Guide to the Student Life Subject Files
RG 9.3

Summary Information

Repository
Sarah Lawrence College Archives
Title
Student Life Collection
ID
RG 9.3
Date [inclusive]
undated, 1931-present
Extent
2.0 linear feet 2 record cartons
Language

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Sarah Lawrence College Archives Processed July 2004

Sarah Lawrence College Archives
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY, 10708
914-395-2480
archives@sarahlawrence.edu

Revision Description

 Finding Aid entered in Archivists' Toolkit by Elijah Black October 2012 

Terms of use

The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Acquisition note

The provenance of this collection is unknown.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of subject files relating to various aspects of student life at Sarah Lawrence College. The collection covers such topics as a budget study, coeducation, convocation, dons lists, meal plans, holidays on campus, orientation, including student questionnaires, pets on campus, physical education, Note: There are several newspaper articles about the successful men’s basketball team of the late 1960s and early 1970s, students bill of rights, day students, diversity, exchange students from other colleges and international students from Russia, the controversy over the student’s loyalty oath in 1959 and 1960, the used book exchange, the travel desk, the introduction and experience of veterans on campus after World War II, weekend activities, wellness issues, such as AIDS, drug and alcohol use on campus, harassment, and sex education, and student work programs.

The folder "Events - United Nationalities Roundtables" consists of documentation, including partial transcripts, regarding seven events in 1942 and 1943 sponsored by the College to look at race and diversity in the United States. Participants included representatives from the surrounding communities and various ethnic and racial groups as well as well-known figures in the country such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Alvin Johnson, Alain Locke, and Ruth Benedict.

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Related Materials

See also

For Orientation Materials, see also the Office of Student Affairs Records. For addition information about coeducation, see the Parents Advisory Council Meeting, April 9, 2010 folder in the Office of Advancement Records for the results of a survey on coeducation at Sarah Lawrence conducted in 2010.

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Digital Object Available

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Sarah Lawrence College.

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Handbooks
  • Questionnaires

Personal Name(s)

  • Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948
  • Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971
  • Locke, Alain, 1885-1954
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Subject(s)

  • AIDS (Disease) - United States - Prevention
  • Coeducation - United States
  • Commuting college students
  • Loyalty oaths - United States
  • Race relations
  • Sex instruction
  • Student exchange programs
  • Veterans - Education - New York
  • Youth - Drug use - United States

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Collection Inventory

Carton

Admissions 1967 

1

Budget Study 1931-1935, 1941 

1

Calendar 1950 

1

Coeducation - All-Male Meeting 1975 

1

Coeducation - General 1957-July 1968 

Digital Object Available
1

Coeducation - General August 1968-December 1968 

1

Coeducation - General 1969-1970 

1

Coeducation - General 1972 

1

Coeducation - General 1973 

1

Coeducation - General 1975, 1981-1983 

1

Coeducation - Media undated, 1968-1974, 2002 

1

Coeducation - Performing Arts Program 1956-1957, 1966 

1

Coeducation - Report on Co-Education 1972-1973 

1

Convocation 1941-1961 

1

Convocation undated, 1962-1968, 1971, 1977, 1981-1998 

1

Dog Therapy Program 2013 

Digital Object Available
Carton

Don Lists 1988-1993 

1

Events - Coming Out Week 1994 

1

Events - Election 2012 2012 

Digital Object Available

Events - General 1939, 1955, 2008, 2011-2012 

Digital Object Available
Carton

Events - International Black Power Studies Symposium 2010 

1

Events - Poetry Festival 2011-2013 

1

Events - Policies on Speakers on Campus 1946-1962 

1

Events - Proms 1955 

1

Events - Sarah Lawrence College Womens Weekend (Alison Brown’s Files) 1972 

1

Events - TEDxSLC 2013 

1

Events - Take Back the Night 1990 

1

Events - United Nationalities Roundtables (7 sessions to discuss race in the United States) 1942-1943 

1

Holidays n.d., 1972-1994 

1

Meal Plans 1971-1976, 1981-1990, 1996-1998 

1

Media 1991-1993, 1999 

1

Nightline undated 

1

Orientation 1934-1959 

1

Orientation 1960-1962 

1

Orientation 1962-1963 

1

Orientation 1964-1965 

1

Orientation 1965-1967 

1

Orientation 1969-1970 

1

Orientation 1971-1972 

1

Orientation 1983-1990, 1997, 1999 

1

Orientation - Questionnaires 1965 

1

Orientation - Questionnaires 1966 

1

Publications - Adviser’s Handbook 1947-1948 

2

Publications - Adviser - Advisee Handbook 1965-1966 

2

Publications - An Introduction to Sarah Lawrence (for Freshmen) 1967-1969  

2

Publications - SLC/NYC Information and Entertainment Guide to New York City 1986 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester undated 

2

Publications - Places to go in Westchester 1966 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1974-1975 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1975-1976 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1976-1977 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1977-1978 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1978-1979 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1979-1980 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1980-1981 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1981-1982 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1982-1983 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1983-1984 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1984-1985 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester pre-1986 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1985-1986 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1986- 1987 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1989 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1990 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1992 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 1997 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 2001-2002 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 2002-2003 

2

Publications - Where to shop in Westchester (for parents!) 2002-2003 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 2004-2005 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 2005-2006 

2

Publications - Where to go in Westchester 2006-2007 

2

SLC Democrats 2010 

Digital Object Available
Carton

Students - Bill of Rights 1966-1967 

2

Students - Day Students 1950-1951, 1959 

2

Students - Exchange Students n.d., 1950-1963 

2

Students - Exchange Students 1965-1968 

2

Students - Exchange Students 1969-1970 

2

Students - Freshman Weekend Restrictions 1936 

2

Students - Loyalty Oath 1959-1960 

2

Students - Men Guests 1956 

2

Travel Desk undated, 1953 

2

Tuition 1969 

2

Recycling 1970 

Digital Object Available
Carton

Used Book Exchange undated, 1979-1980 

2

Veterans undated, 1944-1946 

2

Veterans 1947-1957, 2000 

2

Weekend Activities 1932-1933, 1958 

2

Wellness - AIDS Awareness undated, 1985-1986 

2

Wellness - AIDS Awareness 1986-1993 

2

Wellness - Drugs and Alcohol (includes informational pamphlets and cards) 1998-2001  

2

Wellness - Drug Use on Campus 1967-1968, 1978-1991 

2

Wellness - Forums (Sex and Drugs) undated, 1967-1970 

2

Wellness - Health Services undated, 1999 

2

Wellness - Policies - Drugs and Alcohol 1988-1990, 1993-1994, 1998-2001, 2009-2010 

2

Wellness - Policies - Harassment undated, 1992, 1994- 1995, 1998- 2000, 2009 

2

Wellness - Policies - Harassment 1994-1995, 1998-2000, 2009, 2010 

2

Wellness - Programs undated, 1982-1999 

2

Wellness - Sex Education 1962-1967 

2

Wellness - Sex Education 1967-1973 

2

Wellness - Task Forces 1990-1994 

2