Georgetown U presents J. Edgar Hoover with honorary law degree. Washington, D.C., June 5. Upon the occasion of Georgetown University's celebration of the adoption of the constitution and founding of the University at a sesquicentennial convocation, J. Edgar Hoover, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was today presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the Rev. Arthur O'Leary, president of the university
Learns finer points from old master. Washington, D.C., April 6. Coaching at Georgetown University, Joe Judge, whose finesse at first base for the Washington Senators was the sensation of the American League for many years, is teaching the finer points of first basing to Harry Bassin, star of the college nine. Bassin's fielding and heavy hitting aided Georgetown materially in going undefeated last year. He is slated for a big league trial following his graduation this year, 4/6/38
Georgetown U. prexy asserts neutrality laws impractical. Urges Pan-American front. Washington, D.C., May 3. Dr. Edmund A Walsh, Vice President of the Georgetown University here and head of the Foreign Service School, told the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations today that no satisfactory neutrality law is possible and suggested a bloc of 21 American republics as a front against foreign aggression in this hemisphere. He said that neutrality today exists 'possibly in a few rare and detached souls'
Georgetown celebrated sesquicentennial convocation. Washington, D.C., June 5. The Rev. Edmund Walsh, President of Georgetown University addressing the delegates to Georgetown University's convocation in memory of the adoption of the constitution of the U.S. and the founding of Georgetown University. In the background are the very Rev. Arthur A. O'Leary, president of the university, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, William Bankhead, who was given an honorary degree of Doctor of Law
Georgetown University to have brain institute. Washington, D.C., Sept. 15. A Brain Institute, second to none in the world, is being established here by Georgetown University Medical School under the direction of Dr. Othamr Solnitsky, of Germany. Dr. Solnitsky has already collected several thousand brains from all over the world, which will be used for experimental purposes, and is making arrangements with the Biological Survey and the Bureau of Fisheries to furnish a supply of brains of North American Vertebrates. The facilities of the institute will be placed at the disposal of scholars and practitioners from all lands, Dr. Solnitsky has announced. 9/15/37
New U.S. Supreme Court Marshal. Washington, D.C May 3. Thomas E. Waggaman has been named Marshal of the United States Supreme Court to succeed Frank Key Green, who died last week. For 27 years Waggaman has been an employee of the court, starting there as a page boy in 1911 when only 13 years. He was apppointed court crier in 1915, a post he held until yesterday. He is a native of Washington and a graduate of Georgetown University in law, 5/3/38
Message from pope read by apostolic delegate to Georgetown convocation. Washington, D.C., June 5. The most Reverend Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, Apostolic Delegate to the U.S. read a message today from Pope Pius XI to delegates to Georgetown University's sesquicentennial convocation in memory of the founding of Georgetown and the adoption of the constitution of the U.S.
Photograph shows a group of civilians crossing a pontoon bridge from Georgetown to Analostan Island (i.e. Roosevelt Island). A group of men seated in a carriage in the foreground while a woman stands at the shore line.