81 results found for: subject:"Academic rites and ceremonies--Massachusetts--Amherst--Photographs"

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1962 Oct. 4

Thomas C. Mendenhall at his hooding ceremony during the Centennial Convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photos taken during the Centennial Convocation: Provost Gilbert Woodside places an honorary hood on Thomas C. Mendenhall, President of Smith College, during the Centennial Convocation. An unidentified man assists Woodside with the hood. Mendenhall received a degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The university chorale is in the background sitting on the east balcony of the Student Union.

University Photograph Collection

1962 Oct. 4

Calvin Plimpton at his hooding ceremony during the Centennial Convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photos taken during the Centennial Convocation: Provost Gilbert Woodside (left) speaks to Calvin Hastings Plimpton (right), President of Amherst College, after placing an honorary hood on him during the Centennial Convocation. An unidentified man assists Woodside with the hood. Plimpton received a degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The east balcony of the Student Union is visible in ... more

University Photograph Collection

1962 Oct. 4

Calvin Plimpton at his hooding ceremony during the Centennial Convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photos taken during the Centennial Convocation: Provost Gilbert Woodside (left) places an honorary hood on Calvin Hastings Plimpton (center), President of Amherst College, during the Centennial Convocation. An unidentified man (right) assists Woodside with the hood. Plimpton received a degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The east balcony of the Student Union is visible in the backgrou... more

University Photograph Collection

1962 Oct. 4

Dr. Frank L. Boyden, Prof. William H. Ross, and President John W. Lederle in front of Memorial Hall after the Centennial Convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photos taken during the Centennial Convocation: Dr. Frank L. Boyden talks with Physics Prof. William H. Ross and President John W. Lederle after the Centennial Convocation. Ross received the first Distinguished Teacher of the Year award. Memorial Hall is visible in the background. Stamped on reverse of photo: "News Service, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass."

University Photograph Collection

1963 Apr. 29

Governor Endicott Peabody, Senator Edward Kennedy, and James T. Nicholson standing at Charter Day convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - (L-R) Governor Endicott Peabody, Senator Edward Kennedy, James T. Nicholson standing on stage at Charter Day convocation. From a series of photos taken during the Charter Day convocation in the Women's Physical Education Building (now Totman Gymnasium) during the Centennial anniversary celebration.

University Photograph Collection

1962 Oct. 4

Dr. Frank L. Boyden, Prof. William H. Ross, and President John W. Lederle in front of Memorial Hall after the Centennial Convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photos taken during the Centennial Convocation: Dr. Frank L. Boyden talks with Physics Prof. William H. Ross and President John W. Lederle after the Centennial Convocation. Ross received the first Distinguished Teacher of the Year award. Memorial Hall is visible in the background. Stamped on reverse of photo: "News Service, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass."

University Photograph Collection

1963 Apr. 29

Charter Day: Gordon Oakes, Governor Endicott Peabody, President John W. Lederle, and Bishop Christopher J. Weldon outside Totman Gymnasium

Amherst (Mass.) - (Left to right) Honoree Gordon Oakes (student body president of 1963), Governor Endicott Peabody, President John W. Lederle, and Bishop Christopher J. Weldon (Springfield Diocese) outside Totman Gymnasium in academic regalia during the Centennial Charter Day convocation.

University Photograph Collection

1963 Apr. 29

Edward M. Kennedy, Charles Avila, and Glenn Seaborg during the Charter Day processional

Amherst (Mass.) - (Left to right) Edward M. Kennedy, Charles Avila (president of Boston Edison Co.), Glenn Seaborg (Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission), and Bishop Christopher J. Weldon (back to camera) inside Totman Gymnasium in academic regalia during the processional of the Centennial Charter Day convocation.

University Photograph Collection

1962 Oct. 4

Thomas C. Mendenhall at his hooding ceremony during the Centennial Convocation

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photos taken during the Centennial Convocation: Provost Gilbert Woodside places an honorary hood on Thomas C. Mendenhall, President of Smith College, during the Centennial Convocation. An unidentified man assists Woodside with the hood. Mendenhall received a degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The east balcony of the Student Union is visible in the background.

University Photograph Collection

1962 Oct. 4

John J. McCloy, Thomas Mendenhall, and Calvin Plimpton on Convocation Day

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photographs in front of Memorial Hall on Convocation day during the Centennial year celebration: (L-R) John J. McCloy, Smith College president Thomas Mendenhall, and Amherst College president Calvin Plimpton. Mount Holyoke College president Richard Gettell is behind Mendenhall. McCloy, Gettell, Plimpton, and Mendenhall received honorary degrees that day.

University Photograph Collection