Records of the Office of the Dean, 1894-1965


Records of the Office of the Dean, 1894-1965

Records of the Office of the Dean, 1894-1965

Records of Radcliffe College's Office of the Dean of Instruction, which supervised academic affairs.

3.75 linear ft.; (9 file boxes)

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Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959 (person)

Historian and genealogist, of New Haven, Conn.; b. Christina Hopkinson. From the description of Christina Hopkinson Baker papers, 1932-1963. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 319540491 Christina Hopkinson Baker graduated from Radcliffe College in 1893 and the same year married George Pierce Baker, then involved in the "47 Workshop" in Cambridge. She was acting Dean at Radcliffe from 1913 to 1914 and again from 1922 to 1923. From 1919 to 1938 ...

Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907 (person)

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, educator and college president, was born in Boston, December 5, 1822 and married the Swiss naturalist Louis Agassiz in 1850. She was an educational reformer, member of the Woman's Education Association, but never an advocate of women's suffrage or of co-education. ECA administered the Agassiz School for Girls from 1855 to 1863. She was one of the managers of the program for the Private Collegiate Instruction for Women (also known as the Harvard Annex); was p...

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Humphrey, Caroline (person)

Seelye, Clark (person)

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Whitman, Sarah Wyman, 1842-1904. (person)

Sarah Wyman Whitman lived in Boston. She was "a member of the [Radcliffe College] Council since Radcliffe College was established, and for eight years previous a member of the corporation of the Society for the Collegiate Instruction of Women." From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1895. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883824 ...

LinkKittredge, George Lyman, 1860-1941 (person)

Sherman, Rose, 1873-1952. (person)

Librarian. Educated at Radcliffe (A.B. 1894) and Simmons College (Library Science degree, 1904). Librarian at Radcliffe Library from 1909 to 1927. Research assistant to Christina Hopkinson Baker, author of the Story of Fay House published for the fiftieth anniversary of Radcliffe (1929). From the description of Papers of Rose Sherman, 1894-1929 (inclusive), 1927-1929 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006483 ...

Jane S. Knowles (person)

Baker, Ezra (person)

Irwin, Agnes, 1841-1914 (person)

Agnes Irwin was dean of Radcliffe College from 1894-1909. From the description of Letters, 1875, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007310 Agnes Irwin, school and college administrator, descendent of Benjamin Franklin, was born and educated in Washington, D.C. After teaching in New York, she became principal of the Penn Square Seminary, later the Agnes Irwin School in Philadelphia (1869-1894). Appointed Dean of Radcliffe College in 1894, she maintained excelle...

Radcliffe College. Office of the Dean. (corporateBody)

The Office of Women's Education was established with half-time staff under the aegis of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid in 1972 by President Horner to ensure equal opportunities for women on campus. It offered an advisory and advocacy service for women in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It became an independent office under Director Judith. Walzer in 1974. The activities of the office included career and concentration meetings, advice to women's organizations (Radcliffe Union of Stu...

Comstock, Ada Louise (person)

Born on December 11, 1876 in Moorhead, Minnesota, Ada Comstock was the eldest of three children; she was bright, vivacious, and very much a tomboy in her early childhood. Her father, a successful lawyer, recognized her capabilities and potential and set about to cultivate them by encouraging an early and sound education for his daughter. Ada completed her high school education at the age of fifteen and then went on to college. In 1895 she transferred from the University ...

Jordan, Frances Ruml, 1899-1980. (person)

Frances Ruml Jordan attended Radcliffe College as a graduate student in economics (A.M., 1930). She married historian W.K. Jordan in 1930. She then served as Assistant Dean (1930-1934) and Dean of the College (1934-1939). W.K. Jordan was president of Radcliffe College from 1943 to 1960. From the description of Oral history interview with Frances Ruml Jordan, 1973 February 21. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009678 ...

Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 (person)

Coes, Mary, 1861-1913. (person)

College administrator. Educated at Radcliffe, A.B. 1887; A.M. 1897. She was appointed Assistant Secretary at Radcliffe in 1890, Secretary 1894, Acting Dean 1909, and Dean 1910-1913. She was Secretary to the Council 1903, permanent associate 1904, and member of Council, 1906. Served as President of the Alumnae Association from 1905 to 1906. From the description of Papers of Mary Coes, 1880-1958 (inclusive), 1880-1913 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006472 ...

Cronkhite, Bernice Brown (person)

Bernice Brown Cronkhite attended Radcliffe College (A.B. 1916, A.M. 1918, Ph.D. 1920). She was graduate dean of Radcliffe College from 1934 to 1959, and also served as vice-president from 1923 to 1960. From the description of Papers, 1957-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009788 College administrator. Educated at Radcliffe (A.B. 1916; A.M. 1918; Ph.D. 1920); spent post-graduate year in Belgium working on international law; established training sc...

Radcliffe College (corporateBody)

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-, which continues to offer a six-week summer course in publishing. From the description of Rad...

Park, Marian Edwards (person)

Briggs, Le Baron Russell, 1855-1934 (person)

Briggs (Harvard, A.B., 1875) taught English and served as Dean of Harvard College and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Overseer. From the description of Papers of Le Baron Russell Briggs, 1907-1929 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972766 Educator. Harvard: A.B. 1875, A.M. 1882, LL.D. 1900. Assistant professor of English at Harvard, 1885-1890; professor of English, 1890; Dean of Harvard College, 1891-1902; Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 190...

Bureau of International Research of Harvard University and Radcliffe College (corporateBody)

The Bureau of International Research was established in 1924 through a grant to Harvard University and Radcliffe College from the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial. The grant was given to promote research in the field of international relations. From the description of Records of the Bureau of International Research, 1924-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972559 The Bureau, funded by the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial (1924-1942) and administ...

Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909 (person)

Arthur Gilman was an author, editor, and founder of Radcliffe College. For biographical information, see Who Was Who in America. From the description of Scrapbook, 1876-1914 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009465 Arthur Gilman, banker, educator, and historian, was instrumental in founding Radcliffe College; he served as Secretary (1879-1894) and Regent (1894-1896). He was also founder (1886) of the Gilman School for Girls (later names: the Cambridge...

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Boody, Bertha M., 1877-1943 (person)

Shorthall, Mary C. (person)