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Hampshire College Board of Trustee Records, 1965-2008
11.26 Linear Feet (27 Document boxes)
Collection number: RG.02.001

Abstract:
Records documenting the work of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees from 1965-2008. Includes founding documents for Hampshire College; Trustee by-laws; minutes, agendas from quarterly Board of Trustee meetings; memoranda, reports, statistical summaries, and committee reports; and records from Trustee committees, including the Committee for the Evaluation of the President and Vice-President and two presidential search committees.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

Permission of the President of the College is required for access to Series I: Meeting Notebooks. Permission of the Chair of the Board of Trustees is required for access to Series II: Board of Trustee Committee Records.

Restrictions on use:

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

Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections

Scope and Contents

Hampshire College Board of Trustees records date from 1965 to 2008. They document the establishment and aspects of the ongoing operation of the College, including strategic planning; hiring and reappointment of faculty; hiring and evaluation of the President; financial affairs; fundraising; improvements to buildings and grounds; and the selection of Board members.

Materials are arranged in two series: Meeting Notebooks and Board of Trustee Committee Records.

Series I: Meeting Notebooks contains the notebooks prepared for each quarterly meeting of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees. Each notebook generally contains the minutes of the previous meeting; the agenda for the current meeting; and sections containing material relating to the items on the agenda, e.g. memoranda, reports, statistical summaries, committee reports. Notebooks are arranged in chronological order by meeting date.

Series II: Board of Trustee Committee Records contains files from Trustee committees concerned with the hiring or evaluation of the President of the College.


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

Permission of the President of the College is required for access to Series I: Meeting Notebooks. Permission of the Chair of the Board of Trustees is required for access to Series II: Board of Trustee Committee Records.

Restrictions on use:

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

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection: Board of Trustee Records, Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst, MA.

History of the Collection

Processing Information

Original finding aid prepared by Susan Dayall. Updated by Angelina Altobellis and Tyler Kydd in 2016.


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

Contents List
Series I: Meeting Notebooks
1965-2008
10.43 Linear Feet(25 document boxes)

Hampshire College Agreement of Association, 1965


Box 1
Hampshire College Articles of Incorporation, 1965


Box 1
Trustee Bylaws


Box 1
Trustee Meeting Minutes, 1965-09-27 through 1973-12-08


Box 1
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1966-06-01 through 1967-06-12


Box 1
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1967-09-22 through 1969-03-15


Box 2
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1969-06-14 through 1970-06-13


Box 3
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1970-10-24 through 1972-03-11


Box 4
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1972-06-10 through 1973-06-09


Box 5
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1973-09-22 through 1975-03-15


Box 6
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1975-06-07 through 1976-06-05


Box 7
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1976-10-01 through 1977-12-09


Box 8
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1978-03-10 through 1979-10-13


Box 9
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1980-01-24 through 1981-10-24


Box 10
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1982-01-14 through 1983-05-14


Box 11
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1983-10-22 through 1985-05-11


Box 12
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1985-10-11 through 1987-03-14


Box 13
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1987-05-08 through 1988-05-14


Box 14
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1988-09-29 through 1989-10-14


Box 15
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1990-01-25 through 1991-01-25


Box 16
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1991-03-15 through 1991-10-19


Box 17
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1992-01-31 through 1993-10-30


Box 18
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1994-01-21 through 1996-01-26


Box 19
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1996-05-17 through 1998-09-12


Box 20
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 1998-10-26 through 2000-11-18


Box 21
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 2001-02-16 through 2002-11-15


Box 22
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 2003-02-28 through 2004-09-11


Box 23
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 2004-11-19 through 2006-02-11


Box 24
Trustee Meeting Notebooks, 2006-05-19 through 2008-10-26


Box 25
Series II: Board of Trustee Committee Records
1967-1989
.83 Linear Feet(2 document boxes)

Committee for the Evaluation of the President and Vice-President Records, 1973


Box 26
Presidential Search Records, 1976-1977


Box 26
Presidential Search Records, 1988-1989


Box 26
Presidential Search Records, 1988-1989


Box 27

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Subjects
  • Hampshire College
  • Hampshire College--Administration
  • Hampshire College. Board of Trustees


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