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Hanna Holborn Gray, president of Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 581

Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, subject files, planning memoranda, annual reports, and working papers documenting Hanna Holborn Gray's tenure as acting president of Yale University.

Dates

  • 1977-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records in this collection are restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Yale University is retained by Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Arrangement

The records are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Extent

24.5 Linear Feet (59 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0581

Overview

The records consist of correspondence, subject files, planning memoranda, annual reports, and working papers documenting Hanna Holborn Gray's tenure as acting president of Yale University.

Biographical / Historical

Hanna Holborn Gray was born in Heidelberg, Germany on October 25, 1930. She received a B.A. from Bryn Mawr in 1950 and a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1957. Mrs. Gray taught at Harvard from 1955-1960 and the University of Chicago from 1961-1972. She was dean of Northwestern University from 1972-1974 and provost of Yale University from 1974-1978. From 1977-1978 Mrs. Gray was acting president of Yale. In 1978 she became president of the University of Chicago.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 2-A (YRG 2-A), Records of the Yale president's office.

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
Title
Guide to the Hanna Holborn Gray, President of Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
June 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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