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RG XII

Radcliffe College. Office of the Registrar. Records of the Radcliffe College Office of the Registrar, 1874-1966: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: RG XII
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Radcliffe College. Office of the Registrar
Title: Records of the Radcliffe College Office of the Registrar, 1874-1966
Date(s): 1874-1966
Quantity: 99.98 linear feet (6 cartons, 182 file boxes, 12 card file boxes, 2 folio boxes, 7 folio+ boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Records of the Radcliffe College Office of the Registrar, including academic records for all students with biographical and educational information on undergraduates, 1879-1944, and graduates, 1879-1963.

Processing Information:

Reprocessed: June 1979
By: Jane S. Knowles
Updated: May 2017
By: Jenny Gotwals

Access Restrictions:

Access. Series 1 and 2 are closed. Use microfilm.
Access. Series 3, 4, 5, 6, and 9 are closed for 80 years from the time of the student's separation. Appointment may be required. Contact public services.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Radcliffe College Office of the Registrar 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.

Preferred Citation:

Radcliffe College Office of the Registrar Records, 1874-1966; item description, dates. RG XII, Series #, box #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

SEPARATION RECORD

Date: May 29, 1979
List of material disposed of (2.5 cubic feet):
List of material removed to RGXXI, and filed with student folders:

HISTORY

The College Secretary served as registrar from 1879 until the Office of the Registrar was created in 1937. Ruth Davenport directed the Office until 1966 when it merged with the Registrar's Office at Harvard.

ARRANGEMENT

The collection is arranged in 11 series:

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Included are academic records for all students with biographical and educational information on undergraduates, 1879-1944, and graduates, 1879-1963. Also correspondence and reports of the Academic Board; and office files, 1922-1926, of Harriet Dean Buckingham (College Secretary, 1911-1937), and Ruth Davenport (1937-1966).

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Buckingham, Harriet Dean
Does, Mary, 1861-1913
Davenport, Ruth
Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968
Radcliffe College--Students

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