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William A. Mueller, Director of Physical Plant and Services, 1980 January 23

 File — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Subject coverage: Background of Physical Plant and Services, Changes in staff size, Physical Plant and Services' portion of College Budget, housing for faculty and administration, Maintenance of fraternities; property owned by College, Relationship with the Lord Jeffery Inn, Dormitories and Vandalism, History of the tunnel system, Staff hiring and makeup, Union voted down,; hiring of students, Women students and campus security, Extending campus electrical system, Jump in oil costs, Comparison of oil and coal costs; alternative heating possibilities, Rise in electricity costs, Relations with residents in college housing, Seasonal weather problems; contracted maintenance, Meeting unanticipated problems; provisions for the handicapped, student response to and maintenance of new dormitories, Use of the Infirmary; plans for old heating plant, Maintenance at Amherst and at other colleges, Department's greatest needs; future mechanization


  • Creation: 1980 January 23

Conditions Governing Access

Access to original recordings is restricted for preservation purposes, researchers may use digital surrogates instead.


From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (1 archives box, 1 half archives box, 1 flat box, 1 negative box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299