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Class of 1961: General Files

 Sub-Group — Box: General Files: Class of 1961
Identifier: RG-017-200-1961

Scope and Contents

Each academic year and class file in this series/sub series contains invitations, clippings, obituaries, class letters, information on idividual alumnae/i (unless enough is accumulated on an individual to create a Small Manuscript Collection), publications of the class or individual members, and the like. Each class' records varies based upon the level of activity of the class.


  • Majority of material found within 1957-

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for research

Conditions Governing Use

As stipulated by United States Copyright law, Copyright is retained by the authors, or their descendants, of items in these papers.

Biographical / Historical

Class General Files were originally created by Ruth Andrews Fletcher W1935 while she organized the Archives in 1978-80. The practice of collecting class-related materials in this series was continued for practical reasons. New files are created for each academic year and graduating class.


1 boxes (General Files: Class of 1961) : Paper ; 8.5x11"

Language of Materials



Includes Class Letters, obituaries, publications by and about the class, clippings about class members, posters, invitations and other memorabilia related to the class not filed elsewhere in archival collections. The collection begins with Freshman entrance to Wheaton in 1957.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in collection, with additional donations from members of the Class of 1961, Communications Office, etc.

Processing Information

Processed by: Zephorene Stickney Helmreich, 2016-05-03

Encoded using ArchivesSpace by: Zephorene Stickney Helmreich, 2016-05-03

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Repository Details

Part of the Marion B. Gebbie Archives and Special Collections Repository

Wheaton College
26 East Main Street
Norton Massachusetts 02766