Ralph A. Van Meter (President, 1948-1954) standing indoors with four men and looking on as Massachusetts Governor Christian A. Herter swears in a new Trustee. "With the best wishes of Christian A. Herter" signed on front. "Swearing in the new Trustee M. Perry" and "Governor Herter, President Van Meter, New Trustee "Perry", Phillip Whitmore (Justice)" handwritten on back.
Notman Photo Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Formal head and shoulders portrait of Charles L. Flint (President, Mass. Agricultural College, 1879-1880) on cardboard stock. "J. Notman, Boston" printed on front. "Hon. Chas. L. Flint" handwritten on back. Coat of arms logo for Notman Photo Co., "Photographer to her Majesty", printed on back.
(l-r) Chancellor Henry Koffler, Sen. Edward (Ted) Kennedy, and President David C. Knapp at a D.C. reception.
1969 May 31
Honorary Degree Recipients at Graduation, May 31, 1969. Group portrait taken outside of all recipients dressed in academic regalia includes (seated in front row, l-r): National T.V. News Celebrity, Walter Cronkite; Massachusetts Governor Francis W. Sargent; Lederle; Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy; League of Women Voters president, Mrs. Bruce Benson; and sociolo... more
Massachusetts Governor Maurice J. Tobin shakes hands with John W. Haigis Sr. (Trustee, 1940-1956) in front of an ornately framed mirror inside the State House while an unidentified man stands in the background. Mr. Haigis is holding a cigar with his free hand. "Gov. Maurice J. Tobin and John W. Haigis of Greenfield" and "1945, State House" handwritten on back.
Hugh P. Baker (President, Mass. State College, 1933-1947) sitting at his desk in his South College office and examining a card in his hand while a female student looks on. Portraits of previous presidents can be seen on the wall in the background. "Massachusetts State College, College New Service, Amherst, Massachusetts" stamped on back.