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Commencement ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: A commencement ceremony is a term which usually refers to the graduation of an individual or group, known as a "class", from an educational institution.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:


 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 32307023988836], Folder: 6

Commencement January 1971 records

Identifier: 00.CJ

The Commencement January 1971 records document the controversy surrounding Eastern Michigan University's selection of Julian Bond to deliver the commencement speech for January 1971. The collection contains letters of protest, the University's response, a copy of Mr. Bonds commencement address and photographs of Mr. Bond. Records in the collection date between 1970 and 1971.

Dates: 1970 - 1971

Eastern Michigan University Memorabilia collection

Identifier: 013.M
Abstract The Eastern Michigan University Memorabilia collection contains artifacts that are related to Michigan State Normal School, Michigan State Normal College, Eastern Michigan College and Eastern Michigan University. The majority of the collection is EMU related materials, many labeled with the Block E, EMU seal, and/or mascot. The collection is arranged by institution name: Michigan State Normal College, Eastern Michigan College and Eastern Michigan University and...
Dates: 1882 - 2020

Historic Moving Image collection

 Collection — Box 77
Identifier: 013.HMI
Abstract The Historic Moving Image collection is a mix of original film footage of campus events and films produced for marketing and instructional purposes. The collection is organized into two record groups based on material type: film and VHS tape. When available on the original object the title, date, and run time have been included in the item description. Included in the collection is commencement exercises, campus events, athletics and educational series from a...
Dates: 1960 - 1999

Presidential Medallion

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32307023283717], Object: 1
Identifier: 00.PM
Dates: 1975 - 1975

Richard "Dick" Schwarze photograph collection

Identifier: 010.RS
Abstract The Richard "Dick" Schwarze photograph collection contains photographic formats from the campus photographer Dick Schwarze taken during his time as campus photographer from 1970-2006. Subjects represented in the collection include campus and community events, student life, and campus grounds and facilities. Also included in the collection are a significant number of headshots of faculty and staff, including University President William E. Shelton. The collection contains color as...
Dates: 1970 - 2007

Winter Commencement, December 15, 1985

 File — Box 26: [Barcode: 32307009255259]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The John W. Porter collection documents Porter's tenure as University President from 1979 until 1989. The collection is organized as it was given to University Archives and is organized loosely by topic, containing fifteen identifiable series and one identifiable subseries. Identificable series include Budget, Searches, Tuition, Colleges, Board of Regents, Exectuive Council, Recommendation Letters, Financials, and multiple Correspondence series. Additional...
Dates: December 15, 1985