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Alumni Association. Records, 1873-[ongoing].

Identifier: H88-0438

Scope and Contents

Collection includes: correspondence, 1906-1929; minutes, 1936 1949; programs and clippings; ledgers, 1899-1902, 1923 1929, 1943 1947, 1950 1960. The ledger from 1899-1902 includes photographs and biographical information on alumni from the classes of 1866-1902. Minutes, 1910 1970 and Executive Committee minutes, 1925 1929; dues 1930 1943; minutes of Alumni Board and the Executive Committee, financial reports, and other papers, 1951 1972; gifts reports, 1922 1929, 1953 1970; Alumni Day, 1965, 1976. Folders are arranged topically.


  • 1873-[ongoing]


4.00 Linear Feet

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The Alumni Association serves as a connecting link between Hope College and its alumni, parents of students, and other friends of the college. The Alumni Association also encourages participation in Hope events and activities. As a link to the alumni, the Alumni Association sends out a quarterly bulletin containing brief words of life at Hope today, and work that some of the classmates have done. The collection includes correspondence, 1906-1926; minutes, 1936-1949; programs and clippings; ledgers, 1899-1902, 1923-1929, 1943-1947, 1950-1960. Minutes, 1910-1970 and Executive Committee minutes, 1925-1929; dues 1930-1943; minutes of Alumni Board and the Executive Committee, financial reports, and other papers, 1951-1972; gifts reports, 1922-1929, 1953-1970; Alumni Day, 1965, 1976; and Honor Roll of Annual Giving, 1959, 1963-1970.


29 images (Boxes 2 and 3)


Alumni Association

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Repository Details

Part of the Hope College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Van Wylen Library
53 Graves Place
Holland Michigan 49423 United States