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Photographs of the 148th Commencement Weekend, 1969 June 5-6

Item Information

Title:
Photographs of the 148th Commencement Weekend, 1969 June 5-6
Description:
Black and white photographs of the 148th Commencement Weekend held June 5-6, 1969, including Senior Exercises, Senior Service, Senior Meeting, Commencement ceremony and honorary degree presentations. Individuals photographed may include Dr. Robert Coles, Calvin Hastings Plimpton, Dr. Kenneth Clark, Larry Dilg, Jeffrey Abramson, Bishop Corrigan, Bruce Morgan, and Marshall Baird. The Senior Exercises are photographed on the steps of Robert Frost Library. Photographed are students, faculty, and honorary degree awardees in academic regalia, the ceremony marshals, and members of the audience. The Commencement Ceremony takes place in the Alumni Gymnasium and Athletic Complex Quadrangle. These photographs were taken by the College Photographer for the Office of Public Affairs (now the Office of Communications). Jim Gerhard was the College Photographer from the mid-1960s to 1971.
Photographer:
Gerhard, Jim, 1942-1971
Date:
June 5, 1969–June 6, 1969
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Job 69-005-1 through 24 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Photographer Records
Subjects:
Photographs
Students
Faculty
Presidents
Commencement ceremonies
Amherst College
Amherst College. Class of 1969
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
666 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 and 120mm (roll film) black and white negatives digitized positive.