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commencements_receptions_etc_7_18_1969.pdf
During the winter of 1966 George Mason College's Board of Control began the process of purchasing more than thirty individual parcels of land totaling 421 acres for the expansion of the college from 147 acres to 568 acres, the last of which was…

mcfarlane_3_65_edplan_1968_display.pdf
After the Virginia General Assembly's designation of George Mason College as a four-year degree-granting institution in March 1, 1966, a number of key studies were done by and on behalf of George Mason. Each implied greater expansion of and eventual…

broadside_gunston_ledger_4_21_1967_new.pdf
April 21, 1967 issue of The Gunston Ledger. In this issue: George Mason Day, St. George's Methodist Chuch, Vietnam, Whigs Society, Student Government, Streetcar Named Desire, Student Senate, John Norville Gibson Finley, Gail Gallagher, Lorin A.…

gmuapc_3_1_Thompson_2_16_73.jpg
George Mason University President Lorin A. Thompson in academic regalia. Photo was taken in his office in Finley Building (formerly North Building), Room 208 on February 6, 1973. 8" x 10" photograph print; black and white.

UPubs_Commencement_1968.pdf
Program for George Mason College's first Commencement, June 9, 1968. Contains handwritten notes by the assistant Marshall. Four pages.

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…

GMUAP_1_25_graduation_1968_1.jpg
Students of the first graduating class of George Mason College as a four-year institution receiving diplomas during first Commencement, June 9, 1968. Handing out diplomas in the center is Chancellor, Lorin A. Thompson, and seated at right is speaker,…

university_relations_president_thompson_retires_no_date.pdf
Undated news release from George Mason University Public Relations detailing the retirement of Lorin A. Thompson as President of George Mason University. Though undated this document is most likely to be from June 31, 1973, the date Thomson…

university_relations_press_releases_5_31_1972.pdf
Press release dated May 31, 1972. This document details Chancellor Lorin A. Thompson's response to the resolution put forward by the George Mason University Board of Visitors on May 31, 1972 that Thompson be appointed President of George Mason…

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…
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