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. Stamped on reverse of photo: "News Service, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass."