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Committee on Honorary Degrees Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-RG01-030
This collection consists of records created by the Committee on Honorary Degrees, a standing committee of the Board of Trustees, dating from 1921 to 2002. Records include meeting minutes, correspondence, citations, and other materials pertaining to candidates for and recipients of honorary degrees from Lawrence.


  • 1921-2000


Conditions Governing Access

As General University Records, records in this collection are closed for 20 years beyond the date of creation. Contact the Archives for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


3.30 Linear Feet

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

Method of Acquisition

Materials dating from 1965 to 2000 were transferred to the Archives by the Office of the President in June 2007. These were integrated with materials dating from 1921 to 1986 that had been acquired by the Archives prior to 2005. Two letters regarding an honorary degree nomination from 2001-2002 were transferred to the Archives from the Office of the President in November, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2013.


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Revision Statements

  • 2013-11-26: Revised to incorporate addition of two letters transferred 2013-11-26

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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