Commencement and Honors Assembly Programs and Lists of Graduates, 1901-2012

Collection Overview

Title: Commencement and Honors Assembly Programs and Lists of Graduates, 1901-2012

Record Series: 21/01/01 [Box 52-55]

Record Group:

21/01/01 Price Laboratory School Collection


Date: 1901-2012

Extent: 4 boxes (1.67 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The material in this record series came to SC&UA in the summer of 2012, as part of the process of clearing the Malcolm Price Laboratory School building after its closing in June 2012.

Sensitive Materials Statement: Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

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Scope and Content

This series consists of material related to commencement and graduation of students from the Laboratory School high school.  The collection is arranged chronologically.  Folders for recent years may include commencement programs, honors assembly programs, commencement speeches, seniors' memories, and other matters relating to graduation ceremonies.  Earlier years may include only a list of graduates.  There are also a few baccalaureate ceremony programs


Box 1

List of high school graduates, 1901-1934

Programs, 1918, 1922, 1924-1948, 1950-1980

Box 2

List of high school graduates, 1980-2001

Programs, 1981-1996

Box 3

Programs, 1997-2001

Box 4

Programs, 2002-2012

Processing Information

Material processed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, September 2012; updated, November 1, 2012 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, February 2018. Linear feet updated September 20, 2017.