Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Honorary Degree winners with President Herman B Wells at 1959 commencement

image number:

P0048622

description:

This image appears on page 4 in the June-July 1959 issue of Indiana Alumni Magazine. The caption reads, in part: "Most surprised man at Indiana University's commencement Monday was John S. Hastings, a federal judge in Chicago and retiring I.U. board of trustees president, did not know until President Herman B Wells announced at the ceremony he was receiving an honorary degree. Other degree winners were Miss Jessamyn West and Byron K. Trippet. At left is Gov. Harold W. Handley of Indiana."

date taken:

1959 June 8

film code:

Kodak - - Safety - - Film

photographer studio:

News Bureau, IU

photographer studio:

Cowherd, Elwood Martin "Barney"

accession number:

99/075

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Handley, Harold W.

personal name:

West, Jessamyn

personal name:

Trippet, Byron K.

personal name:

Hastings, John S.

personal name:

Wells, Herman B

location of individuals:

Left to Right: Harold W. Handley, Jessamyn West, Byron K. Trippet, John S. Hastings, Herman B Wells.

building name:

Memorial Stadium, 10th Street (1925)

event name:

Commencement

topic:

Graduation ceremonies

topic:

Visitors (Politicians)

topic:

Visitors (Other)

topic:

Presidents

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Commencement General