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Handbooks and Other Information for Entering Students

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Handbooks, Bulletins, Brochures, and Booklets, etc.



BOX 1: 1855-1939

Folder One: Handbooks 1855-1900

Copy of 1855-1856 - Western Female Seminary Rules
1861 or 1871 - Note: these rules were in one of the two fires; however, one can still read most of these regulations for students. [This is a copy]
The Western Female Seminary Oxford, Ohio Booklet, 1876-77 (Copy from November 1969)
Western Female Seminary Article, 1886
The Western: A College and Seminary for Women, Leila S. McKee, Ph. D., President, 1888-1904 Booklet
The Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, Booklet, July 16, 1894
Advertisement, Western Female Seminary, Winter Term of 39th Year Opens January 10, 1894
The Western Oxford, O. 1896 Souvenir Booklet
Regulations for All Students Connected with Western Female Seminary, Undated [Three Copies]
1898 - Undergraduate Life at Western Booklet
1900 - The Western College for Women Letter to Parent or Guardian


Additional Materials:

1906-1907 - Bulletin of the Western College Views, Vol. 1, No. 1
Bulletin of the Western College Views, Series I, Vol. VI. October, 1912


Folder Two: Handbooks 1900-1910

The Western College for Women And Its Ideals by W. D. MacClintock, Reprinted from The Outlook of August, 1906
1908 - Bulletin of The Western College, Vol. II, No. 1 (July, 1908) (two copies)
1909 - Bulletin of The Western College, January 1909
1909 - Bulletin of The Western College, July 1909
1910 - Bulletin of The Western College, John Grant Newman, President
Views: The Western College for Women, Booklet 1910


Folder Three: Handbooks 1911-1914


1911 - Forward to Its Greater Destiny, by William Chalmers Covert
The Western College for Women [Sketches],(belonged to Lillian Welson, 1911)
The Western College for Women: Forward Movement of 1912,Booklet [Two Copies]
Bulletin of The Western College Views, 1912 [Two Copies]
1912 - Information for Parents and Students
1912- Bulletin of The Western College Alumnae Circular, July 1912
1913 - Information for Parents and Students
1913- Bulletin of Western College, October 1913
1913-1914- Special Bulletin of Household Science
1914 - Information for Parents and Students


Folder Four: Handbooks 1915- 1920

1915- July Bulletin of The Western College for Women, Alumnae Circular
1915- Bulletin of The Western College for Women, Organization
1915 - Information for Parents and Students (2 copies)
The Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, Booklet, 1915
The Western College for Women Handbook of Photographs
1915 - October 1915 Bulletin of the Western College for Women
1916 - Information for Parents and Students
Western: An Analytical Survey of The Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, 1917
The Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, Booklet, 1918
1919- Bulletin of The Western College for Women,The Towers of Western
1920 - Payment of College Bills Information, October 1920
1920 - Information for Parents and Students



BOX 1B: Continuation of Box 1

Folder Five: Handbooks 1921-1929

1921 - Information for Parents and Students
1921-1922 - Student's Handbook
Information for new Students and returning ones, March 1922
Bulletin of The Western College for Women Music News, April 1922
Bulletin of The Western College for Women Alumnae Circular, July 1922
Bulletin of The Western College for Women View Book, October 1922
Student Government Handbook, Western College, 1923-1924
Welcome Letters from Dean, February 22, 1924 [Five Copies]
Bulletin of The Western College for Women Alumnae Circular, 1924, July
1924-1925 - Student's Handbook
1925-1926 - Student's Handbook
1928 - Information for Parents and Students
Bulletin of The Western College for Women, January 1928
1929 - Information for Parents and Students


Folder Six: Handbooks 1930-1939

View Book, Western College, About 1930?
1931 - My Dear Entering Freshmen Letter from Dean
Western College, A Digest of the Catalogue, 1933
Student Life At Western College, Brochure, 1933
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae Circular, July 1933 [Two Copies]
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae News, May 1934
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae News, July 1943
1934 - Information for Parents and Students
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae News, May 1935
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae News, July 1935
Western College Booklet, December 1935 [Two Copies]
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae News, May 1936
1936 - Tuition and Room and Board Information with envelope
Western College Bulletin, Alumnae News, August 1937 [Two Copies]
Western Offers You What?, Booklet, 1937
Western College, Forty Facts, Brochure, 1937 [Four Copies]
Western College Bulletin, A Girl. A College. An Education. 1938
Western College Bulletin Vol. 12 No. 4, August 1938
Western College Bulletin No. 13 No. 6, December 1939
Western College "Handbook of Information" 1937?


Folder Seven: Donation from Robin McConell

Y.W.C.A. Student's Handbook Western College, 1923-1924, belonged to Frieda Marie Eberst, presented by the Young Women's Christian Assn.


Folder Eight: Donations from Unidentified Donors

Western College Bulletin; 1933-1934


Folder Nine: Donations from Diana Haynes O'Keefe

Western College Handbook 1928-1929
Western College Handbook 1929-1930
Western College Handbook 1930-1931
Western College Handbook 1931-1932
Western College, Oxford, Ohio, Bulletin View Book

Donation from John Charles Persinger,

Western College Handbook, 1935-1936


Folder 10: Donations from Audrey Gilbert

1919-20 YMCA Booklet
Bulletin of the Western College for Women, Catalogue, 1920-1921


Folder 11: Catalogue, 1918-1919

Bulletin of The Western College for Women, Catalogue 1918-1919, Oxford, Ohio: The Western College for Women, January 1919.




BOX 2: 1940-1945

Folder One: Handbooks 1940-1942

Western College Bulletin, Spring 1940
Western College Bulletin, 1940
College Girls Live Democracy,Reprinted from the August 1941 issue of Mademoiselle
Western College Bulletin, May 1941
Western College Bulletin, December 1941
1941-1942 - Your Roommate's Roommate Western College Handbook
1941-1942 - Western College Handbook
1941-1942 - Western College Bulletin
The Story of Western, Western College Bulletin, Jan. 1942
Western College Bulletin, 1942
Vassar, A Second Glance, 1942
Western College Bulletin, Summer 1942
Western College Bulletin, Spring 1942
Western College Bulletin, Winter 1942
"The Story of Western," Western College Bulletin, Vol. XVI, No. 2, January 1942
1943-1944 - Western College Bulletin
1944-1945 - Western College Bulletin


Folder Two: Handbooks 1942-1943

1942-1943 - Western College Handbook [with yellow cover]


Folder Three: Handbooks 1943

1943 - That's College Life [Three Copies]
Western College Bulletin, May 1943
Western College Bulletin, September 1943
Western College Bulletin, The Story of Western, July 1943
Western College Bulletin, Summer Program 1943
Letter to Alice Schacht, September 4, 1943 with envelope [regarding counselor]


Additional Materials:

1943 - Western College Bulletin: The Story of Western


Folder Four: Handbooks 1943-1945

1944 - The Western Way[Two Copies]
Western College Bulletin, July 1944
Western College Bulletin, Summer Session 1944
1943-1944 - Western College Handbook (Three Copies)
1944-1945 - Western College Handbook


Folder Five: Donations from Unidentified Donors

The College Women's Club of Dayton, Ohio; 1943-1944



BOX 3: Handbooks 1945-1949

Folder One: Handbooks 1945

Western College Bulletin, March 1945
A Midyear Freshman Class, 1945 Flyer
1945 - The Western Way
1945 - That's College Life
Western College Bulletin, The Story of Western, Jan. 1945
Western College Bulletin, Nov. 1945
Western College Bulletin, The Story of Western, Dec. 1945
Western College Bulletin, 1945-1946


Folder Two: Handbooks 1946

Western College Bulletin, March 1946
1946 - The Western Way
1946 - That's College Life September 1946 [Two Copies]
1946 - Student Activity Dues Receipt (25 cents), November 24, 1946
Western College Bulletin, 1946 (two copies)
Western College for Women Founded 1853, Bulletin, 194
1946-1947 - Western College Handbook


Folder Three: Handbooks 1947

Western College Bulletin, March 1947
The Book of Remembrance Flyer, 1947 [Two Copies]
1947 - That's College Life
Western College Bulletin, The Story of Western, May 1947


Folder Four: Handbooks 1948-1950

1948 - The Western Way
1948- Looking Toward College
Western College Bulletin, July 1949
Western College Handbook 1949-1950


Folder Five: Donations from Ginnie Tribble

Western College Bulletin; November, 1946


Folder Six: Donations from Lucy A. Liggett

The Western Way, 1948
That's College Life, Western College Bulletin Vol. XXI, No. 4, September 1947



BOX 4: 1950-1979

Folder One: Handbooks 1950-1952

Western College Bulletin, Announcements for 1950-1951
1950-1951 - The Western College Handbook
February 15, 1950 Regulations Adopted by the Faculty and Approved by the Trustees of Western College
1951- Western College Booklet
1951-1952 - The Western College Handbook
1951-1952 - Western College for Women Bulletin Announcements
Western College Bulletin, August 1952


Folder Two: Handbooks 1953-1954

Western College Bulletin, August, 1953
Western College for Women Flip Book, 1953?
Three Girls Come to Western College Brochure, 1953?
Some Things You Need to Know About Western College for Women, Western College Bulletin, Centennial Issue 1953
Western Life, 1953
1953 - Dear Western College Student (letter from Dean Hoyt) July 3
Western College Bulletin, Catalog Issue 1953-1054
1954 - Western College for Women Bulletin: Pioneers Again [Two Copies]
Why Western? Brochure, 1954?
Letters from Western Booklet, 1955?
Western College Bulletin, February 1955
Western College Bulletin, August 1955


Folder Three: Handbooks 1955-1959

Western College Educational Counselor: "The World Minded College Flyer and Registration, September 1955
Western College for Women brochure, 1954-55
Western College Bulletin, The President's Report 1955-1956
Western College Bulletin, Catalogue issue 1955-1956 [donated by Charlotte Varzi]
Western College Handbook, 1956-1957
Western College Bulletin, February 1957
Letter to Western College Freshman from Phyllis Hoyt, Dean of Students, June 1957
Letter to Western Student from Phyllis Hoyt, Dean of Students, August 15, 1957
Letter to Parents of New Western College Students from Phyllis Hoyt, Dean of Students, August 26, 1957
Western College Bulletin, The President's Report 1957-58
Western College Bulletin, Summer 1958
"That's College Life; Glimpses from the Diary of Suzie, a Freshman"
Western College Bulletin, Catalogue Issue 1959-1960


Folder Four: Religious Preferences 1962-63

Church Preference List 1962-1963


Folder Five: Handbooks 1960-1964

Western College Bulletin, 1960-1961
Western College Bulletin, Summer 1961
Western Union Telegram, June 5, 1961 (telling of a student's acceptance to Western)
Letter to Parents of New Western College Students from Phyllis Hoyt, September 1, 1961
1962 - "Looking Ahead to College and Careers", by Joan Hawkes, Seventeen, December, 1962 (article on The Western College for Women)
1963 - Dear Western College Student (letter from Dean Hoyt), August 16
The New Dormitory, Fall 1963 Brochure
Western College for Women, Article from Hamilton, 8/23/63
Statement on the Academic Freedom of Students, AAUP Bulletin, Winter 1965


Folder Six: Handbooks 1965-1967

Introducing Western's New Students September, 1965 [Three Copies]
Introducing, 1964-65 [Two Copies]
Her Work is Real Brochure, 1965-66 [Two Copies]
Introducing, 1966-67 [Four Copies]


Folder Seven: Handbooks 1967-1970

Introducing, 1967-1968 [Three Copies]
"Western College for Women. Who in the World Goes There?" (advertisement in Time, December 8, 1967)
Western Telstar for Class of 1967 [Two Copies]
1967-1968 - Student Handbook
Letter to Parents of New Western College Students from Phyllis Hoyt, August 1968
It's In, Are You?, Brochure, 1968-69?
We're Holding Our Breath, Brochure, 1969
Searching, Western College Brochure, 1969?
199X S.A.C. 4-4-2 Independent Study Pass/Fail, The Language of Learning at Western College, Brochure, 1969?
Letter to Parents of Western College Students from Phyllis Hoyt, January 6, 1969
Introducing Western's New Students, September 1969 [Three Copies]
Freedom and Order on Campus, August 21, 1968 Handbook
Letter to Western Student from Phyllis Hoyt, September 1970
Westerm Bulletin, Summer, 1970


Folder Eight: Donations from Diana Haynes OKeefe

Western College Handbook 1953-1954 (Two Copies)


Folder Nine: Donations from Lucy A. Liggett

Western College Handbook, 1950-1951
Western College Handbook, 1951-1952
Western College Handbook, 1952-1953
Western College Handbook, 1953-1954




BOX 5: 1970-1979
Folder One- Handbooks 1970

Try Western, Brochure, 1970?
199X S.A.C. 4-4-2 Independent Study Pass/Fail, The Language of Learning at Western College Brochure, 1970?
1970, What to Bring to Western
Introducing, Western's New Students, September 1970 [Two Copies]
Western College for Women Bulletin, Autumn, 1970


Additional Materials:

Admissions Material 1970
Admissions Material Fall 1971


Folder Two- Handbooks 1971-1972

OPP 71 Brochure, 1971
Introducing, Class of 1971
Western Telstar for Class of 1971
The Western College Fact Sheet 1971-1972 [Two Copies, one with Orange Additional Sheet reading,The Western College is now for women and men]
1971-1972 - The Western College Booklet
1971-1972 library brochure
Winter Bulletin, 1971


Additional Materials:

1971-1972- The Western College Handbook


Folder Three- Handbooks 1972-1973

Introducing Class of 1972 [Three Copies]
Introducing, September 1972 [Two Copies]
Module V, The Western College, Summer Art Workshop Brochure, July 30 to August 19, 1972 [Two Copies]
Module V, The Western College, Summer Art Workshop Poster, July 30 to August 19, 1972
The Western College Encounter, May 1972
1972-1973, The Western College[Two Copies]
Planning Ahead - a Small College Faces the Future Brochure, 1972-1973 [Two Copies]
The Unthreatened Species Brochure, 1972-1973
At Western By Choice! Brochure, May 1973


Additional Materials:

1973-1974 - Western College Handbook


Folder Four: Western College Handbooks 1973-1974

Module II Study Information Page
Open Learning Environments Page
Western College Handbook 73-74
May, 1974 - Miami University Official Publication, Series 72, Number 8 - The Western College of Miami University
New Words at Western, Western's New Students, 1973-1974 [Three Copies]


Folder Five: Donations from Unidentified Donors

The Western College 1972-73


Folder Six: Donations from Audrey Gilbert

Western Bulletin, Spring 1974
Western Bulletin, Winter 1973



BOX 6: Folders of various material of interest to entering students.

Folder One: Examinations

Western Female Seminary, Order of Exercises for Public Examinations, Commencing Tuesday, July 15, 1856
Western Female Seminary, Order of Exercises for Public Examinations, Commencing Tuesday, July 13, 1858
Western Female Seminary, Order of Exercises for Public Examinations, Commencing Tuesday, July 12, 1859
Western Female Seminary, Order of Exercises for the Eleventh Anniversary Examinations, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 3d, 4th, 5th, 1866 [with letter to Dr. Herrick B. Young from Kumler, Feb. 3, 1956]
Typed information on formal examinations, undated


Folder Two: Financial Aid information: newspaper articles, pamphlets, etc.

The Western College, Financial Awards Program Brochure [Two Copies]
Announcing the Ohio Instructional Grants Program Booklet
Education: The Western College Financial Assistance Program Brochure [Three Copies]
Financial Aid at Western College for Women Brochure
Western College Grant-in-Aid Receipt, October 13, 1941
Financial Facts Brochure, 1962-1963
Gay Nellis Financial Information, August 5, 1962
Cost Of College Continues Upward, Washington, C.H., Ohio Record-Herald, May 17, 1963
Western Opens September 17, Hamilton, Ohio Journal-News, August 26, 1963


Folder Three: Information on various scholarships and prizes for which one could apply for, as well as winners in past years

Scholarship Time Brochure
Independent Schools Need Industry's Help, Hamilton, Ohio Journal-News, October 7, 1960
Heidelberg Benefits By Grant From Sohio, Tiffin, Ohio, Advertiser-Tribune, October 3, 1960
Sales Spotlight October 60
Letter to Public Relations Manager from Melvin H. Clay, about educational opportunities of Sohio sons and daughters, October 27, 1960
The Stillman Kelley Scholarship Fund Information; Announcing Six Music Scholarships of $12,000 Each; Announcing Six Music Scholarships of $12,000 Each; August 31, 1942 For Release Edgar Stillman Kelley Honored [Three Copies, Two Pages]
Press Release for senior girls scholarships, November 28, 1942 [Two Pages]
Press Release, March 1, 1944 [on Stillman Kelley Scholarships, Two Pages]
Four Pages on Needham Prizes with Needham Prizes Note and envelope
Permanent Scholarship, 186? Empty Certificate
Missionary Scholarship, 185? Empty Certificate (for free of charge education to a clergyman's daughter)
Helen Peabody Scholars 1955-1970 List
The Clara Helen Mueller Memorial Scholarship Brochure
Student Scholarships and Aid At Western College Information
Trustee Scholarships, 1950-1951 Flyer


Folder Four: Admissions

Business Reply Card to Western College for Women
Application for Admission; Uniform Transcript of Preparatory Schools Credits Information; Scholarship Information Page
The Western College Application with envelope to The Admissions Office
Western News Notes, Admissions Office
Western News Notes, Admissions Office
Requirements for Admission to Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio 1957
How to Reach Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, 1957
Letter to Parent from Mrs. Marion Miller, Director of Admissions, January 23, 1957
Application for Scholarship Assistance (two copies)


Folder Five: Various undated materials of interest to entering students

The Western College Information Booklet with Photographs
Directions for the Students of The Western College
Rules Regarding Absence from Collegiate Appointments
Concerning Laundry Information
General Rules for Waitresses in Western College Dining Halls 1941-42
Office of the Director of Placement information about references
Envelope reading Baggage Instruction to Western Students with Two Western College Baggage Tags, Special Instructions to Students Relative to Baggage; Special Service for Miami University Western College Brochure on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Wagon Schedule for 1964-65
Student Identification Card for Sophia Karayannides, 10/4/62 with addressed envelope and welcome letter from Director of Admissions


Folder Six: Various Booklets and Brochures, Undated

Oxford, Ohio ,Brochure
Where in the World is Western?, Brochure [Two Copies]
Western College for Women Informational Booklet [Two Copies]
Western College for Women, Historic District, Brochure [2 Copies)
Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio Black/Green Color, Brochure [Four Copies]


Folder Seven: Various Booklets and Brochures, Undated II

Teacher Education at Western College for Women, Brochure
Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio Brochure [Green or Brown and black and white with graduates, Seven Copies]
Home Economics at Western College for Women,Brochure
Fine Arts at Western College, Brochure
Guidebook to Western, Booklet [Two Copies]
Western College for Women Kumler, Brochure [Two Copies]
Try Western Yellow, Brochure
Searching, Western College, Brochure
The Western College Campus Guide


Folder Eight: Extra Catalogs

Western College Catalog,1971-1972


BOX 7:

Folder One: Various Booklets and Brochures, Undated III

Go Western, Young Lady!, Booklet
Miami Photo Cards (16)
Western College for Women New York Centra,l Brochure
Western College Black and White Booklet with Student Reading on Cover
Western College for Women, Booklet [Two Copies]
Western College for Women, Booklet with Female Student on Cover
Letters from Western, Booklet [Three Copies]


Folder Two: Various Booklets and Brochures, Undated IV

Western College for Women Quotes Flyer
Western College for Women Booklet with Female Student on Cover Reading
What's Western College Really Like?, Brochure
Why Western?, Brochure
The Western College Madrigal Group, Brochure
Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, Brochure
Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio Orange, Brochure
The Western College- Teacher Education in a Liberal Arts Setting, Brochure
The Arts at The Western College, Emphasis: Opportunity, Brochure [Two Copies]
The Western College Is People, Brochure [Three Copies]
Western Topography Map
The Western College, Oxford, Ohio View, Booklet


Folder Three: Various Booklets and Brochures, Undated V

The Unthreatened Species, Brochure [Two Copies]
Searching Western College, Brochure
An Invitation to Experiment, Brochure [Three Copies]
The Western College, Brochure [Two Copies]
Change? The Western College, Flyer with Reply Mail Cards to Office of Admissions
The Western College counselor will visit, Flyer
The Small Liberal Arts College for Women Presents Its Case: Western College, Brochure [Two Copies]
Western College A Digest of the Catalogue
The Fine Arts at Western College, Brochure
Sports at Western College, Brochure
The Sciences and Home Economics at Western College, Brochure
Summer Session, Western College, Oxford, Ohio, Brochure
Student Life at Western College, Brochure
Oxford, Ohio, Brochure
Art, Music, Literature at Western College, Brochure
Science at Western College, Brochure
Western College Department of Music, Booklet


Folder Four: Various Booklets and Brochures, Undated VI

A Place of Culture, Booklet
A Place of Scholarship, Booklet
A Place of Opportunity, Booklet
A Place of Health, Booklet
A Place of Beauty, Booklet
A Place of Religion, Booklet
You Will Find At Western College, Flyer
Western College for Women To Carry Out a Program of International Education, Brochure [Two Copies]
Home Economics at Western College for Women, Brochure
Fine Arts at Western College for Women, Brochure
Science at Western College for Women, Brochure
Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio, Intercultural Studies, Brochure
Teacher Education at Western College for Women, Brochure
Western College for Women. Who in the world goes there?, Flyer [Two Copies]
Western College for Women Campus Map
You Will Find At Western College, Flyer
The Western College for Women, View Book (time of Pres. Newman & Dean Sawyer)


Additional Materials:

A Place of College Information for Entering Students of The Western College for Women
Academic Council and Academic Matters Report



BOX 8:

Folder 1: Donations from Christian La Roche

The Western College of Miami University, Miami University Official Publication, Series 72, No. 8, May 1974
Western College Bulletin Press Book Vol. XVII No. 4, September 1944
Western College Bulletin Vol. XIX No. 5, November 1945
Western College, 1942
Student's Handbook Western College 1910


Folder 2: Donations from Judy Waldron, WCAA

Discover Western, Flyer Poster


Folder 3: Donations from Lucy Liggett

Letter to Western College Student from Phyllis Hoyt, July 3, 1953


Folder 4: Donations from Jackie Wallace.

The One Hundred and Nineteenth Annual Catalog. The Western College Vol. XLVII No. 2, September 1973



Oversized Materials Box 9: (Donations from Christian LaRoche Boxed Separately)
The Western College Folio (No. 11 with notes and cards)

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