Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Commencement Programs 1855-1882
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Other TitlesGraduation Exercises
DescriptionKnown by varying forms of title, these sometimes were called Graduation Exercises, Commencement Exercises, or simply Commencement. The earliest years, up through 1904, contained just the School of Medicine. Pharmacy appeared in 1905, in accordance with the first year of the University of Maryland’s Department of Pharmacy ; Law was included beginning with 1906, and Dentistry with 1907. Recipients of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees awarded by the Faculty of Arts & Sciences were included from 1907-1920. Various Bachelor degrees in Business and Commercial studies from the School of Commerce in Baltimore (also known as the School of Business Administration) were included from 1922-1929. From 1932-1969, the Commencement Exercises were held as a joint ceremony in conjunction with the schools located on the University of Maryland College Park campus. All issues 1970 and forward once again represent just the Baltimore campus. Our collection begins with 1872.
Academic rites and ceremonies
University of Maryland (1812-1920)
University of Maryland, Baltimore