Finding Aid

Programs and Invitations Collection

UPG 9

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1825-1984
Extent
5.0 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This collection has not been fully processed. The following preliminary inventory is available.

Inventory

 

PROGRAMS AND INVITATIONS 

Box

Folder

Opening Exercises 

Dentistry, 1907 

 1

 

Medical 

1910 

 1

 

1914 

 1

 

1920 

 1

 

1924 

 1

 

1930 

 1

 

1918 

 1

 

1928 

 1

 

1939 

 1

 

1940 (Bicentennial Celebration) 

 1

 

1940 

 1

 

1941 

 1

 

1942 

 1

 

Women – 1942 

 1

 

1943 

 1

 

1944 

 1

 

July, 1945 

 1

 

Oct., 1945 

 1

 

Mar., 1946 

 1

 

Sept., 1946 

 1

 

Feb., 1947 

 1

 

Sept., 1947 

 1

 

1948 

 1

 

1949 

 1

 

1950 

 1

 

1951 

 1

 

1952 

 1

 

1953 

 1

 

1954 

 1

 

1955 

 1

 

1956 

 1

 

1957 

 1

 

1958 

 1

 

1959 

 1

 

1960 

 1

 

1961 

 1

 

1962 

 1

 

1963 

 1

 

1964 

 1

 

1965 

 1

 

1966 

 1

 

1967 

 1

 

1968 

 1

 

1969 

 1

 

1970 

 1

 

1971 

 1

 

1972 

 1

 

1974 

 1

 

Cremation Exercises – 1885 

 1

 

Public Occasions – Junior Class Declamation 

1856 

 1

 

1857 

 1

 

1868 

 1

 

Junior Day Exercises 

1870-1874 

 1

 

1875-1879 

 1

 

Junior Oratorical Contest 

1870-1879 

 1

 

1880-1889 

 1

 

1890-1899 

 1

 

Junior Ball 

1880-1889 

 1

 

1890-1899 

 1

 

Junior Banquet – 1905 

 1

 

Junior Weekend 

 1

 

May Day 

 1

 

Ivy Day – 1871 

 1

 

Ivy Day- Ivy Ball 

1873-1875 

 1

 

1876-1885 

 1

 

1886-1895 

 1

 

Ivy Day – 1886-1895 

 

 

Ivy Day-Ivy Ball – 1901-1925 

 

 

Ivy Day – 1960-1970 

 

 

Class Day 

1825-1900 

 1

 

1865 

 1

 

1876 

 1

 

1878 

 1

 

1883 

 1

 

1889 

 1

 

1890 

 1

 

1892 

 1

 

1895 (4-12-82) 

 1

 

1896 

 1

 

1898 

 1

 

1899 

 1

 

1906 

 1

 

1907 

 1

 

1908 

 1

 

1909 

 1

 

1911 

 1

 

1913 

 1

 

1916 

 1

 

1918 (4-12-82) 

 1

 

1923 

 1

 

1900-1929 

 1

 

Class Hey Day Exercises 

1931 

 1

 

1934 

 1

 

1935 

 1

 

1936 

 1

 

1937 

 1

 

1938 

 1

 

1939 

 1

 

1940 

 1

 

1946 

 1

 

1950 

 1

 

1951 

 1

 

1952 

 1

 

1953 

 1

 

1954 

 1

 

1955 

 1

 

1956 

 1

 

Hey Day – Ivy Day 

1933 

 1

 

1934 

 1

 

1935 

 1

 

1937 

 1

 

1938 

 1

 

1940 

 1

 

1941 

 1

 

1942 

 1

 

1943 

 1

 

1944 

 1

 

1945 

 1

 

1946 

 1

 

1947 

 1

 

1948 

 1

 

1949 

 1

 

1950 

 1

 

1951 

 1

 

1952 

 1

 

1953 

 1

 

1954 

 1

 

Founders Day, invitation and program – 1942 

 

 

Benjamin Franklin Association 

 

 

Freshman Banquet, 1910 

 

 

Freshman Vale, 1864 

 

 

Glee Club and Gym Team, program – 1894 

 

 

Gym Team and Banjo Club, 1895 

 

 

Gym Team Exhibition – 1894 

 

 

Hare Law Club Banquet – 1905 

 

 

Intercollegiate Championships Official Program, 1912 

 

 

Interdisciplinary Cancer Research Unit 

 

 

Invitations, miscellaneous – pre-1945 

 

 

Laboratory for the Research of the Structure of Matter, 1965 

 

 

Law School 

 

 

Library 

 

 

Mechanical Engineering Department – 1896 

 

 

Medical School 

 

 

Miscellaneous invitations 

 

 

Moore School 

 

 

Dedication of the Morris Arboretum – 1933 

 

 

University Museum 

 

 

Department of Music and School of Fine Arts 

 

 

Nursing School 

 

 

Organized Classes of the University of Pennsylvania 

 

 

Parents Day 

 

 

Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases – 1908 

 

 

Philadelphia Rescue Home – 1906 

 

 

Pledges on Parade Ball (2) 

 

 

Ravdin Institute 

 

 

The Record 

 

 

Students Season Tickets in the Cheering Section 1962 

 

 

Superblocks 

 

 

Opening of the New Tennis Field – 1906 

 

 

University of Pennsylvania 

 

 

Invitations “Smokers” 1925 

 

 

Varsity Centennial Dinner – Apr. 1965 

 

 

Varsity “P” Dinner – Mar. 1928 

 

 

Veterinary School 

 

 

Dedication of the War Memorial – 1952 

 

 

Wharton 

 

 

Women’s Glee Club 

 

 

World War II – Service of Commemoration – 1946 

 

 

Harmonic Society in the Chapel–Musicale, Monday evening, April 30, 1900, eight o’clock 

 

 

Gift from Mr. William Gordon, 11-22-82 

 

 

Varsity “P” Dinner, March 17, 1928 

 

 

Varsity “P” Dinner, March 19, 1931 

 

 

Oration — Rt. Rev Henry C. Potter, Bishop of N.Y., Feb. 22, 1901 

 

 

University Day 

 

 

Baccalaureate Program – 1895 

 

 

Chapel Programs 

 

 

University Day 

1887 

 3

 

1888 

 3

 

1889 

 3

 

1890 

 3

 

1891 

 3

 

1894 

 3

 

1895 

 3

 

1896 

 3

 

1897 

 3

 

1898 

 3

 

1899 

 3

 

1900 

 3

 

1901 

 3

 

1902 

 3

 

1903 

 3

 

1904 

 3

 

1905 

 3

 

1906 

 3

 

1907 

 3

 

1908 

 3

 

1909 

 3

 

1910 

 3

 

1911 

 3

 

1912 

 3

 

1913 

 3

 

1914 

 3

 

1915 

 3

 

1916 

 3

 

1917 

 3

 

1918 

 3

 

1919 

 3

 

1920 

 3

 

1921 

 3

 

1922 

 3

 

1923 

 3

 

1924 

 3

 

1925 

 3

 

1926 

 3

 

1927 

 3

 

1931 

 3

 

Baccalaureate Program – 1895 

 3

 

Chapel Programs 

1931-1932 

 3

 

1936-1937 

 3

 

1942-1943 

 3

 

1943-1944 

 3

 

1944-1945 

 3

 

1945-1946 

 3

 

1946-1947 

 3

 

1947-1948 

 3

 

1948-1949 

 3

 

1949-1950 

 3

 

1950-1951 

 3

 

1951-1952 

 3

 

1952-1953 

 3

 

1953-1954 

 3

 

The Acharnians of Aristophanes – 1886 

 3

 

Alumni Day 

 3

 

Alumni Baseball Club Reunion 

 3

 

Alumni Weekend 

 3

 

Antiques Show, University Hospital 

 3

 

Architectural Society (playbill) 

 3

 

Baccalaureate Program 

 3

 

Baccalaureate Chapel 

Class of 1961 

 3

 

Class of 1968 

 3

 

Class of 1975 

 3

 

Basketball Program – 1914-15 

 3

 

Beaux Arts Ball 

 3

 

Bowling Green May Day Program 

 3

 

Choral Society 

 3

 

Christian Association Formal Opening and Dedication – 1928 

 3

 

Commencement Invitation-1917 and 1918 (4-12-82) 

 3

 

College Hall Cornerstone Ceremony – 1871 

 3

 

Commencement Week Program – 1901-08 

 3

 

Convocation Program 

1975 

 3

 

1976 

 3

 

1981 

 3

 

Dance Guild Recital Program 

 3

 

Debate Program 

May, 1905 

 3

 

Mar., 1905 

 3

 

Dental School Invitations – miscellaneous 

 3

 

Dramatic Club Program – May 1878 

 3

 

Fall Handicaps – Saturday, Nov., 1900 

 3

 

Dedication of the School of Fine Arts – 1921 

 3

 

Fine Arts Ball – 1927 

 3

 

University Day, Pennsylvania Songs, Dinner of the Society of the Alumni, Feb. 22, 1909 (the adding date may be “12-03-84”) 

 3

 

Annenberg, ceremony of dedication, Nov. 8, 1962 (adding date: “06-23-83”) 

 3

 

Commencement Week Program, 1910 

 3

 

Senior Banquet, 1907 (adding date: “07-27-83”) 

 3

 

Hey Day Exercises 

1955 

 4

 

1956 

 4

 

1957 

 4

 

Women – May 17, 1957 

 4

 

Men – May 16, 1958 

 4

 

Women – May 15, 1958 

 4

 

Women – May 14, 1959 

 4

 

Men – May 15, 1959 

 4

 

Women – May 19, 1960 

 4

 

Women – Apr. 26, 1962 

 4

 

Men – Apr. 28, 1962 

 4

 

Men – Apr. 21, 1965 

 4

 

Women – Apr. 20, 1967 

 4

 

Men – Apr. 20, 1967 

 4

 

Zelosophic Society Program – March 5, 1920 (4-12-82) 

 4

 

Van Pelt Library, dedication of, Oct. 22, 1962 

 4

 

Zellerbach Theatre ceremonies of dedication, May 6, 1971 

 4

 

Zelesophic Society, 1907 

 4

 

Annenberg Center, dedication, April 8, 1971 

 4

 

President Sheldon Hackney and Dean Lee Copeland–Arthur Ross Gallery, Jan. 19, 1984 

 4

 

Dedication, Samuel F. Houston Hall, Oct. 26, 1984–Meyerson 

 4

 

Private files of Mr. Chester Tucker, Vice President for Development and Public Relations 

Note: These are inventories of invitations and programs, ca. 1930-1970’s. 

 

 

Administration Council Meeting 

 5

 

Alumni Annual Giving Committee 

 5

 

Alumni Annual Giving Committee, 1957 

 5

 

Alumni Assoc. School of Social Work, 1965 

 5

 

Alumni Comm. Of New York, 1960 

 5

 

Alumni Day Dedication of Medical Center 

 5

 

Alumni Day, 1952 

 5

 

Alumni Day, 1961 

 5

 

Alumni Day School of Dentistry, 1961 

 5

 

Alumni House New Bolton Center, 1965 

 5

 

Alumni Week Wharton School, 1956 

 5

 

Alumni Week End, 1958 

 5

 

Alumni of Wharton Graduate Division, 1962 

 5

 

Alumni of Wharton Graduate Division, 1963 

 5

 

American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 

1949 

 5

 

1950 

 5

 

Annenberg School of Communications, 1962 

 5

 

John Archer Society Medical School Programs 

 5

 

New Athletic Fields, 1964 

 5

 

Bicentennial Committee of New York-Dinner Invitation 

 5

 

Board of Managers of the University Hospital invitation Ground Breaking, 1950 

 5

 

Butcher Dormitory Invitation Dedication, 1955 

 5

 

Century Club Invitation, 1957 

 5

 

Chaplain’s Religious Council Dinner Invitation, 1938 

 5

 

New Chemistry Building Invitation Dedication, 1960 

 5

 

Class Hey Day Exercise Program, 1953 

 5

 

Class of 1918, 50th Reunion Program, 1968 

 5

 

Class of 1923 Squash Courts Invitation Dedication, 1958 

 5

 

Class of 1928 Program 35th Anniversary, 1962 

 5

 

Class of 1933 Program Dietrich Hall University Mall 

 5

 

Class of 1936 visit of Class of 1936 Study Room Invitation, 1962 

 5

 

Class of 1937 Memorial Service Program, 1962 

 5

 

Class of 1937 Program Reunion Weekend and Alumni Day, 1962 

 5

 

Class of 1940, 25th Reunion Program, 1965 

 5

 

Class of 1961 Invitation, 1961 

 5

 

Class of 1961 Collation 

 5

 

Commencement Invitation, 1956 

 5

 

Computing Center Dedication Program, 1957 

 5

 

Conference of Veterinarians Program, 1961 

 5

 

Curtis Organ Restoration Society Invitation to Reception, Nov. 12, 1986 

 5

 

Demolition Redevelopment Authority City of Philadelphia, Program, 1958 

 5

 

Dental School Seventy Fifth Anniversary Banquet Program, 1953 

 5

 

Dietrich Hall Invitation Cornerstone Ceremonies, 1951 

 5

 

D. Wellington Dietrich Memorial Hall Dedication Program, 1952 

 5

 

D. Wellington Dietrich Memorial Hall Invitation Dedication, 1952 

 5

 

Engineering Alumni Society Dinner Program, 1958 

 5

 

Evening On the Campus Program, 1958 

 5

 

Founder’s Day Program, 1958 

 5

 

Founder’s Day Program, 1960 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates Dinner Invitation 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates Dinner Program, 1957 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates Dinner Program, 1959 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates Invitation Dinner, 1963 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates Dinner Program, 1963 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates Dinner Invitation 1967 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Lectures 

 5

 

Benjamin Franklin Lecture Series Invitation, 1958 

 5

 

Friends of the University of Pennsylvania Library, Invitation to Exhibition, 1958 

 5

 

Thomas Sovereign Gates Memorial Pavilion Dedication Program, 1954 

 5

 

Gold Medal Medal of Merit Award Program, 1959 

 5

 

General Alumni Society of the Alumni of the College Program, 1958 

 5

 

Bernard F. Gimbel Invitation Luncheon, 1966 

 5

 

Gold Medal Medal of Merit Award Program, 1957 

 5

 

Gold Medal Award Dinner Program, 1960 

 5

 

Gold Medal Award Dinner Program, 1961 

 5

 

Graduate School of Education Program, 1966 

 5

 

Graduate School of Medicine Reception 

 5

 

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Invitation Program, 1958 

 5

 

W. Welsh Harrison House George Earle Robinette Lounge Dedication Program, 1971 

 5

 

Hey Day Benefit Ticket, 1947 

 5

 

William M. Hollenback Center Dedication Invitation, 1968 

 5

 

George Morris Piersol Rehabilitation Center Dedication, 1959 

 5

 

Hospital Board of Managers Luncheon Invitation 

 5

 

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Program, 1952 

 5

 

Integrated Development Plan Dinner Program, 1963 

 5

 

Interfraternity Council — Interfraternity Ball 

 5

 

Ivy League Football Trophy Invitation, 1956 

 5

 

Ivy League Football Trophy Presentation Program, 1956 

 5

 

Robert Wood Johnson Pavilion Dedication Program, 1969 

 5

 

Klein Exhibition Corridor, Van Pelt Library, dedication of photo mural, Oct. 16, 1984 

 5

 

Laboratory For Research On the Structure of Matter Dedication Invitation, 1965 

 5

 

Law School Society of Alumni Dinner Invitation, 1949 

 5

 

Society of the Alumni of Law School Dinner Program, 1956 

 5

 

Library Program Speiser Drama Collection, 1947 

 5

 

Harold C. Mayer Residence Hall Dedication Program, 1964 

 5

 

Mayor’s Scholarship and The Board of Education Scholarship Luncheon Invitation, 1956 

 5

 

MBA Student Club, 1962 

 5

 

McClelland Hall Dedication Program, 1959 

 5

 

McClelland Hall Invitation Dedication, 1959 

 5

 

Medicine, School of: Avenue of Life Sciences Program 

 5

 

Military Order Of Foreign Wars of U.S. Banquet Program, 1945 

 5

 

Morris Morgenstern Foundation Invitation Reception and Tea 

 5

 

National Association of State Boards of Education Portland Oregon. Program, 1965 

 5

 

New Bolton Center Veterinary School Dedication Ceremony Invitation, 1963 

 5

 

Opening Exercises, 1949 

 5

 

Organized Classes Annual Meeting Luncheon Program, 1951 

 5

 

Organized Classes Annual Meeting Dinner Program, 1957 

 5

 

Oxford Cambridge Third International Track Meeting Cornell and Penn, 1957 

 5

 

Parent’s Day Program, 1956 

 5

 

Parent’s Day Invitation, 1958 

 5

 

Parent’s Day Program, 1964 

 5

 

Penn Mutual Luncheon Announcement, 1949 

 5

 

George Wharton Pepper Dormitory Owen J. Roberts Dormitory Invitation Dedication, 1958 

 5

 

Philadelphia Annual Gimbel Award Luncheon Program, 1946 

 5

 

Henry Phipps Institute 50th Anniversary Dinner Program, 1953 

 5

 

Henry Phipps Institute Dedication Program, 1960 

 5

 

George Morris Piersol Rehabilitation Center Dedication, 1959 

 5

 

President and Trustees Invitation Luncheon 

 5

 

President’s Day Opening of Locust Walk Dedication Invitation, 1964 

 5

 

Raiziss Memorial Labs Ceremony of Dedication, 1963 

 5

 

Raiziss Memorial Labs Invitation of Dedication, 1963 

 5

 

I.S. Ravdin Institute Hospital Dedication 

 5

 

I.S. Ravdin Major General M.C. U.S.A. Retirement Program, 1958 

 5

 

I.S. Ravdin Institute Demolition Site, 1958 

 5

 

I.S. Ravdin Institute Dinner Program, 1959 

 5

 

I.S. Ravdin Invitation Dinner, 1959 

 5

 

I.S. Ravdin Institute Dedication Program, 1962 

 5

 

Religion in Life Week Announcement 

 5

 

Residence for Student Nurses of the Hospital. Invitation to Ground Breaking, 1959 

 5

 

Residences For Student Nurses Program – Ground Breaking, 1959 

 5

 

Residence Women’s Invitation Inaugural Dinner, 1957 

 5

 

Residence Women’s Campaign Dinner Program, 1957 

 5

 

Residence Women’s Invitation Dedication, 1961 

 5

 

Alfred Newton Richards Medical Research Building Dedication, 1960 

 5

 

Alfred Newton Richards Medical Research Building Dedication Program, 1960 

 5

 

Alfred Newton Richards Medical Research Building Dedication Dinner Program, 1960 

 5

 

Rittenhouse Lab Tour Invitation, 1954 

 5

 

Rosenbach A.S.W. Fellowship in Bibliography Lectures 

 5

 

Rosenbach A.S.W. Foundation Lecture Invitation Program, 1948 

 5

 

Rosenbach A.S.W. Foundation Lecture Invitation Program, 1949 

 5

 

Sphinx Senior Society Invitation Program, 1948 

 5

 

University Museum Banquet Program, 1937 

 5

 

Museum Board of Managers Reception 

 5

 

Museum Board of Managers Reception Invitation, 1953 

 5

 

University of Pennsylvania Band Program, 1949 

 5

 

Vance Hall Dedication Invitation, 1972 

 5

 

Van Pelt Manor House Dedication Program, 1971 

 5

 

Van Pelt Library Ground Breaking Ceremonies Invitation, 1960 

 5

 

Van Pelt Library Dedication Invitation, 1962 

 5

 

Varsity Centennial Dinner Invitation, 1965 

 5

 

Varsity Club Dinner Invitation, 1945 

 5

 

Varsity Club Dinner Invitation, 1948 

 5

 

Varsity Club Rededication of Restored Rooms Invitation, 1960 

 5

 

Varsity Club Dinner Program, 1962 

 5

 

Varsity Club Dinner Invitation, 1964 

 5

 

Veterinary Medicine School of Advisory Council Program 

 5

 

Veterinary Medicine Symposium Invitation, 1960 

 5

 

War Memorial Dedication Program, 1952 

 5

 

Wharton Graduate Luncheon Reception Invitation 

 5

 

Joseph Wharton Award New York Club Dinner Invitation 

 5

 

Wharton School Alumni Committee Invitation, 1950 

 5

 

Wharton School Alumni Society Program, 1963 

 5

 

Wharton School of Finance and Commerce Looking Ahead to Year 2000 Luncheon Program 

 5

 

Wistar Institute Symposium: Structure of Science Reception Program 

 5

 

World War II Service of Commemoration Program, 1946 

 5