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Golden Jubilee



GOLDEN JUBILEE: The Fiftieth Anniversary of Western College , June 6-7 1905

(1 Box)

Folder 1 – 50th Anniversary History of the College

* Four-page press release with a paragraph about each of the following: The College

Miss Helen Peabody

President McKee

President Johnson

Dean Sawyer

President Hazard of Wellesley

President Evans of Lake Erie

Folder 2- Speech, Leila S. McKee: “ Mary Lyon’s Ideals as Developed at The Western College”

* “Mary Lyon’s Ideals as Developed at The Western College,” Address by Leila S. McKee Welsh, Ph. D., President of Western College, 1888-1904- delivered at Golden Jubilee Celebration, June 6, 1905 [Fifteen Pages]

Folder 3- Speech, Mary E. Woolley: “Mary Lyon’s Religious Ideal and Its Expression”

* “Mary Lyon’s Religious Ideal and Its Expression,” Address by Mary E. Woolley, Lett. D, President of Mount Holyoke College, delivered at Golden Jubilee Celebration, June 6, 1905 [Six Pages]

Folder 4- Speech, Emma Isom Robertson: “The Western Girl as a Missionary”

* “The Western Girl as a Missionary,” Speech at Alumnae Banquet, June 7, 1905 by Mrs. Emma Isom Robertson, ’69 [Two Pages]

Folder 5 - Commencement Week June 4-7, 1905

* Commencement Music (Explanation) * Programme of Commencement Week * Graduates Become Alumnae * Golden Jubilee Greetings and Announcements * List of Graduates * Commencement Orator Dr. Walter H. Page * Alumnae Luncheon Programme * List of Guests (Alumnae) * Page Two List of Guests * Page Three Lists of Guests * List of Names * Some Lists f the Guests at The Fiftieth Anniversary of Western College , June 1905 * Alumnae Banquet Information (Incomplete)

Folder 6 - Various memorabilia

* Constitution of the Golden Jubilee Club [Twelve Pages and four Pages, Two Copies] * The Golden Jubilee and the Fiftieth Annual Commencement of the Western College for Women Programme, June 4-7, 1905 * The Golden Jubilee Alumnae Banquet of The Western College for Women Menu and Toasts, June 7, 1905 * The Golden Tree Jubilee Day Programme and Class information * The Western College for Women “The World Its Field. An Illustration” * Page to be filled in with Alumnae information for future contact * Piano Recital Featuring Miss Marion Lewis Clark – May 27, 1905 (Program) * Concerts Given at the Fiftieth Commencement (Program) * The Golden Jubilee and The Fiftieth Commencement of the Western College for Women Program * The Daily Republican-News special section on the golden Jubilee * Memorial booklet in honor of Mess M. Brown’05 * The College Record of The Western College Edited by the Class of 1906

Folder 7 – Golden Jubilee Endowment Funds (3 items)

* One page of statistics of the Golden Jubilee Endowment Funds * Ledger of Subscriptions to The Golden Fund of the Golden Jubilee * " Western College Working Hard to Complete Endowment Fund. Only a Few Days Left," (Newspaper article 1909; name of newspaper is not on small article.)

Additional Materials:

* “Jubilee: Western Building and Endowment Funds, Subscriptions-Accounts, 1904-1905” Record Book


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