Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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
Root, Edward W., Academic Hood
Walter Beinecke: academic caps and vial of dirt from Kirkland College groundbreaking
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967 - 2011
Walter Beinecke, Jr., academic regalia
Dates: 1966 - 2010