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Collection TitleMC 24 Elmira CollegeCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:October 2009

The items in the Elmira College Collection were donated the Booth Library by various individuals. 

Terms:Education; Elmira College; Elmira (N.Y.); Women's colleges
Historical:Elmira College - Elmira College, located in the City of Elmira, was chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York on October 23, 1853 and opened in October of 1855.  The College was origianally known as Elmira Female College during its early years.  It was the first college in the nation designed to offer women a four-year degree.  Elmira College became co-educational in 1969.  College presidents have included Dr. Augustus Cowels (1856-1889); Dr. Wilson Phraner (1889); Dr. Charles Van Norden (1889-1893); Dr. Rufus S. Green (1893-1896): Dr. Alexander MacKenzie (1896-1915); Dr. John Balcom Shaw (1916-1918); Dr. Frederick Lent (1918-1935); Dr. William S.A. Pott (1935-1949); Dr. Lewis Eldred (1949-1954); Dr. John Murray (1950s).
Scope:The Elmira College Collection consists of material relating to the college, its students and alumnae including programs, newsletters, promotional publications, financial reports, course catalogs, booklets and student publications ranging in date from 1838 to the present.
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1838-2009
AbstractThe Elmira College Collection contains newsletters, certificates, programs, booklets, directories and other documents relating to the institution and its former students.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - Elmira College Bulletin: Course Offerings for the Academic Year 1945-46, April 1945.BookletD0602
Booklet - Elmira College Catalog, 1945-1946.BookletD0603
Booklet - Elmira College Bulletin: Catalog for Master of Science in Education, August 1961.BookletD0604
Booklet - Elmira College Undergraduate Continuing Education Course Catalog, 1992-3. BookletD0605
Booklet - Elmira College Undergraduate Continuing Education Course Catalog, 1997-98.BookletD0606
Booklet - Elmira College Spring 2009 Schedule and Course Descriptions. BookletD0607
Booklet - Elmira College Fall 2009 Schedule and Course Descriptions. BookletD0608
Calendar - Elmira College, 1903. (2 versions)CalendarD0701
Calendar - Elmira College, 1904.CalendarD0702
Calendar - Elmira College, 1930.CalendarD0703
Daily Planner & Calendar - Elmira College, 1980. (2 copies)CalendarD0704
Newsletter - What's Happening at Elmira College, February 16, June 28, October 20, 1961.NewsletterD0801
Booklet - Register of the Alumnae of Elmira College, 1859-1899.BookletE0101
Booklet - Register of the Alumnae of Elmira College, 1855-1913.BookletE0102
Booklet - Register of the Alumnae of Elmira College, 1855-1917.BookletE0103
Booklet - Elmira College Bulletin: Alumnae Register, November 1919.BookletE0104
Booklet - Elmira College Bulletin: Alumnae and Former Students Address List, December 1922.BookletE0105
Pamphlet - Elmira College Alumnae Association Abridged Report of the Annual Meeting, June 8, 1907.PamphletE0201
Pamphlet - Song for Elmira College Alumnae Week, 1912. (multiple copies)PamphletE0202
Pamphlet - Association of Collegiate Alumnae Official Tour to the Pacific Coast, August 16-23, 1915. PamphletE0203
Invitation to the Festivities at Elmira College, November 25-28, 1915.InvitationE0204
Program - Elmira College Club Luncheon, Hotel La Salle, Chicago, December 10, 1915.ProgramE0205
Program - Elmira College Club of the Middle-West Spring Luncheon, Hotel La Salle, Chicago, April 15, 1916.ProgramE0206
Elmira College Alumnae Association Official Ballot for Officers whose term expires in November 1916. DocumentE0207
Elmira College Alumnae Association Official Ballot for Officers whose term expires in June 1917.DocumentE0208
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