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Office of the President, Donald West Harward records

Identifier: CA02.08

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes and agenda, publications, clippings, press releases, and financial records from the tenure of Donald W. Harward as President of Bates College. These records are currently closed to researchers.


  • 1988-2002


Access Restrictions

Records are closed to researchers for a minimum of twenty years after their creation. Some records may need to be closed for longer periods. Please see Archives staff for more information.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.


76.5 Linear Feet

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These records contain a wide variety of files pertaining to the administration of Donald W. Harward, President of Bates College from 1988 to 2002.

Organization and Arrangement

The records are arranged into nine series: I. General administrative; II. Subject files; III. Speeches; IV. "The Parents Connection" newsletter; V. Reunion Notebooks VI. Keck Proposal VII. Goals 2005; VIII. Reaccreditation; IX. "Informal the Trustees" newsletter. In addition, Series I and Series II are divided into two parts, for two separate accessions of these files from the President's office. Files are arranged alphabetically by folder title within most series; see individual series notes for more information.

Guide to the Office of the President, Donald West Harward records, 1988-2002
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Description is in: English

Repository Details

Part of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Repository

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