Guide to the Dean of Admissions Office, general records, 1920-[ongoing] | CA11.01

Summary Information

Repository
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Creator
Bates College (Lewiston, Me.). Dean of Admissions
Title
Dean of Admissions Office, general records
ID
CA11.01
Date
1920-[ongoing]
Extent
9.5 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
Contains records of the Admissions Office of Bates College, and include correspondence, published college and class profiles, geographical distributions of student enrollment, and an array of publications.

Preferred Citation

Dean of Admissions Office, general records, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Historical Note

The Admissions Office handles all admissions activities, including publicity and recruitment, processing of applications, and application review, as well as conducting campus tours for prospective students and their parents

Scope and Content Note

The records of the Admissions Office of Bates College contain correspondence, reports, a handbook, student enrollment information arranged by geographical distribution, and publications. Please see individual series descriptions for more detailed information.

Organization and Arrangement

The records are arranged in two series: I. Publications; and II. General Administrative. See each series description for more detailed information.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
207-786-6354
muskie@bates.edu

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)--Admissions
  • Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)--Dean of Admissions--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Universities and colleges--United States--Admissions

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Collection Inventory

 CA1101/01 Publications 1920-2008   7.0 manuscript boxes

Scope and Content Note

Contains flyers, brochures, booklets, single-page mailings, applications, and other materials printed for and distributed by the Admissions Office. Items include guides for prospective and incoming students, information for minority and international students, campus maps, and general statistical information on Bates College. Athletics information includes flyers on individual sports, as well as larger booklets with information on schedules, coaches, athletics history, and so on.

Box

"AIA News: The Bates Alumni-in-Admissions Newsletter" 2002   

1

"Alumni in Admissions" 2008   

1

"Another Perspective"; "Perspectives" 1985-1987, 2003-2008   

1

Applications for Admission 2000-2009   

1

Applications for Admission undated   

1

"Bates" ca. 1980-2000, undated   

1

"Bates: An Introduction" 1998-2004, 2007, undated   

1

Bates Athletics 1973-1974   

1

Bates Athletics 1974-1975   

1

Bates Athletics 1975-1976   

1

Bates Athletics 1976-1977   

1

Bates Athletics 1977-1978   

1

Bates Athletics 1978-1979   

1

Bates Athletics 1979-1980   

1

Bates Athletics 1980-1981   

2

Bates Athletics 1981-1982   

2

Bates Athletics 1982-1983   

2

Bates Athletics 1983-1984   

2

Bates Athletics 1984-1985   

2

Bates Athletics 1985-1986   

2

Bates Athletics 1986-1987   

2

Bates Athletics 1987-1988   

2

Bates Athletics 1988-1989   

2

Bates Athletics 1989-1990   

2

Bates Athletics 1990-1991   

2

Bates Athletics 1992-1993   

2

Bates Athletics 1993-1994   

2

Bates Athletics 1995-1996   

2

Bates Athletics 1996-1997   

2

Bates Athletics 1997-1998   

2

Bates Athletics 1998-1999   

2

Bates Athletics 1999-2000   

2

Bates Athletics 2000   

3

Bates Athletics 2001   

3

Bates Athletics 2002   

3

Bates Athletics 2003   

3

Bates Athletics 2004   

3

Bates Athletics 2005   

3

Bates Athletics 2006   

3

Bates Athletics 2007   

3

Bates Athletics 2008   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) 1992-1994   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Baseball 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Basketball, men's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Basketball, women's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Crew undated   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Cross-Country, men's 1994, 2000-2005, undated   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Cross-Country, women's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

3

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Field Hockey 1992, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Football 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Golf 1992, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Lacrosse, men's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Lacrosse, women's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Rowing 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Skiing 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Soccer, men's 1993-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Soccer, women's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Softball 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Squash 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Swimming and Diving 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Tennis, men's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Tennis, women's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Track and Field, men's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Track and Field, women's 1992-1994, 2000-2005, undated   

4

Bates Athletics (flyer) -- Volleyball 1992-1994, 2001-2005, undated   

4

Bates College: An Adventure in Learning Undated   

5

Bates College: a College for the Times Undated 

5

Bates College: Educational Dividends by John J. Smith '38 circa 1938 

5

Bates College: Its Educational Program by Clifton D. Gray Undated 

5

Bates College: Its Resources for Student Aid by Harry W. Rowe Undated 

5

Bates College: Its Spirit and Atmosphere by Samuel F. Harms Undated 

5

Bates College: Its Traditions: Made and in the Making by Frank Dean Tubbs circa 1926 

5

"Bates in April: Welcome Class of ..." 1990, 2001-2010   

5

"Bates: the Catalyst" 2011   

5

Bates: My College by George M. Chase Undated 

5

"Bates Profile" 2009   

5

"Bates Update" 1983-2010   

5

"Black at Bates" ca. 1976, 1983   

5

"The Bobcat" 2011   

5

Campus Guide and Map 1953-2010, undated   

5

Cause the Effect 2011   

5

"A College is People" 1972-1973   

5

Dirigo Scholars (poster) 1978, 1983   

5

Department/Program Letters to Prospective Students ca. 1995-1998   

5

Education Brochures ("4/3 Option" and "3-2 Plan in Engineering") 1965, undated   

5

Fall Open Houses 2005-2011   

5

"Financial Aid at Bates" 2008-2009   

5

"For Returning Servicemen" (Bates College Bulletin) 1946   

5

Information for Prospective Students 1920, undated   

5

"An Introduction for International and Overseas Students"; "International Perspectives" 2001-2010   

5

"Power" ca. 1930   

5

"A Quick Look at Bates College" 1968-1969   

6

"Science and Mathematics" 1996   

6

"Snapshots of Bates College" 1925   

6

"Steps to a Career" for young men and women undated, 1942-1951   

6

"Steps to a Career" for young men and women 1953-1962   

6

"Students of Color"; "Prologue to Bates" 1996-1997, 2002-2010   

6

Theater at Bates 2006-2007, undated   

6

Train menu featuring Bates on the cover 1955   

6

Viewbook 1974   

7

Viewbook 1974-1975   

7

Viewbook 1976-1977   

7

Viewbook 1977-1978   

7

Viewbook 1978-1979   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1979-1980   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1980-1981   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1981-1982   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1982-1983   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1983-1984   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1984-1985   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1985-1986   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1986-1987   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1987-1988   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1988-1989   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1989-1990   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1990-1991   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1991-1992   

7

Viewbook (and application) 1992-1993   

8

Viewbook (and application) 1993-1994   

8

Viewbook (and application) 1994-1995   

8

Viewbook (and application) 1995-1996   

8

Viewbook (and application) 1996-1997   

8

Viewbook (and application) 1997-1998   

8

Viewbook 1998-1999   

8

Viewbook 1999-2000   

8

Viewbook 2000-2001   

8

Viewbook 2001-2002   

8

Viewbook 2002-2003   

8

Viewbook 2003-2004   

8

Viewbook 2004-2005   

8

Viewbook 2005-2006   

8

Viewbook 2007-2008   

8

Viewbook 2008-2009   

8

Viewbook 2009-2010   

8

Viewbook 2010-2011   

8

"What's New at Bates" 1977-1978   

6

"When a girl goes to Bates" 1952   

6

"When a girl goes to Bates" 1955   

6

"...why we're all for Bates" 1939   

6

"--why we're all for Bates" 1940   

6

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 CA1101/02 Administrative records 1914-1999   12.0 manuscript boxes

Scope and Content Note

Much of this series is comprised of class data including student enrollment data arranged by geographical distribution. This data contains student lists and numbers of enrolled students by geographical area, except for the data from the 1920s. Series also includes classbooks containing a variety of material including data on inquiries, enrollment, financial aid, transfers and class statistics.

Other files in this series contain material on the "Bates Case" (concerning the availability of student records), college and class profiles used for admissions purposes, and a handbook for student workers in Admissions. Also contains a report entitled the "Recruitment of a Diverse Student Body at Bates College from 2002-2009" and a ten year historical data report.

Box

Accepted (early decision) students letter 2011   

1

Admissions Profile, Bates College (from College Entrance Examination Board Handbook) 1945-1955   

1

Classbook-Class of 1983 (1 of 3)   

1

Classbook-Class of 1983 (2 of 3)   

1

Classbook-Class of 1983 (3 of 3)   

1

Classbook-Class of 1984 (1 of 3)   

1

Classbook-Class of 1984 (2 of 3)   

1

Classbook-Class of 1984 (3 of 3)   

2

Classbook-Class of 1985 (1 of 3)   

2

Classbook-Class of 1985 (2 of 3)   

2

Classbook-Class of 1985 (3 of 3)   

2

Classbook-Class of 1986 (1 of 3)   

2

Classbook-Class of 1986 (2 of 3)   

3

Classbook-Class of 1986 (3 of 3)   

3

Classbook-Class of 1987 (1 of 5)   

3

Classbook-Class of 1987 (2 of 5)   

3

Classbook-Class of 1987 (3 of 5)   

3

Classbook-Class of 1987 (4 of 5)   

4

Classbook-Class of 1987 (5 of 5)   

4

Classbook-Class of 1988 (1 of 3)   

4

Classbook-Class of 1988 (2 of 3)   

4

Classbook-Class of 1988 (3 of 3)   

4

Classbook-Class of 1989 (1 of 4)   

4

Classbook-Class of 1989 (2 of 4)   

5

Classbook-Class of 1989 (3 of 4)   

5

Classbook-Class of 1989 (4 of 4)   

5

Classbook-Class of 1990 (1 of 3)   

5

Classbook-Class of 1990 (2 of 3)   

5

Classbook-Class of 1990 (3 of 3)   

6

Classbook-Class of 1991 (1 of 3)   

6

Classbook-Class of 1991 (2 of 3)   

6

Classbook-Class of 1991 (3 of 3)   

6

Classbook-Class of 1992 (1 of 3)   

6

Classbook-Class of 1992 (2 of 3)   

7

Classbook-Class of 1992 (3 of 3)   

7

Classbook-Class of 1993 (1 of 3)   

7

Classbook-Class of 1993 (2 of 3)   

7

Classbook-Class of 1993 (3 of 3)   

7

Classbook-Class of 1994 (1 of 4)   

7

Classbook-Class of 1994 (2 of 4)   

8

Classbook-Class of 1994 (3 of 4)   

8

Classbook-Class of 1994 (4 of 4)   

8

Classbook-Class of 1995 (1 of 3)   

8

Classbook-Class of 1995 (2 of 3)   

8

Classbook-Class of 1995 (3 of 3)   

9

Classbook-Class of 1996 (1 of 3)   

9

Classbook-Class of 1996 (2 of 3)   

9

Classbook-Class of 1996 (3 of 3)   

9

Classbook-Class of 1997 (1 of 3)   

9

Classbook-Class of 1997 (2 of 3)   

10

Classbook-Class of 1997 (3 of 3)   

10

Class Profiles 1964, 1968-1970   

10

Correspondence 1994 

10

Correspondence -- "Bates Case" (Creel v. Brennan) 1970-1971   

10

Correspondence -- re: prospective students 1933, 1940-1941   

10

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1925/26 - 1930/31   

10

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1931/32 - 1937/38   

11

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1938/39 - 1947/48   

11

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1948/49 - 1955/56   

11

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1956/57 - 1958/59   

11

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1959/60 - 1962/63   

11

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1969/70 - 1974/75   

12

Enrollment -- Geographical Distribution 1977/78 - 1985/86   

12

Enrollment -- miscellaneous data 1914-1960   

12

Incoming class data--class of 2014 2010   

12

Maine Day packet 2009   

12

Prospective students 1928, undated 

12

"Recruiting for a Diverse Student Body at Bates College from 2002-2009" 2010   

12

Scholarship information 1942   

12

Students in Admissions Handbook 1998-1999   

12

Ten-Year Historical Data 2010   

12

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