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Bucknell University, Alumni Association of Bucknell Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Finding Aid Author
Crystal Matjasic
Finding Aid Date
2014
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English

Dates

  • 1879-1918 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1) 5 inch document box; (3) oversize folders

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Notes

  • Language

    Materials are in English.

  • Administrative History

    The Alumni Association of Bucknell was originally known as the Society of Alumni from 1851 to 1876. In 1876, the organization was renamed the Alumni Association of Bucknell and served the alumni of Bucknell University. As stated in its 1851 constitution, the functions of the Alumni Association of Bucknell included “the promotion of Literature, the preservation of pleasing associations, and especially, the welfare and advancement of the University.” All graduates receiving a degree from the Bucknell University were permitted to join the Alumni Association of Bucknell. In 1919,the Alumni Association of Bucknell was renamed the General Alumni Association (1919-1969). In later years the alumni association was known as the Bucknell Alumni Association (1970-2009) and the Bucknell University Alumni Association (2010-present).

  • Arrangement

    Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.

  • Scope and Contents

    The records of Alumni Association of Bucknell are arranged alphabetically by folder title and range from 1879 to 1918. The records include Alumni Bulletins, college song books, correspondence and reports. Oversize folders include Alumni Directory and Bucknell Alumni Monthly materials. Correspondence includes an invitation to the alumni for the 1879 commencement and inauguration of President David J. Hill. Reports include a report from the committee for the Tustin Gymnasium.

  • Separated Materials

    Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection. Additional records are located in the Society of Alumni Records and oversize records.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research use.

  • Usage Restrictions

    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.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item], Bucknell University, Alumni Association of Bucknell Records, Special Collections/University Archives, Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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