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Mount Holyoke College history and description collection

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 20

Abstract

The Mount Holyoke College History and Description Collection contains a variety of sources which document the history of the school, particularly its founding years and events during anniversary celebrations in 1862, 1887, 1912, 1937, 1962, and 1987. Materials date from circa 1833 to the present and include printed circulars describing Mount Holyoke’s original “principles and design,” lists of early financial donations, correspondence, minutes, reports, programs, publications, historical sketches, articles, press releases, audiocassettes, and photographs.

Dates

  • 1833

Extent

40 boxes (40 full Hollinger, 8 half Hollinger, 1 specialty, and 2 record storage boxes; 48 volumes; 1 envelope)

Language of Materials

English

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

Contact:
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South Hadley MA 01075-6425 USA
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