David Bicknell Truman Records 1906-1978 1969-1978

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David Bicknell Truman Records RG 4. 17., 1906-1978, 1969-1978

David Bicknell Truman Records 1906-1978 1969-1978

Truman, David Bicknell, 1913-2003; Political scientist, college and university professor and administrator. Mount Holyoke College President, 1969-1978. Records concern activities, issues and events during his tenure as President of Mount Holyoke College and include documents from administrations of Richard Glenn Gettell (President, 1957-1968), Roswell Gray Ham (President, 1937-1957), and Mary Emma Woolley (President, 1901-1937). Consist of letters by and to Truman; copies of his speeches and other writings; subject files containing correspondence, reports, and other documents; records relating to his inauguration; biographical material; photographs, and sound and video recordings. Includes materials concerning changes in parietals and other regulations governing students, Mount Holyoke's efforts to enroll more African American students, and responses by members of the College community to the Vietnam War.

23 boxes; (15.62 linear ft.)

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