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College campuses--Maryland.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alan Eliason photograph collection

Identifier: MS-0150
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains negatives and photographs taken by Alan at various Washington College events and in his capacity as a portrait photographer. The negatives are suffering from vinegar syndrome, a type of degradation common to the plastics used at that time. The negatives have been scanned and are available in digital format.

Dates: 1942-1957

Robert C. Thackery letter (transcript)

 Collection — Box Multi 05
Identifier: MS-0143
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains a transcript of a letter written by Robert C. Thackery to the editor of The Cecil Whig. It was published in the June 14, 1870 paper. The letter was written in Chestertown, while Thackery was a student at Washington College. In this letter, Thackery laments the fact that people on the Eastern Shore are not sending their children to Washington College, and implores them to do so.

Dates: 1870 June 14

Washington College Presidents' papers, Charles J. Merdinger papers

 Record Group
Identifier: WAC-003-009
Scope and Contents Note

Charles J. Merdinger served as President of Washington College from 1970-1973. His papers deal with campus unrest, a coffee house for students, the Truslow Boathouse, and the Middle States Review.

Dates: 1953-1973

Washington College Presidents' papers, Clarence P. Gould papers

 Record Group
Identifier: WAC-003-004
Scope and Contents Note

Charles Gould served as President of Washington College from 1919-1923. His papers deal with athletics, female students, planting trees on campus, and the creation of an endowment campaign with Col. Clarence M. Hodson.

Dates: 1919-1952

Washington College Presidents' papers, Daniel Z. Gibson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: WAC-003-008
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains the papers of Washington College President Daniel Z. Gibson who served from 1950-1970. Papers include Administrative and faculty records, Middle States reports, and files dealing with Civil Rights and Anti-War issues.

Dates: 1924-1977

Washington College Presidents' papers, Gilbert W. Mead papers

 Record Group
Identifier: WAC-003-006
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains papers from Mead’s time as President at Washington College from 1933 to 1949 and includes administrative records, correspondence, articles, and speeches.

Dates: 1924-1950

Washington College Presidents' papers, James W. Cain papers

 Record Group
Identifier: WAC-003-002
Scope and Contents Note James W. Cain served as President of Washington College from 1903-1918, however, a fire destroyed William Smith Hall, where the library and records of the college were stored, and much of Cain’s early papers were lost. The bulk of the records in the collection are from after the fire and deal with its repercussions including rebuilding and fundraising. Other areas covered are athletics, hazing, a fire in the gym, other campus infrastructure issues, and World War I. There is also...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1907-1922

Washington College Presidents' papers, Paul E. Titsworth papers

 Record Group
Identifier: WAC-003-005
Scope and Contents Note

Paul Titsworth served as President of Washington College from 1923-1933. His papers deal with the endowment for Washington College, issues related to the campus and housing, curriculum, grading, and awarding of honorary degrees. There are also papers related to the Summer School for Ministers hosted at the College, the Washington Centennial, and Washington College’s sesquicentennial.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1911-1949