This collection includes documents and speeches from convocations at Kalamazoo College, including Honors Day; Scholars Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Founders Day; and opening convocations.

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  • Founders Day Convocations [9]

    This collection includes programs, documents, and speeches from Founders Day convocations at Kalamazoo College.
  • Honors Day Convocations [1]

    This collection includes programs, documents, and speeches from Honors Day convocations at Kalamazoo College.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day Convocations [0]

    This collection includes programs, documents, and speeches from Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day convocations at Kalamazoo College.
  • Opening / Fall / Freshman Convocations [2]

    This collection includes programs, documents, and speeches from opening convocations at Kalamazoo College. This convocation has also been known as Fall Convocation or Freshman Convocation.
  • Scholars Day Convocations [16]

    This collection includes programs, documents, and speeches from Scholars Day convocations at Kalamazoo College.
  • Special Convocations [3]

    This collection includes programs, documents, and speeches from special convocations at Kalamazoo College.

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  • Maurice Golle Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1992)
    Teacher, administrator and counselor Maurice Golle received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at a special Convocation in 1992. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Herman J. Felber Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1957)
    Director of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Herman J. Felber received an honorary Doctor of Music degree at a special Convocation in 1957. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • George Wald Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1984)
    Scholar, educator and humanitarian George Wald received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1984. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • John Robert Silber Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1970)
    Scholar and educator John Robert Silber received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1970. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Nancy L. Rosenblum Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1993)
    Professor of political science Nancy L. Rosenblum received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1993. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Henri Peyre Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1965)
    Henri Peyre received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1965. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Maynard Mack Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1973)
    Scholar, editor and teacher Maynard Mack received an honorary Doctor of Literature degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1973. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Helen Constance White Honorary Degree 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1957)
    Scholar Helen Constance White received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Honors Day in 1957. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Amory Bloch Lovins Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1983)
    Physicist, social scientist, and public policy advocate Amory Bloch Lovins received an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1983. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Christopher Sandys Jencks Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969)
    Author, editor, and educator Christopher Sandys Jencks received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1969. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • O.B. Hardison, Jr. Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1975-02-28)
    Director of Folger Library O. B. Hardison, Jr. received an honorary Doctor of Literature degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1975. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Milton Friedman Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1968)
    Economist Milton Friedman received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1968. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Loren Corey Eiseley Honorary Degree CItation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1967)
    Scientific scholar Loren Corey Eiseley received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1967. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • David Easton Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1972)
    Teacher, scholar and social scientist David Easton received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1972. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Rene Jules Dubos Honarary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1971)
    Research scientist, environmentalist, and philosopher Rene Jules Dubos received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1971. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Theodosius Dobzhansky Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1966-01)
    Biological scholar Theodosius Dobzhansky received an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1966. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Lawrence Arthur Cremin Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1976-01)
    Historian Lawrence Arthur Cremin received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1976. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Stanley Louis Cavell Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1980-01-25)
    Philosopher Stanley Louis Cavell received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Scholars Day Convocation in 1980. This is the program for Founders Day which includes the text of the degree citation.
  • Germaine Bree Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1977)
    Scholar and educator Germaine Bree received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the Scholar's Day Convocation on January 28, 1977. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • 1939 Founders Day Address 

    Goodsell, Charles True, 1886-1941 (Kalamazoo College, 1939-04-24)
    This is the text of Charles T. Goodsell's Founders Day address given on April 24, 1939. Goodsell was a Professor of History at the College from 1928 to 1941.

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