Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Consist of reports, correspondence, minutes and agenda, course records, research records, subject files, questionnaires, records concerning programs and events, historical sketches, brochures, announcements, lists, films, lantern slides, glass slides, and photographs documenting the Department's history, administration and activities from 1890 to the present.
Records of the Committee of Nine, established as the Committee of Four in 1934 to select a successor for Mary Emma Woolley as President of Mount Holyoke College and enlarged to nine members in 1935, consist of minutes, correspondence, reports, petitions, questionnaires, surveys, speeches, lists, newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, and publications. Most materials concern the controversy over the selection of Roswell Gray Ham as Mount Holyoke's first male president.
Records of the Committee on Student Affairs, established in 1968 to encourage student participation in the development of social life regulations at Mount Holyoke College, date from 1968-1993 and consist of agenda and minutes, correspondence, reports, questionnaires, proposals, petitions, drafts, newspaper articles and press releases, memoranda, and lists.
Records of the Conference Committee, established in 1925 to promote cooperation and communication among Mount Holyoke College trustees, faculty members, and students, date from 1942-1955, 1967-1969, 1985-1993 and include minutes, correspondence, reports, questionnaires, surveys, and lists.
The Origins and Governance Collection brings together materials concerning the creation and administration of Mount Holyoke College, an institution for the higher education of women that was founded by Mary Lyon, granted a charter as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, and opened in 1837. Materials date from 1834 to the present and include a ledger notebook, charters, acts, regulations, minutes, planning documents, publications, speeches, questionnaires, drawings, and photographs.
Records of the Proxy Committee, established in 1974 to monitor the investments of Mount Holyoke College, date from 1973-1996 and consist of minutes and agenda, reports, correspondence, questionnaires, notes, statements, resolutions, articles, publications, proxy voting records, and records of the faculty advisory Committee on Social Responsibility. Most of these materials concern the College's investments in South Africa.