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gmuapc_1_14_east_bldg_2_7_1964_1.jpg
Photograph (obverse and reverse) showing East Building under construction, February 7, 1964. In this image the brick exterior is nearly complete, while the other buildings (North, South, and West) are still being framed. On the reverse side, the date…

facilities_planning_1_6_july_1963.jpg
Mimeograph of listing of construction firms and their final bids for construction of Stage I of George Mason College, July 11, 1963.

tour_of_GMC_1964.mp4
In this film George Mason College Director, Robert Reid, is taking a group of citizens and Fairfax leaders on a tour of the unfinished campus. The tour begins in the North Building (today's Finley Building) and continues around the exterior of the…

Master_Plan_Mason_Rev_8_1_61_rrfs.pdf
Revised version of Joseph Saunders & Associates of Alexandria August 1960 report which presents the entire concept of the new college to be built at Fairfax. Included in the report are: the Program, which outlines the stages of construction (both…

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…

office_of_the_president_records_5_4_7_26_1963.jpg
Memorandum of July 26, 1963 from John Norville Gibsom Finley to the faculty and staff of George Mason College inviting them to a groundbreaking ceremony at the Fairfax campus site on August 1, 1963 at 11:00 AM. A photograph of the groundbreaking…

office_of_the_president_records_5_4_7_25_1963.pdf
Handwritten note of July 25, 1963 from Joseph L. Vaughan, Chancellor to Community Colleges, University of Virginia to Robert Reid asking him to attend the groundbreaking ceremony set for Thursday, August 1, 1963 at the Fairfax campus site. At this…

facilities_planning_1_16_sign_design.jpg
Design sketch of the sign which was placed at the corner of University Drive and Payne Street (Va. Rte. 123) marking the construction site of George Mason College, Fairfax, Va. Artist is unknown, but handwriting on the paper on which the sketch is…

facilities_planning_1_16_sign_design_2_1_1962.jpg
Letter (carbon copy) from John Norville Gibson Finley, director of George Mason College to Joseph L. Vaughan, Chancellor of Community Colleges, University of Virginia, January 30. 1962. In this letter Finley suggests wording for the sign. He notes…

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…
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