Higher Horizons Program records
Scope and Contents
These records contain correspondence (1964-79), reports, financial information, and memorabilia. Information primarily concerns the selection of girls from New York City Schools to participate in the program, and feedback from student and chaperone visitors.
- Creation: 1964-1979
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Records restricted to use by office/department of origin for 25 years from date of record creation.
Higher Horizons was formed by the Board of Education for New York City. In collaboration with Mount Holyoke College, a group of Higher Horizons underprivileged girls were brought from New York to visit the College for one weekend. Many of these girls then applied to Mount Holyoke, and some received scholarships.
1.13 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
These records contain correspondence (1964-79), reports, financial information, and memorabilia.
- Higher Horizons Program Records, 1964-1979
- Finding Aid
- Finding aid prepared by Archives and Special Collections.
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