Origins and Governance Collection
Origins and Governance Collection, 1834-present
9 boxes (3.12 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 2 (LD 7080)
The Origins and Governance Collection brings together materials concerning the creation and administration of Mount Holyoke College, an institution for the higher education of women that was founded by Mary Lyon, granted a charter as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, and opened in 1837. Materials date from 1834 to the present and include a ledger notebook, charters, acts, regulations, minutes, planning documents, publications, speeches, questionnaires, drawings, and photographs.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
Materials relating to accreditation reviews of Mount Holyoke College by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education are restricted to use by the office/department of origin for 25 years from the date of records creation. All other materials in the collection are unrestricted.
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