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Pyon Su's diploma, June 24, 1891


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Summary:Pyon Su's diploma, conferred on June 24, 1891. Pyon Su (also known as Su Penn or Penn Su) was the first Korean student to graduate from any American college or university. "The Maryland Agricultural College INCORPORATED BY THE STATE OF MARYLAND. THE TRUSTEES To all and Singular Whom it may Concern, GREETING: We do by these Presents Testify, that Su Penn has completed the course of Study prescribed by this COLLEGE, for the attainment of the Degree of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, and that we have conferred, and do hereby confer on him that DEGREE, together with all the rights and privileges appertaining thereto. In Testimony Whereof, witness the signatures of the President of the Board of Trustees and the Faculty of the College, with the Seal of the Corporation, this Twenty-fourth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one."
Provider:Maryland Agricultural College
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1891-1900
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects: Su, Pyon
Diplomas
Korean students -- United States
Genre:Diplomas
ArchivesUM location:University Archives
Repository:University Archives
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