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University of Rochester academic regalia
Creator: University of Rochester
Call Number: UA5
Dates: mid-1800s-1900s
Physical Description: 28 Boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Revision Information
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: University of Rochester academic regalia
Creator: University of Rochester
Call Number: UA5
Dates: mid-1800s-1900s
Physical Description: 28 Boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Scope and Content
The Academic Regalia collection contains robes, hoods, and caps worn by University of Rochester administrators, faculty, students, and trustees at formal events. Descriptions of regalia include the name of the manufacturer (Cotrell and Leonard, for example) when this information is known. Each set of regalia has been assigned a number, which appears before the title of the item(s).

Subject(s):
Academic costume
Special events
University of Rochester
Processing Information
Ava Hurlock (Class of 2018) and Jonathon Thomalla (Class of 2018) assisted in the processing of this collection.Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials acquired from various sources. Five hoods (items 41-45) worn by Rush Rhees were transferred from the Rush Rhees Presidential Papers to this collection. Eleven hoods (items 46-56) worn by Alan Valentine were transferred from the Alan Valentine Presidential Papers. Four hoods (items 57-60) were transferred from the Museum Objects collection.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], University of Rochester academic regalia, UA5, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
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


Revision Information
April 2018: EAD revision.

Content List
Box 1;
Box 17
1. Robe and cap worn by Trustee Thomas G. Spencer
Robe 57", black; cap 7 1/8", white decoration.

Box 1;
Box 18
2. Robe and cap worn by Board of Trustees Chairman Mercer Brugler
Robe 54", blue, yellow collar, four yellow stripes on each sleeve; cap with gold tassel; both Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 13. Robe with initials H.L.L, Ph.D. 1948
52", black, black velvet collar, blue "crow's feet" design, black velvet stripes, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 14. Robe worn by Dean Charles Hoeing
58", black, white "crow's feet" on lapel.

Box 15. Robe with initials H.W.J. or H.W.T.
51", black, white "crow's feet" on lapel and buttons in front.

Box 26. Robe worn by Richard F. Eisenberg
55", black, gold stripes and tassels, Ede and Ravenscroft.

Box 2;
Box 19
7. Cap worn by Ernest A. Paviour
6 3/4", black felt, yellow and pink interior, no tassel.

Box 28. Robe worn by University Secretary Robert H. McCambridge
47 1/2", black, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 29. Robe worn by Dean Coates
57", bright blue, black lapel, black stripes on sleeve with light blue outlines, Bentley and Simon.

Box 210. Robe with initials O.W.K., bachelor's 1953
55", black, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 311. Robe with initials L.W.H.
53", dark blue, red velvet lapel, Cox Sons and Vining.

Box 3;
Box 20
12. Robe and cap worn by Trustee Charles Force Hutchison
58", black, black velvet lapel, three black velvet stripes on sleeve; cap, black tassel; both Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 313. Robe and hood worn by Donald A. Gaudion
Robe 53", black, three black velvet stripes with yellow outlines on sleeve, blue velvet lapel with yellow outlines; hood blue velvet, two yellow velvet stripes.
Sketches of Gaudion's robes have been moved to a folder on Academic Costume in the University vertical files collection.

Box 3;
Box 21
14. Robe, hood, and cap worn by Harmon Potter
Robe 52", yellow, blue velvet lapel, three blue velvet stripes on sleeve, two buttons, Cotrell and Leonard; hood yellow, blue velvet charm; cap 6 7/8", blue beret, gold tassel; Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 315. Robe
54", yellow, sleeve white at bottom with three light-blue silk stripes, Bentley and Simon.

Box 4;
Box 22
16. Robe and cap worn by Robert F. Metzdorf
Robe 53", black, blue velvet lapel, three blue velvet stripes on sleeve, C.E. Ward; cap 7 1/4", gold tassel, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 4;
Box 23
17. Robe and cap worn by Vincent Nowlis
Robe 54", black, ten yellow stripes with tassels and one additional narrow gold stripe on sleeve, Ede and Ravenscroft; cap 7 1/8", gold tassel, gold rim.

Box 4;
Box 24
18. Robe and cap worn by Chancellor W. Allen Wallis
Robe 58", yellow, blue velvet lapel, four blue velvet stripes; cap 7 1/2", blue velvet beret, gold tassel, cap bag; both Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 419. Robe worn by Board of Trustees Chairman Raymond N. Ball
56", black, black velvet lapel, three black velvet stripes on sleeve, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 420. Robe worn by Trustee M.W., probably Marie Wilson
46", yellow, blue velvet lapel, three blue velvet stripes on sleeve.

Box 521. Robe with initials R.L.S. or R.L.P., possibly worn by Robert L. Sproull
57", yellow, blue velvet lapel, four blue velvet stripes on sleeve, white outlines, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 522. Robe with initials C.H., probably Charles Hoeing
62", black, dark blue velvet lapel, three dark blue velvet stripes on sleeve, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 523. Robe worn by Chancellor W. Allen Wallis
58", black, black velvet lapel, four black velvet stripes on sleeve, gold outlines.

Box 524. Robe
52", black, ten yellow stripes with tassels and one additional yellow stripe on sleeve, Ede and Ravenscroft.

Box 625. Robe with initials W.R.L.
56", black, dark blue velvet lapel, three dark blue velvet stripes on sleeve, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 626. Robe with initials G.F.B.
55", black, black velvet lapel, three black velvet stripes on sleeve, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 627. Robe with initials L.F.I.
56", dark blue, red velvet lapel, E.R. Moore.

Box 628. Robe with initials N.D.M.D.
55", dark blue, red velvet lapel, Cox Sons and Vining.

Box 7;
Box 25
29. Robe and hood with initials H.S.P. or H.I.P., probably worn by Harmon Potter
Robe 51", blue, black velvet lapel, three black velvet stripes on sleeve, yellow outlines, Cotrell and Leonard; hood blue and yellow.

Box 8;
Box 9
30. Robe and cap worn by President Martin Brewer Anderson
Robe 60", black; cap black, black tassel.

Box 10;
Box 26
31. Robe, hood, and cap worn by Professor John Pixley Munn; hood worn by James Buell Munn
Gift of Dr. David A. Goldstein, son of Jacob David Goldstein, 2 June 2010.
Professor John Pixley Munn's robe: 55", black, green velvet stripes on sleeve, green velvet lapel; hood black, green velvet trim, gold backing; cap square, black, gold tassel. James Buell Munn's hood: black, white velvet trim, purple backing.

Box 1032. Robe worn by Frank Gannett
Gift of Mrs. Frank Gannett, 28 February 1966.
56", black.

Box 1033. Robe worn by Frank Gannett
Gift of Mrs. Frank Gannett, 28 February 1966.
56", black, deep-purple velvet lapel, purple velvet stripes on sleeve, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1034. Robe worn by Secretary of the University
56", maroon, gold stripes on sleeve, gold lace trim on front, Ede and Ravenscroft.

Box 1135. Robe worn by President Rush Rhees
51", black, black velvet lapel, black velvet stripes on sleeve, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1136. Chapel gown worn by President Rush Rhees
55", black, black and brown cord attached at shoulders.

Box 7;
Box 27
37. Robe, hood, and cap worn by Vice Chancellor
Robe 53", black, gold lace on sleeve and front, Ede and Ravenscroft; hood purple velvet and black, gold trim; cap 7 1/4", square with flat top, black, gold tassel, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 738. Robe with initials L.G.R.
61", black, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1239. Cap
Black, six-sided, gold tassel, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1340. Hood
Black, purple lining, cream-colored velvet trim.

Box 1441. Hood worn by President Rush Rhees
Black, purple lining with cream-colored stripe, purple trim.

Box 1442. Hood worn by President Rush Rhees
Black, purple lining with cream-colored stripe, purple trim.

Box 1443. Hood worn by President Rush Rhees
Black, white lining with yellow stripe, cream-colored trim.

Box 1444. Hood worn by President Rush Rhees
Black, red velvet lining and trim.

Box 1445. Hood worn by President Rush Rhees
Red, white stripe, pink lining.

Box 1546. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Alfred University, D.Litt.
Black, purple lining with two gold stripes, cream-colored velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1547. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Amherst College L.L.D., 1935
Black, purple lining with white stripe, purple velvet trim.

Box 1548. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, possibly Swarthmore College L.L.D., 1934, or Colgate University L.L.D., 1944
Black, garnet lining, purple velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1549. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, possibly Denison University L.L.D., 1940, or Rutgers University L.L.D., 1936
Black, red lining with white stripe, purple velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1550. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Hobart College L.L.D., 1936
Black, gold lining with purple stripe, cream-colored velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1651. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Allegheny College L.L.D., 1943
Black, navy lining with gold chevron, purple velvet trim.

Box 1652. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Lake Forest College L.L.D., 1942
Black, cardinal lining with black chevron, purple velvet trim, E.R. Moore.

Box 1653. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Swarthmore College L.L.D., 1937
Black, red lining, purple velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1654. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Union College L.L.D., 1955
Black, red lining, purple velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1655. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Syracuse University L.L.D., 1935
Black, gold lining, purple velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1656. Hood worn by President Alan Valentine, Oxford University M.A., 1928
Black, red lining, red trim.

Box 1357. Hood worn by Muriel Day, Class of 1914
Black, yellow lining with blue chevron, red velvet trim.

Box 1358. Hood worn by John Halliday Denbigh, honorary L.L.D, 1919
Black, gold lining, purple velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.

Box 1359. Hood worn by University Librarian Donald B. Gilchrist, B.L.S., New York State Library School
Black, purple lining, lemon velvet trim.

Box 1360. Hood worn by minister Benjamin Otto, honorary D.D., 1922
Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Otto.
Black, gold lining, scarlet velvet trim.

Box 2861. Cap worn by Dorothy Champney, Class of 1931
6 3/4" black mortar board; green, red, and black tassels; initial "C"; Aldrich and Aldrich.

Box 2962. Cap worn by Janet Champney, Class of 1933
6 3/4" black mortar board; green and purple tassels; yellow and white ribbons; initials "J C"; Aldrich and Aldrich.

Box 1363. Hood, doctoral
Black, light blue lining with white chevron, blue velvet trim, Cotrell and Leonard.



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