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Universities and colleges -- Admission

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Admission to college ; Admissions, College ; College admission ; University admission

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Digital Collection: Amherst College Admission Office. Annual Reports to Secondary Schools
Digital Collection: Amherst College Admiss...

Amherst College Admission Office. Annual Reports to Secondary Schools

Identifier: MA.00335

Reports by the Office of Admission at Amherst College for the use of secondary schools. The reports present statistics on the incoming freshman class and information for secondary school principals and guidance councilors.

Dates: 1947-2008

Amherst College Examinations Collection

Identifier: MA.00397

Examinations given at Amherst College from 1849 to 1967. The collection includes entrance examinations, final exams, midterms and various in-class tests, examination schedules, as well as examinations for awards and honors.

Dates: 1849-1967; Majority of material found within 1910-1967

Amherst College Office of Admission Records. Legacy Office Files and Ephemera

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 011-001

The collection contains office files and ephemera pertaining to the Amherst College Office of Admission.

Dates: Pre-1970

Eugene S. Wilson (AC 1929), former Dean of Admissions, 1979 January 17-18

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: Coming to Amherst as Alumni Secretary in 1939, Teaching English during World War II, Director of Admission in 1946, "Oversized" class of 1950, Also Dean of Freshmen, Increase in Jewish Applicants, Shift from private to public school predominance, Start of Annual Report to secondary schools, Effect of "New Curriculum" on admission, Professor Arons' Impact on Science 1-2, Opposed to advance placement, Gradual fading of "New Curriculum", Reliance on school counselors in...
Dates: 1979 January 17-18

Eugene S. Wilson (AC 1929) Papers

Identifier: MA.00331

The papers of Eugene S. Wilson, Dean of Admissions at Amherst College from 1953 to 1971. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: circa 1954-1971

Harrison, Caskie , 1891

Scope and Contents

Contains a letter regarding admissions from Dr. Caskie Harrison, Head of the Brooklyn Latin School. Harrison also refers to one of the Amherst College Summer School programs.

Dates: 1891

Need-blind admission follow-up, 1972

 File — Box 6, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Contains correspondence and other materials of the many panels, committees, and events that Hawkins was involved in. Highlights include SCLC's SCOPE project (in which Martin Luther King Jr. participated), which includes an audiotape of speeches, newspapers, and more. Several Amherst College academic committees are included, such as the Task Force on Admission and Financial Aid.

Dates: 1972