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Affirmative Action Committee Records, 1972-1997
3 archives boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Minutes, reports, correspondence, printed material and other records documenting the activities of the Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Affirmative Action Committee Records for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Affirmative Action Committee 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.

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Historical Note

The Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action advises the President and the college administration, bringing to the attention of the College opinions and suggestions regarding the provisions of the College's Affirmative Action Program. In carrying out its mission, the Committee has authority to solicit opinion from and issue reports to the College community. The Committee is composed of faculty members and staff and others, under the leadership of the Affirmative Action Officer. The Affirmative Action Advisory Committee has subcommittees on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues; diversity educators; women, work and family issues; sexual harassment; and the committee on collegiality.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Minutes, reports, correspondence, printed material and other records documenting the Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action and its role in helping Amherst College carry out the provisions of its Affirmative Action program, 1972-1997, addressing issues such as harassment and discrimination, workforce diversity, and work and family issues. The records include a number of statistical summaries based on workforce analysis as well as information about various campus events sponsored by the committee.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Affirmative Action Committee Records for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Affirmative Action Committee 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.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Affirmative Action Committee Records [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

88-022, 89-129, 95-046

Processing Information

Papers in this collection have been received from various members of the Affirmative Action Committee. In some cases, duplicates have been retained.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English.