Johns Hopkins University
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The records of the Centennial Celebration document the activities of the Office of Centennial Planning, the Centennial Board, and committees in preparing for the various social festivities, symposia, and other commemorative events undertaken to celebrate Hopkins's hundredth anniversary in 1976.
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Overview Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2001. This collection includes promotional and planning materials related to that celebration, dating from 1999 to 2001.
Overview The first meeting of the Committee on the Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration was held on December 16, 1924, under the chairmanship of Frank J. Goodnow, President of the University. The goals of the Committee in planning the celebration were to establish closer relations with alumni and to secure endowments of approximately eleven million dollars. The records of the Half Century Celebration date from December 1924 to November 1926, the year the anniversary took place. The records include: minutes;...
Overview Planning for the celebration commemorating the twenty fifth anniversary began on January 6, 1900 when the Academic Council recommended that the Board of Trustees appoint a date for the anniversary celebration. The records of the Twenty Fifth Anniversary Celebration range in date from January 1900 to February 1902. The collection documents quite completely the activities planned for the Celebration, including Daniel Coit Gilman's farewell address and Ira Remsen's inaugural speech.