Cornell University Commencement Programs and Class Printed Materials, 1869-2016

Collection Number: 37-8-346

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University commencement programs and class printed materials, 1869-2016.
Collection Number:
37-8-346
Creator:
Cornell University.
Quantity:
5.5 cubic ft., 288.4 GB
Forms of Material:
Announcements, invitations, tickets, programs, dance cards, handbooks, directories, class statistics, schedules, broadsides, periodicals, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Included are announcements, invitations, tickets, programs, dance cards, handbooks, directories, class statistics, schedules, broadsides, periodicals, and other printed items relating to class activities such as balls, Class Day celebrations, athletic events, lectures, and other campus events. Commencement and baccalaureate materials include invitations, admission tickets, dance cards, programs, lists of degree candidates, and other items pertaining to ceremonies held by various colleges of the university.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Included are announcements, invitations, tickets, programs, dance cards, handbooks, directories, class statistics, schedules, broadsides, periodicals, and other printed items relating to class activities such as balls, Class Day celebrations, athletic events, lectures, and other campus events. Commencement and baccalaureate materials include invitations, admission tickets, dance cards, programs, lists of degree candidates, and other items pertaining to ceremonies held by various colleges of the university.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University--Students.

Subjects:
College students.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University commencement programs and class printed materials, #37-8-346. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

Arranged chronologically by class year.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Class of 1869
July 1, 1869
Commencement program and tickets
Box 1 Folder 2
Class of 1870
June 30, 1870
Commencement invitation, Commencement program, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 3
Class of 1871
June 22, 1871
Class Day program, Commencement invitation, Commencement program, Candidates for graduation, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 4
Class of 1872
June 27, 1872
Survey, Class day program and papers, Directory of the Cornell University, Commencement program, Members of the Class of 1873, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 5
Class of 1873
June 26, 1873
Promenade Concert invitation, Commencement invitation, Commencement program, "The Glory of Young Men" (a sermon preached by Rufus P. Stebbins at Commencement), and tickets
Box 1 Folder 6
Class of 1874
July 2, 1874
Class Day program, Promenade Concert, Graduation Banquet, Commencement program, List of students, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 7
Class of 1875
June 17, 1875
Commencement program and tickets
Box 1 Folder 8
Class of 1876
June 15, 1876
Class Day program and tickets, Class Day "the Souvenir," Commencement program, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 9
Class of 1877
June 21, 1877
Class Day Invitation, Class Day program and tickets, Class Day "the Souvenir," and Commencement invitation
Box 1 Folder 10
Class of 1878
June 20, 1878
Class Day exercises, Commencement invitation, Commencement program, tickets, "The Glory of Youth" delivered by Rev. Henry W. Bellows, D.D., and Statistics of the Class of 1878
Box 1 Folder 11
Class of 1879
June 19, 1879
Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 12
Class of 1880
June 17, 1880
Class Day invitation, Class Day tickets, Commencement concert program, Commencement invitation, Commencement programs, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 13
Class of 1881
June 16, 1881
Class Day program, Commencement program, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 14
Class of 1882
June 15, 1882
Class Day invitation, tickets, Class Day program, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 15
Class of 1883
June 21, 1883
Class Day invitation, Class Day program, Commencement program, and tickets, and Photograph list
Box 1 Folder 16
Class of 1884
June 19, 1884
Class Day program, Commencement program, Photograph list, and Candidates for graduation
Box 1 Folder 17
Class of 1885
June 18, 1885
Class Day program, tickets, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 18
Class of 1886
June 17, 1886
Class Day program, Class Day tickets, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 19
Class of 1887
June 16, 1887
Class Day program and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 20
Class of 1888
June 21, 1888
Class Day invitation, Class Day program, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 20
Class of 1888
1888
Commencement visitors signature book
Box 1 Folder 20
Class of 1888
June 21, 1888
"Class Day Exercises" Booklet and Commencement program (2 copies)
Box 1 Folder 21
Class of 1889
June 20, 1889
Class Day program and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 22
Class of 1890
June 19, 1890
Class Day invitation, Class Day program, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 23
Class of 1891
June 18, 1891
Class Day program and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 24
Class of 1891
June 18, 1891
Class Day program and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 25
Class of 1892
June 16, 1892
Class Day invitation and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 26
Class of 1893
June 15, 1893
Class Day program, Class Day "Souvenir," and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 27
Class of 1894
June 21, 1894
Class day program, Class Day ticket, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 28
Class of 1895
June 20, 1895
Class Day program and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 29
Class of 1896
June 18, 1896
Class Day invitation, Class Day program, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 30
Class of 1897
June 17, 1897
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 31
Class of 1898
June 16, 1898
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 32
Class of 1899
June 22, 1899
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, Cornell Songs for Commencement Week, Commencement program, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 33
Class of 1900
June 21, 1900
Class Day program, The Calendar Commencement Number, Baccalaureate Services, Commencement invitation, program, and tickets
Box 1 Folder 34
Class of 1901
June 20, 1901
Class Day program (2 copies), Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement Program
Box 1 Folder 35
Class of 1902
June 19, 1902
Class Day program and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 36
Class of 1903
June 18, 1903
Class Day program (2 copies), invitation to commencement exercises, Annual Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 37
Class of 1904
June 23, 1904
Class Day program (2 copies), Booklet listing members of class, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 38
Class of 1904
June 23, 1904
Class Day program
Box 1 Folder 39
Class of 1905
June 22, 1905
Class Day program (5 copies), Cornell Songs for Commencement Week, Baccalaureate Services in Sage Chapel, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 40
Class of 1906
June 21, 1906
Class Day program, Commencement description, program, and invitations
Box 1 Folder 41
Class of 1907
June 20, 1907
Class Day program, Booklet of Things Cornell, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 42
Class of 1908
June 18, 1908
Class Day program, Cornell Songs, Baccalaureate Services, Commencement program and commencement invitation
Box 1 Folder 43
Class of 1909
June 17, 1909
Booklet of Things Cornell, Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 44
Class of 1910
June 23, 1910
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, Cornell songs, Commencement instructions, and program
Box 1 Folder 45
Class of 1911
June 22, 1911
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement program
Box 1 Folder 46
Class of 1912
June 13, 1912
Class Day invitation, Class Day program, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 1
Class of 1913
June 18, 1913
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 2
Class of 1914
June 17, 1914
Class Day program, Flyer for Commencement tickets, Baccalaureate Sermon delivered by William Pierson Merrill, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 3
Class of 1915
June 16, 1915
Class Day program, Commencement instructions, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 4
Class of 1916
June 21, 1916
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Service ticket, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 5
Class of 1917
June 27, 1917
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 6
Class of 1918
May 22, 1918
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 7
Class of 1919
June 23, 1919
Commencement program and tickets
Box 2 Folder 8
Class of 1920
June 23, 1920
Class Day program, Baccalaureate Services, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 9
Class of 1921
June 22, 1921
Commencement program, Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 10
Class of 1922
June 21, 1922
Baccalaureate Services and Commencement program; Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 11
Class of 1923
June 18, 1923
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement program, and invitation; Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 12
Class of 1924
June 16, 1924
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement instructions, and program
Box 2 Folder 13
Class of 1925
June 15, 1925
Class Day program, Class Day invitation, and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 14
Class of 1926
June 14, 1926
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement program, and instructions
Box 2 Folder 15
Class of 1927
June 13, 1927
Order of Processing and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 16
Class of 1928
June 18, 1928
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement flyer, program, and invitations
Box 2 Folder 17
Class of 1929
June 17, 1929
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 18
Class of 1930
June 16, 1930
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 19
Class of 1931
June 15, 1931
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 20
Class of 1932
June 20, 1932
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement program, List of degrees conferred, and invitations
Box 2 Folder 21
Class of 1933
June 19, 1933
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 22
Class of 1934
June 18, 1934
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 23
Class of 1935
June 17, 1935
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 24
Class of 1936
June 15, 1936
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 25
Class of 1937
June 21, 1937
Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 26
Class of 1938
June 20, 1938
Commencement program and Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 27
Class of 1938
June 20, 1938
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 28
Class of 1939
June 19, 1939
Commencement program and Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 29
Class of 1940
June 17, 1940
Commencement program and Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 30
Class of 1941
June 16, 1941
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement programs, date announcement card, Senior Week program
Box 2 Folder 31
Class of 1942
May 25, 1942
Commencement Exercises and Commencement program
Box 2 Folder 32
Class of 1943
May 24, 1943
Commencement Exercises and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 1
Class of 1944
June 25, 1944
Instructions for Commencement Day and Official List of Degrees Conferred
Box 3 Folder 2
Class of 1945
June 24, 1945
Instructions for Commencement Day, Commencement program, and Official List of Degrees Conferred
Box 3 Folder 3
Class of 1946
June 23, 1946
Official List of Degrees Conferred
Box 3 Folder 4
Class of 1947
June 16, 1947
Commencement program and senior week booklet
Box 3 Folder 5
Class of 1948
June1425, 1948
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 6
Class of 1949
June 13, 1949
Information concerning Commencement Events, Baccalaureate Service, Degrees Conferred, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 7
Class of 1950
June 12, 1950
Degrees Conferred and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 8
Class of 1951
June 11, 1951
Degrees Conferred and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 9
Class of 1952
June 9, 1952
Information concerning Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercises, Degrees Conferred, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 10
Class of 1953
June 15, 1953
Instructions for Commencement Day and Official List of Degrees Conferred
Box 3 Folder 11
Class of 1954
June 14, 1954
Commencement notes and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 12
Class of 1955
June 13, 1955
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement notes, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 13
Class of 1956
June 10, 1956
Information concerning the Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercises, Commencement Notes, Baccalaureate Service, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 14
Class of 1957
June 10, 1957
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 15
Class of 1958
June 16, 1958
Commencement notes and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 19
Class of 1959
June 15, 1959
Commencement at Cornell, Commencement program, and invitation
Box 3 Folder 20
Class of 1960
June 13, 1960
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 21
Class of 1961
June 12, 1961
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercises at Cornell and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 22
Class of 1962
June 11, 1962
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 23
Class of 1963
June 10, 1963
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercises at Cornell, Baccalaureate Service, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 24
Class of 1964
June 15, 1964
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 25
Class of 1965
June 14, 1965
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercises at Cornell, Baccalaureate Service, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 26
Class of 1966
June 13, 1966
Baccalaureate Service, Commencement program, and Commencement addresses by James A. Perkins
Box 3 Folder 27
Class of 1967
June 12, 1967
Commissioning of Officers and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 28
Class of 1968
June 15, 1968
"Uncritical Lovers, Unloving Critics" Commencement address by John W. Gardner and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 29
Class of 1969
June 9, 1969
Commencement address by James A. Perkins and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 30
Class of 1970
June 8, 1970
Instructions for the Academic Procession and the Commencement Ceremonies, Order of Proceedings for those taking part in the Conferring of Degrees, and Commencement Exercises and Investiture of the President
Box 3 Folder 31
Class of 1971
June 7, 1971
Instructions for the Procession and the Commencement Ceremonies and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 32
Class of 1972
May 26, 1972
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 33
Class of 1973
June 9, 1973
Instructions for the Academic Procession and the Commencement Ceremonies, Commencement program, and invitations
Box 3 Folder 34
Class of 1974
June 3, 1974
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 35
Class of 1975
June 2, 1975
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 36
Class of 1976
May 28, 1976
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 37
Class of 1977
May 30, 1977
For Alumni of Cornell, Instructions for the Academic Procession and the Commencement Ceremonies, and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 38
Class of 1978
May 29, 1978
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 39
Class of 1979
May 28, 1979
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 40
Class of 1980
May 26, 1980
List of those receiving degrees and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 41
Class of 1981
May 31, 1981
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 42
Class of 1982
May 30, 1982
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 43
Class of 1983
May 29, 1983
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 44
Class of 1984
May 27, 1984
Commencement program
Box 3 Folder 45
Class of 1985
June 2, 1985
Baccalaureate Service and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 1
Class of 1986
June 1, 1986
Commencement program and ILR Diploma Presentation Ceremony
Box 4 Folder 2
Class of 1987
May 31, 1987
Instructions for the Academic Procession and the Commencement Ceremonies, Cornell Class of 1987 Convocation program, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 3
Class of 1988
May 29, 1988
Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 4
Class of 1989
May 28, 1989
ILR Diploma Presentation Ceremony, Baccalaureate Service, ILR Advanced Degree Diploma Presentation Ceremony, Convocation program, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 5
Class of 1990
May 27, 1990
Instructions for the Academic Procession and the Commencement Ceremonies, Baccalaureate Service, ILR Annual Graduation, PhD Recognition Ceremony Program, Commencement Information Brochure, Commencement Ritual Booklet, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 6
Class of 1991
May 26, 1991
Johnson Graduate School Commencement Ceremony Program, Commencement Information Brochure, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 7
Class of 1992
May 24, 1992
Commencement Information Brochure, Commencement Ritual Book, Commencement severe weather ceremony tickets, Commencement invitation, Commencement program, and ILR Annual Graduation program
Box 4 Folder 8
Class of 1993
May 30, 1993
Commencement PhD Recognition Ceremony program, Commencement Ritual Book, Baccalaureate Service, ILR Annual Graduation program, Commencement Weekend Facilities Plan, Commencement program, and Commencement invitation
Box 4 Folder 9
Class of 1994
May 29, 1994
Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation, Commencement information brochure, Commencement Ritual Book, Commencement invitation, PhD Recognition Ceremony, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 10
Class of 1995
May 28, 1995
Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation, Commencement Information Brochure, Graduate Breakfast Reception invitation, Commencement Ritual Book, PhD Recognition Ceremony program, Baccalaureate Service, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 11
Class of 1996
May 26, 1996
Commencement information brochure, Doctoral/Masters Candidates/Science and Technology Studies Major/Biology and Society Major Conferring of the Diplomas and Certificates, Reception for January Graduates program, Commencement invitation, Commencement Ritual Book, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 12
Class of 1997
May 25, 1997
Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation, Commencement Information Brochure, Commencement Breakfast Reception invitation, PhD Recognition Ceremony invitation, Graduating Fellows pamphlet, College and School Receptions list, Doctoral/Masters Candidates/Science and Technology Studies Major/Biology and Society Major Conferring of the Diplomas and Certificates, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 13
Class of 1988
May 24, 1988
Doctoral/Masters Candidates/Science and Technology Studies Major/Biology and Society Major Conferring of the Diplomas and Certificates, Commencement Information Brochure, ILR Commencement brochure, Registration for Commencement Regalia, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 14
Class of 1999
May 30, 1999
Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation, Commencement Information Brochure, Commencement invitation, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 15
Class of 2000
May 28, 2000
Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation, PhD Recognition Ceremony, Commencement Ritual Book, Commencement invitation, Commencement Information Brochure, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 16
Class of 2001
May 27, 2001
Commencement Information Brochure and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 17
Class of 2002
May 26, 2002
Baccalaureate Service ticket, PhD Recognition Ceremony, Convocation program, Commencement invitation, Commencement Information Brochure, Commencement video, Ritual Book, Commencement Weekend Facilities Plan, and Commencement program
Box 4 Folder 18
Class of 2003
May 25, 2003
Convocation program, Commencement Weekend Facilities Plan, PhD Recognition Ceremony, Severe Weather Ceremony Tickets, Commencement invitation, Ritual Book, and Commencement program
Box 4 V-825
"134th Commencement, May 26, 2002"
2002
Box 5
Class of 1873 Candidates for Graduation, 1873
Box 5
Class of 1911 Baccalaureate and Commencement broadside
June 8-10, 1911
Box 5
Class of 1964 The Cornell Daily Sun Commencement issue
Box 5
Class of 2004 Flyer for Senior Convocation Address speaker, Bill Clinton
May 29, 2004
Box 5
Class of 2004 Flyer for Rare and Manuscript Collections' hours during Commencement
May 29, 2004
Box 5
Class of 2011 The Cornell Daily Sun Commencement issue
Box 6 Folder 1
Class of 2004
May 30, 2004
Baccalaureate Service, Convocation program, Hotel Dining Options for Commencement, and Commencement program
Box 6 Folder 2
Class of 2005
May 29, 2005
Commencement Information Brochure, PhD Recognition Ceremony, and Ritual Book
Box 6 Folder 3
Class of 2006
May 28, 2006
Ritual Book, PhD Recognition Ceremony, Commencement invitation, Commencement Information Brochure, Graduation Products and Information, Grad Pack, Parent Packet with college dean letters included, Student Packet, Commencement program, Commencement address by Hunter R. Rawlings III, Commencement Press Release, and Cornell Chronicle (May 25) relating Commencement details
Box 6 Folder 4
Class of 2007
May 27, 2007
Commencement Weekend Information, Ritual Book, Commencement DVD, Commencement program, Commencement press release, and Commencement address by David J. Skorton
Box 6 Folder 5
Class of 2008
May 25, 2008
Commencement Weekend Information, Ritual Book, Commencement Address by David J. Skorton, and Commencement program
Box 6 Folder 6
Class of 2009
May 24, 2009
Commencement Weekend Information, PhD Recognition Ceremony, Ritual Book, and Commencement program
Box 6 Folder 7
Class of 2010
May 30, 2010
Ritual Book, PhD Recognition Ceremony, Commencement Weekend Student Checklist and Family Information, and Commencement program
Box 6 Folder 8
Class of 2011
May 29, 2011
Commencement mailed family packet, Commencement invitation from each college, Diploma Frame and Gift Guide, Severe Weather Tickets, Commencement Weekend Student Checklist and Family Information, PhD Recognition Ceremony program, PhD Recognition Ceremony ticket, Ritual Book, and Commencement program
Box 6 Folder 9
Class of 2012
May 29, 2012
Commencement program
Box 6 Folder 10
Class of 2014
2014-05
College of Veterinary Medicine Hooding Ceremony and Student Awards Programs
A162-07-001
Convocation and Commencement videos
May, 2016