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Simpson, Grellet C., 1909-1997



Grellet C. Simpson was president of Mary Washington College (now University of Mary Washington) from 1956-1974. He is the namesake for UMW's Simpson Library.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chancellor's Convocation, 1956-1972

Identifier: RG030.01
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

This collection features records generated from assorted convocations and student assemblies conducted from 1939 to the present. Events contained here include Honor Convocation, Senior Convocation, Chancellor's Convocation, Spring Convocation, Honorary Tapping Convocation, Installation Convocation, and chapel events. Materials associated with these events include programs, speeches, schedules, and invitations.

Dates: 1956-1972

Correspondence, 1972-2007

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG002.09
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

This collection contains records produced by the Board of Visitors. These records contain, but are not limited to: meeting minutes, correspondence, manuals, speeches, actions, memoranda, resolutions, materials pertaining to individual board members, and general documents.

Dates: 1972-2007

Jean Slater Edson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0009
Scope and Contents The Jean Slater Edson papers span 3 boxes that contain her original music manuscripts, programs or news clippings that she was featured in, correspondence regarding her personal life and music, a vinyl of her original music, and other miscellaneous items that pertain to her. The dated materials span 1929 to 1984. Although the majority of her compositions are undated, most of her dated works were created during her time as a teacher at Mary Washington College. Additionally, most...
Dates: 1929-1984

Records of the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

 Record Group
Identifier: RG016.01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers regarding the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library from 1963 to the present. The papers include administrative files regarding the mission and operation of the museum, as well as legal records and correspondence concerning the ownership of the museum site and disputes arising in 1972 when Mary Washington College seaparated from the University of Virginia. Also included are documents relating to the Board of Regents and its members, published works and...
Dates: 1969-2012

Speakers, 1953-2006

Identifier: RG029.03
Scope and Contents

This series features copies of speeches delivered at commencement ceremonies.

Dates: 1953-2006

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 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1970-004

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Archival Object 3
Unprocessed Material 2
Collection 2
Composition (Music) 1
Keyboard instrument music, Arranged 1
Musicals 1
Organ music, Arranged 1