Scope and Contents
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and general files that document Arthur Howe Jr.'s service as Yale College admissions dean, tenure on the board of trustees of Hampton Institute, and family history. The collection includes an unpublished history of Hampton Institute by Edward Kidder Graham, articles and student papers on the history of Yale College admissions, and unpublished autobiographical writings and correspondence by Howe's grandfather, Samuel Chapman Armstrong.
Conditions Governing Access
The bulk of the materials are open for research. Accession 2018-M-0015 contains two student papers which are restricted until 1 January 2087 as established by Yale Corporation regulations http://web.library.yale.edu/mssa/collections/research-use-of-yale-university-archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for 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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Arthur Howe Jr., 1999 and 2017.
Arranged in two series and one addition:
9.17 Linear Feet (22 Boxes)
Language of Materials
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and general files that document Arthur Howe Jr.'s service as Yale admissions dean, tenure on the Board of Directors of Hampton Institute, and family history.
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Howe, Jr. was born on July 19, 1921 in Watertown, Connecticut. He entered Yale University with the Class of 1943, obtaining a B.A. in 1947 after serving in the military during the Second World War. Howe held several administrative positions at Yale College, including assistant dean of freshman (1951-1953), director of admissions (1953-1955), and dean of admissions and student appointments (1955-1964). Beginning in 1964, Howe served as the president of the American Field Service. From 1955 to 1980, Howe also served on the board of trustees of Hampton Institute, which his grandfather, Samuel Chapman Armstrong, founded and his father, Arthur Howe, Sr., served as president. Howe was chair of the Hampton Institute board of trustees from 1957 to 1971. Arthur Howe, Jr. died in Essex, Connecticut on December 16, 2014.
- Guide to the Arthur Howe Jr. Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Tom Hyry and Robert Bartels
- September 2000
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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