Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History

Sauer, Anne
Branco, Jessica
Bennett, John
Crowley, Zachary
2000

Ivy Book, 1902-1971

Ivy Book, 1902-1971

The Ivy Book was published by the Ivy Society, which was the sophmore honor society and designated keeper of campus traditions. It appeared each academic year from 1902 to 1970, encompassing all academic years through 1971, with the exception of 1943-44 and 1944-45 when the number of students was diminished due to World War II. Its purpose was to serve as the official guide for all aspects of student life, act as a source of general campus knowledge, while providing a directory of people and places on campus.

The book's format in 1902 contained the college calendar, college policies, listings of fraternities, sororities, and student organizations, campus cheers and songs, athletics schedules and a listing of campus and freshman traditions. This structure remained in effect, varying only slightly, during the publication's entire existence. Pocket-sized, the Ivy Book was required to be carried by first year Tufts students at all times, ensuring its use as a reference for life on the Hill.

The Ivy Book ceased publication when the Ivy Society disbanded in 1971.The functions the publication served were partially assumed by the Dean of Students Office with its 1971 publication of the Student Handbook, the precursor to the Pachyderm.

Source: IB, 1902-03; IB, 1945-46; IB, 1970-71

Subject terms: Ivy Book Ivy Society Publications

The Ivy Book was published by the Ivy Society, which was the sophmore honor society and designated keeper of campus traditions. It appeared each academic year from 1902 to 1970, encompassing all academic years through 1971, with the exception of 1943-44 and 1944-45 when the number of students was diminished due to World War II. Its purpose was to serve as the official guide for all aspects of student life, act as a source of general campus knowledge, while providing a directory of people and places on campus.

The book's format in 1902 contained the college calendar, college policies, listings of fraternities, sororities, and student organizations, campus cheers and songs, athletics schedules and a listing of campus and freshman traditions. This structure remained in effect, varying only slightly, during the publication's entire existence. Pocket-sized, the Ivy Book was required to be carried by first year Tufts students at all times, ensuring its use as a reference for life on the Hill.

The Ivy Book ceased publication when the Ivy Society disbanded in 1971.The functions the publication served were partially assumed by the Dean of Students Office with its 1971 publication of the Student Handbook, the precursor to the Pachyderm.

Source: IB, 1902-03; IB, 1945-46; IB, 1970-71

 
Subject terms:
View all images in this book
 Introduction
 Content
collapseNumeric Entries
collapseA
collapseB
collapseC
collapseD
Dame, Lorin Low, 1838-1903
Dana, Charles A., 1881-1975
Dana Laboratory, 1963
Daniel Ounjian Prize in Economics,
Davies, Caroline Stodder, 1864-1939
Davies House, 1894
De Florez Prize in Human Engineering, 1964
de Pacheco, Kaye MacKinnon, ca. 1910-ca. 1985
Dean Hall, 1887-1963
Dean, Oliver, 1783-1871
Dearborn, Heman Allen, 1831-1897
Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, 1893
Department of Anesthesia, 1970
Department of Art and Art History, 1930
Department of Biochemistry, 1893
Department of Chemistry, 1882
Department of Community Health, 1930
Department of Dermatology, 1897
The Department of Economics, 1946
Department of Medicine, 1893
Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Department of Neurology, 1893
Department of Neuroscience, 1983
Department of Neurosurgery, 1951
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1893
Department of Ophthamology, 1893
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1906
Department of Otolaryngology, 1895
Department of Pathology, 1893
Department of Pediatrics, 1930
Department of Pharmacology, 1915
Department of Physics and Astronomy, 1854
Department of Physiology, 1893
Department of Psychiatry, 1928
Department of Radiation Oncology, 1968
Department of Radiology, 1915
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1955
Department of Surgery, 1893
Department of Urban and Environmental Policy, 1973
Department of Urology, 1910
Dental Health Sciences Building, 1969
Dewick, Cora Alma (Polk), 1875-1977
Dewick/MacPhie Dining Hall, 1959
Dickson Professorship of English and American History, 1913
Dirlam, Arland A., 1905-1979
Dog Cart, 1900
Dolbear, Amos Emerson, 1837-1910
Donald A. Cowdery Memorial Scholarship, 1946
Dr. Benjamin Andrews Professorship of Surgery, 1987
Dr. Philip E. A. Sheridan Prize, 1977
The Drug Bust, 1970
Dudley, Henry Watson, 1831-1906
Dugger, Edward Jr., 1919-75
Durkee, Frank W., 1861-1939
Durkee, Henrietta Noble Brown, 1871-1946
collapseE
collapseF
collapseG
collapseH
collapseI
collapseJ
collapseK
collapseL
collapseM
collapseN
collapseO
collapseP
collapseR
collapseS
collapseT
collapseU
collapseV
collapseW
collapseZ
 List of Sources

The encyclopedia seeks to capture more than 150 years of Tufts' achievements, societal contributions and outstanding alumni and faculty in concise entries. As a source of accurate factual information, the Encyclopedia can be used by anyone interested in the history of Tufts and of the people who have made it the unique institution it is.

This object is in collection:
Digital Collections and Archives Records
Subjects
Tufts University--History
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/14829
ID: tufts:UA069.005.DO.00001
To Cite: DCA Citation Guide
Usage: Detailed Rights