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Box 1-100, 2

Record Group: 0 C
Record Sub-Group: 3
Records Title: UMC; University General; Alumni Association; Class Reunions, Orations, etc.
Dates: 1856-1992
Volume: 1/3 cubic feet, 0.42 linear feet

Scope and Content Note:

This Record Sub-Group contains copies of addresses and orations delivered before the alumni (1856-1899). The 1897 address contains a list of Alumni Orators 1853-1897. This Sub-Group also contains Alumni luncheon and banquet menus 1905-1960 (with gaps). Materials in this Sub-Group include reunion programs, newspaper clippings, lists of class members, commencement programs, ribbons worn with nametags to identify various classes, correspondence concerning reunions, and photographs. Also included in this Sub-Group are materials pertaining to reunions of College of Engineering alumni and Spanish-American War Veterans of Company I, Fifth Missouri Volunteer Infantry. Also included in this Sub-Group is a copy of the 1856 oration by Odon Guitar.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into series. The materials are arranged chronologically.

Note to Researcher: For Alumni photos in commencement files, see Record Group 1 C, Sub-Group 46, Series 5. For additional information, see Record Group 1 C, Sub-Group 2.

Inventory

Box 1

FF 1 - Addresses and Orations delivered before the alumni - Photocopy of address by Odon Guitar, 03/07/1856; Two copies of address by Honorable L.M. Lawson, one signed by Robert L. Todd in 1893 (member of first graduating class at the University of Missouri), 06/04/1879; "The Alumni, the Alma Mater, and the State," address by Henry W. Ewing, 06/01/1987; "The Influence of the West in Nationalization," address by Charles E. Yeater, 06/05/1889; "Woman's Work," oration by Mrs. Sally Gentry Elston, 1893; Two copies of "The Modern Practical University," Oration by Doctor Hanau W. Loeb, 1894; Two copies of "Missouri an Ideal State for an Ideal University," address by John H. Duncan, 1895; Two copies of "Education in Politics," oration by Professor F.N. Peters, 1897; "Our Rights and Duties," oration by Professor Louis Theilmann, 1899; Flyer for The Biennial Alumni Address, 06/02/1908

FF 2 - List of Alumni of the State of Missouri, 1843-1897, ca. 1897

FF 3 - Alumni business meeting minutes, 06/06/1889

FF 4 - Programs and correspondence regarding Alumni Luncheons, 1905-1908, 1912, 1949, 1950, 1960

FF 5 - Alumni Activities in locations other than Columbia, Missouri - Program from Entertainment and Reception by the Kansas City Alumni Association of the University of Missouri, 04/07/1911; Program and menu from "Meet the President and All Schools Reunion" Banquet, Kansas City Alumni of the University of Missouri Alumni Association, 04/06/1956; Program from District Ten Alumni Meeting, Rolla, Missouri, 03/13/1958

FF 6 - Autographed souvenir cards from First Reunion of "Missouri 1904," 12/10/1904

FF 7 - Newspaper advertisement for Alumni Luncheon, 1914; Program from Annual Reunion, Seventy-fifth anniversary of establishment of University of Missouri; 06/04/1914

FF 8 - Photographs and memorabilia from Class of 1882 reunion, ca. 1932

FF 9 - Photographs and memorabilia from Class of 1883 reunion, 06/1933; Photographs and memorabilia from Class of 1910 reunion, 1935

FF 10 - Photocopied newspaper article about original copy of the Session Acts of Missouri, 03/01/1940; Photographs and memorabilia from Class of 1896 reunion, 06/1936, 1946; Photographs and memorabilia from Class of 1897 reunion, 06/1947

FF 11 - Souvenir photograph of the columns for the Fortieth Anniversary Reunion of the Class of 1906-1907, with card, 1947; Photograph of Fortieth Anniversary of 1907 Engineering Class, also featuring alumni from 1903 to 1906, 1947; List of Engineering Alumni of the Class of 1907, 1947

FF 12 - Photographs and memorabilia from Classes of 1899, 1909, 1919 reunion, 1949; Photograph of alumni of 1915 in front of Crowder Hall, n.d.; List of students' names, parents, and addresses, n.d.; Two copies of Echoes from the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Reunion, Class of 1924, memory book, 10/1949

FF 13 - Photographs and memorabilia from Classes of 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 Alumni Day, 1950; Photocopy of newspaper article, "Couples Receive Degrees Together," ca. 1950; Photocopy of newspaper photographs and caption about honorary degrees of doctor of laws conferred, 1950; Photocopies of various newspaper articles about President Truman at commencement, 06/1950; Photocopy of Columbia Daily Tribune article, "Two Who Shared Horrors of Prison Will Share Honors at Commencement," ca. 06/1950; Photocopies of two family graduation newspaper articles, ca. 06/1950

FF 14 - Photographs of Spanish-American War Veterans; Company I, Fifth Missouri Volunteer Infantry reunion, 11/11/1950

FF 15 - Reunion Program for Classes 1905, 1906, 1907, 1930, 1931, 1932; 06/1957

FF 16 - Photographs and memorabilia, Classes 1903, 1906 reunions 1952, 1953; Class 1908 reunion, 1958; Reunion program, 1959

FF 17 - Photographs and memorabilia, Class of 1910 reunion, 1960; Class of 1913 reunion, 1953, 1963

FF 18 - Photographs, negatives, and memorabilia, Class of 1915 reunion, 1965; Class of 1916 reunion, 1966; Class of 1918 reunion, 1968

FF 19 - Photographs and memorabilia, Class of 1919 reunion, 1949, 1969; Class of 1920 reunion, 1970; Class of 1921 reunion, 1971

FF 20 - Program from Class of 1928 reunion, 1978

FF 21 - Program from Class of 1932 reunion, 1982; Class of 1936 reunion, 1986

FF 22 - Program and pin from Class of 1937 reunion, 1987

FF 23 - Memory book from Class of 1942 reunion, 1992

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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