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Amherst College Alumni Office Public Records

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00046

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, printed matter, and other administrative records related to alumni relations at Amherst College, 1922-1992. Documented activities include fundraising, travel programs, reunions, alumni weekend, alumni college, parent programs, Society of Alumni, Alumni Council, and Alumni Association. The collection also includes files on individual classes and records of class agents. An addendum received in 1994 includes additional records documenting the same activities chiefly for the years 1980-1988.

Dates

  • 1922-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Some series of records have access restrictions. Particularly fragile items may also be restricted for preservation purposes.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from the records should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Extent

20.75 Linear feet ( (19 records cartons, 3 archives boxes, 1 half archives box))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence, minutes, printed matter, and other administrative records related to alumni relations at Amherst College, 1922-1992.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into thirty-two series:
  1. Series 1: General Administrative Files - CLOSED
  2. Series 2: Correspondence Files - With or About Individuals - CLOSED
  3. Series 3: Alumni Fellows Program, 1970-1975
  4. Series 4: Biographical Records, 1931-1993
  5. Series 5: Budgets - CLOSED
  6. Series 6: Coeducation - Unrestricted, 1972-1975
  7. Series 7: Coeducation - CLOSED
  8. Series 8: Buildings and Grounds, 1945-1976
  9. Series 9: New England College Fund - CLOSED
  10. Series 10: Travel, 1961-1981
  11. Series 11: Alumni Fund Administration - Committee Minutes - CLOSED
  12. Series 12: Alumni Fund Administration - General - CLOSED
  13. Series 13: Alumni Fund (some sub-series closed), 1920-1987
  14. Series 14: Parents Fund/Programs, 1950-1982
  15. Series 15: Young Alumni, 1972-1975
  16. Series 16: Alumni Visiting Committees, 1928-1970
  17. Series 17: This is Amherst, 1965-1976
  18. Series 18: Alumni Trustees Material, 1928-1984
  19. Series 19: Reunion/Alumni Holiday, 1951-1984
  20. Series 20: Memorial Services, 1973-1980
  21. Series 21: Calendars, 1973-1975
  22. Series 22: National Alumni Weekends, 1980-1981
  23. Series 23: Alumni College, 1964-1979
  24. Series 24: Five College Alumni College, 1974-1975
  25. Series 25: Alumni Weekends, 1972-1981
  26. Series 26: Society of Alumni Meetings, 1958-1979
  27. Series 27: Alumni Council Meetings, 1938-1981
  28. Series 28: Alumni Council Committees, 1941-1981
  29. Series 29: General Administrative Files; Committees; Other, 1928-1969
  30. Series 30: Class Records, 1964-1988
  31. Series 31: Alumni Association, 1960-1982
  32. Series 32: Addendum, 1967-1992 (bulk 1980-1988)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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