Series 2.1 - Student Academic Projects: Alumni History Project

Identity elements

Reference code

US US-IaGG Archives/RG-S-2.1

Name and location of repository

Level of description



Student Academic Projects: Alumni History Project


  • 1981-1982 (Creation)


Content and structure elements

Scope and content

Professor David Jordan organized and directed the project to gather historical information about the college, with special focus on alumni and the influence of Grinnell College on their lives. Students in Mr Jordan's seminars researched college history and conducted oral interviews with alumni who were within geographical areas interveiwers could reach or who came to alumni reunions. This collection consists of the tapes as well as typed transcripts of these interviews arranged alphabetically by alumni names.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

Physical access

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Languages of the material

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Related materials elements

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Notes element

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Sources used

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places