Records of the Office of the Registrar:
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Acquisition and Processing Information: Commencement programs and official graduate lists are provided to the University Archives by the Office of the Registrar on a continuing basis.
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of programs from graduation commencement ceremonies, including corresponding official graduate lists, as provided by the Office of the Registrar. They are arranged chronologically and date from 1857, the year of the first graduating class of the State University of Iowa. Commencement event planning details spanning 1928 to 1950 are also included, as are convocation programs for some years.
Lists of graduates are also included in some editions of the University General Catalogs from prior to 1940. RG 01.08.
Box Contents List
Electronic copy of Official List of Graduates, 2005- ; pdf format