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Committee on Resources and Priorities Records, 1975-1984, 1988
1 box (0.2 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 3.3.9 (LD 7082 A1)

Abstract:
Records of the Committee on Resources and Priorities, established in 1975 to advise the Board of Trustees about financial issues and problems affecting Mount Holyoke College, date from 1975-1984, 1988 and consist of agenda, reports, correspondence, financial records, publications, speeches, and graphs.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

Records restricted to use by the Board of Trustees for 50 years from date of record creation.

Restrictions on use:

Use of the collection is governed by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

Historical Note

The advisory Committee on Resources and Priorities was established by the Board of Trustees in 1975 to identify problems relating to the finances of Mount Holyoke College and develop and implement long-range plans to address these issues. Trustees, faculty, administrators, and students served on the Committee.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Records of the advisory Committee on Resources and Priorities consist of agenda, reports, correspondence, financial records, publications, speeches, and graphs dating from 1975-1984 and 1988. These documents concern issues such as the College deficit and fluctuations in the number of student applicants. The records also discuss an early retirement program for tenured faculty and telecommunications and computing issues at the College, including library automation. Materials from 1988 chiefly relate to the place of fine arts in the College curriculum.


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

Records restricted to use by the Board of Trustees for 50 years from date of record creation.

Restrictions on use:

Use of the collection is governed by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Preferred Citation

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

Mount Holyoke College. Board of Trustees. Committee on Resources and Priorities Records, Archives and Special Collections, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA.

History of the Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Patricia J. Albright, 2007. Peter Carini and Juliana Kuipers assisted with the arrangement and description of these records from 1999-2002.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
8 Dwight Hall
50 College St.
South Hadley, MA 01075

Phone: (413) 538-2013
Fax: (413) 538-2370

Email Reference Form: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/lits/library/arch/forms/areq.htm
URL: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/lits/library/arch/

Language
English


Search Terms
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Subjects
  • College teachers--Massachusetts--South Hadley--Salaries, etc.
  • Education--Massachusetts--South Hadley--Data processing.
  • Mount Holyoke College. Board of Trustees. Committee on Resources and Priorities.
  • Mount Holyoke College--Administration.
  • Mount Holyoke College--Curricula.
  • Mount Holyoke College--Faculty.
  • Mount Holyoke College--Finance.
  • Mount Holyoke College--Planning.
  • Mount Holyoke College--Records and correspondence.
  • Telecommunications in higher education--Massachusetts--South Hadley.

Genre terms
  • Corporation records.
  • Financial records.
  • Reports.
  • Speeches.


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