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Johns Hopkins University Alumni College records

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: RG-12-050
The Alumni College was established by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association in approximately 1973, to provide alumni with travel learning opportunities, better known as "education vacations." The collection spans from 1970 to 1974.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (4 legal size folders)

Biographical / Historical

The Alumni College was established by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association in approximately 1973, to provide alumni with travel learning opportunities, better known as "education vacations." Much like alumni travel programs offered at other colleges, lecturers are recruited from the respective institutions to teach on these trips. The earliest courses were initially taught by Hopkins professors at St. Mary's College of Maryland, but subsequent sessions featured travel to interesting destinations.

Scope and Contents

This collections includes course schedules, rosters, photocopies of course readings, programs, correspondence, and other material related to the Alumni College. The letters are primarily addressed to Wayne Anderson, who was an administrator to the program. Particularly, the holding contains papers from the 1973 and 1974 college sessions, in Washington, DC, and Chatham, Massachusetts, respectively. The collection overall spans from 1970 to 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There is no known acquisition information for this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in September 2015 by Annie Tang.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA