NA_Class_1. Newcomb Archives - Newcomb College records
Records of the departments, administrators, faculty, organizations, and students of Newcomb College.
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains biographical information, speeches, correspondence, and legal records of Brandt V. B. Dixon, the first president of Newcomb College. The records that form this collection deal primarily with Dixon’s time as an administrator at Newcomb College. Included are three short histories of Newcomb College that were precursors to his longer work, A Brief History of H. Sophie Newcomb College, which was published in 1928. Also included in the collection are...
Dates: 1888 - 1941
Scope and Contents This collection contains various brochures and programs relating to fine arts exhibitions during the time period covered. Also included are materials and documents relating to students' perspective on the budget deficit of 1995.
Dates: 1992 - 1996
Scope and Content This collection contains publications, photographs, artifacts, clippings, documents, and research notes on the history of Newcomb College. The materials primarily focus on the first fifty years of the college, and provide information on Harriet Sophie Newcomb, for whom the college was named, as well as facts and publications on the college's activities and events during the first decades of the 20th century. Included in the collection are several editions of the Newcomb Arcade, and Newcomber...
Dates: 1894 - 1985
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence received by Harriet Boyer between 1910 and 1918. With the exception of a few personal letters (perhaps from former students), the papers contain mostly business letters from various government agencies or consultants in Domestic Science, such as Claudia Quigley Murphy. Specific information on Domestic Science subjects, food product samples, and new equipment samples comprise some of the responses. Additionally, the papers include her standard business...
Dates: 1910 - 1918
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the by-laws, membership rosters, shedules, and surveys completed and created by the Intensive Newcomb student organization. The materials primarily date from the 2003-2004 academic year. The by-laws explain the organization’s rules and structure, as well as the expectations of its members. Schedules provide details of events and workshops that were sponsored by or offered to the organization. Surveys contain students’ reflections on feminism, campus activism, and...
Dates: 2003 - 2004
Scope and Contents This collection contains 10 boxes, including one oversized box. The boxes contain correspondence, financial records, programming information, and documentation surrounding Joseph Cohen's career as the Newcomb Assistant Dean. The first box contains information about programming, including the Curriculum Committee, budget information, admissions, and commmencement information. The second box contains curriculum committee information, budgeting, correspondence, and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1925 - 1979
Scope and Contents This collection consists of log books, ledgers, forms, and correspondence kept by the front desk attendant of Josephine Louise Hall during the late 1960s and 1970s. The log books record the guests of JL attendants, their long-distance phone calls, and their parcel post mail. Also included are directories, room rosters, and floor plans of the dormitory.
Dates: 1966 - 1976
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of ephemera, correspondence, and personal effects of Josephine Louise Newcomb, founder of Newcomb College. Included in the collection are cards and letters addressed to Newcomb from family and acquaintances, as well as a small collection of letters relating to Newcomb College. Also included in the collection are poems written by Josephine Louise Newcomb and by her daughter, Harriott Sophie Newcomb. Newcomb’s Bible includes marginal notes in her hand as well as...
Dates: 1878 - 1986
Scope and Contents This collection includes an array of material relating to Newcomb College Athletics Department, the Newcomb Athletics Association, and individual athletes from 1909-2000. The bulk of the material includes newspaper articles, photographs, sport-specific files for each season, individual player files, sporting event brochures, handbooks for the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW), departmental budget information, and five Special Awards plaques. The material may be of...
Dates: 1909 - 2000
Scope and Contents The materials in the Newcomb College Blueprint Collection date from 1913 to 2007 and include floor, elevation, mechanical, and cross-section plans as well as landscape blueprints for the Caroline Richardson Building, Newcomb Hall, the Newcomb Nursery School, the Political Science building, an Administration building, Newcomb’s Department of Art building, Music building, Theater and Dance building, the Newcomb Dean’s Residence, Dormitories, Cafeteria and Dining Facilities, and a Women’s Center....
Dates: 1913 - 2007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a large, rolled spreadsheet containing the operational budget for Newcomb College for the 1960-1961 fiscal year. The chart also includes the College's budget projections through 1971.
Dates: 1960 - 1961
Scope and Contents NCCROW programming records, publications, affiliated persons, conference materials, women’s studies program files, and other miscellaneous records.
Dates: Between 1975 and 2007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diplomas and certificates of credit granted to graduates of Newcomb College and Newcomb High School. Spanning from 1894 to 1912, these certificates and diplomas record the academic achievements of the earliest graduates of Newcomb College and Newcomb High School. Blank certificates, and diplomas awarded for specific courses of study also constitute part of this collection. Also included is a map of Newcomb College’s Washington Avenue campus. Certificates...
Dates: 1894 - 1924
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, workshop materials and other records created and kept by the Newcomb College Counselor to Women between 1976 and 1980. The position of Counselor to Women was responsible for advising Newcomb students on academic matters, overseeing resident advisor and senior advisor workshops, coordinating housing requests, and helping organize new student orientations, and assisting with many other aspects of student life. The records in this...
Dates: Between 1972 and 1981
Scope and Contents The Newcomb College Nursery School records contain information and records gathered in the course of researching and writing Newcomb College Nursery School: History and Recollections
Dates: 1926 - 1997
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection range in date from 1894 to 2006. These records document the administrative duties of the Dean of Newcomb College, including the hiring and management of faculty and staff, academic policies, budget management, as well as the day-to-day administration of the college and student affairs. This collection records the operation and administration of the first degree-granting women’s coordinate college in the United States, housed parallel to Tulane University of New...
Dates: 1886 - 2005
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, telegrams, committee reports, clippings, and founding records of the Newcomb College Relief Unit. These records span the years between 1918 and 1922, with the bulk of the material dating from July 1918 to July 1919. The Relief Unit was founded in 1918 to provide aid in the wake of World War I. Newcomb College sent a team of alumnae to Paris, where they helped refugees and reconstruction efforts in the war’s aftermath. Committee reports, clippings, and...
Dates: 1918 - 1922
Scope and Contents This collection contains class surveys, photographs, correspondence, financial records, invitations, and planning documents related to Newcomb College class reunions. The records include information related to Newcomb College classes of 1924 through 1992. The surveys include information about alumnae memories and experiences at Newcomb, as well as their lives after graduation, including career, marital status and other information. The records also include information surrounding the planning...
Dates: 1950 - 1990
Scope and Contents The content of the collection dates from 1896 (photocopy only) with Clara Baer’s “Progressive Lessons in Physical Education.” It includes photocopied pages of the scrapbook of Florence Smith (1919-1971, the original is located in the scrapbook collection) and miscellaneous clippings from the period 1918-1985. However the bulk of material about the Dance Program dates from the 1950s. The two scrapbooks from this period include posters, flyers, programs, clippings, letters, and photographs from...
Dates: 1946 - 1985
Scope and Contents The Newcomb High School records consist of applications for admission, correspondence, faculty meeting minutes, progress notes, and gradebooks of the Newcomb High School. There are also several books of records and minutes relating to the school. Most of the materials are dated from the first twenty years of the twentieth century, and document the curricula of the school, as well as the progress of its students.
Dates: 1894 - 1921
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a proposal to establish the Newcomb Institute for the Family, an interdisciplinary collective focused on family public policy. The collection includes administrative records, curriculum vitae, correspondence, schedules, research materials and other records documenting the vision and activities of the Newcomb Institute for the Family. The records cover the period of 1995 and 1996 when the institute was proposed. This collection includes information on the individuals...
Dates: 1995 - 1996
Scope and Contents This collection contains files from various programs of the College and the Institute. These files range from attendance lists, budgets, flyers, applications, interviews, photos, manuals, discs, to other important information for each individual Newcomb Program.
Dates: Between 1985 and 2012
Content Description This collection consists of two sign-out ledgers for Warren House from May 1967. The ledgers document students' off-campus excursions, and include their destinations, companions, and times of departure and return.