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Series Accession 2018-M-0015: Additional Material, 1890-2012

Call Number: MS 1755, Series Accession 2018-M-0015

Scope and Contents

The accession contains material documenting Arthur Howe's career in Yale College admissions, including his efforts to introduce coeducation to Yale undergraduates and admit a more diverse student body. Contains articles and two student essays on the history of admissions at Yale. Also includes material on the Hampton Institute, which was founded by Howe's grandfather, Samuel Chapman Armstrong, as well as citations from the Hampton Institute and the Commonwealth of Virginia for Arthur Howe Jr., as well as his father, Arthur Howe Sr., and his mother, Margaret Howe.


  • 1890-2012

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research. Two student papers on Yale College admissions and coeducation are restricted until 1 January 2087 as established by Yale Corporation regulations


The accession is arranged into five groupings: Yale College admissions, correspondence, Hampton Institute files, research files and talks, and personal files.


2.17 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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