Mount Holyoke College -- Records and correspondence
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Records of the Trustee Development Committee, established in 1958 to help oversee Mount Holyoke College's institutional and economic goals, date from 1958-1974, 1985-1992 and consist of minutes and agenda, correspondence, development plans and programs, Committee and College mission statements, financial reports, gift and pledge reports, capital campaign materials, proposals for the use of grants and fellowships, lists, and memoranda.
Records of the Trustee Review Committee, established in 1980 to study the function, composition, and committee structure of the Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees, date from 1980-1981 and consist of agenda, minutes, correspondence, reports, lists, memoranda, newspaper articles, and historical information relating to trustees.