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Hampshire College Board of Trustee Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCA-01-001

Scope and Contents

Hampshire College Board of Trustees records date from 1965 to 2008. They document the establishment and aspects of the ongoing operation of the College, including strategic planning; hiring and reappointment of faculty; hiring and evaluation of the President; financial affairs; fundraising; improvements to buildings and grounds; and the selection of Board members.

Dates

  • 1965 - 2008

Conditions Governing Access

Permission of the President of the College is required for access to Series I: Meeting Notebooks. Permission of the Chair of the Board of Trustees is required for access to Series II: Board of Trustee Committee Records.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

11.26 Linear Feet (27 Document boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Records documenting the work of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees from 1965-2008. Includes founding documents for Hampshire College; Trustee by-laws; minutes, agendas from quarterly Board of Trustee meetings; memoranda, reports, statistical summaries, and committee reports; and records from Trustee committees, including the Committee for the Evaluation of the President and Vice-President and two presidential search committees.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in two series: Meeting Notebooks and Board of Trustee Committee Records.

Series I: Meeting Notebooks contains the notebooks prepared for each quarterly meeting of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees. Each notebook generally contains the minutes of the previous meeting; the agenda for the current meeting; and sections containing material relating to the items on the agenda, e.g. memoranda, reports, statistical summaries, committee reports. Notebooks are arranged in chronological order by meeting date.

Series II: Board of Trustee Committee Records contains files from Trustee committees concerned with the hiring or evaluation of the President of the College.

Title
Hampshire College Board of Trustee Records, 1965-2008
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Angelina Altobellis and Tyler Kydd, 2016.
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
The finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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