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RG 2: Origins and Governance Records, 1834-

    Series 7: Policy Documents and Studies


2 boxes; 10 linear in. 
Chronological arrangement. 

Series Description

This series contains information related to five committtes or reports: The Committee of Four, formed by the Committee of Ten in 1937 to look at the interrelationship of trustees, administration, faculty, alumnae and students and to propose a plan for better coordination among these groups (records, 1936-1938); the "Working Paper on Education for Mount Holyoke College" (1969), proposing changes to education at Mount Holyoke; The Fact Finding Committee on Co-education, formed in 1968; and the Danforth Report, dealing with liberal arts education and sex differences that was the result of a 1972 Danforth Workshop on Liberal Arts Education at which a team from Mount Holyoke was present; and records, 1974-75, of the Ad Hoc Committee on Communications and Decision-Making, formed in 1975 at the instigation of the Board of Trustees, to examine, clarify and strengthen the channels of communication between the Board, students, faculty and staff.

Electronic Version Restrictions

Working papers and correspondence of the Ad Hoc Committee on Communications and Decision-Making are not available as part of this electronic collection, in accordance with general restrictions on records in RG2 less than 25 years old.  However, the Committee's final report is available.

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Box 4, Folder 1:  Date: 
Committee of Four, 1936-June 1937 (includes Committee of Ten materials through May 1937)
"The Case of Mary Lyon vs. The Committee of Nine" (broadside) 1936
Report of the Committee appointed to consider the relation of the outgoing president of the Alumnae Association to the Board of Trustees of the College 1936 June 5
Resolution taken at 1937 Alumnae Council [1937]
Coordinating Committee: formation and  representation of administration on 1937 March
Higley, Mary C. J. (Alumnae Secretary)  
TLS to Dean Harriett Allyn
1937 April 30
Allyn, Harriett  
TLS to Miss C. D'Evelyn
1937 May 10
Allyn, Harriett  
TLS to President Mary E. Wooley
1937 May 10
Higley, Mary C. J. (Alumnae Secretary)  
TLS to Dean Harriett Allyn
1937 May 10
Association of Private School Teachers, New York  
Bulletin No. 19 (proceedings of their meeting of 24 Apr 1937)
1937 May 21
Committee of Ten: minutes, May 19, 1937 1937 May 19
Wooley, Mary E.  
TLS to Miss [Harriett] Allyn; + reply
1937 June 3, 5
Hubbard, Ursula P. and Bernice L. Maclean  
TLS (copy) to Proffessor Emma P. Carr
1937 June 9
To the Committee of Ten: Memo A (Comments on the book Government of Higher Education) 1937 June 9
To the Committee of Ten: Memo B (Reading List for Alumnae) 1937 June 9
Committee of Four: Bibliography [1937 June?]
To the Committee of Ten: Memo C (Interviews) 1937 June 9
To the Committee of Ten: Memo D (Regarding women on the Board of Trustees) 1937 June 9
Myers, Frank Clayton  
TLS to Miss Emma P. Carr
1937 June 17
Hubbard, Ursula P.  
TLS to Dr. [Harriett M.] Allyn; + reply
1937 June 14, 15
Myers, Frank Clayton  
TLS to Miss Harriett Allyn
1937 June 18
Committee of Four: [minutes] + attachments 1937 June 21
Foster, Mary Forbes  
TLS to Miss [Harriett M.] Allyn
1937 June 23
Myers, Frank Clayton  
TLS to Miss [Harriett M.] Allyn
1937 June 24
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Department of Education
1937 June 25
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Miss Charlotte D'Evelyn
1937 June 25
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Mrs. Howard S. Foster
1937 June 25
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Professor R. E. Himstead
1937 June 25
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Miss Ursula P. Hubbard
1937 June 25
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Mr. Frank Clayton Myers
1937 June 25
Allyn, Harriett M.  
TL to Dr. Guy E. Snavely (Association of American Colleges)
1937 June 25
Hubbard, Ursula
TL (telegram transcript) to [Harriett M. Allyn?]
1937 June 30
Box 4, Folder 2:
Committee of Four, July-Sept. 1937
McNeely, John H. (U.S. Office of Education)
TLS to Dean Harriett M. Allyn; + reply
1937 July 1, 7
Hubbard, Ursula P. 
ALS to Dean [Harriett M.] Allyn; + replies
1937 July 2, 7, 22
Quarterly Report on Committee of Four 1937 July
Secretary to Dean Allyn
TL to Dr. Guy E. Snavely (Association of American Colleges)
1937 July 7
Myers, Frank Clayton
TL to Miss Harriett M. Allyn; + reply
1937 July 7, 22
Hubbard, Ursula P. 
TLS to Miss Florence Clement (Alumnae Quarterly), enclosing ms. article
1937 July 12
Myers, Frank Clayton
TLS to Miss Harriet M. Allyn
1937 July 23
Secretary to Dean Allyn
2 TL to Miss Charlotte D'Evelyn and  Mrs. Howard S. Foster; enclosing clipping
1937 July 27
[Allyn, Harriett M.]
TL to Miss [Ursula P.] Hubbard
[1937] August 2
[Allyn, Harriett M.]
TL to Kathleen
1937 August 2
Hubbard, Ursula P.
Memo to Dean [Harriett M.] Allyn (Summary of Participation of Alumni in Government of Colleges...)
1937 August 9
Hubbard, Ursula P.
2 TLS to Dean [Harriett M.] Allyn; + reply
1937 August 9, 17
Painter, Mrs. H. K. (Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women)
TLS to Miss [Harriett M.] Allyn; + replies (2)
1937 August 19, 21; 
Sept. 17
Allyn, Harriett M.
2 TL to Mr. Frank Clayton Myers and Mrs. Howard K. Foster
1937 Sept. 10
Myers, Frank Clayton
TLS to Miss Harriett M. Allyn
1937 Sept 17
Allyn, Harriett M.
TL to Mr. Frank Claton Myers
1937 Sept. 23
Committee of Four: [minutes] 1937 Sept. 23
Allyn, Harriett M.
TL to Dr. Kathryn McHale (AAUW)
1937 Sept. 24
McHale, Kathryn (AAUW)
TLS to Dean Harriett M. Allyn
1937 Sept. 27
Bruyn, Gertrude V.
TL to Mrs. John H. Wells
1937 Sept. 28
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