Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Colgate University Commencement collection, A1011
Scope and Contents The Colgate University Commencement collection contains two series. The first consists of programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, transcripts of speeches, and a small number of VHS tapes and DVDs from graduation weekend events at Colgate University and its predecessor institutions, Madison University and Hamilton Literary and Theological Seminary. The majority of documents are from commencement exercises, but material from baccalaureate ceremonies and reunions is also included. The...
Dates: 1821 - 2018
George W. Eaton papers, A1029
Scope and Contents The George W. Eaton papers consist mostly of correspondence, including letters written by and addressed to Eaton. Approximately half are letters written by George Eaton to his wife Eliza and other members of the Eaton family, which range in date from the 1830s to the early 1870s. The remaining correspondence dates mostly from Eaton's time at Madison University prior to becoming president in 1856 and includes correspondence with other faculty and administrators at Madison University, such as...
Colgate University Student Oratorical and Essay Contests collection, A1014
Scope and Contents
This collection contains finalists and prize-winning pieces from student speech and essay contests at Colgate University from the mid nineteenth to mid twentieth century. The speeches and essays address some of the more important and contested issues of their respective eras.