Richard Glenn Gettell Records 1954-1969


Richard Glenn Gettell Records 1954-1969

Gettell, Richard Glenn, 1912-1988; economist, college and university teacher and administrator. Mount Holyoke College President, 1957-1968. Records concern activities, issues and events during his tenure as President of Mount Holyoke College and consist of correspondence, writings, materials relating to the College's Ad Hoc Committee to Consider Rules and Standards and to the United States-India Women's College Exchange Program, subject files, inauguration records, an appointment book, biographical information, a color film of an interview of Gettell, and photographs. Includes photographs of Landonia Gettell.

14 boxes; (6.31 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6322094

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