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Kenneth Rosenthal Papers

Identifier: HCA-2-005

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials documenting the activities of Kenneth Rosenthal in his role in the planning of Hampshire College from 1966-1971; as the first College Treasurer from 1971-1975; and as Secretary of the College from 1975-1976.


  • 1965 - 1976

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers must receive prior written permission from the Vice President of Finance and Administration to access Series I: Subject Files and Series II: Chronological Files. Series III: Guide Book to the Hampshire College Community 1970 is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to use or publish text or images from this collection must be obtained from the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Rosenthal was one of the earliest employees of Hampshire College. As Executive Assistant to Charles Longsworth, he was deeply involved in planning the new college. In March 1971, he was appointed College Treasurer, holding that post until the appointment of Allen Torrey in 1975. At that time, Rosenthal became Secretary of the College, a position which he held until leaving the College in 1976.


4 Linear Feet (Nine full-size document boxes and one half-size document box.)

Language of Materials



The papers of Kenneth Rosenthal, the firest treasurer of Hampshire College, who served from 1971 to 1975. Prior to his tenure as treasurer, Rosenthal was instrumental in planning for the College. He served as Secretary of the College from 1975-1976.


Arranged in three series: I. Subject Files, 1965-1976. II. Chronological Files, 1970-1976. III. Guide Book to the Hampshire College Community, 1970.

Kenneth Rosenthal Papers, 1965-1976
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Repository Details

Part of the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections Repository