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COLLECTION Identifier: RG XIIIA

  • Series 2. Boxes #5, 6, and 12 are closed for 80 years from date of student's separation.

    Series 4. Box 1, folders #2-44; Box 2; Box 3; Box 4; Box 5, folders #1-36; Box 6; Box 7; Carton 2, folders #1-28; Carton 4, folders #13-99; Carton 5, folders #74-75; and 96-CR21, Box 2, folders #41-43, are closed for 80 years from date of student's separation.' />
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Records of the Radcliffe College Short Courses and Institutes, 1933-1995

Overview

Radcliffe College Short Courses and Institutes Records contains records of the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, including correspondence, reports on student projects, financial statements, and publicity materials; materials for the seminar "Communications for the Volunteer"; also student records, later employment histories, course information, publicity, and brochures of the Radcliffe Publishing Course.

Dates

  • 1933-1995

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. Student records are closed for 80 years from date of student's separation.

Series 2. Boxes #5, 6, and 12 are closed for 80 years from date of student's separation.

Series 4. Box 1, folders #2-44; Box 2; Box 3; Box 4; Box 5, folders #1-36; Box 6; Box 7; Carton 2, folders #1-28; Carton 4, folders #13-99; Carton 5, folders #74-75; and 96-CR21, Box 2, folders #41-43, are closed for 80 years from date of student's separation.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by Radcliffe College is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

41.55 linear feet (26 cartons, 26 + 1/2 file boxes, 1 folio+ box, 1 card file box)
Contains records of the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, including correspondence, reports on student projects, financial statements, and publicity materials; materials for the seminar "Communications for the Volunteer"; also student records, later employment histories, course information, publicity, and brochures of the Radcliffe Publishing Course.

HISTORY

Vocational short courses and institutes were initiated by the Radcliffe Appointment Bureau to train students for careers after graduation. Among these courses were: the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960; Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1968; Summer Secretarial Course, 1935-1955, and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (formerly Publishing Procedures Course), 1947-1999, which offered a six-week summer course in publishing.

ARRANGEMENT

The collection is arranged in four series:
  1. Series I. Early Courses, 1933-1942
  2. Series II. Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960
  3. Series III. Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1969
  4. Series IV. Radcliffe Publishing Course, 1944-1995

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Title
Radcliffe College. Records of the Radcliffe College Short Courses and Institutes, 1933-1995: A Finding Aid
Author
Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01158

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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