and other items of and related to Dooley.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by file type.


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Container List

Papers
Box Folder Content
1 1 Certificate, 1995
1 2 Commencement program, 1999
1 3 Letters from Dooley, 1980-1989
1 4 Letters from Dooley, 1990-1998
1 5 Letters from Dooley, undated
1 6 Letters to Dooley, 1982-1985
1 7 Letters to Dooley, 1986-1987
1 8 Letters to Dooley, 1988-1989
1 9 Letters to Dooley, 1990-1993
1 10 Letters to Dooley, 1994-1997
1 11 Letters to Dooley, undated
Memorabilia
1 12 Basketball button
1 13 Business cards of James T. Dooley and William M. Dooley
1 14 Decal
1 14A Dooley's Frolics program, 1966
1 15 Lapel pin
1 16 Letter to Dooley, anonymous
1 17 Medallion, "Eternally yours, William M. Dooley 10-28-98"
1 18 Photograph, 1996
1 19 ROTC patch, 1952
1 20 Letter from Dooley on donation, 1997
1 21 "Dooley's Ditty," 1952 and 1982
1 22 "Dooley's Dates," calendar and student planner, 1999-2000
2 Dooley's Frolics banner and poster, undated
2 Skeleton suit
3 Super Soaker squirt gun, circa 1997
4 Shoes and hat
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