Transylvania University Activities Files,1889-1994

Descriptive Summary

Title
Transylvania University Activities Files,1889-1994
Creator
Transylvania University
Extent
8 cubic ft., and 15 videotapes
Subjects
Bush, George, 1924-
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Schorr, Daniel, 1916-
Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992.
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Transylvania University.
Transylvania University -- Photographs.
United States. Office of the Vice President.
Kenan Lecture Series (Transylvania University)
Authors, American
Lectures and lecturing -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Novelists, American.
Reporters and reporting
Television journalists.
Universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Chapel exercises
Universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Photographs
Women authors, American
Women legislators -- New York (State)
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Repository
Transylvania University

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is a collection of materials which document events and activities at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Information on such events as commencements, convocations, and anniversaries is present. Files may include programs, correspondence, planning documents, photographs, and newsclippings. Also present is a chapel attendance record (1904-1912). The collection also includes videotapes of the Kenan Lecture Series which is held at Transylvania. Among the noted national figures who have participated are: then Vice President George Bush; authors Kurt Vonnegut and Joyce Carol Oates; newspersons Eric Sevareid and Daniel Schorr; and former congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. Unpublished catalog of holdings. Condition of material: fair (acid damage). Variant title: Transylvania University. Activitie