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Series VII. Marian Anderson Honorary Degrees

6 boxes

Arranged alphabetically by the name of the institution.

Anderson was the recipient of approximately 50 honorary degrees beginning in 1938 with her degree awarded by Howard University. These folders contain programs for the award ceremony and some diplomas; in some cases diplomas are in Oversize, Box 495. Correspondence related to granting the degrees and arrangements for Anderson's visits to these colleges and universities will be found in General Correspondence.

Alderson-Broaddus College. Doctor of Fine Arts, 26 May 1963.
Box 248
Folder 10090
American International College. Doctor of Humanics, 4 June 1961.
Box 248
Folder 10091
American University, Doctor of Humane Letters, n.d.
Box 248
Folder 10091
Degree not in folder.
Bethune-Cookman College. Doctor of Letters, 18 March 1975.
Box 248
Folder 10092
Brandeis University. Doctor of Music, 12 June 1960.
Box 248
Folder 10093
Catholic University of America. Doctor of Music, 4 June 1967.
Box 248
Folder 10094
Cleveland Institute of Music. Doctor of Music, 1 June 1972.
Box 248
Folder 10095
Colgate University. Doctor of Fine Arts, 28 May 1967.
Box 248
Folder 10096
Combs College of Music. Doctor of Music, 18 May 1967.
Box 248
Folder 10097
Curtis Institute of Music. Doctor of Music, 14 May 1981.
Box 248
Folder 10098
Dickinson College. Doctor of Humane Letters, 23 April 1954.
Box 249
Folder 10099
Duke University. Doctor of Humane Letters, 1974.
Box 249
Folder 10100
Ewha Womens University (Seoul, Korea). Doctor of Music, September 1957.
Box 249
Folder 10101
Fairfield University. Doctor of Humane Letters, 5 June 1966.
Box 249
Folder 10102
Fisk University. Doctor of Humane Letters, 7 May 1979.
Box 249
Folder 10103
Fordham University. Doctor of Humane Letters, 10 June 1964.
Box 249
Folder 10104
Harvard University. Doctor of Music, June 1977.
Box 249
Folder 10105
Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Honorary Fellow, December 1986.
Box 249
Folder 10106
Howard University. Doctor of Music, 10 June 1938.
Box 249
Folder 10107
Ithaca College. Doctor of Music, 18 May 1968.
Box 250
Folder 10108
Lincoln University (Pa.). Doctor of Laws, 2 May 1976.
Box 250
Folder 10109
Loyola University of Chicago. Doctor of Humane Letters, 13 June 1970.
Box 250
Folder 10110
Medical College of Pennsylvania. Doctor of Music, 11 March 1953.
Box 250
Folder 10111
Michigan State University. Doctor of Music, 14 June 1970.
Box 250
Folder 10112
Mills College. Doctor of Fine Arts, 12 June 1966.
Box 250
Folder 10113
Moravian College. Doctor of Music, 9 June 1952.
Box 251
Folder 10114
Morgan State College. Doctor of Laws, 3 June 1957.
Box 251
Folder 10115
Mount Holyoke College. Doctor of Music, 1958.
Box 251
Folder 10116
New England Conservatory of Music. Doctor of Music, 14 June 1964.
Box 251
Folder 10117
New York University. Doctor of Music, 4 June 1958.
Box 251
Folder 10118
Northwestern University. Doctor of Fine Arts, 15 June 1959.
Box 251
Folder 10119
Oberlin College. Doctor of Music, 18 October 1958.
Box 252
Folder 10120
Princeton University. Doctor of Humanities, 16 June 1959.
Box 252
Folder 10121
Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). Doctor of Laws, 10 December 1962.
Box 252
Folder 10122
Rust College (Holly Springs, Miss.). Doctor of Humanities, 24 November 1974.
Box 252
Folder 10123
Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, Ind.). Doctor of Laws, 26 May 1957.
Box 252
Folder 10124
Spelman College. Doctor of Fine Arts, 20 May 1979.
Box 252
Folder 10125
Syracuse University. Doctor of Humane Letters, 29 May 1960.
Box 252
Folder 10126
Temple University. Doctor of Music, 12 June 1941.
Box 252
Folder 10127
Thomas Jefferson University. Doctor of Letters, 11 June 1976.
Box 252
Folder 10128
University of Bridgeport. Doctor of Laws, 2 June 1963.
Box 252
Folder 10129
University of California, Los Angeles. Doctor of Humane Letters, 11 June 1965.
Box 252
Folder 10130
University of Hartford. Doctor of Music, 8 June 1958.
Box 253
Folder 10131
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). Doctor of Music, 13 June 1964.
Box 253
Folder 10132
University of Michigan. Doctor of Music, 13 June 1959. ?
Box 253
Folder 10133
University of Rochester. Doctor of Humane Letters, 9 June 1957.
Box 253
Folder 10134
Virginia State College. Doctor of Humanities, 27 May 1957.
Box 253
Folder 10135
Wayne State University. Doctor of Fine Arts, 10 December 1974.
Box 253
Folder 10136
Western Connecticut State University. Doctor of Humane Letters, 23 May 1993.
Box 253
Folder 10137
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. Doctor of Music, 11 March 1953. (see Medical College of Pennsylvania)

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