School Records

RG 1: Board of Trustees

RG 2: Office of the Head of School

Office of the Head of School concerns the lives of those who have served as Heads of Dana Hall School and events and issues during the administration of those individuals. These materials are divided into four groups: Reports; Biographical Files, professional and personal correspondence, and photographs; Self-Studies; and Administrative Records.

2.1 Head of School’s Reports to Board of Trustees

2.1.1 Alnah Johnston
2.1.2 Dorothy Farmer
2.1.3 Edith Phelps

2.2 Biographical Files

2.2.1a Sarah Porter Eastman, Co-Principal (1881-1899)
2.2.1b Julia Arabella Eastman, Co-Principal (1881-1899)
2.2.2   Helen Temple Cooke, Principal (1899-1932); Co-owner of School (1898-1939);Head of Dana Hall Schools (1932-1951); President of the Board of Trustees (1927-1955)
2.2.3   Dorothy Waldo, Principal and Associate Head of Dana Hall Schools (1932-1938)
2.2.4   Alnah James Johnston, Principal (1938-1962)
2.2.5   Dorothy Orr Farmer, Acting Principal (1962-1963)
2.2.6   Edith Blakeslee Phelps, Principal, (1963-1973)
2.2.7   Dr. Patricia A. Wertheimer, Headmistress (1973-1981)
2.2.8   Dr. Barbara Schieffelin Powell, Headmistress (1981-1983)
2.2.9   Ann E. Bekebrede, Interim Headmistress (1983-1984)
2.2.10 Elaine Wiswall Betts, Headmistress (1984-1995)
2.2.11 Blair Handley Jenkins, Head of School (1993-2008); shared leadership with Elaine
Betts, Headmistress until 1995
2.2.12 Caroline Kent Erisman, Head of School (2008- )

RG 3:  Administrative Offices

RG 4: Academic Departments and Programs

RG 5: Faculty and Staff

RG 6: Students

RG 7: Roll books, Catalogs, Directories, and Academic/Curriculum Handbooks

7.1  Roll Book, 1883-1899

7.2  Catalogs

7.21 Catalogs, 1881-1898
7.22 Catalogs, 1899-1951

RG 8: Dana Hall Periodicals

RG 9: School Video and DVD Collection

RG 10: Ceremonies/School Events

RG 11: Prizes and Honors

RG 12: Lecture Series and Distinguished Visitors

RG 13: Oral Histories

RG 14: Advancement

RG 15: Buildings and Grounds

RG 16: Tenacre School (1910-1971)

RG 17: Pine Manor Junior College (1911-1962)

RG 18: Dana Hall Junior School (1952-1962)

 

 

 

 

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