Student life (university function)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Spring Fair, or "3400 On Stage," is an annual Hopkins tradition which began in 1972. Usually held in April, the Spring Fair is open to the entire Baltimore community. The records of the Spring Fair consist of posters and programs from the years 1972 to 2012, and correspondence and contracts from the years 1983 to 1990. There are also a few invitations to Spring Fair events and some stationery.
Overview Organized in 1920, the Student Activities Commission (SAC) was originally constituted to monitor the finances of non-athletic, extra-curricular groups and to award Varsity Seals for distinguished leadership. Today, the SAC is a standing committee of the Student Council, responsible for the allocation and expenditure of student activities funds and the well being of its nearly 40 member groups. The records of the SAC include constitutions and by-laws, minutes and agendas of SAC meetings,...
Overview The informal group that would become the Student Committee for Academic Freedom was founded by a group of Hopkins graduate students in 1952, and lasted until 1955.The Committee was motivated primarily by the perceived threat to free research and free discussion posed by Congressional investigations into "un-American activities." The records of the Student Committee for Academic Freedom span the years 1953 to 1956. The Committee's general goal, to protect academic freedom, is well documented by...
Overview Formed in 1911 at the suggestion of the Athletic Board, the Student Council at first tackled small problems such as the supervision of Freshman Class Elections and the securing of non-fraternity representation on the Cotillion Board. By the mid-1970s, the Student Council adopted its present form: equal representation for all classes, election of the Executive Board at large and the structure of the standing and independent committees. The record group includes minutes, correspondence,...
Overview Student Labor Action Committee promoted a school/community partnership between the Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore City. The goal of said partnership was to decrease poverty in Baltimore by leading a living wage campaign. The Records of the Student Labor Action Committee span a short period from 1997 to 2005. The bulk of records consist of reference materials for the committee, however, minutes and correspondence do give insight into the goals and accomplishments of the SLAC, with a...
Overview One of the first Hopkins student organizations, the Matriculate Society, was formed in 1883 to "foster the interests and promote the unity of the undergraduates." Since then, well over 150 student organizations have been established, most with similar goals; many have disbanded after a short period of time, while others have endured for as long as one hundred years. Types of records vary widely from organization to organization; many include membership lists, posters or announcements, while...
Overview The Tau Beta Pi Association is the national engineering honor society. The records of the Maryland Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, span the years 1919 to 1975.These records document the various activities Tau Beta Pi and reflect the relationship between the Maryland Chapter and the National Association, particularly since 1950.
Overview The publication of the first issue of The Black and Blue Jay in November 1920 marked Johns Hopkins University's first student magazine as well as its first regular satire and humor publication. The records of The Black and Blue Jay/The Blue Jay consist of bound and loose copies of the publication from 1920 to 1938 and from 1984 to 2010; no correspondence, financial records, or other administrative records are inlcuded. The...
Overview Founded in 1929 as a forum for the study of social problems, the Johns Hopkins University Liberal Club became a controversial and prominent political group among universities. The records of the Liberal Club cover the period 1929 to 1932 and are contained in four bound volumes of the Intercollegiate Conferences, which include not only lists of those who attended, but also newspaper clippings about the Club.
Overview The Lit was a literary journal which began in 1946, was published by undergraduates, containing material written mostly by undergraduates. It included poetry, short stories, reviews and essays with an emphasis on fiction. This record group consists solely of issues of The Lit, published from 1946 to 1947; no other documentation exists for this publication.