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Speeches (compositions)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Eben F. Perkins speeches

Identifier: MS-0043
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains typescripts of two speeches given during commencements. The first was on August 19, 1848 when Perkins was a junior, the topic was Poland. The second speech was during his graduation on August 18, 1949, it addresses the Board, students, and faculty and talks about the pursuit of education.

Dates: 1848-1849

James M. Munroe speech

Identifier: MS-0093
Scope and Content Note This collection contains the speech “American Citizenship” given by James M. Munroe of Annapolis at the Washington’ Birthday celebration at Washington College February 22, 1911. There is also a photocopy of the speech and the letter from President James W. Cain inviting Munroe to speak. Original of the letter is located in the President’s papers. While the speech briefly talks about immigration it focuses largely on political issues of the time including prohibition and the liquor vote and...
Dates: 1911 February 22

Joseph Burchinal papers

Identifier: MS-0006
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains Joseph Burchinal’s correspondence, course work, speeches and other materials during and after his education at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Included in his correspondence are two letters that discuss the beginning of the Civil War and mention soldiers in Chestertown, the other is on stationary with an image of Uncle Sam kicking Jeff Davis. There are also letters to two of Washington College’s presidents and Dr. Montgomery Jones. In Burchinal’s course...
Dates: 1855-1863

Mount Vernon Literary Society address and invitation

Identifier: MS-0037
Scope and Content Note This collection contains an address written by J. Frank Hazell entitled “March of the American Mind.” He gave the speech in August of 1866 to the Mount Vernon Literary Society during commencement. There is also an invitation dated November 3, 1860 to Dr. C. C. Cox from the Society committee for him to speak on February 22 as part of the Washington Birthday Celebration. Dr. Cox did accept and gave a speech “Demagogues and their arts.” A review of this speech and its comment on a tense...
Dates: 1860; 1866