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RG XIIIA

Radcliffe College. Records of the Radcliffe College Short Courses and Institutes, 1933-1995: 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 XIIIA
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Radcliffe College
Title: Records of the Radcliffe College Short Courses and Institutes, 1933-1995
Date(s): 1933-1995
Quantity: 41.55 linear feet (26 cartons, 26 + 1/2 file boxes, 1 folio+ box, 1 card file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: 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.

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.

Preferred Citation:

Radcliffe College Short Courses and Institutes Records, 1933-1995; item description, dates. RG XIIIA, Series #, box #, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

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:

SCOPE AND CONTENT

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.

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Additional Index Terms

Archival institutes and workshops--Massachusetts
Educators
Educators--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Occupational training--Massachusetts
Publishers and publishing--Massachusetts--Boston
Publishers and publishing--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Women--Vocational guidance--Massachusetts
Annual reports
Pamphlets
Photographic prints
Bunting-Smith, Mary Ingraham, 1910-1998
Cappon, Lester Jesse, 1900-1981
Horner, Matina
Jordan, W. K. (Wilbur Kitchener), 1902-1980
Newton, Earle W. (Earle Williams)
Schlesinger, Marian Cannon, 1912-
Venn, Helen
Venn, Diggory
Bookbuilders of Boston
Institute on Historical and Archival Management
Radcliffe College. Radcliffe Publishing Course

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