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  • Springfield College
  • Created Date
  • 1948-06
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  • Springfield College
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  • This program details the sixty-second commencement exercises, held on June 13, 1948, at Springfield College. Although the school went by the name Springfield College at this time, its corporate name remained the International Young Men’s Christian Association College until 1954. After the commencement calendar, the pamphlet lists graduating students, the honorary degree recipients, and the lyrics to “God Save America” and “A Song for Springfie... more
    This program details the sixty-second commencement exercises, held on June 13, 1948, at Springfield College. Although the school went by the name Springfield College at this time, its corporate name remained the International Young Men’s Christian Association College until 1954. After the commencement calendar, the pamphlet lists graduating students, the honorary degree recipients, and the lyrics to “God Save America” and “A Song for Springfield.” Dean Thornton W. Merriam, Ph. D., presided over the ceremonies. Reverend John Homer Miller gave the invocation and Leonard W. Mayo gave the commencement address, titled “Science, Religion, and the Community.” Springfield College President Paul M. Limbert, Ph. D., LL. D., conferred the degrees. Reverend Frank E. Dunn, S. T. B., gave the benediction. less
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