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Wayne State University Commencement Programs

 Collection
Identifier: WSR002148
Included are programs for the commencements of the Detroit College of Medicine (1892, 1895, 1902, 1905), the Detroit Teachers College (1921-1928), the College of the City of Detroit (1925-1933), the Municipal Colleges of Detroit (1929), the Detroit City Law School (1934-1936), Wayne University (1934-1956), the Wayne University College of Medicine (1943-1946), the Wayne University Department of Mortuary Science (1950), Montieth College (1963), the Wayne State University School of Medicine (1963-2005), the Wayne State University Law School (1969-2001), and Wayne State University (1957-2019). Also included are programs for related events including honors convocations, baccalaureate exercises, graduation exercises, and annual Swing-In and Swing-Out ceremonies.

Dates

  • 1892 - 2019

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (8 MB, 1 SB)

Abstract

This collection contains programs of the commencement ceremonies of Wayne State University and its predecessor institutions. Included are programs for the commencements of the Detroit College of Medicine (1892, 1895, 1902, 1905), the Detroit Teachers College (1921-1928), the College of the City of Detroit (1925-1933), the Municipal Colleges of Detroit (1929), the Detroit City Law School (1934-1936), Wayne University (1934-1956), the Wayne University College of Medicine (1943-1946), the Wayne University Department of Mortuary Science (1950), Montieth College (1963), the Wayne State University School of Medicine (1963-2005), the Wayne State University Law School (1969-2001), and Wayne State University (1957-2019). Also included are programs for related events including honors convocations, baccalaureate exercises, graduation exercises, and annual Swing-In and Swing-Out ceremonies.

History

This collection contains programs of the commencement ceremonies of Wayne State University and its predecessor institutions.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged chronologically.

Acquisition

Collected by University Archivist.

Related Materials

Wayne State University collections

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Casey Westerman on March 29, 2011 and revised on January 22, 2013 and again on June 3, 2019.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Commencement Programs
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Casey Westerman and Alison Stankrauff.
Date
2011-03-29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2013-01-22: Additional material was added.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA