High School Diplomas and Academic Regalia, ca. 1939-2012

Collection Overview

Title: High School Diplomas and Academic Regalia, ca. 1939-2012

Record Series: 25/08/19

Creator: MPLS

Date: ca. 1939-2012

Extent: 1.33 linear feet, 2 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the High School Diplomas and Academic Regalia collection, ca. 1939-2012, Archives Record Series 25/08/19, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa  

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Historical Note

This material came to the University Archives following the closing of the Laboratory School in June 2012

Scope and Content

This small collection consists of Laboratory School high school diplomas, diploma cases, and academic regalia.  Most diplomas are blank, but some are inscribed.


Box 1

Diplomas, including examples from 1939 and 1947

Diploma cases

Box 2

Academic gown, probably from shortly before the Laboratory School closed

Mortarboards (2 examples)

Orange and black tassel for mortarboard (2 examples); one tassel has an "09" insignia attached

Processing Information

Material processed and inventory developed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, February 6, 2013; updated, February 6, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, February 2018. Linear feet updated September 20, 2017.

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