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gmuapc_1_9_groundbreaking_8_1_1963_shovel_front.jpg
Photograph (front and back) of key individuals in the history of George Mason University breaking ground for the new George Mason College campus in Fairfax Va., August 1, 1963. Pictured in foreground from left to right are: John C. Wood, Clarence…

university_relations_press_releases_4_7_1972.pdf
Press release date April 7, 1972 detailing the separation of George Mason College from the University of Virginia. The document describes the meeting in Richmond between representatives of George Mason College and Northern Virginia and the Governor…

Mann_20_15_11_25_1974.pdf
Correspondence from Virginia State Council for Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Director, Daniel E. Marvin, Jr. to George Mason University President Vergil H. Dykstra, November 25, 1974. SCHEV had produced its own report about the feasibility of…

Mann_20_16_12_21_1973.pdf
Letter from Daniel E. Marvin, Jr. to John C. Wood, December 21, 1973. Daniel E. Marvin, Director of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, responds to John C. Wood, Rector of the George Mason University Board of Visitors, who sent a…

Robert_Reid_press_conference_5_may_1964.mp3
Press conference held on May 5, 1964 at the City Hall in Fairfax Virginia. In this recording, Fairfax Mayor, John C. Wood and Virginia State Senator from Arlington, Charles Rogers Fenwick introduce George Mason College director, Robert H. Reid to the…

gmuapc_1_4_5_8_1962#1.jpg
Photograph of John Norville Gibson Finley (third from right) along with members of the Fairfax Town Council pose in front of newly raised sign marking the construction site of the Fairfax campus of George Mason College. Sign was placed at the corner…

gmuapc_3_25_4_3_73_dyktra_announcement.jpg
Photograph of the newly named president of George Mason University, Vergil H. Dykstra (center), addressing the George Mason University community and the media, April 3, 1973 in Finley Hall. On the right is former president, Lorin A. Thompson, while…

GMUAP_2_9_Hol ton_1972.jpg
Governor A. Linwood Holton, Jr., signing H-210, the bill which separated George Mason College from its parent institution, University of Virginia on April 7, 1972 at his office in Richmond. Pictured left to right are: Student Government President…

wood_1_1_2_10_1959.jpg
Carbon copy of letter from John C. Wood to Virginia Governor, J. Lindsay Almond, Jr. of February 10, 1959. In this letter Wood informs almond that the sale of the Farr tract to the Town of Fairfax has been completed and that the deed to the property…

wood_1_1_1_21_1958.pdf
Carbon Copy of letter from John C. Wood, May of the Town of Fairfax, Va. to C. Harrison Mann, Jr. of the Board of Control, January 21, 1958. In this letter he and the Fairfax Town Council offer the Farr property located just south of the Town of…
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