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Mount Holyoke College -- Records and correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid]
Identifier: RG 03-03-01
Abstract Records of the Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, a group comprised of Mount Holyoke College trustees and administrators, date from 1992-1993 and concern efforts to recruit qualified students while managing increasing costs to the College. The collection includes minutes, agenda, reports, and statistics as well as several analyses of the admissions program prepared by faculty member Christopher H. Pyle.

Ad Hoc Committee on the Purposes of a Residential College records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Ad Hoc Committee on the Purpose of a Residential College]
Identifier: RG 03-03-02
Abstract Records of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Purpose of a Residential College date from 1967-1969 and consist of minutes, agenda correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, questionnaires, articles, reports, lists, purpose statements, transcripts of speeches by members of the Student Government Association, student proposals for college rules, and statements on the rights and freedoms of students . The records concern aspects of the regulation of student life at Mount Holyoke College and the role of...

Administration of Elizabeth T. Kennan Records, 1956-1997

 Series
Abstract: Kennan, Elizabeth T.; medieval historian, author, college and university professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1960. Records concern activities, issues, and events during her administration as President of Mount Holyoke College (1978-1995) and also include materials from her years as a Mount Holyoke student (1956-1960) and from the administrations of her immediate predecessor David Bicknell Truman (President, 1969-1978) and successor Joanne V. Creighton, who took office...

Alumnae biographical files

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 27
Abstract Alumnae Biographical Files primarily contain biographical questionnaires, correspondence, articles and other publications, press releases, and notes documenting the lives of Mount Holyoke alumnae.. Also include diaries, letters, notebooks, and other personal materials for these individuals, often describing their experiences as students. Topics discussed by alumnae in these materials include their personal lives and employment in teaching, missionary work, and other fields. There is also...

Audit Committee records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Audit Committee]
Identifier: RG 03-03-03
Abstract Records of the Audit Committee, established in 1988 to oversee the accounting procedures and practices of Mount Holyoke College, date from 1987-1989 and 1993-1994 and consist of a statement of the group's duties and responsibilities, minutes and agenda, and a financial statement and auditor's report for the College.

Catalogs, registers, and directories

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 10
Abstract Mount Holyoke College Catalogs, Registers, and Directories are comprised of annual and supplementary catalogues, courses of instruction booklets, handbooks for advisers and new students, summer session catalogues, course evaluations, class schedules, calendars, registers of teachers and students, and directories. These materials describe academic requirements and the curriculum, document events at the school, and provide information about students, faculty, and administrators.

Chemistry Department records

 Series
Identifier: RG 18-09
Abstract 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.

Committee of Nine records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Committee of Nine]
Identifier: RG 03-03-04
Abstract 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.

Committee on Buildings and Grounds records

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG 03-03-05
Abstract Records of the Committee on Buildings and Grounds, established in 1908 as the Building Committee, date from 1929-1996 and chiefly concern the construction and renovation of facilities, improvements to the campus, and the purchase and sale of property at Mount Holyoke College. Materials consist of minutes and agenda, reports, architectural plans, correspondence, financial records, memoranda, and lists.

Committee on Education records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Committee on Education]
Identifier: RG 03-03-06
Abstract Records of the Committee on Education, a supervisory Committee of the Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees established in circa 1924-1925, date from 1963-1993 and reflect the Committee's oversight of the College's educational activities and policies. Records consist of minutes and agenda, correspondence, reports, lists, statistics, biographical sketches and curriculum vitae of faculty, recommendations for faculty appointments and promotions, and annual reviews of academic salaries.

Committee on Religion and Student Life records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Committee on Religion and Student Life]
Identifier: RG 03-03-08
Abstract The Committee on Religion and Student Life (earlier, the Committee on Religion) was created in 1965 to consider issues relating to both religion and student behavior at Mount Holyoke College. Records dating from 1966-1972 consist of agenda for meetings, correspondence and memoranda, reports, policy statements, proposals, lists, and statistics.

Committee on Religion records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Committee on Religion ]
Identifier: RG 03-03-07
Abstract The Committee on Religion was established in 1959 to examine the religious program at Mount Holyoke College, particularly the controversial requirement that all students regularly attend chapel services on campus. Records date from 1958-1960 and consist of minutes, reports, correspondence, statements, articles and other publications, memoranda, notes, and statistical studies.

Committee on Resources and Priorities records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Committee on Resources and Priorities]
Identifier: RG 03-03-09
Abstract Records of the Committee on Resources and Priorities, established in 1975 to advise the Board of Trustees about financial issues and problems affecting Mount Holyoke College, date from 1975-1984, 1988 and consist of agenda, reports, correspondence, financial records, publications, speeches, and graphs.

Committee on Student Affairs records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Committee on Student Affairs]
Identifier: RG 03-03-10
Abstract 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.

Committee on Trustees records

 Sub-Series — Box 1 : [Committee on Trustees]
Identifier: RG 03-03-11
Abstract Records of the Committee of Trustees, established in 1982 to replace the Board of Trustees Nominating Committee, concern the selection of new members of the Board as well as commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients at Mount Holyoke College. The records date from 1982-1993 and consist of agenda for meetings correspondence, memoranda, lists, curriculum vitae, and biographical material.

Conference Committee records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Conference Committee]
Identifier: RG 03-03-12
Abstract 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.

Department of Physical Education records

 Series — Box 1: [Physical Education Department (Box 1)]
Identifier: RG 18-27
Abstract Department of Physical Education records date from 1863 to the present and reflect Mount Holyoke's long history of providing students with opportunities for exercise and participation in athletics and dance. Materials consist of reports, minutes, subject files, course records, publications, announcements, press releases, scrapbooks, schedules, and photographs in several different formats.

Elizabeth T. Kennan records

 Series
Identifier: RG 04-07
Abstract Kennan, Elizabeth T.; medieval historian, author, college and university professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1960. Records concern activities, issues, and events during her administration as President of Mount Holyoke College (1978-1995) and also include materials from her years as a Mount Holyoke student (1956-1960) and from the administrations of her immediate predecessor David Bicknell Truman (President, 1969-1978) and successor Joanne V. Creighton, who took office...

Faculty and staff biographical files

 Record Group — Box 1: [Mount Holyoke College: Faculty and Staff Biographical Files - Miscellany; Publications]
Identifier: RG 19
Abstract Mount Holyoke College Faculty and Staff Biographical Files, circa 1837-, contain correspondence, press releases, directories, lists, writings, notebooks, school papers, drawings, audiocassettes, DVDs, and photographs relating to individuals who have served as faculty or staff members of the College.

Faculty governance records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 16
Abstract Records dating from 1896 to 2011 consist of handbooks, minutes and agenda, reports, constitutions and by-laws, policy statements, statistics, correspondence, memoranda, speeches, subject files, surveys, questionnaires, financial information, plans, recommendations, programs, lists, scripts, schedules, songs, music scores, sketches, menus, publications, press releases, announcements, tickets, notes, biographical sketches, audiocassettes, photographs, slides, compact discs, video recordings, and...

Finance Committee records

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG 03-03-13
Abstract The records of the Mount Holyoke College Finance Committee, a standing committee of the Board of Trustees, date from 1930-1995, 1997-1998 and consist of minutes, agenda, correspondence, budgets, reports, financial statements, lists, and memoranda. These materials chiefly concern investments of the College and include information about faculty and staff salaries.

Jeannette Marks and Mary Woolley correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0865
Abstract Marks, Jeannette Augustus, 1875-1964; author and college professor. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1901-1941. Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947; college professor and administrator. President of Mount Holyoke College, 1901-1937. Papers contain correspondence, primarily describing their daily lives, work, and travel.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum records

 Series — Box 1: [MHC Art Museum]
Identifier: RG 09-01
Abstract Records of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, established in 1876, date from 1876-present. Records consist of historical sketches and notes, fliers, catalogues, clippings, agendas, correspondence, membership lists, minutes of meetings, information about facilities and collections, annual reports, Art Museum Director Steering Committee Records photographs, slides, Art Advisory Committee Records, financial records, and the records of exhibits and other events.

Mount Holyoke College Students' League records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Students' League]
Identifier: RG 25-03-07
Abstract Contains constitutions and grants of power, reports, correspondence, petitions, recommendations, regulations, a scrapbook, and articles concerning the Mount Holyoke College Students' League from its inception in 1893 until 1935, when the organization was replaced by the Mount Holyoke College Community. The records document the organization, responsibilities, and activities of the League, which was established to allow students to exercise a measure of self-government. Includes information about...

Nominating Committee records

 Sub-Series — Box 1
Identifier: RG 03-03-14
Abstract Records of the Nominating Committee, established in 1925, date from 1961-1982 and concern the selection of new members of the Mount Holyoke Board of Trustees as well as individuals considered as recipients of honorary degrees from the College. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, lists, curriculum vitae, and biographical material.

Origins and governance collection

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 02
Abstract 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.

Principals and presidents reports

 Series — Box 1: [Principals and Presidents Reports]
Identifier: RG 04-01
Abstract Mount Holyoke College Principals and Presidents Reports, 1867-1985, containing information about academic and administrative matters, the activities of faculty and students, and improvements to facilities and the campus.

Principals and Presidents Reports, 1867-1985

 Series
Abstract: Mount Holyoke College Principals and Presidents Reports, 1867-1985, containing information about academic and administrative matters, the activities of faculty and students, and improvements to facilities and the campus.

Proxy Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 03-03-15
Abstract 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.

Richard Glenn Gettell records

 Series
Identifier: RG 04-04
Abstract Gettell, Richard Glenn, 1912-1988; economist, college and university teacher and administrator. Mount Holyoke College President, 1957-1968. Records concern activities, issues and events during his tenure as President of Mount Holyoke College and consist of correspondence, writings, materials relating to the College's Ad Hoc Committee to Consider Rules and Standards and to the United States-India Women's College Exchange Program, subject files, inauguration records, an appointment book,...