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Vice President for External Affairs records

Identifier: CA02.93

Scope and Content Note

These records contain correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and agenda, committee files, reports, event programs, travel and financial documents, and publications. There is some correlation and overlap with the files of President Don Harward, CA 02.08, but the records have not been checked for duplication. These records are the office files of Bill Hiss, and some of the material herein predates his appointment as the V.P. for External Affairs.


  • 1983-2009


Access Restrictions

Administrative records are closed to all researchers for 20 years from date of creation. In addition, some materials may be closed for longer periods. 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.

Historical Note

The office of Vice President for External Affairs is part of the President's office, and supervises the Office of Career Services, handles federal and state government relations, national and regional press relations, and does alumni, fundraising, and communications work for the College.


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Language of Materials



The V.P. for External Affairs records contain material documenting the activities of this office. The records were created by and transferred to the Archives by Bill Hiss.

Organization and Arrangement

These records are arranged into thirteen series, with folders arranged alphabetically within each series. See individual series descriptions for more information.

Guide to the Vice President for External Affairs records, 1983-2009
Edited Full Draft
Pat Webber
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Description is in: English
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Repository Details

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

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