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Mount Holyoke College Record Groups

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 289 Collections and/or Records:

Botany department

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Botany Department]
Identifier: RG 18-08

The Mount Holyoke College Botany Department Records contain correspondence; a photocopied page from the "Llamarada;" newspaper clippings; reports; a journal; a grade book; course descriptions; examinations; and photographs.

Dates: 1883-1964

Buildings and Grounds records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 24

Buildings and Grounds Records date from 1836 to the present and provide extensive documentation of the history of Mount Holyoke's campus and facilities. Materials include historical sketches, publications, plans, maps, lists, invitations, guest books, postcards, drawings, compact disks, video recordings, and photographs.

Dates: 1836-

Bureau of University Travel records

 Series — Box Special Programs Undergraduate General Material Programs A - Ford-Mellon..., Folder: Experiment in International Living
Identifier: RG 12-04

Bureau of University Travel Records consist of itineraries for two summer tours in Europe for Mount Holyoke students: an "Art Appreciation Tour" (1950) lead by professors Marian Hayes and Valentine Giamatti and a "Vacation Tour" (1952) lead by Hayes.

Dates: 1950, 1952

Career Development Center records

 Series — Box Career Development Center
Identifier: RG 07-05

The records of the Career Development Center date from 1901 to the present include annual reports, statistics, newsletters, forms, publications, instructions, recommendations, correspondence, financial records, committee records, photographs, press releases, student files, and questionnaires.

Dates: 1901-

Catalogs, registers, and directories

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 10

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.

Dates: 1837-2011

Central Services records

 Series — Auxiliary Services A-Z, Folder: Central Services
Identifier: RG 09-03

The records of Central Services contains an invitation for a open house to visit the new facilities.

Dates: 1987

Ceremonies records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 36
Abstract Ceremonies Records document Mount Holyoke’s Commencement, Baccalaureate, Convocation, and Founder’s Day celebrations, with additional materials concerning individuals awarded honorary degrees on some of those occasions. Materials date from 1838 to the present and include speeches, programs, announcements, press releases, lists, citations, memoranda, audiocassettes, video recordings, DVDs, and photographs. Each Commencement or Founder's Day address is catalogued in the online library...
Dates: 1838-

Chapel records

 Series — Box 1-5 - Chapel Records
Identifier: RG 09-04

The records of the Chapel includes hymnals, special programs and events including order of worships from 1900 to the present.

Dates: 1899

Charlotte D'Evelyn Book Award records

 Series — Prizes and Honors - List of Recipients; Press Releases; Non-MHC Prizes; MHC Prizes, A-R
Identifier: RG 14-07

The records contain an outline of the contest rules, and press releases.

Dates: 1960-1962

Chemistry Department records

Identifier: RG 18-09

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.

Dates: 1882; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1990

Class books, freshman handbooks, yearbooks, student handbooks, and alumnae registers

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 34
Abstract Class books, Freshman handbooks, and yearbooks were prepared by students for the use and enjoyment of other students. Class books published by Seniors in the classes of 1877, 1880-1893, 1895-1897, 1899-1900, 1902-1919 summarize events during each groups' student years, often include class by-laws, constitutions, and songs, and contain information and prophecies concerning each class member. Freshman handbooks (1897-1989, 1993-2002) were prepared by Juniors for the guidance of entering...
Dates: 1843 - 2010

Classes records

 Record Group — Classes of 1838, 1839, 1843, 1845, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858
Identifier: RG 41
Abstract Classes records document the undergraduate and post-graduate lives and activities of Mount Holyoke alumnae from the Class of 1838 to the present. Materials date from 1843 to the present and include correspondence, reports, minutes, class constitutions and by-laws, programs, dance cards, menus, songs, collections of letters by members of different classes, articles, scrapbooks, audiocassettes, sound recordings, video recordings, DVDs, slides, photographs, photograph albums, and objects such...
Dates: 1843-

Classics Department records

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Classics Department to Computer Science Department], Folder: Classics Department
Identifier: RG 18-10

The Mount Holyoke College Classics Department Records contain lists; newspaper clippings; advertisements; play programs and scripts; brochures; scrapbooks; press releases; reports; and photographs.

Dates: 1910-

Clio-Melpomere Prize records

 Series — Prizes and Honors - List of Recipients; Press Releases; Non-MHC Prizes; MHC Prizes, A-R
Identifier: RG 14-08

The records contain two newspaper clippings describing the formation of the prize fund and the first year's recipient.

Dates: 1994

Commencement records

 Record Group — Box Commencement Records (Box 1)
Identifier: RG 36-01

Committee of Nine records

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

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.

Dates: 1933-1937

Committee on Buildings and Grounds records

Identifier: RG 03-03-05

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.

Dates: 1929-1996

Committee on Education records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Committee on Education]
Identifier: RG 03-03-06

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.

Dates: 1963-1993

Committee on Religion and Student Life records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Committee on Religion and Student Life]
Identifier: RG 03-03-08

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.

Dates: 1966-1972

Committee on Religion records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Committee on Religion ]
Identifier: RG 03-03-07

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.

Dates: 1958-1960

Committee on Resources and Priorities records

 Sub-Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Committee on Resources and Priorities]
Identifier: RG 03-03-09

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.

Dates: 1975-1988

Committee on Student Affairs records

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

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.

Dates: 1968-1993

Committee on Trustees records

 Sub-Series — Box 1 : [Barcode: Committee on Trustees]
Identifier: RG 03-03-11

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.

Dates: 1982-1993

Computer Science Department records

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: Computer Science Department (Box 1)], Folder: 1
Identifier: RG 18-58

Computer Science Department Records consist of annual reports (1992-1994) discussing course offerings, finances, and staffing.

Dates: 1992-1994

Computing and Information Systems records

 Series — Box Computing and Information Systems
Identifier: RG 07-06

The records of Computing and Information Systems include annual reports, committee minutes, memoranda, newsletters, announcements, mission statements, conference material, and grant information. The records include material relating to this department and its predecessor organizations such as the Central Records Unit, WANG word processing,

Dates: 1974-

Conference Committee records

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

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.

Dates: 1942-1993

Conference Office records

 Series — Conference Office through Dean of Freshmen, Folder: 1
Identifier: RG 07-07

The records of the Conference Office include memos; campus announcements; and brochures.

Dates: 1987-1994

Conferences and special events records

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: RG 35
Abstract Records for conferences and special events document meetings of students, alumnae, or visiting scholars and dignitaries held at Mount Holyoke College from 1915 to the present. Many of these programs were sponsored by the College while others were intercollegiate events or programs arranged by other institutions or organizations. Materials include correspondence, reports, speeches, programs, articles, press releases, biographical information about participants, and photographs. Some...
Dates: 1915-

Consortial and conference memberships records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 38
Abstract Consortial and Conference Memberships Records document Mount Holyoke's affiliation with two organizations: the Consortium on Financing Higher Education (COFHE) created to allow a number of private U.S. colleges and universities to collaborate and support each other on financial and academic issues and the Seven College Conference established by administrators of Mount Holyoke, Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Radcliffe, Smith, Vassar, and Wellesley to encourage discussion of and collaboration...
Dates: 1932-1992

Cornelia Catlin Coulter Scholar in Classics records

 Series — Prizes and Honors - List of Recipients; Press Releases; Non-MHC Prizes; MHC Prizes, A-R
Identifier: RG 14-09

The records contain one press release concerning the foundation of the Cornelia Catlin Coulter Scholar in Classics Award.

Dates: 1952