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Georgetown in the 20th Century, continued

Howard W. Gunlocke Rare Book and Special Collections Room
November 12, 2013
April 15, 2014


Selections from the University Archives Photographic Collection. This exhibition is a continuation of the exhibition currently in the Fairchild Gallery.

Items in the Exhibition:

Debate Team, May 7, 1905

Photograph by Boyce Studio, 1325 F. Street, Washington, D.C.

Shown before a debate against George Washington University are: William F. X. Geoghan (L'1906) and Charles H. English (L'1905) in the front row; Henry I. Quinn (LL.B 1904, LL.M 1905) and Michael J. Leahy (L'1906) in the rear. The debate topic was the open shop.

Exterior of Old North During the Construction of Ryan Gym, 1906

Photograph by John Brosnan, S.J.  

Founders' Day Celebration, May 25, 1930

Photograph by Wide World Photos. Washington Bureau

Paul Claudel, French Ambassador to the U.S. (left) and Arturo Toscanini, conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, (right) received academic medals at the Founders' Day exercises. University President W. Coleman Nevils, S.J, made the presentations.

Dental Students


Multi-Tape Duplicator

Photograph by William Beanland.

Student operates a multi-tape duplicator at the Institute of Languages and Linguistics, 1953.

Mural of John Carroll in Healy Hall

Photograph by William Beanland.

Mary Margaret Lewis, a New York artist, paints a mural of John Carroll, the founder of Georgetown University, on the grand staircase in Healy Hall, April 1, 1953.


Curated by Lynn Conway, University Archivist