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December 2007

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31 Years of the Governor's Ball

This exhibit of material from the University Archives features photos and items from past Governor's Balls, including "save the date" cards, invitations, programs and favors. Photographs are grouped around the themes of "fashions through the years" and "fun at the Governor's Ball."

Governors Ball 199 rabbitt nose
Governor's Ball 1990
Governors Ball Bishop Mulvee, Sister Therese
Bishop Robert Mulvee and Sister Therese Antone

Governors Ball Governor Bruce Sundlun and Marjorie and Nuala and Senator Claiborne Pell
Governor Bruce Sundlun and his wife Marjorie and Nuala Pell and Senator Claiborne Pell

Governors Ball Governor Garrahy, Sister Lucille
Sister Lucille McKillop and Governor Joseph Garrahy who helped to found the ball in 1977 as a scholarship fundraiser.
Governors Ball Governor Garrahy, Sister Lucille
Governor Joseph Garrahy, his wife Margherite, and Sister Lucille McKillop

To learn more about the Governor's Balls or other material in the University Archives,
contact Maria Bernier at 401-341-2276 or
Please call or e-mail in advance to make an appointment.
The University Archives is open to all researchers Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 4:00.
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Last Updated: December 2007