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Kenneth Rosenthal Papers, 1965-1976
4 Linear Feet (Nine full-size document boxes and one half-size document box)
Collection number: RG-05-005

Abstract:
The papers of Kenneth Rosenthal, the first treasurer of Hampshire College, who served from 1971 to 1975. Prior to his tenure as treasurer, Rosenthal was instrumental in planning for the College. He served as Secretary of the College from 1975-1976.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

Researchers must receive prior written permission from the Vice President of Finance and Administration to access Series I: Subject Files and Series II: Chronological Files. Series III: Guide Book to the Hampshire College Community 1970 is open for research.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes. Permission to use or publish text or images from this collection must be obtained from the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections.

Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst, MA

Biographical Note

Kenneth Rosenthal was one of the earliest employees of Hampshire College. As Executive Assistant to Charles Longsworth, he was deeply involved in planning the new college. In March 1971, he was appointed College Treasurer, holding that post until the appointment of Allen Torrey in 1975. At that time, Rosenthal became Secretary of the College, a position which he held until leaving the College in 1976.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials documenting the activities of Kenneth Rosenthal in his role in the planning of Hampshire College from 1966-1971; as the first College Treasurer from 1971-1975; and as Secretary of the College from 1975-1976. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, memos, financial and committee records, and personal notes.

Arranged in three series: Series I. Subject Files, 1965-1976. Series II. Chronological Files, 1970-1976. Series III. Guide Book to the Hampshire College Community, 1970.


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

Researchers must receive prior written permission from the Vice President of Finance and Administration to access Series I: Subject Files and Series II: Chronological Files. Series III: Guide Book to the Hampshire College Community 1970 is open for research.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes. Permission to use or publish text or images from this collection must be obtained from the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

Kenneth Rosenthal Papers, Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst, MA.

History of the Collection


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

Contents List
Series I: Subject Files
1966-1976


AdCom, 1969-1971


Box 1: folder 1
Amherst Center School Complex Committee, 1969-1970


Box 1: folder 2
Amherst Town Government


Box 1: folder 3
Appointment as Treasurer


Box 1: folder 4
Budget


Box 1: folder 5
Building plans


Box 1: folder 6
Business Office


Box 1: folder 7
Committee of 90, 1971 (increased enrollment)


Box 1: folder 8
Early Hampshire memos, 1966-1968


Box 1: folder 9
Electronic music


Box 1: folder 10
Faculty


Box 1: folder 11
Financial aid


Box 2: folder 1
Financial planning - working documents


Box 2: folder 2
Financial statements, 1966-1974


Box 2: folder 3
First Hampshire College, 1762


Box 2: folder 4
Hampshire College: One Plan for the Survival of the Private Undergraduate College, 1971


Box 2: folder 5
Houses


Box 2: folder 6
H.U.D. loans


Box 2: folder 7
Longsworth presidency


Box 2: folder 8
Miscellaneous correspondence


Box 2: folder 9
Opening convocation, Oct. 1970


Box 2: folder 10
Parting thoughts, 1976


Box 2: folder 11
Peace March on Washington, Nov. 1969


Box 2: folder 12
Photographs


Box 2: folder 14
Personal correspondence


Box 2: folder 13
Press clippings


Box 3: folder 1
J.D. Rockefeller visit, 1970


Box 3: folder 2
Selective Service


Box 3: folder 3
Space book, 1973


Box 3: folder 4
Staff


Box 3: folder 5
Students


Box 3: folder 6
Trustees


Box 3: folder 7
Trustees - material for the Board of Collegiate Authority, 1965


Box 3: folder 8
Series II: Chronological Files



Chronological file, January-March 1970


Box 3: folder 9
Chronological File, April - June 1970


Box 4: folder 1
Chronological File, July- September 1970


Box 4: folder 2
Chronological File, November 1970 - February 1971


Box 4: folder 3
Chronological File, March - May 1971


Box 4: folder 4
Chronological File, June - July 1971


Box 4: folder 5
Chronological File, August - September 1971


Box 5: folder 1
Chronological File, October - December 1971


Box 5: folder 2
Chronological File, January - February 1972


Box 5: folder 3
Chronological File, March - April 1972


Box 6: folder 1
Chronological File, May - July 1972


Box 6: folder 2
Chronological File, August - October 1972


Box 6: folder 3
Chronological File, November - December 1972


Box 6: folder 4
Chronological File, January - March 1973


Box 7: folder 1
Chronological File, April - July 1973


Box 7: folder 2
Chronological File, August - December 1973


Box 7: folder 3
Chronological File, January 1974


Box 7: folder 4
Chronological File, February - March 1974


Box 8: folder 1
Chronological File, April - May 1974


Box 8: folder 2
Chronological File, June - August 1974


Box 8: folder 3
Chronological File, September - December 1974


Box 8: folder 4
Chronological File, December 1974 - March 1975


Box 8: folder 5
Chronological File, April - July 1975


Box 9: folder 1
Chronological File, August - October 1975


Box 9: folder 2
Chronological File, November 1975 - February 1976


Box 9: folder 3
Chronological File, March - May 1976


Box 9: folder 4
Chronological File, June - September 1976


Box 9: folder 5
Series III: Guide Book to the Hampshire College Community, 1970



Area Brochures


Box 10: folder 1
Guide Book


Box 10: folder 2
Hampshire College Families


Box 10: folder 3

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Subjects
  • Hampshire College--Administration.
  • Rosenthal, Kenneth.


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