Bucknell University, Bucknell Academy Records
Scope and Contents
The records of Bucknell Academy are arranged alphabetically by folder title and range from 1887 to 1924. The records include correspondence, financial statements, grade reports, "Songs and Yells" from the Bucknell Academy, issues of "Der Zeit Geist" and programs for graduating exercises, orations and receptions. The issues of "Der Zeit Geist" range from 1910 to 1914 and include literary works in addition to athletic and local announcements. Oversize folders include Register materials.
- Creation: 1887-1924
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Materials are in English.
The collection is open for research use.
The materials in this collection may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and research purposes. If the intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate permissions by contacting Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.
Renamed in 1887, the Bucknell Academy was orignally known as the University Academy. The Bucknell Academy prepared male students for admission to college, teaching or business. Courses of study included the Classical Course, the Latin Scientific Course and the Scientific Course. As with its predecessors, the Bucknell Academy was under the general control of the President of Bucknell University, with the governing resting with that of the Principal of the Academy. By 1917, enrollments had dwindled and the Bucknell Academy closed.
1.04 Linear Feet ((2) 5 inch document box; (1) 2.5 inch document box; (2) oversize folders)
Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.
Additional records can be found in the oversize records. Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection. Please see University Academy records for Register, 1860-1894 and Student Ledger, 1869-1901.
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