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Homecoming celebration, 1950

President William W. Edel holds the Mermaid after Phi Kappa Psi brothers surrender it during Homecoming weekend in fall 1950.

Homecoming queen, 1962

President Rubendall and Homecoming queen Lynn A. Davis ('64) at the Homecoming football game in 1962.

Homecoming queen, 1964

Homecoming queen, Betty Kay Griesemer ('65), stands next to President Howard L. Rubendall ('31) at the Homecoming celebrations in fall 1964.

Homecoming queen crowning, 1969

President Howard Rubendall crowns Barbara Jo Toddie ('72) as the Homecoming queen in fall 1969.

Homecoming queen dance, c.1965

President Howard Rubendall dances with the homecoming queen around 1965.

Honorary Degree recipients, 1951

President William Edel '15 (center) and Honorary Degree recipients pose for a group photograph at Commencement on June 3, 1951.

Honorary Degree recipients, 1961

The honorary degree recipients and their sponsors at Commencement on June 4, 1961.

Honorary degree recipients are sitting in the front row and they are, from left to right, Rev. Dr. John W. Mckelvey, Colonel Richard H. Ellis, Bishop W. Vernon Mddleton, President Malcolm, Ambassador Wiley...

Honorary Degree recipients, 1964

A group shot inside of Old West of the honorary degree recipients and their sponsors at Commencement on June 7, 1964. 

Seated from left to right: Charles Law McCabe, C.D. Jackson, Marchette Chute, President Howard L. Rubendall, Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., Bishop Newel Snow Booth, and...

Honorary Degree recipients, 1965

A group photograph of honorary degree recipients (sitting) and their sponsors at Commencement on June 6, 1965. 

Seated from left to right:  John M. Hoerner ('31), Dr. Mary D. Ames, President Howard L. Rubendall ('31), Nathan M. Pusey, Judge Robert Lee Jacobs ('32), and Dean...

Honorary Degree recipients, 1968

A group photo of the honorary degree recipients and their sponsors at Commencement on June 2, 1968.

Seated from left to right: John H. Franklin, James B. Reston, Myron F. Wicke, President Howard Lane Rubendall ('31), Germaine Bree, and John Lear.  Everyone except President...

Honorary Degree recipients, 1967

A group photo of the honorary degree recipients and their sponsors at Commencement on June 4, 1967.

Seated from left to right: Frederick K. Miller, John H Sibben Jr., President Howard Lane Rubendall ('31), Prince Albert Taylor, and Sidney D. Ripley II.  Everyone except President...

Honorary Degree recipients, 1970

Honorary degree recipients and their sponsors pose for a group photograph during Commencement on May 24, 1970.

Standing from Left to Right: Professor Joseph Schiffman, Professor Horace Rogers ('24), Professor Paul Kaylor, Professor William Dornemann, and Professor Dan Bechtel....

Honorary Degree Recipients, 1974

The honorary degree recipients and their sponsors at Commencement on May 20, 1973.

The sponsors are standing from left to right are Dan Bechtel, Frederick Ferre, Dorothy Culp, Ed Hanner, and Priscilla Laws.

Seated from left to right: John Brooke Mosley, Jr., Leonard...

Honorary Degree Recipients, 1998

Honorary degree recipients pose with President Fritschler on May 17, 1998 at commencement. 

Left to Right: Sidney D. Kline Jr. '54, Susan Stewart, Lloyd John Ogilvie, President A. Lee Fritschler, Richard Staar '48, Pavel Sarkisov, and David McCullough

Inauguration of Howard Rubendall, 1961

A bird's eye view of President Rubendall's inauguration on October 28, 1961. The event is held in Allison Memorial Methodist Church.

Inauguration of Howard Rubendall, 1961

President Howard Rubendall (left) presents an honorary degree during his inauguration on October 28, 1961. The event is held in Allison Memorial Methodist Church.

HUB Union Station, 1984

View inside Union Station when it opened in fall 1984.

Pictured are Professor Bob Winston, President Sam Banks, and Professor Kenneth Rosen.

Inauguration of A. Fritschler, 1987

View of President Fritschler (right) during his inauguration on October 17, 1987.

Inauguration of Gilbert Malcolm, 1959

Former President William W. Edel (left) helps President Gilbert Malcolm get into the robes of office in 1959. Edel and Malcolm are members of the Class of 1915.

Inauguration of Howard Rubendall, 1961

View of an event held to celebrate President Howard Rubendall's (Class of 1931) inauguration in 1961.

Left to Right: Gilbert Malcolm, Carolyn Rubendall, Dr. Rubendall, Isabel Nelson, Roger Nelson, Mary Louise Shuman, and George Shuman

Inauguration of Howard Rubendall, 1961

View as trustee George Shuman and former President Gilbert Malcom help President Howard Rubendall during his inauguration on October 28, 1961. The inauguration ceremony is in Allison Memorial Methodist Church.

Left to Right: Trustee Boyd Lee Spahr ; George Shuman ; Dr. Rubendall...

Inauguration of Samuel Banks, 1975

President Banks (left) talks with Theodore Friend, President-Elect of Swarthmore College, during Banks' inauguration on September 20, 1975.

Inauguration of Samuel Banks, 1975

President Banks speaks during his inauguration on September 20, 1975.

Inauguration of William Durden, 1999

President William Durden chats with two people in the Stafford reading area of the Waidner-Spahr Library at an event before his inauguration on October 30, 1999.

Inauguration of William Durden, 1999

A student speaks at President William Durden's inauguration on October 30, 1999.

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