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Bucknell University, Alumni Association of Bucknell Records

 Record Group
Identifier: ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
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.

Dates

  • 1879-1918

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

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.

Extent

0.67 Linear Feet ((1) 5 inch document box; (3) oversize folders)

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.

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.
Title
Bucknell University, Alumni Association of Bucknell Records
Status
completed
Author
Crystal Matjasic
Date
2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bucknell University Special Collections/University Archives Repository

Contact:
028 Bertrand Library
Bucknell University
One Dent Drive
Lewisburg PA 17837 United States US
570-577-3101
570-577-3313 (Fax)