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Colgate University Moving Up Day records, A1294

 Collection
Identifier: A1294

Dates

  • 1929 - 1962

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical note

According to former University Archivist Howard Williams, Moving Up Day took place in Colgate's Chapel each spring from around 1900 to 1955. During the ceremony, "each class marched to the seats of the preceding class, with the seniors occupying those vacated by the freshmen." As the classes moved, they sung a song beginning 'where, oh where, are the pea-green freshmen...' Awards and prizes were also given out. In 1955, the ceremony became known as the Colgate University Assembly.

Howard Williams,A History of Colgate, 1819-1869 (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1969), 255, http://cu-cel.org/cuhist/.

Extent

.15 Cubic Feet

Title
Guide to the Colgate University Moving Up Day records
Status
Completed
Author
Allyson Smally
Date
November 25, 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

Contact:
Case Library
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton 13346 United States US
315-228-6175
315-228-7934 (Fax)