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academic costume

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.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Academic Regalia of Robert W. McEwen

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-352

Root, Edward W., Academic Hood

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-206

Walter Beinecke: academic caps and vial of dirt from Kirkland College groundbreaking

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2020-018
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967 - 2011

Walter Beinecke, Jr., academic regalia

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2010-021
Dates: 1966 - 2010