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Collection Details


Collection Name: Kirkland College Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/kirk.html
Dates Spanned: 1977-1978
Description: The life and death of a small liberal arts college for women. Subjects discussed include early planning (1962-63), the role of Robert W. McEwen, President of Hamilton College (Kirland's coordinate institution) from 1949 to 1966, exploration by the McIntosh Committee of definitions for the new college, debates on coordinate institutions versus co-education and on the function of women's education, development of Kirkland's educational program, staff and campus, and the use of architecture to express educational values.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 11
Interviews: [11 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Women's Studies; Education
ASP Subjects: College administrators; College students; Education; Humanities; New York; Oral history; United States; Universities and colleges--Departments; Women; Women--Education (Higher)
Other Subjects: Kirkland College; Women's college
Collection Code: OHC0000858