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Guide to the Garland Junior College records, 1872-1984

Descriptive Summary

Creator [authorized form of the name of creator]
Title Garland Junior College records
Dates 1872-1984
Identification MS 104
Quantity 42 linear feet (96 containers)
Collection Abstract SCOPECONTENT ABSTRACT HERE!
Historical Abstract BIOGHIST ABSTRACT HERE!
Language Material in English.
Location Collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Archives staff for more information.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item: description and date], Garland Junior College records, MS104, Simmons College Archives, Boston, MA, USA.

Acquisitions Information

The bulk of the records were transferred from Garland Juniro College, upon its dissolution in 1976, to Simmons College. Additional records were transferred from time to time by Simmons College employees working in the Garland Center buildings. Small accretions to the collection, primarily publications, were received from alumnae.

Accession number: 78.121, 78.122, 78.131, 78.180, 78.255, 79.003, 79.013, 80.036, 88.004, 92.040, 93.057, 94.039, 94.058

Processing Information

Processed by Claire Goodwin and Amy Leimkuhler, 1976

Supervised by Peter Carini and Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, 1976

This collection guide was encoded as part of the LEADS project by Timothy Walsh, [date: month yyyy]


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Collection Arrangement


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Historical records, 1872-1931 (1 box.)

This series contains class records, notes, and various publications from the first fifty years of the College. There is more early material scattered throughout the collection, but the bulk of it is in this series.

Box 1

  • Class register, 1873-1874, 1903-1904

    Class register, 1873-19110

    Class records, 1904, 1906

    Class of 1880-1882 and 1894; records & memorabilia, 1880-1890, 1923, 1930-1931

    Classroom notes, Frances Clark '19 (Mrs. Azel Mack)

    Commencement programs, 1874-1884

    Garland, Mary. Essays on the Kindergarten, reprint, undated

    Publications & miscellaenous (re: Mary Garland & Emilie Poulsson), 1875-1926

    "Songs for Kindergartens" notebooks, undated

    Weston, Rebecca J., notebook "Miscellaneous" and "Mother Play Notes", 1872-1873

    Series 2: Alumnae Associations records - Kindergarten, 1873-1941 (1 box.)

    This series contains the minutes and reports of two early alumnae assocations of the College, Chestnut St. Alumnae Association and Garland Kindergarten Alumnae Association.

    Box 2

    • Chestnut St. Alumnae Association reports, 1889-1900

      Chestnut St. Alumnae Association reunions, 1892-1902

      Chestnut St. Alumnae Association reports; Garland Kindergarten Alumnae Association reports, 1892, 1904, 1905-1913

      Garland Kindergarten Alumnae Association minutes, 1906-1913

      Garland Kindergarten Alumnae Association Executive Meetings, 1914-1931

      Garland Kindergarten Alumnae Association scrapbook, 1922-1927

      Reunion reports, 1873, 1905, 1907, 1914-1941

      Box 3

      • Eastern Kindergarten Association annual reports, 1890-1904

        Series 3: Board of Directors' records, 1923-1970 (About 5 boxes.)

        This series contains the minutes and reports of the Board of Directors from 1923-1970 (incomplete).

        Box 3

        • Board of Directors records, 1923, 1925-1930

          Board of Directors records, 1931

          Board of Directors records, March 18, 1931 - April 7, 1932

          Board of Directors records, April 14, 1932 - December 19, 1935

          Box 4

          • Board of Directors records, January 9, 1936 - December 23, 1937

            Board of Directors records, September 15, 1938 - December 13, 1945

            Box 5

            • Board of Directors records, November 12, 1953 - October 9, 1958

              Board of Directors records, November 13, 1958 - December 12, 1963

              Box 6

              • Board of Directors records, January 9, 1964 - March 28, 1966

                Board of Directors records, May 12, 1966 - June 30, 1967

                Box 7

                • Board of Directors records, October 5, 1967 - April 1968

                  Board of Directors records, September 19, 1968 - June 18, 1970

                  Series 4: Faculty records, 1917-1976 (1 box.)

                  This series contains committee minutes, faculty meeting minutes, and correspondence.

                  Faculty meeting minutes, 1952-1964

                  Box 8

                  • Faculty meeting minutes, 1952-1959

                    Faculty meeting minutes, 1959-1960, 1960-1961

                    Faculty meeting minutes, 1961-1962

                    Faculty meeting minutes, 1962-1963

                    Faculty meeting minutes, 1963-1964

                    Curriculum Committee & special reports, 1959-1973

                    Box 8

                    • Curriculum Committee & special reports 1, 1959-1964

                      Curriculum Committee & special reports 2, 1959-1964

                      Curriculum Committee & special reports, 1965-1967

                      Curriculum Committee & special reports, 1968-1971

                      Curriculum Committee & special reports, 1972-1973

                      Notebook, 1974-1976

                      Box 8

                      • Notebook, 1974-1976

                        Correspondence, 1917-1975

                        Box 9

                        • James G. Holmes, Academic Dean, 1963-1969 and undated

                          Gladys Beckett-Jones, Director/President, 1929-1945

                          Gladys Beckett-Jones, Director/President, 1946-1955

                          Gladys Beckett-Jones, Director/President, 1956-1963

                          Correspondence relating to child development, undated

                          Alumnae Correspondence Re: Mrs. Kay Parker, Faculty, 1964 and undated

                          Margaret Stannard, Director, 1917-1930 and undated

                          Student letters of appreciation, 1943-1969 and undated

                          Student problems, 1927-1966

                          Alice Thurston, President, 1971-1975 and undated

                          Frederic Viaux, President, 1956-1969 and undated

                          Viaux memos and notebook, 1963-1965 and undated

                          Series 5: Course materials, 1919-1976 (2 boxes.)

                          This series contains course outlines, assignments, and student information, projects, exams, and papers.

                          Box 10

                          • Assignments, 1936-1937 and undated

                            Class notes - Clark, Frances, 1919

                            Course and student information, 1975-1976

                            Course material, "Personal Health", 1924-1925

                            "Courses of Study", 1971-1972

                            Course outlines before 1930 I, 1912-1934 and undated

                            Course outlines before 1930 II, undated

                            Course outlines I, 1963-1964

                            Course outlines II, 1963-1964

                            Course outlines III, 1963-1964

                            Course outlines, 1976

                            Exams, 1953-1954

                            Box 11

                            • Exams, January 1964

                              Exams, May 1964 - January 1965

                              Grading, 1923-1935

                              "Music with Children" course outline, 1971-1972

                              Sample student schedules, 1927-1968 and undated

                              Student papers, 1963-1964

                              Student projects, undated

                              Student teaching, undated

                              Series 6: Class registers, 1964-1973 (2 boxes.)

                              This series contains college directories from the 1960s and 1970s.

                              Box 11

                              • College Directory A, 1972-1973

                                College Directory B, 1972-1973

                                Box 12

                                • College Directory, 1971-1972

                                  College Directory, 1970-1971

                                  College Directory, 1969-1970

                                  College Directory A 1, 1968-1969

                                  College Directory A 2, 1968-1969

                                  College Directory B, 1968-1969

                                  Box 13

                                  • College Directory, 1967-1968

                                    College Directory 1, 1966-1967

                                    College Directory 2, 1966-1967

                                    College Directory A 1, 1965-1966

                                    College Directory A 2, 1965-1966

                                    College Directory B 1, 1965-1966

                                    College Directory B 2, 1965-1966

                                    College Directory, 1964-1965

                                    Series 7: Faculty & student records, 1915-1969 (1 box.)

                                    This series contains commencement materials, faculty manuals and handbooks, and lists of faculty and students.

                                    Box 14

                                    • Faculty accreditation biographies, 1931-1951 and undated

                                      Faculty & student lists, 1938-1974 and undated

                                      Faculty handbook, 1965-1966

                                      Faculty and administrative manual, 1969

                                      Field work program, 1928-1970

                                      Garland (School) League, 1915-1967 and undated

                                      Residence houses, 1925-1969 and undated

                                      Student file, sample, 1950-1951

                                      Studies of Classes of 1958-1966, 1963-1964

                                      Class Studies and transfer student information, undated

                                      Veterans, 1944-1950

                                      Series 8: Administrative records, 1911-1973 (1 box.)

                                      This series contains information relating to accreditation, admissions, and financial records.

                                      Box 14

                                      • Advertising, 1926-1974

                                        Buildings, history (Garland & Elizabeth Peabody House), 1911-1956 and undated

                                        Box 15

                                        • Catalogues & course descriptions, 1913-1942 and undated

                                          History, 1916-1972 and undated

                                          Legal papers: contracts, incorporation, name changes, 1913-1960 and undated

                                          Peripheral programs: exchange, overseas, summer, 1935-1973 and undated

                                          School/student announcements and invitations, pre-printed 1, 1966-1967 and undated

                                          School/student announcements and invitations, pre-printed 2, 1947-1966 and undated

                                          Series 9: Administrative records, 1912-1969 (1 box.)

                                          This series contains information relating to accreditation, admissions, and financial records.

                                          Box 15

                                          • Accreditation records, 1935-1964 and undated

                                            Administration reports & studies, 1963-1966

                                            Admissions samples, 1925-1969 and undated

                                            Box 16

                                            • Financial records - budgets & salaries, 1914-1928

                                              Financial records, 1928-1969 and undated

                                              Organization charts, 1925-1970

                                              Philosophy [of Garland Education], 1912-1966 and undated

                                              Student protest policy, 1968-1969

                                              Series 10: Financial records, 1972-1974 (1 box.)

                                              This series contains financial information relating to development and operating budgets.

                                              Box 16

                                              • Preliminary statement of the case for Garland Junior College - 1, 1973

                                                Preliminary statement of the case for Garland Junior College - 1; Case for Garland Junior College - 2, 1972-1973

                                                Charter Amendment, Request for, 1974

                                                Garland Junior College Development Program Audit, May 15, 1973

                                                Box 17

                                                • Operating budget, 1973-1974

                                                  Planning Consultant's statement, 1972

                                                  Report on Examination of Financial Statement, June 1973

                                                  Surveys of Garland Graduates, 1972-1974

                                                  Series 11: Policy manuals, 1966-1975 (About half a box.)

                                                  This series contains policies and procedures manuals.

                                                  Box 17

                                                  • Policies and procedure manual, 1973-1974

                                                    Policies and procedure manual, 1974-1975

                                                    Resident Advisors' reference manual, 1966

                                                    Series 12: Reports & studies, 1947-1975 (1 box.)

                                                    This series contains by-laws, self-study reports, and master plan studies.

                                                    Box 18

                                                    • By-Laws & Constitution, 1972-1975

                                                      Master plan for second hundred years, 1972

                                                      Master plan study for Garland Junior College, 1966

                                                      Outline of Information on Garland Junior College for the Board of Collegiate Authority, 1947

                                                      Self-study materials, 1972-1973 and undated

                                                      The self-study - Garland Junior College, 1973-1974

                                                      Series 13: The Book, 1969-1974 (2 boxes.)

                                                      This series contains student information files. These files contain some student information that may be considered confidential, such as information about expulsions and other disciplinary matters. The rest of the material in the files is probably not confidential.

                                                      Box 19

                                                      • The Book 1, 1969-1970

                                                        The Book 2, 1969-1970

                                                        The Book 3, 1969-1970

                                                        The Book 1, 1970-1971

                                                        The Book 2, 1970-1971

                                                        The Book 3, 1970-1971

                                                        The Book 1, 1971-1972

                                                        Box 20

                                                        • The Book 2, 1971-1972

                                                          The Book 3, 1971-1972

                                                          The Book 1, 1972-1973

                                                          The Book 2, 1972-1973

                                                          The Book 3, 1972-1973

                                                          The Book 1, 1973-1974

                                                          The Book 2, 1973-1974

                                                          Series 14: Sarah Broadrick-Allen records, 1971-1976 (2 boxes.)

                                                          This series contains records that trace Sarah Broadrick-Allen's term as acting President of Garland Junior College. Broadrick-Allen was in office when the school closed in 1976.

                                                          Box 21

                                                          • AAUP, 1975

                                                            Admission form letters, 1975

                                                            Admissions, 1975-1976

                                                            Administration, staff meetings, 1974-1975

                                                            Alumnae Council, 1975-1976

                                                            Board of Trustees, 1975-1976

                                                            Budget, general, 1975-1976

                                                            Budget, membership dues, 1975-1976

                                                            Business office, 1975-1976

                                                            Calendar, 1974-1975

                                                            Clerical staff, 1975

                                                            Correspondence, general, 1973-1974

                                                            Correspondence, Sarah Broadrick-Allen, 1975-1976

                                                            Counseling services, 1968-1974

                                                            Day students, 1971-1974

                                                            Development Office correspondence, 1975-1976

                                                            Box 22

                                                            • Financial aid, 1975-1976

                                                              Food service, 1974-1975

                                                              Health services, 1973-1975

                                                              Judicial Board, 1975

                                                              League, 1973-1976

                                                              Legislative Council, 1973-1976

                                                              Maintenance requests, 1974-1976

                                                              Minority students, 1974-1975

                                                              Placement, 1972-1974

                                                              Presidential Search Committee, undated

                                                              Public Relations, 1974-1975

                                                              RA meetings & memos, 1974-1975

                                                              Security, 1974

                                                              Sedgwick Fund, 1975

                                                              Senior class, 1975

                                                              Student activities, 1974

                                                              Winter term, 1975

                                                              Miscellaneous correspondence, undated

                                                              Series 15: Administrative & student records, 1913-1976 (About 4 boxes.)

                                                              This series contains general administrative records and student records such as news releases, correspondence, budgetary material, sample forms, and parent-involvement information. Records in this series date primarily from the 1970s.

                                                              Box 23

                                                              • Administrative Council meetings, 1972-1976

                                                                Administrative Council staff, 1971-1972

                                                                Sarah Broadrick-Allen, 1975

                                                                Budget, through 1972, 1970-1972

                                                                Centennial celebration, 1972-1973

                                                                Charter notes, 1974-1975

                                                                Charter Amendment: Board of Higher Education, 1913-1975

                                                                Class lists, February 1975

                                                                College media: slideshow, 1973

                                                                Commencement, 1967-1976

                                                                Coordinator of Instructional Services: Alan Grab, 1972-1975 and undated

                                                                Coordinator of Personnel Services, 1975

                                                                Correspondence regarding closing of school, 1976

                                                                Correspondence regarding search for new President, 1970-1971

                                                                Box 24

                                                                • Development, 1942-1975

                                                                  Direct Transfer agreements, 1973-1974

                                                                  Financial agreement, 1974-1975 and undated

                                                                  Forms, samples, 1968-1976 and undated

                                                                  Fundraising, 1973-1976

                                                                  Legal notices, 1974-1975

                                                                  Library acquisitions, 1973-1974

                                                                  Library acquisitions, 1975-1976

                                                                  News releases, 1962-1963

                                                                  News releases, 1965

                                                                  Box 24a

                                                                  • News releases 1, 1966

                                                                    News releases 2, 1966

                                                                    News releases, 1967

                                                                    News releases, 1969

                                                                    News releases, 1967-1976

                                                                    Parents Advisory Committee, 1974-1975

                                                                    Parents Weekend, 1971-1975

                                                                    Parietals, 1972-1973

                                                                    Box 25

                                                                    • Placement, undated

                                                                      Placement manual, undated

                                                                      Presidential Advisory Committee, 1974-1975

                                                                      Publications, 1973-1974

                                                                      Publicity ideas, 1975

                                                                      Publicity office - posters, undated

                                                                      Seal & logo contest, 1973

                                                                      Alice Thurston [has photos], 1975

                                                                      Trustees, 1967-1975

                                                                      Women's College Coalition, 1974-1976

                                                                      Series 16: Curriculum materials, 1968-1976 (About 3 boxes.)

                                                                      This series contains records relating to course requirements, the curriculum committee, various specific courses, and advisor information.

                                                                      Box 25

                                                                      • Academic advisors, 1974

                                                                        Advisors, general bulletins, 1968-1973

                                                                        Art Division, 1974-1975

                                                                        Business Division, 1974-1975

                                                                        Box 26

                                                                        • Business Division: Management program, 1974-1975

                                                                          Continuing Education, 1975-1976

                                                                          Coordinator of Services and Records, 1975-1976

                                                                          Courses - general, 1974-1976

                                                                          Course sequence - workloads, 1974-1975

                                                                          Curriculum Committee, 1975-1976

                                                                          Dean of Educational Affairs: staff meetings, 1975-1976

                                                                          Early Childhood Education, 1974-1975

                                                                          Economics 102 - manual, undated

                                                                          Emerging Woman - Management conference, 1976

                                                                          Box 27

                                                                          • Faculty Steering Committee, 1974-1976

                                                                            Fashion merchandising, 1974

                                                                            Garland's practice apartment, 1968-1969

                                                                            General studies, 1975

                                                                            General studies - courses under grant, undated

                                                                            Grant, 1975-1976

                                                                            Library, 1974-1976

                                                                            PLACE proposal, undated

                                                                            Ranking Committee, 1976

                                                                            Box 28

                                                                            • Records confidentiality, undated

                                                                              Registration, undated

                                                                              Special programs, undated

                                                                              Series 17: President's Office records, 1968-1976 (About 1 box.)

                                                                              This series contains primarily correspondence, budgetary information, and Board of Trustees material. These records have restricted access.

                                                                              Box 28

                                                                              • Annual Report of the President, 1968-1969

                                                                                Board of Trustees, January 8, 1976-June 17, 1976

                                                                                Budgets, 1976-1978

                                                                                Budget relocation, 1975-1976

                                                                                Correspondence

                                                                                Letters from area-college Presidents

                                                                                Letters regarding news releases

                                                                                Memos

                                                                                Problems

                                                                                Series 18: General Education Division records, 1930-1985 (5 boxes.)

                                                                                This series contains alumnae activity information, curriculum material, and budget information.

                                                                                Box 29

                                                                                • Accreditation

                                                                                  Advisory Committee

                                                                                  Budgets

                                                                                  Curriculum, general

                                                                                  Course curriculum II

                                                                                  Division meeting agendas & business

                                                                                  Division memos

                                                                                  General education philosophy

                                                                                  Learning Center

                                                                                  NEH grant proposals

                                                                                  Pending

                                                                                  Memos, Food Department, functions

                                                                                  Reports of functions, expenditure & food

                                                                                  Box 30

                                                                                  • Whole World Festival, November 22, 1975

                                                                                    History of Western Civilization - Edith Myerson

                                                                                    Music with Children - Edith Myerson

                                                                                    "Influences upon Administrators Capacities for Self-Determination..." by John H. Kendrick (Alice Thurston's copy)

                                                                                    Box 31

                                                                                    • Faculty Handbook, 1965-1966

                                                                                      Minutes of the Garland Homemaking Alumnae Association, 1930-1956

                                                                                      Garland School League minutes, 1976-1955

                                                                                      Garland School League minutes, 1955-1959

                                                                                      Garland League minutes, 1960-1962

                                                                                      Garland League minutes, 1962-1963

                                                                                      Box 32

                                                                                      • Faculty evaluation cover letters, 1973

                                                                                        Hamilton Chemical Library Fund, 1973

                                                                                        Orientation Misc., 1974

                                                                                        Myerson, Mrs. Edith, 1974

                                                                                        Holmes, Jim, 1974

                                                                                        Workload guidelines, 1973

                                                                                        Faculty advancement announcement, 1975

                                                                                        Alumnae Fund note, January 30, 1976

                                                                                        Garland letter to alumnae, March 19, 1976

                                                                                        Gray/Nordbloom closing letter

                                                                                        Alumnae Weekend invitation, May 1976

                                                                                        Holmes letter to alumnae, November 1976

                                                                                        Jones obituary, September 19, 1978

                                                                                        Mary Garland Scholarship Fund, 1980-1985

                                                                                        Jackson, Marilyn

                                                                                        Inauguration, undated

                                                                                        Alumnae list, undated

                                                                                        Blanchard, Irene

                                                                                        Resumes, undated

                                                                                        Alumnae Club activities, 1936-1976

                                                                                        Garland Alumnae Club of Boston, 1965

                                                                                        Alumnae notes, 1968-1975

                                                                                        Series 19: Alumnae records, 1933-1984 (1 box.)

                                                                                        This series contains news clippings, updates, and news bulletins.

                                                                                        Box 33

                                                                                        • Alumnae news, 1933-1976

                                                                                          Social news

                                                                                          Social news, 1968-1969

                                                                                          Miscellaneous news clippings, 1969-1971

                                                                                          Newspaper clippings, 1972

                                                                                          Newspaper clippings, 1974-1975

                                                                                          Alumni updates, 1984

                                                                                          Alumnae Day guest book, 1973-1975

                                                                                          Miscellaenous cards & notices