Johns Hopkins University
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
The Office of Special Events is responsible for the planning, coordinating and publicizing of most University-sponsored events, as well as events geared toward public relations and community outreach. The records of the Office of Special Events date from 1947 to 2002. The records consist of correspondence and planning materials, as well as publicity information for the sponsored or coordinated events.