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Guide to the Vassar College Assistant to the President Records, 1929-1979

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Vassar College. Assistant to the President
Title: Vassar College Assistant to the President Records,
Dates: 1929-1979
Quantity: 32 cubic ft. (32 boxes)
Abstract: Office files containing correspondence, minutes, memoranda, calendars, and questionnaires relating to students, endowments, lecture series, committees, and other college business.
Forms of Materials: Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, calendars, and questionnaires

Administrative History

The first Assistant to the President, Arthur A. Hauck, was hired in 1929. The position was originally requested by the Trustee's Endowment Committee, with the purpose of bringing financial expertise to the administration in order to handle the burgeoning numbers of gifts and bequests. The position has changed to meet the needs of subsequent administrations to include a variety of functions.

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Scope and Content Note

Office files containing correspondence, minutes, memoranda, calendars, and questionnaires relating to students, endowments, lecture series, committees, and other college business. The records were created and maintained by either an Assistant to the President or the President's Executive Secretary.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 7 series. Each series includes the records of a particular Assistant to the President or Executive Secretary.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Subject Headings

Organizations:

  • Vassar College--Administration.
  • Vassar College--Endowments.
  • Vassar College--Students.
  • Vassar College. Library.

Subjects:

  • Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Elizabeth Clarke, April 2007.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vassar College Assistant to the President Records, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Cynthia Sauer, 2002.

Acquisition Information

Transfer from the Office of the President.

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Container List

Arthur A. Hauck

Box 1 Card file, ca. 1920-1938

Sydnor H. Walker

Box 1 A-E, 1938-1952
Box 2 E-P, 1938-1952
Box 3 P-Z, 1938-1952
Box 3 Academic Invitations, 1949/1950-1955/1956
Box 3 Calendar, 1950/1951-1952/1953
Box 3 "Displaced Persons" - Students who never came
Box 3 Endowment Committee, 1950-1953
Box 3 International Relations Committee
Box 4 Kenyon Lectures, 1949-1953
Box 4 Lecture Committee, 1950-1952
Box 4 Library Committee, 1950-1952
Box 4 Middle East Seminar
Box 4 Student Questionaires to 1954

Florence Clothier Wislocki

Box 4 A, ca. 1956-1968
Box 5 A-C ca. 1956-1968
Box 6 C-H, ca. 1956-1968
Box 7 I-T, ca. 1956-1968
Box 8 U-Z, ca. 1956-1968
Box 8 Trustees ca. 1956-1968
Box 8 Miscellaneous, including Mellon Conference, Commencements, 1949-1970 (box only 3/4 full)

George Langdon / Glenn Johnson

Box 10 Group 1, 1967-1970
Boxes 10-11 Group 2, 1967-1970
Boxes 11-12 Group 3, 1968-1969
Boxes 12-13 Group 4, 1968-1970
Boxes 13-14 Group 5, 1968-1970
Boxes 14-15 Group 6, 1968-1971
Boxes 15-17 Group 7, 1968-1972
Boxes 17-18 Group 8, 1968-1972
Box 19 Group 9, 1969-1970
Box 20 Group 10, 1971-1972
Box 21 Misc. Additions (box less than 1/4 full)

Velma Gooding

Box 9 Date Books, 1959-1976
Boxes 22-23 Gooding, 1968-1973

Gregory Fahlund

Boxes 23-24 Group 1 1971-1973
Box 24 Group 2, 1973-1976
Boxes 25-26 Group 3, 1971-1976
Boxes 26-27 Group 4, 1972-1974
Boxes 28-29 Group 5, 1973-1975

Marla Orr MacKenzie

Box 29 A-C, 1973-1977 (bulk 1975-1977)
Box 30 C-Z, 1973-1977 (bulk 1975-1977)
Box 30 A-C, 1971-1979 (bulk 1977-1979)
Box 31 C-Z, 1971-1979 (bulk 1977-1979)
Boxes 31-32 Trustees, 1975-1979, (Box 32 only 1/4 full)

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