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1934 Nov. 3

Cornerstone ceremony for Goodell Library and Thatcher Hall

Massachusetts - President Hugh Potter Baker, Massachusetts Governor Joseph B. Ely and former President Kenyon L. Butterfield gather with members of the Board of Trustees, among others, during the laying of the cornerstones for Goodell Library and Thatcher Hall. Photograph donated by Everett Kosarick.

University Photograph Collection

1944

Hugh P. Baker with unidentified men in academic gowns on commencement weekend

Massachusetts - President Hugh P. Baker (left) stands with four unidentified men, all in academic gowns, in front of Memorial Hall in between commencement activities.

University Photograph Collection

1943

Hugh Potter Baker conferring a degree to a student

Massachusetts - President Hugh Potter Baker, left, hands a diploma to a graduating senior during commencement exercises for the Class of 1943.

University Photograph Collection

1943

Hugh P. Baker and William L. Machmer chatting indoors

President Hugh P. Baker and Dean William L. Machmer, in formal tuxedos, chat indoors amidst other party-goers. Photo donated by Joseph Bornstein (Class of 1944), who left the University briefly to fight in the war then returned to graduate in 1947.

University Photograph Collection

1933 June

Graduates receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies

Massachusetts - President Hugh P. Baker, Massachusetts Governor Joseph B. Ely, Trustee and Treasurer Fred C. Kenney and Dean William Machmer, all with their backs to the camera, greet and hand out diplomas to graduating seniors. "Commencement - 1933 M.S.C. - Prexy, Gov. Ely, Mr. Kenney, Dean Machmer" handwritten on back. "Janice Munson" also written on back. She was a member of the Cla... more

University Photograph Collection

1937

Barnes, Lincoln Wade

Austin W. Fisher Jr. and Jabez F. Fisher at commencement

Massachusetts - Austin Wellington Fisher Jr. of the Class of 1937, second from left, receives his diploma from his grandfather, Jabez Franklin Fisher of the Class of 1871. President Hugh Potter Baker and Dean William Machmer stand to the elder Fisher's left while an identified man in academic robes stands besides the new graduate. "The Photo Shop, Lincoln W. Barnes, Amherst, Mass." and... more

University Photograph Collection

1944

Hugh P. Baker with unidentified men in academic gowns during commencement weekend

Massachusetts - President Hugh P. Baker (left) stands with four unidentified men, all in academic gowns, in front of Memorial Hall in between commencement activities.

University Photograph Collection

1947

Hugh P. Baker with students outside Stockbridge Hall

President Hugh P. Baker stands outside Stockbridge Hall with members of the Class of 1947 plus another man. From left: Dario Politella; President Baker shaking hands with Gordon Paul Smith; Frederic Albert Rothery; and Avrom "Al" Romm (Class of '48). Mr. Politella served the University as a professor of Journalism for a quarter of a century before retiring in 1990 then ... more

University Photograph Collection

1943

Hugh Potter Baker conferring a degree to a student

Massachusetts - President Hugh Potter Baker, right, hands a diploma to a graduating senior during commencement exercises for the Class of 1943.

University Photograph Collection

1947 June 9

Honorary degree recipients posing after commencement exercises

Massachusetts - Recipients of honorary degrees at the 77th annual Commencement pose after the ceremonies. From left: Francis A. Bartlett ('05, Agriculture), Minnie Ryan Dwight (Human Letters), Governor Robert F. Bradford, President Hugh P. Baker (Laws), Sidney B. Haskell ('04, Science) and Thornton Clark, who received the diploma and hood for his father, Frank S. Clark (1887) who was g... more

University Photograph Collection