Guide to the Pembroke College Office of Placement and Career Planning files, 1924-1972


John Hay Library , Special Collections
Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146
email: hay@brown.edu

Published in 2013

Collection Overview

Title:Pembroke College Office of Placement and Career Planning files
Date range:1924-1972
Creator:Pembroke College (Brown University). Office of Placement and Career Planning.
Extent:2.0 Linear feet
Abstract:The Pembroke College Office of Placement and Career Planning files consist of office files dated from 1924 to 1972. The office files include annual reports dated from 1929 to 1957, summer reports dated from 1940 to 1957, announcements, blank forms, brochures and newspaper clippings. In addition, the collection contains confidential files that are restricted in accordance with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number:OF-1ZPL-1zp

Scope & content

The Pembroke College Office of Placement and Career Planning files consist of office files dated from 1924 to 1972. They have been organized into one series, Office files. This series has been arranged into two subseries: Subseries 1. Open materials contains annual reports dated from 1929 to 1957, summer reports dated from 1940 to 1957, announcements, blank forms, brochures and newspaper clippings. This subseries is dated from 1924 to 1970. Subseries 2. Restricted materials contains the confidential office files of the Office of Placement and Career Planning. It includes information about students, alumni, the administration of Pembroke and confidential student recommendations. Portions of this collection are restricted in accordance with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.

Arrangement

The collection is organized in one series: I. Office files.

Historical note

The Placement Office at Pembroke College in Providence, Rhode Island was originally known as the Appointment Bureau in the early 1920s. Its name was changed to the Office of Admission and Personnel in the late 1920s, then to the Placement Office from 1944 to 1963, and finally to the Office of Placement and Career Planning from 1963 until Pembroke merged with Brown University in 1971.

Access & Use

Access to the collection: Portions of this collection are restricted in accordance with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. Additionally, the collection can only be seen by prior appointment. Some materials may be stored off-site and cannot be produced on the same day on which they are requested.
Use of the materials: All researchers seeking to publish materials from the collections of the John Hay Library are requested to complete a Notice of Intent to Publish, prior to reproducing, quoting, or otherwise publishing any portion or extract from this collection. Although Brown University has physical ownership of the collection and the materials contained therein, it may not claim literary rights. It is up to the researcher to determine the owners of the literary rights and to obtain any necessary permissions from them.
Preferred citation:Pembroke College Office of Placement and Career Planning files, OF-1ZPL-1zp, Brown University Archives.
Contact information: John Hay Library , Special Collections
Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146
email: hay@brown.edu

Administrative Information

ABOUT THE COLLECTION 
ABOUT THE FINDING AID 
Author:Finding aid prepared by Brown University Library staff
Encoding:This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013 January 30
Descriptive rules:Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
Sponsor:Processing funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Additional Information

Inventory


Series I. Office files, 1924-1972

Subseries 1. Open materials, 1924-1970

ContainerDescriptionDate
Box 1Annual reports 1929-1930
1929-1930
Box 1Annual reports 1932-1941 (scattered)
1932-1941 (scattered)
Box 1Annual report 1944-1949
1944-1949
Box 1Annual report 1949-1953
1949-1953
Box 1Annual report 1954-1961
1954-1961
Box 1Annual report 1962-1965
1962-1965
Box 1Annual report 1965-1967
1965-1967
Box 1Annual report 1967-1970
Contents Note: 1968-1969 report is missing.

1967-1970
Box 1Summer reports 1940-1957
1940-1957
Box 1Announcement, letter
1924-1925
Box 1Blank forms, form letters, brochures
Contents Note: Three folders.

1945-1970, undated
Box 1Clippings
1940s-1950s

Subseries 2. Restricted materials

ContainerDescriptionDate
Box 2Commission on the Status of Women - RP
Box 2Alumnae clubs
Box 2Alumnae magazine
Box 2Alumnae office
Box 2Admission office--Pembroke
Box 2Committee on Financial Aid
Box 2Pembroke College Club of New York
Box 2Dean's office--Pembroke
1966-
Box 2Dean's office--Scholarship information
Box 2Dean of Students office--Pembroke
Box 2Pembroke Library
Box 2Placement office--Pembroke
Box 2Placement office vocational meetings
1969-1970
Box 2Senior career meetings
Box 3Career Night
1968
Box 3Placement office--Pembroke--Career Conference: October 12, 1965
1965 October 12
Box 3Placement office--Pembroke--Career Conference: October 12, 1965
1965 October 12
Box 3Placement office--Pembroke--Job opportunities conference 1953
1953
Box 3Placement offices and meetings
1925-1930
Box 3Pembroke Placement Office--Field visits
Box 3Placement office--Pembroke--Recruiters
Box 3School system recruiting
Box 3Graduate study acceptances
Box 3Recruiting--Information from other colleges
Box 3Rotary fellowships
Box 3Senior newsletter
Box 3Student government association
Box 4Scholarship and loan information (Committee reports)
Box 3Volunteer voices
Box 4Summer intern program with Federal Government
Box 4Senior reports--For the classes of 1964-1970
Box 4Xerox
Box 4Class of 1926-1961
Box 4Class of 1962
Box 4Class of 1963
Box 4Class of 1964
Box 4Class of 1965
Box 4Class of 1966
Box 4Class of 1967
Box 4Class of 1968
Box 4Class of 1969
Box 4Class of 1970
Box 4Class of 1971
Box 5Confidential student recommendations
Contents Note: Fills one half file box.