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Key to Abbreviations

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Below is a listing of the abbreviations used throughout the Minority Student Records.

A.B. -- Bachelor of Arts
acad. -- Academy, known as Preparatory Department until 1892
A.M. -- Master of Arts (College)
A.M.'t -- Master of Arts (Theology)
art -- Drawing and Painting Department
B.D. -- Bachelor of Divinity
c -- College of Arts and Sciences
coll. -- College of Arts and Sciences
cons. -- Conservatory of Music
Cons. -- Conservatory of Music
D.B. -- Bachelor of Divinity
dup -- duplicate entry (also in different department or class year)
Ed.Mus.B. -- Bachelor of Music Education
G.S.T. -- Graduate School of Theology, also known as the Seminary
h -- Honorary
L.B. -- Bachelor of Letters
lit; lit. -- Literary Course
Lit. -- Diploma in the Literary Course
Litt.D. -- Honorary Doctor of Letters
LL.D. -- Honorary Doctor of Laws
M.A. -- Master of Arts
M.A.T. -- Master of Arts and Teaching
M.R.E. -- Masters in Religous Eduation
Mus.B. -- Bachelor of Music
Mus.M. -- Master of Music
Ph.B. -- Bachelor of Philosophy
prep. -- Preparatory Department, changed to Academy in 1892
Sch.Mus.B. -- Bachelor of School Music
Sem. -- Seminary, also known as Graduate School of Theology
S.T.M. -- Master of Sacred Theology
su. -- Summer Session
t -- Graduate School of Theology (Seminary)