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academic costume

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to the various costumes worn by university and collegiate faculty, administrators, and graduating students at graduation ceremonies and other special occasions. The most common element of academic costume is the gown, a tradition dating to the Middle Ages. Decorative hoods and various caps, including the mortarboard, are other common elements of academic costume. Trimmings of various colors may be used to refer to different disciplines of study. [Also called "academic regalia."]

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Academic Hood of Daniel Jenkins, circa 1927

 Item — Box OU [4]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.The bulk of this collection has not yet been...
Dates: circa 1927

Academic Robe of Daniel E. Jenkins, 1908-1927

 Item — Box OU [3]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.The bulk of this collection has not yet been...
Dates: 1908-1927

Carrie Pearl McVicker, Artifacts

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0236
Scope and Contents Collection consists of Carrie Pearl McVicker's graduation gown and Mortar Board cap from 1904.
Dates: 1904

Chancellor's Seal, October 15, 1965

 Item — Box Ceremonial Objects [6]
Scope and Contents The Chancellor's Seal is the emblem or ceremonial chain of office worn as part of the academic regalia of the chancellor of the university. The badge is 5 inches high, 4.5 inches wide, and 1 inch deep. It hangs upon a 34-inch chain. In the center of the emblem is the cupola of the Arts and Sciences Building, ringed by the words, "The University of Nebraska at Omaha." Beneath the circle on a sculpted ribbon are the words, "Chancellor's Seal." The emblem has eight points....
Dates: Event: October 15, 1965

OU Commencement Marshal's Baton, circa 1930s

 Item — Object Ceremonial Objects [3]
Scope and Contents Wooden baton, also called a mace, with rounded ends, painted with red and black bands. A red and black tassel is tied through a hole drilled at approximately one-third of the baton's length. The baton is 24 inches long with a diameter of 1 1/4 inches. The baton was carried by the faculty marshal who led the procession at the University of Omaha commencement ceremony.
Dates: circa 1930s

Robert E. Bader, Academic Stole

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0235
Scope and Contents An University of Nebraska-Lincoln academic stole that Robert E. Bader wore when receiving his PhD in history in 1953.
Dates: 1953