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Manuscript Collections

The following is a list of Wellesley College presidents, faculty, alumnae, related individuals and associations whose papers are housed at the archives.  Finding aids and folder lists for some collections at the Wellesley College Archives are available below. This is not a complete list. In addition, some inventories are currently available in-house only. 

 

College Records

The following is a list of Wellesley College administrative, academic, and research departments whose records are housed at the archives.  Finding aids and folder lists for some collections at the Wellesley College Archives are available below. This is not a complete list. In addition, some inventories are currently available in-house only. 

The collections are organized into a classification scheme partially based on Wellesley College administrative hierarchy.

1 COLLEGE College Publications, Presidents' Papers and Correspondence
2 GOVERNING BOARDS Board of Trustees and Committee Records
3 CURRICULUM Curricular Materials, Academic Department Records
4 ACADEMIC AFFAIRS   Admission and Deans' Records
5 STUDENT SERVICES   Student Services Records
6 STUDENTS   Class Records, Student Organizations
7 ALUMNAE   Biographical Information and Publications, Reunion Materials
8 DEVELOPMENT   Resources Records and Fundraising Materials
9 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT   Financial, Budgetary Records
10 LEARNING RESOURCES   Museum, Library, Research Center Records

 

 

1 COLLEGE

 

2 GOVERNING BOARDS

  • 2B Board of Trustees
    • 2BI Individuals
    • 2BP Standing Committee
    • 2BR Special Committee
  • 2D Treasurer
  • 2E Secretary of College
  • 2G Board of Visitors
  • 2GI Individuals
  • 2H Committee on Use of Humans as Experimental Subject
  • 2L Commission on Community Life
  • 2R Academic Council
    • 2RP Standing Committees
    • 2RR Special Committees
  • 2S Special or Ad Hoc Committees
    • 2SS Special or Ad Hoc: Search
    • 2S1 The Wellesley - MIT Exchange Program Review Committee
    • 2S2 Task Force on Racism
    • 2S3 Committee on Wellesley in the 90's
    • 2S4 Plans & Priorities Committee
    • 2S5 Master Plan
    • 2S6 Technology Task Force
  • 2W Administrative Council
    • 2WP Standing Committees
    • 2WR Special Committees

 

3 CURRICULUM

 

4 ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

5 STUDENT SERVICES

 

6 STUDENTS

 

7 ALUMNAE

  • 7A Publications [as a group]
  • 7B Alumnae Biographical Files
  • 7D Alumnae Association, Executive Director
    • 7DC Classes [liaison]
    • 7DR Clubs [liaison]
  • 7E Editor, alumnae magazine
  • 7F Fundraising
  • 7H Hygiene and Physical Education Section
  • 7P Publications [of individual alumnae]
    • 7P/special [publications by special students]
    • 7P/graduate [publications by graduate students]
    • 7P/1879 [publications by members of Class of 1879]
    • 7P/1880 [publications by members of Class of 1880]
  • 7R Alumnae Council
    • 7RC Wellesley Clubs
  • 7S Class Secretaries Association
  • 7V Events
  • 7Z

 

8 DEVELOPMENT

  • 8D Resources, Vice President
    • 8DW Estate and Donor Files
  • 8E
  • 8F Fundraising Campaigns
    • 8F1
    • 8F2 Restoration and Endowment
    • 8F3 Semi-Centennial
    • 8F4 75th Anniversary
    • 8F5 Centennial
    • 8F6 $150 Million
  • 8P Publications
  • 8T Trusts
  • 8W Donor and Estate files

 

9 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

10 LEARNING RESOURCES

  • 10I Information Services [technology]
    • 10IP Information Services Publications
  • 10L Library
    • 10LA Archives
    • 10LD Librarian
    • 10LM Friends of Library
    • 10LP Publications of members of Library staff
  • 10S Museum/1875-1972
  • 10W Center for Research on Women
    • 10WP Women's Review of Books
    • 10WP Research & Action Report

 

This classification system is an adaptation of the one devised for Case Western Reserve University by Ruth W. Helmuth.

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Jane A. Callahan
Archivist
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Wellesley College Archives
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Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481