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Connecticut College Board of Trustees Records

Identifier: RG-02B

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of material relating to the work of the Board of Trustees, including agendas, committee records, correspondence, individual trustee files, meeting minutes and attachments, reports, and Secretary of the Board record books


  • 1911 - 1994


Conditions Governing Access

Records from the last 30 years are closed to researchers. Researchers may access the rest of the collection with permission from the originating office.

Administrative History

The first members of the Connecticut College Board of Trustees was comprised of many of the College's first distinguished incorporators. The first meeting of the Board of Trustees took place on May 1, 1911 in New Haven, Connecticut. The Board has the responsibility of caring for and controlling the management of funds and property of the College, as well as the general management of the College's affairs. The number of trustees at any given time can not exceed 24 members or fall below twelve, with selections and terms of service governed by the by-laws of the College. The Board meets five times a year, with additional meetings called as needed.


8.417 Linear Feet (8 record cartons, 1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials



Materials relating to the work of the Board of Trustees, including agendas, meeting minutes, committee records, individual trustee files, and Secretary of the Board record books, 1911-1994.


The collection is organized into four series: Series I: Agendas, Meeting Minutes, and Board Books; Series II: Committees of the Board of Trustees; Series III: Secretary's Record Books; and Series IV: Trustee Files (Deceased)

Processing Information

Processed by Nova Seals. Accruals processed by Rebecca Parmer, 2018.

Board of Trustees records
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Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States