Virginia Wesleyan Commencement Photographs

Title

Virginia Wesleyan Commencement Photographs

Subject

Commencement ceremonies
Virginia Wesleyan College

Description

Photographs related to commencement ceremonies at Virginia Wesleyan in the early 1970's.

Publisher

Virginia Wesleyan University

Collection Items

Reverend Minnick, 1976
Reverend C. P. Minnick delivers the 1976 vesper service sermon in the chapel, the evening before the 1976 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton, 1976
Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton speaking at the 1976 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Graduate receives diploma from father, 1976
Graduate William Denton receives his diploma from his father and commencement speaker, Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton, at the 1976 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Graduates, 1976
The 1976 graduating class sitting in the Hofheimer Library plaza at the 1976 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Commencement speaker, 1976
Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton speaking at the 1976 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

 Procession to library plaza, 1974
Graduating students holding their hoods as they walk in procession to the Hofheimer Library plaza at the 1974 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Platform party, 1974
Platform party members, Dean Wilson, Judge Jerry Bray, and Bishop Goodson (left to right), at the 1974 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

 Honorable Mills E. Godwin, 1975
The Honorable Mills E. Godwin speaking at the 1975 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Commencement ceremony, 1974
Students and guests seated and standing outdoors at the 1974 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Bishop Goodson, 1974
Bishop Goodson at the podium during the 1974 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

William Morris and President Clarke, 1973
President Lambuth Clarke standing next to William F. "Biff" Morris, class of "73, as he was delivering the benediction in Hofheimer Library at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Student receives hood, 1973
Dr. Steve Mansfield hoods Patti Gill Laycock at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement exercises.

President Clarke and Dr. Norman A. Graebnor, 1973
President Lambuth Clarke speaking to Dr. Norman A. Graebnor, University of Virginia historian and commencement speaker, at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Platform party, 1973
Judge Jerry Bray, Dr. Norman A. Graebnor, University of Virginia historian and commencement speaker, Dean Wilson, and President Lambuth Clarke reciting from the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony program in Hofheimer Library.

Platform party, 1973
Platform party members (left to right), Dr. Larry Hulgren, Judge Jerry Bray, President Lambuth Clarke, Commencement Speaker, Dr. Norman A. Graebnor (University of Virginia historian), and Dean Wilson at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College…

Judge Jerry Bray, 1973
Judge Jerry Bray at the podium in the Hofheimer Library at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

Graduates holding hoods, 1973
Graduating students hold their academic hood at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony in Hofheimer Library.

Graduate, 1973
A graduating student with his diploma in hand at Hofheimer Library, where the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony was held.

Commencement speaker, 1973
Dr. Norman A. Graebnor, University of Virginia historian, speaking in Hofheimer Library at the 1973 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

U.S. Senator William Spong, Jr
A black and white photograph of U.S. Senator William Spong, Jr., who was the 1972 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement speaker.
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