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Items from the United States


    Ball State University, Indiana

  • Ball State HHD Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1978, Ref. WBS-103. This Hood was awarded to the British historian, Sir Steven Runciman.
  • Barry College, Miami

  • Barry College PhD/LLD Hood, Jostens, Late C20th, Ref. WMP-033. View image.
  • Boston University

  • Boston PhD Hood, Bentley & Simon Inc., Mid C20th, Ref. WMP-021. View image.
  • University of Chicago

  • Chicago DHL Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1963, Ref. WBS-102. This hood was awarded to the British historian, Sir Steven Runciman.
  • Columbia University

  • Columbia Masters' Gown, Willsie & Co, c.1960s, Ref. WBS-230. View front. View yoke. View badge.
  • Columbia Masters' Gown, Oak Hall, 2008, Ref. WBS-231a.
  • Columbia Square Cap, Oak Hall, 2008, Ref. WBS-231b.
  • General Theological Seminary

  • GTS STD Gown, Collegiate Cap & Gown Co, c.1960s, Ref. WPITT-001.
  • GTS STD Hood, Sireta Mason, c.1960s, Ref. WPITT-002. View image.
  • GTS STD Hood, Sireta Mason, 1990s, Ref. WPG-068. This hood was awarded to George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury. View image.
  • Geneva Theological College

  • Geneva MA Hood, Unknown Maker, before 1988, Ref. WAMT-010. View image.
  • Geneva CSR Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1970s, Ref. WMG-001. View image.
  • Harvard University

  • Harvard PhD Robe, Unknown Maker, c.1950s, Ref. WBS-073a.
  • Harvard PhD Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1950s, Ref. WBS-073b.
  • Harvard PhD Cap, Unknown Maker, c.1950s, Ref. WBS-073c. Made in silk with heavy bullion button and tassel.View image.
  • Loyola University, Chicago

  • Loyola BFA Hood, R.M.Hendrick, Mid C20th, Ref. WMP-023. View image.
  • Louisiana State University

  • Louisiana State MD Hood, Unknown Maker, Ref. WBS-111.
  • Nazareth College of Rochester

  • Nazareth PhD (Law) Hood, Cotrell & Leonard, Mid C20th, Ref. WMP-022. View image.
  • New Mexico State University

  • New Mexico LLD Hood, Unknown Maker, Ref. WBS-079. This hood was awarded to Vice Admiral Lavering Smith, KBE (Hon), USN.
  • New York University

  • New York DHL Hood, Bentley & Simon Inc, c.1984, Ref. WBS-104. This hood was awarded to the British historian, Sir Steven Runciman.
  • Pennsylvania State University

  • Pennsylvania State DSc Hood, Cotrell & Leonard, 1975, Ref. WRM-002.
  • University of Phoenix

  • Phoenix BA Gown, Jostens, Mid 2000s, Ref. WJL-003. A Keepsake gown in 100% Ascetate!
  • Princeton Theological Seminary

  • Princeton TS DD/STD Hood, Collegiate Cap & Gown Co., c.1980s, Ref. WPG-069. This hood was awarded to Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury. View image.
  • Sawanee (University of the South)

  • Sawanee STD Robe, J.Wippell & Co, c.1962, Ref. WBS-168a.
  • Sawanee STD Gown, J.Wippell & Co, c.1962, Ref. WBS-168b.
  • University of Southern California

  • Southern California DL Hood, E.R.Moore, 1976, Ref. WRM-001.
  • St John's College, Cleveland

  • St John's PhD Hood, Cotrell & Leonard, Late C20th, Ref. WMP-027. View image.
  • Virginia Theological Seminary

  • Virginia DD/STD Hood, C.M.Almy & Son, c.1990s, Ref. WPG-066. This Hood was awarded to George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury. View image.
  • Wabash College, Indiana

  • Wabash DD Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1962, Ref. WBS-101. This hood was awarded to the British historian, Sir Steven Runciman.
  • Wellesley College

  • Wellesley DSc Hood, Cotrell & Leonard, 1976, Ref. WRM-003.
  • College of William and Mary

  • William & Mary PhD (History) Hood, Jostens, Mid C20th, Ref. WMP-024. View image.
  • Yale University

  • Yale DD Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1980s, Ref. WPG-021. This hood was awarded to Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury. View image.
  • Other Items

  • Unidentified Doctors Robe, Jostens, Late C20th, Ref. WJL-004.
  • Unidentified LLD Robe, Ede & Ravenscroft, c.1939, Ref. WBS-116a. Formerly owned by Sir (Charles) Harold Bellman OBE.
  • Unidentified LLD Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, c.1939, Ref. WBS-116b. Formerly owned by Sir (Charles) Harold Bellman OBE.
  • Unidentified PhD Hood, Cotrell & Leonard, Mid C20th, Ref. WMP-025. (Possibly Siena College PhD/DLitt). View image.
  • Unidentified PhD/DLitt Hood, Collegiate Cap & Gown, Late C20th, Ref. WMP-026. View image.
  • Unidentified PhD/DLitt Hood, E.R.Moore, Late C20th, Ref. WMP-028. View image.
  • Unidentified PhD Hood, E.R.Moore, Late C20th, Ref. WMP-030. View image.
  • Unidentified PhD/DLitt Hood, E.R.Moore, Late C20th, Ref. WMP-031. View image.
  • Unidentified PhD/DD Hood, C.E.Ward Inc., Late C20th, Ref. WMP-032. View image.
  • Unidentified PhD/DLitt Hood, Unknown Maker, Late C20th, Ref. WBS-131. Maroon with white chevron.
  • Unidentified PhD (Sc)/DSc Hood, C.E.Ward Inc, Late C20th, Ref. WJL-002.
  • Unidentified Doctors' Hood, Collegiate Cap & Gown Co, c.1980s, Ref. WPG-053. This hood was awarded to Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • Unidentified Doctors' Hood, Unknown Maker, 1990s, Ref. WPG-067.
  • Unidentified Doctors' Robe, Gaspard & Sons, 2005, Ref. WBS-239a. (Possibly Walden University PhD).
  • Unidentified Doctors' Hood, Gaspard & Sons, 2005, Ref. WBS-239b. (Possibly Walden University PhD).
  • Unidentified Doctors' Cap, Gaspard & Sons, 2005, Ref. WBS-239c. (Possibly Walden University PhD).