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Photographs of the 153rd Commencement ceremony, 1974 June 7

Item Information

Title:
Photographs of the 153rd Commencement ceremony, 1974 June 7
Description:
Black and white photographs taken June 7, 1974 of the 153rd Amherst College Commencement ceremony. Photographed are students, faculty, and honorary degree awardees in academic regalia, ceremony marshals, the Glee Club, the band, and audience members. The ceremony takes place on the steps of Robert Frost Library with audience seats on the Main Quadrangle (also known as the first-year quad). John William Ward (President of Amherst College, 1971-1979) is among those photographed. These photographs were taken by the College Photographer for the Office of Public Affairs (now the Office of Communications). The name of the photographer is unknown.
Date:
June 7, 1974
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Job 6-74-5 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Photographer Records
Subjects:
Photographs
Students
Faculty
Presidents
Commencement ceremonies
Amherst College
Amherst College. Class of 1974
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
106 photographs
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (object):
Original 35mm (roll film) black and white negatives digitized positive.