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Guide to The Packer Collegiate Institute records 2014.019

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Collection processed by Pratt Institute, School of Library and Information Science graduate students and John Zarrillo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 02, 2017
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised by John Zarrillo  , March 2017

Container List

Series 20: Junior College, 1932-1972

Scope and Contents

The series contains files relating to Packer's Junior College, which operated from 1919 to 1972. It includes evaluation reports and a set of subject files which address various aspects of the school, dating from 1932-1972.

Academic records of Packer College students are located in Sub-series 3.2: Secondary and Junior College Transcripts.

Arrangement note

The series is organized into two sub-series:

Sub-series 20.1: Evaluation reports

Sub-series 20.2: Subject files

Sub-series 20.1: Evaluation reports, 1932-1970. 0.7 Cubic Feet in eleven folders

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

This series contains reports of the inspection of Packer's Junior College for the purpose of receiving accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS), dating from 1932 to 1970. It includes reports by the MSACS Commission of Institutions of Higher Education, as well as self evaluations by Packer. The reports detail observations and recommendations by Packer regarding its plans for the future and the fulfillment of its academic responsibilities. Topics include: setting, size, tradition, esprit de corps, purposes and objectives, programs, faculty, student services, library, admissions, alumni activities, and organization and administration.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Packer Collegiate Institute Principle's Reports of Regents Exams January 1932—June 1937, and July 1949
1932-1949
Box: 506 Folder : 18 Report of the Evaluating Committee
1944
Box: 479 Folder : 6 Evaluation of the Junior College - final report and other files
1949
Box: 17 Folder : 10 The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools Accreditation Evaluation Reports of Packer Collegiate Institute Junior College
1949
Box: 507 Folder : 1 Report of Inspection of the Junior College
1949
Box: 507 Folder : 2 Junior College evaluation letter and report of initiation of the Bayonne Junior College
1949
Box: 507 Folder : 3 Evaluation report correspondence and notes
1949
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Packer Collegiate Institute Survey of the Problem of Enrollment in PCI
1953
Box: 17 Folder : 12 Packer Collegiate Institute Self Evaluation Report for Accreditation of Packer Collegiate Institute Junior College
1959-1960
Box: 17 Folder : 11 The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools Accreditation Evaluation Reports of Packer Collegiate Institute Junior College, 1960, and Evaluation of Packer Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, February 1960
1960
Box: 507 Folder : 4 Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools progress report
1970

Sub-series 20.2: Subject files, 1936-1972. 5 Cubic Feet in eleven boxes

Scope and Contents

The series is composed of records relating to Packer's Junior College, dating from 1936 to 1972.

It contains a variety of material, including sample forms and letters used by the admissions department; President Skillman's letter announcing the closing of Packer College; and various studies and requests for information. Of particular note are files relating to the closing of the school.

Other items include: Guidelines for the acceptance and entrance of non-matriculated students, foreign student forms, foreign student files, including applications, forms and information. Disadvantaged student forms, American Council on Education Bill to Amend Higher Education Act of 1965, a College Work study Manual , the "Campus Disturbance Report" that includes a statement entitled "Violence and Disruption on the U.S. Campuses from 1968-1969" by Adam E. Bayer and Alexander W. Astin that was issued by the American Council on Education.

Other materials consist of a "Bill of Rights" for students by Patricia Curtis. The historical significance of these documents exists on both a personal and local level as visible signs of the disruption of campuses by students protesting the war in Vietnam and Civil Rights issues as well as the "tragic events at Kent State University which sharply intensified their feelings and sense of need." – taken from Rights of the Student, "Confidentiality of Student Records."

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 169 Folder : 7 Accreditation 1970 National Commission on Accrediting Development Office
1960s-1970s
Box: 169 Folder : 8 Accreditation Info

General note

Middle States Association of colleges and Secondary Schools, New York State

1971
Box: 169 Folder : 9 Admissions, College
late 1960s-early 1970s
Box: 169 Folder : 10 Admissions, College
1971-1972
Box: 169 Folder : 11 Admissions Fact Book
1970-1972
Box: 169 Folder : 12 Admissions Office: Evaluation of Secondary School Credits
1970s
Box: 169 Folder : 13 Admissions Scholarship Information
1971-1972
Box: 169 Folder : 14 Admissions Study
1970-1972
Box: 169 Folder : 15 Admissions Transfer Information
1970-1971
Box: 169 Folder : 16 Allied Health Professions: Educational Improvement Programs
1970-1971
Box: 534 Folder : - American Association of Junior Colleges certificate of membership
1938
Box: 169 Folder : 17 American Council on Education Psychological Tests
1968
Box: 169 Folder : 18 American Council on Education
1968-1969
Box: 169 Folder : 19 American Council on Education
1970
Box: 170 Folder : 1 American Council on Education
1971
Box: 170 Folder : 2 American Council on Education, Summary of Data
1971
Box: 170 Folder : 3 American Association of University Professors
1970
Box: 170 Folder : 4 American Junior Colleges
1969-1971
Box: 170 Folder : 5 Announcing the Closing of Packer College, November
1971
Box: 170 Folder : 6 Announcement Letters December
1971
Box: 170 Folder : 7 Announcement Letters January
1972
Box: 170 Folder : 8 Announcement Letters March
1972
Box: 170 Folder : 9 Announcement Letters March-April
1972
Box: 170 Folder : 10 Announcement Letters April-May
1972
Box: 170 Folder : 11 Announcement Letters May
1972
Box: 170 Folder : 12 Announcement Letters June
1972
Box: 170 Folder : 13 Booklets for Packer
1962-1970
Box: 477 Folder : 4 Brochures and applications
1960s-1970s
Box: 171 Folder : 1 Campus Disturbance Reports

General note

Includes correspondence from the Temporary State Commission to Study the Causes of Campus Unrest.

1970
Box: 171 Folder : 2 Caps and Gowns
1970
Box: 479 Folder : 5 Closing clipping
1972
Box: 171 Folder : 16 Closing Notifications
1971-1972
Box: 171 Folder : 17 Closing Response Letters
1972
Box: 171 Folder : 3 The College Blue Book
1971
Box: 171 Folder : 4 College Calendar
1970-1971
Box: 171 Folder : 5 College Calendar
1971-1972
Box: 171 Folder : 6 College Facts Chart
1970
Box: 171 Folder : 7 College Faculty Reports
1963-1969
Box: 171 Folder : 8 College Study Committee
1960-1970
Box: 171 Folder : 9 College Transfers (Junior Class)
1969-1970
Box: 171 Folder : 10 College Transfers (Senior Class)
1969-1970
Box: 171 Folder : 11 Collegiate Faculty Meetings-Secretary's Notes
1950-1969
Box: 171 Folder : 12 Compliance Report Dept.-Health Education & Welfare
1970
Box: 171 Folder : 13 Confidentiality of Student Records
1966-1968
Box: 171 Folder : 14 Constitution-Student/Faculty Council
1969
Box: 171 Folder : 15 College Proficiency Examination-Policy Procedure
1964-1972
Box: 171 Folder : 18 College Work Study Program
1968
Box: 171 Folder : 19 Credit Information Carnegie Unit
1970
Box: 171 Folder : 21 Degree/Certificates
1972
Box: 171 Folder : 20 Diplomas
1968-1970
Box: 171 Folder : 22 Disadvantaged Students
1970-1971
Box: 171 Folder : 23 Economic Opportunity Act
1971-1972
Box: 171 Folder : 24 Education Professions Development Act
1972-1973
Box: 171 Folder : 25 Education Records Bureau
1970
Box: 172 Folder : 1 Federal Aid
1971
Box: 172 Folder : 2 Follow-up of Junior College Students/Transfer Students
1955-1970
Box: 172 Folder : 4 Foreign Immigration Regulations
1969
Box: 172 Folder : 3 Foreign Students
1957-1966
Box: 172 Folder : 5 Foreign Students Department of Immigration Forms
1970
Box: 172 Folder : 6 Foreign Student Evaluation Forms
1971
Box: 172 Folder : 7 Foreign Students Forms and Info
1971
Box: 172 Folder : 9 Forms and sample letters
1970-1972
Box: 172 Folder : 10 Forms and letters sent
1971-1972
Box: 172 Folder : 11 Form letters from President Skillman announcing closing
1972
Box: 172 Folder : 12 Forms sent; request for info
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 1 Four-schools Study and information
1970
Box: 477 Folder : 7 General information, application for admission, and related forms
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 2 Housing: Long Island University
1971-1972
Box: 477 Folder : 8 Junior College catalogues
1936-1943
Box: 477 Folder : 9 Junior College catalogues
1943-1950
Box: 478 Folder : 1 Junior College catalogues
1950-1952
Box: 560 Folder : 2 Junior College catalogues
1952-1953, 1961, 1965
Box: 478 Folder : 2 Junior College catalogues
1953, 1955
Box: 479 Folder : 2 Junior College catalogues
1956,1958-1959
Box: 478 Folder : 3 Junior College catalogues
1960-1961
Box: 478 Folder : 4 Junior College catalogues
1964-1965
Box: 478 Folder : 5 Junior College catalogues
1966
Box: 478 Folder : 6 Junior College catalogues
1967
Box: 479 Folder : 1 Junior College catalogues
1968
Box: 479 Folder : 3 Junior College catalogues
1968-1970
Box: 479 Folder : 4 Junior College curriculum guide
1970-1972
Box: 477 Folder : 5 Junior College General Liberal Arts Program information
circa 1960s
Box: 173 Folder : 3 Knowledge-Value to College Presidents - 1972 Study
1972
Box: 173 Folder : 4 Law Enforcement Assistance Administration
1970-1971
Box: 173 Folder : 5 Letter from Charles Meinert (State Education Department)
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 6 Letters from September
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 7 Long Island College Hospital
1970
Box: 173 Folder : 8 Long Island College Graduation
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 9 Master List-President's for College Information and Closing,
1972
Box: 173 Folder : 10 National Council of Independent Colleges
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 11 National Labor Relations Board
1970
Box: 173 Folder : 12 New courses

General note

The College Curriculum Committee

1971-1972
Box: 173 Folder : 13 New York State Association of Independent Schools
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 14 New York State tests results
1966-1970
Box: 173 Folder : 15 NYHEAC student loan
1967
Box: 173 Folder : 16 Packer college candidate financial aid
1972
Box: 173 Folder : 17 Packer citation of merit
1969-1970
Box: 173 Folder : 18 Packer grants and scholarships
1971-1972
Box: 173 Folder : 19 Packer Perspective college newspaper
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 21 President Hester's speech - 125th anniversary
1970
Box: 173 Folder : 22 Proof college
1969-1970
Box: 173 Folder : 20 Political activity re-colleges
1970
Box: 173 Folder : 23 Ranking class lists
1968-1969
Box: 173 Folder : 24 Records - informational storage and retrieval
1967
Box: 173 Folder : 25 Red hook neighborhood center
1970
Box: 173 Folder : 26 Regent's exam incentive awards, manual of procedures
1971
Box: 173 Folder : 27 Regent's scholarship incentive awards
1969-1972
Box: 173 Folder : 28 Regent's scholarship re-awards
1972
Box: 173 Folder : 29 Regis Dyer college courses
1971-1972
Box: 173 Folder : 30 Report information
1969-1970
Box: 173 Folder : 31 Reports sent
1969-1970
Box: 174 Folder : 1 Senior cup
circa 1960s
Box: 174 Folder : 2 Skillman letters
1971-1972
Box: 174 Folder : 3 State Department of Education
1969
Box: 174 Folder : 4 Student directory
1970-1971
Box: 174 Folder : 5 Student loans
1970-1971
Box: 479 Folder : 7 Students' Handbooks
circa 1950s-1960s
Box: 174 Folder : 6 Transfer colleges
1971-1972
Box: 477 Folder : 6 Two-Year Nursing Program brochure
circa 1960s
Box: 174 Folder : 7 Veterans' administration, NYSED
1970-1971
Box: 174 Folder : 8 Veterans' affairs, NYSED
1970-1971
Box: 174 Folder : 9 Veterans' programs AAJC
1971
Box: 174 Folder : 10 Voting age information
1971
Box: 174 Folder : 11 Who's who and nominations
1969-1970
Box: 479 Folder : 8 Yearbook
1972

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