President Robert Sproull Inauguration Material

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President Robert Sproull Inauguration Material
Creator:
Call Number: UA290
Dates: 1974-1975
Physical Description: 0.88 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Honorary degree
Clippings, Correspondence, and Invitations
Inauguration
Related Subject Files
Speeches
Congratulations
Commemorative Pewter Bowl
Collection Overview
Title: President Robert Sproull Inauguration Material
Call Number: UA290
Dates: 1974-1975
Physical Description: 0.88 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
Robert L. Sproull was officially inaugurated on February 1, 1975 as the seventh president of the University of Rochester. The ceremony featured a concert directed by Dr. Howard Hanson and the conferring of honorary degrees upon Robert W. Lyman, Ernest L. Boyer, Harold Brown, and Dale R. Corson. President's Medals were awarded to George H. Whipple, Howard Hanson, and Dexter Perkins. The festivities also included a reception in the Field House and luncheon in the Palestra; a special Inaugural Seminar entitled "What the University's Trustees Should Know About the Future"; and dinner in the Susan B. Anthony Halls.

Sproull had previously served as president and chief executive officer under his predecessor, Chancellor W. Allen Wallis.

Scope and Content
The President Robert L. Sproull Inauguration Material collection consists primarily of background material such as lists and correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was received in July 1975 from the Public Affairs Office.Access
For access to this collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu) at least two business days prior to your planned visit.

Please note: Some materials may be restricted or require permission for use.

Use
To request reproductions or permission to publish materials from the collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu). Researchers may be responsible for determining any copyright questions.



Citation
[Item title, item date], President Robert Sproull Inauguration Material, UA290, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Eileen L. Fay
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055
archives@library.rochester.edu

Finding aid publication date: October 2011
Content List
Honorary degree
Box 1, Folder 1Ernest Boyer
Clippings, Correspondence, and Invitations
Box 1, Folder 2Clippings
Box 1, Folder 31974 - 1975
Box 1, Folder 4General production and correspondence
Box 1, Folder 5Guests and invitations
Inauguration
Box 1, Folder 6Dinner
Box 1, Folder 7Lunch
Box 1, Folder 8Seminar
Related Subject Files
Box 1, Folder 9Instructions for participants
Box 1, Folder 10Lists
Box 1, Folder 11Mailing lists
Box 1, Folder 12Miscellaneous
Box 1, Folder 13Printed material samples
Speeches
Box 2, Folder 1B - H
Box 2, Folder 2J - Z
Box 2, Folder 3Sproull's inaugural address
Congratulations
Box 3, Folder 1California Institute of Technology certificate of congratulations
Box 3, Folder 2Colgate University certificate of congratulations
Box 3, Folder 3Columbia University certificate of congratulations
Box 3, Folder 4Fordham University certificate of congratulations
Box 3, Folder 5New York University certificate of congratulations
Box 3, Folder 6Rochester Institute of Technology certificate of congratulations
Commemorative Pewter Bowl
Box 3, Object 1I
Box 3, Object 2II


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