Haverford College Students' Council records
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Students' Council supervises all extracurricular activities, exclusive of athletics, and allocates to each organization a percentage of the student activity fee. Through its several committees, and as the representative body of the Students' Association, the Council is involved in every aspect of student life and campus governance. The Council cooperates extensively with the Self-Government Association of Bryn Mawr College on all matters that affect the interests of the Bi-College community.
Minutes, financial records, correspondence, reports, and various printed matter documenting the activities of student government at Haverford College, including budget allocations to student clubs and organizations, election of officers, and administration of the honor system.
Materials are arranged in six series: Administrative Records, Meeting Minutes and Agendas, Committees, Subject Files, Financial Records, and General.
Processed by Krista M. Oldham; completed January, 2019.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Krista M. Oldham
- Finding Aid Date
- January, 2019
- Access Restrictions
Boxes 1-13 are open for research use. Box 14 is restricted.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Student committees, concessions, Hall Representatives, programs, and program coordinators
Student committees, concessions, Hall Representatives, programs, and program coordinators
The Haverford College Art Series was intended to serve both an educational and entertainment function. As a part of the educational program of the college, it was intended to broaden students' interest in , knowledge of, and appreciation for several performing arts. It was also to serve as an entertainment function where students, student guests, and other members of the camps community, as well as local non-college patrons could enjoy high quality professional entertainment.
Provide in-coming freshman with Big-Brothers: guiding prospective students and parents around campus. Guidance on campus summer advising him on campus life in general.
The Report of the Committee on the Student Work Program to the Long Range Planning Committee
Freshman orientation committee or Freshman introduction committee, customs and traditions committee
Included is " A Report to the Students' Council of the Discussion and Findings of the Committee on Freshman Indoctrinations
The Service Fund Committee organizes the Service Fund Drive, which collects funds for services organizations from the student body. Recipients include organizations working with minority populations and race relations, desegregation,
Haverford College Social Life and its social committee: a Report to Haverford Students and a Proposals , 1968
Committee comprised of faculty, students, and administration, to consider the various aspects of student disciplinary problems including property, conduction in community life (meeting, and collections, and dormitories), and drinking
Students' Committee on Fifth Day Meeting handles matters relating to 5th Day meeting
Correspondence with alumni concerning student representation on the Board of Managers, Visiting Committee meeting members, and improved relations between current student and alumni.
General correspondence and correspondence relating to admission charges to games.
Use of campus facilities, decorations, and violations and damages to campus property.
Financial relationship and responsibilities of Students' Council.
Entertainment, budgets, and notes for a block party thrown by Haverford College and Ardmore _______ in the Haverford Park Apartment. The purpose of the event was to have the two communities get acquainted and work with 8th Dimensions improve relationship between Haverford College and Ardmore as well as raise money for Serendipity Camp.
Correspondences relating to student constitutions and student governance.
RESTRCITED 75 years, Library Rule and violations, book reserves, carrels, programming in library and effects on student study.
RESTRICTED 75 years
Materials include:correspondence, reports, and press releases, 5-day exchange program with student from Livingston college in North Carolina, which was designed to help each group experience life first-hand at different coeducational colleges.
Exchange program with Lincoln University, Tougaloo College, and Princeton University. Additionally there is information regarding a travel to Russia program for student exchange.
Correspondence concerning financial stipulations relating to the segregation of an African American member during a spring trip.
Hammermill Paper Company's move to Selma, Alabama and its impact on race relations.
Proposal for a Student-Operated Cafe and Meeting Place. Later named Lunt Cafe.
Topics include: disciplinary actions, collaboration on literatures publications and the newspaper, May Day celebration, goal posts , politics, and the Three College Weekend.
Article I, Section I, Paragraph A of the Regulations: "During Examinations, no student shall give or receive aid."
Article VI, Section I, Paragraph 2 of the Constitution: "Each Student shall be responsible for his proper conduct in entertaining women guests on campus."
Article I, Section 1, Paragraph B of the Regulations: "A student shall never represent another person's ideas or scholarship as his own. He shall indicate his sources by using, where appropriate, quotation marks, footnotes and a bibliography." Article VI, Section 1, Paragraph 2 of the Constitution: "Each Student shall be responsible for his proper conduct in entertaining women guests on campus."
Invite students to visit Haverford campus to encourage enrollment of African American students at Haverford.
Enclosed is a letter written by the National-International Affairs Committee of Swarthmore College which was signed by approximate 175 Swarthmore students. The letter was sent to President Kennedy, Secretary Rusk, Undersecretary Bowles, and Senator Fulbright regarding Cuba.
Correspondence includes: Concerns over student dues to the Students' Association, women in men's dorm rooms, and the graduate students separating from the jurisdiction of the Students' Association and Council as well as the Honor System.
Sometimes called "Rhinie Bible"
La Fiesta, BGALA, feminist alliance, GPA
Student opinions on whether or not the societies, Triangle and Beta Rho Sigma, be allowed to continue to exist on the undergraduate level. Materials include: petitions, administration opinions, and policy statements.
Proposal to organize a two-college letter drive to protest the proposed reduction in student aid programs.
Response to CIA "scandal"
Conference on Vietnam at Haverford College.
Discusses Students' Association Fund and who is to administer it, student activities financial regulations, agreements. Folder also contains a handbook for treasurers and bookkeepers for student groups.
Student groups/clubs include: Glee Club, Students' Council, Social Committee, Social Action Committee, Arts Council, Outing Club, WHRC, Chess Club, Student Ticket Agency, The Record, Haverford Review, Haverford-Bryn Mawr Sailing Club, Haverford-Bryn Mawr Orchestra, Haverford News, Arts Center, Ardmore Tutoring Project, and AIESEC.
These materials were removed from a binder and contains directions for handling student activities and lists of campus organizations and campus committee along with their Presidents and Chairmen. Student groups/clubs include: AISEC, Arts Council, Bridge Club, Caucus Club, Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Civil Rights Committee, Drama Club, French Club, German Club, Glee Club, International Club, Haverford News, Orchestra, Photography Club, The Record , Revue, Social Committee, Spanish Club, Student Peace Union, and WHRC.
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From one who stayed... unknown author, Jim Block at Joint meeting of faculty and Board of Manners, February 1962