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Records of the College Teas Association and Harvard Neighbors, 1894-1995.

Collection Identifier: HUD 3824
Overview: The College Teas Association was instituted in 1894 by a group of faculty wives in order to promote "social intercourse among the ladies of the University."  In 1939, the association established the Newcomer's Club to provide help to newcomers to Harvard and Cambridge.  In 1972, the entire association was renamed Harvard Neighbors, and in 1988, membership was opened to men.  These records document an effort to establish a sense of community at Harvard, among wives of the University, and within...