Guide to the Commencement Addresses Delivered at the University of Pittsburgh, 1823-1970 UA.0.10.5.1

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Commencement Addresses Delivered at the University of Pittsburgh
Creator
University of Pittsburgh. Chancellor.
Collection Number
UA.0.10.5.1
Date
1823-1970
Extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
This collection consists of scattered holdings of the commencement addresses delivered at graduation ceremonies at the University of Pittsburgh, including its forerunner the Western University of Pennsylvania, between 1823-1970. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.

Preferred Citation

Commencement Addresses Delivered at the University of Pittsburgh, 1823-1970, UA.0.10.5.1, University Archives, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection consists of scattered holdings of the commencement addresses delivered at graduation ceremonies at the University of Pittsburgh, including its forerunner the Western University of Pennsylvania, between 1823-1970.

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Arrangement

The folders in this collection are arranged in chronological order.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 2012

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Chancellor's Office.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by ASC staff in June 2012.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the collection are available online.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Baccalaureate addresses
  • Commencement ceremonies -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • University of Pittsburgh

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Previous Citation

Commencement Addresses Delivered at the University of Pittsburgh, 1823-1970, UA.0.10.5.1, University Archives, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Bruce, Robert, June 27, 1823 11

Called the first Commencement of the Western University of Pennsylvania, four years after the granting of of the Charter of 1819.

Online

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  Folder
Upfold, George, August 9, 1842 2
Online

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  Folder
McConaghy, R.H., 1883 3
Online

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  Folder
Duff, John Milton, March 22, 1894 4

Valedictory Address to the Graduating Class of the Western Pennsylvania Medical College Delivered at the Alving Theatre, Pittsburgh.

Online

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  Folder
Pepper, George Wharton, July 12, 1921 5
Online

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  Folder
Barnes, Julius H., June 13, 1923 5a
Online

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  Folder
Mayo, William J., June 11, 1924 6
Online

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  Folder
Pound, Roscoe, June 9, 1926 7
Online

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  Folder
Mansbridge, Albert May 27, 1927 7a

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  Folder
Thorpe, Merle, February 10, 1930 8
Online

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  Folder
Huggins, R.R., June 7, 1930 8a

An Address to the Class of 1930, School of Medicine

Online

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  Folder
MacArthur, Douglas, June 8, 1932 9
Online

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  Folder
Meighen, Arthur, June 14, 1939 10
Online

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  Folder
Elliott, Edward C. 11
Online

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  Folder
Trueblood, David Elton, February 5, 1947 12
Online

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  Folder
Scharfe, Howard C. 13
Online

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  Folder
Crawford, Stanton C., September 8, 1950 14
Online

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  Folder
Rusk, Dean, June 10, 1953 15
Online

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  Folder
Gustavson, R.G., June 9, 1954 16
Online

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  Folder
Larson, Arthur, August 25, 1954 16a
Online

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  Folder
Bishop Thomas, February 18, 1955 17
Online

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  Folder
Masoner, Paul H., August 31, 1955 17
Online

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  Folder
Hatcher, Harlan, June 1955 17

Excerpt only

Online

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  Folder
Pelletier, Lawrence L., February 3, 1956 18
Online

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  Folder
Heald, Henry T., June 13, 1956 18a
Online

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  Folder
Murphy, Robert, June 12, 1957 19
Online

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  Folder
Malott, Deane W., June 11, 1958 20
Online

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  Folder
Weeks, Edward, June 10, 1959 21
Online

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  Folder
Herter, Christian A. 22
Online

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  Folder
Blake, Eugene Carson, June 10, 1961 23
Online

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  Folder
Taylor, Maxwell, June 11, 1962 24
Online

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  Folder
Webb, James E., June 3, 1963 25
Online

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  Folder
Mumford, L. Quincy, June 1, 1964 26
Online

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  Folder
Stever, H. Guyford, June 6, 1966 27
Online

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  Folder
Kurtzman, David H., May 31, 1967 28
Online

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  Folder
Schafer, Raymond, May 29, 1968 29
Online

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  Folder
Gould, Samuel B., April 26, 1970 30
Online

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  Folder
Whitman, Marina, April 29, 1972 31
Online

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  Folder
Thornburgh, Richard L. (Dick), April 29, 1984 32
Online

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  Folder
Starzl, Thomas E., 1999 33
Online

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  Folder
O'Neill, Paul, April 27, 2003 34
Online

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