Bennett College,-- The Thomas F. Holgate Library
Founded as a coeducational institution in the basement of Warnersville Methodist Episcopal Church North in 1873; Freedmen's Aid and the Southern Education Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church assumed responsibility of the institution in 1874; by 1901 the collegiate division had 222 enrolled students; named in honor of Lyman Bennett, a New York business man who donated $10,000, Bennett College was reorganized as a college for women in 1926. Willa B. Player was the first female president of Bennett College (1955-1965)
Alverno College Library
The collection contains records of the Academic Dean's Office created during the tenure of Sr. Jutta Hollenbeck dating from 1936 to 1959. The collection largely consists of annual reports, correspondence, faculty memoranda, faculty personnel records, day books, meeting minutes, committee files, program files, and subject files. The records concern incorporation, accreditation, teacher certification, general policy issues, financial issues, consortia memberships, staffing, and other administrative issues
Alverno College Library
Collection contains records of the Office of Academic Affairs created since its inception in 1991. The collection largely consists of grant records, faculty personnel records, college institute files, meeting minutes, correspondence, faculty workshop records, graduation materials, annual reports, and departmental goal statements. The records concern continuing accreditation, creation of new majors such as Communication, Management and Technology (CMT); Community Leadership and Development; and Environmental Science, evolution of the Alverno Learning Process, creation of new courses, student issues, general policy issues, grant proposals and related activities, staffing, and other administrative issues
Alverno College Library
Collection contains the records of the Academic Dean's Office created during the tenure of Sr. J. Dolores Brunner (Sr. M. Providentia) dating from 1959 to 1970. The collection largely consists of annual reports, correspondence, faculty memoranda, faculty personnel records, meeting minutes, committee files, grant files and subject files. The records concern accreditation, curriculum changes and proposed changes, student issues, general policy issues, grant proposals and related activities, consortia memberships, staffing and other administrative issues
Mount Holyoke College - Archives and Special Collections
This collection consists of an oral history interview, correspondence, a bibliography, subject files, and biographical information relating to Frances Perkins (1880-1965). Primary sources in the collection include a transcript (on microfiche) of an oral history interview of her conducted by the Oral History Research Office at Columbia University between 1951-1955 and four pieces of correspondence written by or addressed to Perkins. The latter items consist of an undated note that she wrote "To FDR" (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) while she was the United States Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945, advising him about the content of a Thanksgiving proclamation; a letter to Perkins from Roosevelt, December 12, 1938, concerning a deportation pardon that she had requested; a letter by her to Hugh Hawkins of Amherst College, September 21, 1961, accompanied by a recollection that Perkins wrote for him concerning Mount Holyoke College President Mary Emma Woolley and the selection of a man to succeed ... Read More
Alverno College Library
Collection contains records of the Academic Dean's Office created during the tenure of Robert G. Pitman dating from 1974 to 1978. The collection largely consists of annual reports, correspondence, faculty personnel records, meeting minutes, committee files, grant files, faculty senate materials, and subject files. The records concern continuing accreditation, evolution of the competence-based learning (CBL) curriculum (now known as Alverno's ability-based curriculum), creation of the Weekend College program, student issues, general policy issues, grant proposals and related activities, consortia memberships and other association memberships, staffing, and other administrative issues
Mount Holyoke College - Archives and Special Collections
The Ann Haven Morgan Papers include writings, correspondence, biographical information, and photographs. The material consists primarily of Morgan's writings and photographs of or by her. Her writings date from 1911-1955 and include her books as well as her scientific articles, some of them co-written with Mount Holyoke College students. The collection also includes her articles about zoologist Cornelia M. Clapp, the Mount Holyoke College Zoology Department and science curriculum, and the selection of Roswell Gray Ham as the school's first male president. Correspondence, 1924-1960, chiefly reflects Morgan's efforts to help former students, including Virginia F. Babcock and Mildred Trotter, find employment. Biographical information, 1930-1966, consists of newspaper articles, award and lecture announcements, and material relating to Morgan's death and funeral. It also contains an article about the Morgan Adams Graduate Fellowship for advanced study in the biological sciences that was ... Read More
Mount Holyoke College - Archives and Special Collections
The A. Elizabeth Adams Papers consist of letters by and to Adams, her writings, Mount Holyoke College presidential succession documents, biographical information, and photographs. The correspondence consists of two letters by Adams, probably to Mount Holyoke colleagues Dorothy Richardson and Dorothy Cogswell, and a letter to Adams from Ann Haven Morgan, her close friend and teacher in the Mount Holyoke College Zoology Department. The collection also includes Adams's publications in zoology while she was a professor at Mount Holyoke College, as well as biographical notes and a bibliography of her writings. Of particular note in the collection are the presidential succession documents which include correspondence between Adams and individuals with links to Mount Holyoke College regarding the appointment of Roswell G. Ham. Ham was the first male president of Mount Holyoke, succeeding Mary E. Woolley in 1937. Also of particular note is an open letter written by Adams to the Trustees of ... Read More
Bennett College,-- The Thomas F. Holgate Library
Faculty records (1930-1990) include meeting agendas and minutes, educational policies, committee reports, memorials to deceased faculty, lists of degrees conferred, commencement programs, and faculty course outlines (1958-1965). Saturday school was a program is designed to enrich the academic experience of future college students. Its records (1961-1995) include class schedules, correspondence and other files relating to the administration of the program; annual reports; faculty lists; and photographs
Bennett College,-- The Thomas F. Holgate Library
Materials include self-study records (1958-1987); catalogs (1925-1990); yearbooks (1963-1995); issues of The Banner the official newspaper of Bennett College (1938-1990); issues of The Belle Ringer the official publication of the Alumni Association (1969-1993); commencement and baccalaureate programs (1912-1995); photographs of Willa Player, Dallas Jones, Elizabeth Koontz, sports events, buildings, and other college related people and events; scrapbooks (1920-1983); and scrapbooks of news clippings, photographs, and other materials pertaining to campus activities, sports and other events, programs, guest speakers, and major benefactors

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