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Illustrated Version of the New College Plan
.209 linear feet
one half-size document box
Collection number: RG-01-003

Abstract:
This collection comprises one comb-bound, hand-assembled, illustrated volume of The New College Plan, assumed to be created by Shannon McCune, Chairman of the Committee for an Experimental College. The volume consists of baby photos beside clippings from The New College Plan. It is signed to "Joe" (Cesar L. Barber) from "Shannon": "With happy memories of times well spent - A Very Merry Christmas."

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Scope and contents of the collection

The New College Plan: A Proposal for a Major Departure in Higher Education was first published in 1958. Written under the direction of the Presidents of Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts, it was the original blueprint for what would become Hampshire College. This collection comprises one comb-bound, hand-assembled, illustrated volume of The New College Plan, assumed to be created by Shannon McCune, Chairman of the Committee for an Experimental College. The volume consists of baby photos beside clippings from The New College Plan. It is signed to "Joe" (Cesar L. Barber) from "Shannon": "With happy memories of times well spent - A Very Merry Christmas."


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Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

This collection is open for research.

History of the Collection

Given to Hampshire College by Putnam Barber, November 2015.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Hampshire College Archives & Special Collections
Johnson Library Center
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA 01002
Language
English


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Subjects
  • Barber, C.L. (Cesar Lombardi)
  • Hampshire College
  • McCune, Shannon, 1913-1993


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