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Folder 2: Biographical Date
Faculty Information sheet for Helen Curtis 1963 Feb. 21
Correspondence regarding press for The Garden Club Federation  1968 May 1 - 
May 8
Biographical information to be used for introduction n.d.
Press release regarding Curtis' election as president of Massachusetts Association of Women Deans and Counselors 1968 Dec. 3
Note from Curtis recommending the keeping of historical information in dormitories [1968 or 1969]
Biographical information for press releases regarding retirement 1973
Press release regarding Curtis' retirement 1973 Feb. 6
"Early Stages of Thrust for Affirmative Action at the University of Massachusetts" by Helen Curtis
Written for American Association of University Women
1977 Oct. 18
Typed note regarding  Curtis' marriage to Christopher Cole 1981 April
The Campus Chronicle
"Helen Curtis Cole Reminisces with Friends"
1986 Dec. 19
Massachusetts 
"Helen Curtis: The Mother of All Deans"
1992 Spring
Folder 3: Helen Curtis Cole Commemorative Garden, 1988, 1993
Collegian
"Garden to honor former UMass Dean of Women"
1988 Sept. 22
The Campus Chronicle
"Students to Design a Garden to Honor Dean Helen Curtis Cole"
1988 Sept. 23
The Campus Chronicle
"Commemorative Garden Planned: Alumni, Friends Honor Helen Curtis Cole"
1990 June 15
Press release for Helen Curtis Cole Commemorative Garden planting and exhibition 1993 May
Invitation to reception in honor of Helen Curtis Cole 1993 May 7
Folder 4: Annual Reports, 1945-46, 1953-57, 1959-61
Semester Report of the Associate Advisor of Women [Lynette H. Speer] 1945 Feb. 1
Draft of Report of the Dean of Women, 1945-46, including statistics on Residence of Women Students & Heads of Residence, 1945-46 1946 Aug. 31
Report of the Dean of Women, 1945-46 1946 Aug. 31
Notes suggested for inclusion in the President's Annual Report 1953 Nov. 23
Notes for President's Annual Report 1954 Dec. 1
Annual Report of the Dean of Women 1955 Dec. 15
Annual Report of the Dean of Women 1956 Dec. 3
Annual Report of the Dean of Women 1957 Dec. 3
Report of Progress of the Assistant Dean of Women [Isabelle Gonon] 1958 Nov. 25
Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including list of women student residences 1958 Dec. 1
Annual Report of the Dean of Women 1959 Dec. 10
Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including Report of the Assistant Dean of Women [Isabelle Gonon] and directories of women student residences and student leaders 1960 Dec. 16
Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including Report of the Assistant Dean of Women [Isabelle Gonon] and directories of women student residences and student leaders 1961 Dec. 15
Folder 5: 1962-63 Annual Report 
Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including memoranda to Dean of Students and President, directories of women student residences and student leaders, chart showing undergrad. women student enrollment since 1945, and program of an event sponsored by the Student Senate on Women's Affairs, 14 March 1963 1963 June
Folder 6: Annual Reports, 1964-1972
1963-64 Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including Report of the Assistant Dean of Women [Isabelle Gonon] and directory of women student residences 1964 June
Work of the Office of the Dean of Women  [1964?]
1965-66 Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including memo from heads of residence, sample reports from heads of residence,and directories of women student residences and student leaders 1966 June
1965-66 Annual Report of the Assistant Dean of Women [Isabelle Gonon] 1966 Aug.
1966-67 Annual Report of the Dean of Women 1967 June
1967-68 Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including directory of student leaders and chart of grade averages of sorority women 1968 June
1968-69 Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including addendum entitled "Status of Women at the University of Massachusetts" 1969 June
1969-70 Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including addendum entitled "Status of Women at the University of Massachusetts" 1970 June
1970-71 Annual Report of the Dean of Women 1971 June
1971-72 Annual Report of the Dean of Women, including letter from Women's Educational and Industrial Union, letter to graduates, memorial tribute to Isabelle Gonon, list of Alpha Lambda Delta honor students, and memos to chancellor regarding planning for  Curtis' retirement 1972 June
Folder 7: Duties and Philosophy of Dean of Women
Outline of the Work of the Dean of Women
(attachment: memorandum, Miss Skinner to Miss Curtis, 1945 Aug. 29, re: Some of the Responsibilities of the Adviser of Women)
ca. 1945
Pamphlet: National Association of Deans of Women, "The Dean of Women in the Institution of Higher Learning"  1950
Article: "The Dean of Women's Role" by Helen Curtis, in: The Massachusetts Parent-Teacher, XXIX  1958 May
Committee on Student Life: Draft of My Personal Philosophy of Work - Helen Curtis (w/ margin note "Still true, 1970")  1966
Folder 8: Veterans' Wives - 1946-47, 1956
Typed note on origin of M.S.C. Veterans' Wives Group  n.d.
Cartoons ca. 1944 - 1947
Pamphlet: Susan Burdick Davis, "The Student Veteran's Wife" 1947
Article: "To Help Veterans by Helping Their Wives" by May Baker, in: Radcliffe Quarterly n.d.
Letter: Helen Curtis to Mrs. George R. Taylor  1946 Nov. 5
Letter: Helen M. Hudson (Asst. Dean of Women, Univ. Illinois) to Dean Helen Curtis  1947 Jan. 21
Letter: Peggy Politella to Mr. Lawrence Pisani  1947 Feb. 26
Memo: Kenneth W. Johnson (Treasurer) to Mr. Brehm, Dean Curtis, et al.  1956 Nov. 16
Meeting invitations and minutes  1946-47 and n.d.
MSC Veterans' Wives Interest Groups: questionnaire and membership lists  n.d.
Survey re: Cooperative Store  n.d.
Student Wives Club Questionnaire  1951 Spring
Folder 9: Mortar Board [Senior Women's Honor Society]
Handbook sponsored by Mortar Board: Co-Ediquette for Class of 1949  1945
Handbook sponsored by Mortar Board: Co-Ediquette for Women of the Class of 1965  1961
History of Mortar Board at the University of Massachusetts n.d.
Folder 14: Women Students - Leaders, 1960-61
Memorandum to Deans and Faculty Advisers, including list of student leaders and heads of residence 1960 Sept. 16
Folder 15: Women Students, Lists of, 1933-36
Women students, Classes of 1934-37, including home and college addresses 1933 Sept. 27
Women students, Classes of 1935-38, including home and college addresses 1934 Sept.
Women students, Classes of 1936-39, including home and college addresses 1935
Women students, Classes of 1937-40, including home and college addresses 1936 Oct.
Folder 16: Women Students - First Coed Class, 1896
25th Reunion photograph of Class of 1896 carrying a banner proclaiming status as the "First Coed Class" 1921
Folder 17: Women Students - Monica S. Taft, First Woman to Graduate from MAC (1905)
Biographical notes on Monica S. Taft written by her son Roger S. Taft (Class of 1930) in a letter to Dr. Peters (Class of 1897) 1967 July 30
Folder 18: Women Students - Opportunities for; History at M.A.C. and M.S.C.
"Opportunities for Women Students" from Massachusetts Agricultural College Public Document, No. 31 1902 Jan.
"Women at the Massachusetts Agricultural College" from the fifty-fifth annual report of M.A.C. 1918 Jan.
"Opportunities for Women in Agriculture and Country Life"
Themed issue, The M.A.C. Bulletin, Vol. XII No. 4 
1920 May
"Only girl elected to any position M.A.C.: secretary of the freshman class"
[Cross ref. to article about Rita Casey, Class of 1925, in Fall River Herald]
1921 Sept. 30
"What Can a Woman Do?" 
Booklet prepared for the Thirteenth Conference of the Advisory Council of Women at Massachusetts State College
1933 May 19
Passage from book Yesterdays at Massachusetts State College, 1863-1933 by Frank Prentice Rand, describing male students' reactions to women on campus 1933
"Opportunities for Women Students"
Booklet for women at Massachusetts State College
1935 Nov. 6
"...a world at war demands the services of trained women in scores of new occupations..." (Pamphlet describing  Massachusetts State College programs for women during World War II) [ca. 1942 - 44]
Newspaper clippings regarding the history of women at M.A.C. and M.S.C. ca. 1962
Folder 19: Conference: The Age of the Educated Woman
"The Age of the Educated Woman"
Program from New England Women's Student Government Association Conference, hosted by the University of Massachusetts
1966 April 22 - 24
Folder 21: Women's Athletic Association - Handbooks
Handbook, 1938-39  1938 June
Handbook, 1947-48  [1947]

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