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FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesSub-Series Identifier: UAI 15.230
Overview: The first University Marshal was Morris Hicky Morgan, appointed in 1896 as Marshal of the Commencement Exercises. The position evolved into a chief protocol officer for the University. Duties include organizing ceremonies including commencements, convocations, and inaugurations and greeting and organizing the visits of dignitaries and distinguished guests. These records concern the administration of Harvard University commencement ceremonies.
Harvard University greetings records relating to academic ceremonies at other institutions, 1937-1981
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesSub-Series Identifier: UAI 15.690.10
Overview: These are administrative records relating to sending greetings and delegates from Harvard University to other institutions, chiefly other universities and colleges. The occasions that prompt sending greetings are often significant anniversaries or inaugurations of new presidents or chancellors.