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Frances Perkins Program records

 Series — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Special Programs, Undergraduate - Francis Perkins Program
Identifier: RG 12-07

Scope and Contents

The records include newspaper clippings, correspondence, a petition (1980), brochures, press releases, directories, newsletters, invitations, and bulletins. Information on the history and founding of the program is present, as well as reflections and evaluation by both Frances Perkins students and traditional Mount Holyoke students. Detailed descriptions of the background of the Frances Perkins Program participants is also included.

Dates

  • 1978-

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted

Conditions Governing Use

Records restricted to use by office/department of origin for 25 years from date of record creation.

Historical Note

The Frances Perkins Program founded in 1980 to give women over 25 years of age an opportunity to continue their education through study at Mount Holyoke College. Students enrolled in the Program may work as either a full or part time student. Approximately ten percent of recent classes have been Frances Perkins students.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 full Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records include newspaper clippings, correspondence, a petition (1980), brochures, press releases, directories, newsletters, invitations, and bulletins.
Title
Frances Perkins Program Records, 1978-
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Special Collections.
Date
2011
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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