Cornell University Office of the Registrar Miscellany,

Collection Number: 36-1-876

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University Office of the Registrar miscellany, 1913-1968, 1962-1968 (bulk)
Collection Number:
36-1-876
Creator:
Cornell University. Office of the Registrar.
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, annual reports, and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection includes a summary of both undergraduate and graduate annual degree awards from the first commencement in 1869 to 1966 and annual fall enrollment statistics (1868-1968) compiled by Registrar Herbert H. Williams; correspondence (1963-64) between Williams, Cornell President James A. Perkins, and Elwood Hunter of Josten's-E.A. Wright Company of Philadelphia, diploma suppliers, concerning planning and preparation of the new form of diploma, 1963-64, Williams' report (1963) to the Ad Hoc Diploma Revision Committee, and twelve sample diplomas; a letter and postcard from David F. Hoy, 1919; and annual reports of the registrar (1962-68).
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection includes a summary of both undergraduate and graduate annual degree awards from the first commencement in 1869 to 1966 and annual fall enrollment statistics (1868-1968) compiled by Registrar Herbert H. Williams; correspondence (1963-64) between Williams, Cornell President James A. Perkins, and Elwood Hunter of Josten's-E.A. Wright Company of Philadelphia, diploma suppliers, concerning planning and preparation of the new form of diploma, 1963-64, Williams' report (1963) to the Ad Hoc Diploma Revision Committee, and twelve sample diplomas; a letter and postcard from David F. Hoy, 1919; and annual reports of the registrar (1962-68).
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Office of the Registrar.
Hoy, David F.
Hunter, Ellwood.
Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-
Williams, Herbert H.
Cornell University--Degrees.
Cornell University--Statistics.

Subjects:
Degrees, Academic.

Form and Genre Terms:
Diplomas.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Office of the Registrar miscellany, #36-1-876. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Annual report of the registrar
1962-1963
Box 1 Folder 2
Annual report of the registrar
1963-1964
Box 1 Folder 3
Annual report of the registrar
1964-1965
Box 1 Folder 4
Annual report of the registrar
1965-1966
Box 1 Folder 5
Annual report of the registrar
1966-1967
Box 1 Folder 6
Annual report of the registrar
1967-1968
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence regarding the selection of a new design for the Cornell diploma
1963-1964
Box 1 Folder 8
Summary of annual degree awards, 1869 to present
1963-1968
Box 1 Folder 9
Annual fall enrollment records, 1868 to present
1963-1968
Box 1 Folder 10
Letter from Registrar David F. Hoy
1919
Box 1 Folder 11
Application for admission to courses
undated
Box 1 Folder 11
Explanation of grading systems
1933
Diploma and twelve samples of the new diploma adopted in Spring 1964 (oversized material)
1963-1964