Oberlin College Archives

OFFICE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND PLACEMENT

RECORDS, 1887(1937-70)-1991


INVENTORY

Subgroup I.  Administrative Files, 1913(1937-70)-1974 
     Series 1.  Annual Reports, 1925/26-1973/74
Box 1
          Annual reports, 1925/26, 1931/32, 1940/41, 1945/46, 
               1956/57-1973/74   (14f)
     Series 2.  Budgetary Files, 1954-71
Box 1
          Accounts, 1956/57-1959/60, 1963/64-1970/71   (2f)
          Correspondence (re: budgetary matters) of Director of the Bureau of 
               Appointments, Dorothy M. Smith, 1954-61
     Series 3.  Forms and Form Letters, 1913-70
Box 1
          Office forms, 1913-56  (4f)
          Forms and letters, 1938-54/55  (14f)
Box 2
          Forms and letters, 1955/56-1969/70, 1984-91   (15f)
     Series 4.  Recruitment Program and Vocational Guidance
                    Files, 1937-73
Box 1
          Recruitment programs, 1939-73  (22f)
               Alumni Advisory Center, 1958-59
               Alumni Career Counselor Plan, 1939-56
               Alumni Club correspondence, 1949-55  (12f)
                    Ann Arbor, MI, 1951-54
                    Baltimore, MD, 1951-54
                    Boston, MA, 1950-54
                    Chicago, IL, 1950-53
                    Cleveland, OH, 1949-51
                    Columbus, OH, 1950
                    Detroit, MI, 1949-52
                    Ithaca, NY, 1950
                    New York, NY, 1950-55
                    Pittsburgh, PA, 1949-53
                    Springfield, MA, 1949-50
                    Washington, D.C., 1949-52
               Career Conferences for Men and Women, 1937-66, 1975  (7f)
                    Correspondence, 1949-61, 1964, 1966  
                    Clippings, 1939-41, 1953
                    Printed programs, 1937-66, 1975
               Job Techniques Course, 1940, 1950
Box 2
               Job notices, 1955-64   (8f)
Box 3
               Suspension of recruitment, 1966-73  (3f)
Box 4
          Reference Files, 1940-69  (3f)
               Alumni Magazine (excerpts from)
                    Class Directories, 1941-52, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1969
                    Articles by Dorothy M. Smith, Nov 1948, Nov 1952, 
                         Dec 1959  (three articles)
               "Occupational Opportunities for Women in Wartime," (printed 
                    booklet), by Marguerite Woodworth, Oberlin College 
                    Dean of Women, 1943  (2 copies)
               "Oberlin and the Professions," draft proposal for an 
                    informational leaflet, 1940-41
          Staff Presentations to Seniors, 1938-43, 1945-59  (4f)
     Series 5.  Statistical Files, 1926-89
Box 1
          Class summaries, 1948-59  (5f)
Box 2
          Class summaries, 1960-66  (5f)
Box 3
          Class summaries, 1967-70  (5f)
Box 4
          Class summaries, 1971-74  (5f)
Box 5
          Class summaries, 1975-79  (5f)
Box 6
          Class summaries, 1980-83, 1985, 1987-89  (8f)
Box 7
          Graduate school applications statistics, 1965-71  (7f)
Box 8
          Graduate school applications statistics, 1973-76  (5f)
Box 9
          Graduate school applications statistics, 1977-79, 1981  (6f)
Box 10
          Graduate school applications sttatistics, 1982-86  (6f)
Box 11
          Miscellaneous Studies, 1926-70  (12f)
               Conservatory of Music graduate studies, 1965-70
               Employer survey, 1940-41
               English majors: occupations of (Classes of 1952-61), 1961
               Fellowships won, 1938-47, 1959, 1961
               First jobs taken by men (Classes of 1942-51), 1951
               Junior Year Abroad (list of participants), 1954-58
               Law schools attended (Classes of 1939-56), 1953-57
               National Education Assoc. Study of Teaching Candidates 
                    (Classes of 1956-63), 1962-63
               "The Place of Science at Oberlin College," report by W.E. 
                    Stevenson and related studies submitted to 
                    General Motors, 1954
               Oberlin Science graduates, 1951-61
               Profile (Classes 1966-70), 1966, 1970
               Study of Medical Training of Oberlin graduates, 
                    (Classes of 1930-50), 1951
               Summer job earnings, 1953-54
               Vocational distribution studies, 1926-57
               Misc. statistical reports, 1965-68
Box 12
          Occupational statistics, 1933-61  (17f)
               Occupational intentions (card studies), 1939-40, 1961
               Occupational plans at graduation, 1933-51
               Occupational statistics by class, Classes of 1924-47, (1934-47)  (14f)
               Statistics on occupations (cumulative figures), 1936-59
               Occupational statistics, Classes of 1955-59
               Occupational distribution of Oberlin College Men, 1942-51
Subgroup II.  Oberlin College Student Placement Files, 1887-1973
          (Series 1 and 2 are housed in the Oberlin College
          Archives; Series 3 and 4 are housed at Carnegie Library.)
     Series 1.  Placement Files, Classes 1906-16, 1918-21    t
Box 1
          Allen--Young, 1906
          Ainsworth--Yost, 1907
          Allen--Woodroffe, 1908
Box 2
          Ainsworth--Young, 1909  (2f)
          Allen--Young, 1910  (3f)
Box 3
          Acker--Weida, 1911  (3f)
Box 4
          Abell--White, 1912  (5f)
Box 5
          Abel--Zundel, 1913  (4f)
Box 6
          Aber--Zee, 1914  (4f)
          Bartz--Wing (Conservatory graduates; photos only)
Box 7
          Acker--Tillotson, 1915  (3f)
          Bailey--Nichols (Conservatory graduates; photos only)
Box 8
          Anthony--Wolfe, 1916  (2f)
          Bugbey--Wagner (Conservatory graduates; photos only)
Box 9
          Allen--Ziegler, 1918  (3f)
Box 10
          Alvord--Taylor, 1919  (2f) 
          Class rankings and honors, 1919
          Addams--Yen, 1920  (2f)
Box 11
          Adams--Swartz, 1921  (2f)
          t    (Records are very brittle; handle with care)
     Series 2.  Placement Files, Classes 1896-1973
          Subseries 1.  Placement Files, Abbott--Zellers
Box 1-6
          Abbott--Bethea  (117f)
Box 7
          Biddulph--Ewen  (116f)
Box 8
          Farbstein--Kerr  (130f)
Box 9
          Kinkead--Miller  (118f)
Box 10
          Milligan--Rodenbaeck  (124f)
Box 11
          Rogers--Sykes  (103f)
Box 12 
          Tarr--Zellers  (124f) 
Box 13-14
          Files for Oberlin Kindergarten Primary Training
          School graduates are housed in Record Group 33.
          Subseries 2.  Sampled Placement Records (Classes of 1947 
               through 1957)  Acc. 1992/109
Box 1
          Sampled placement records, 1946-81  (Acc. 1992/109)
               Andrews, George Harold, 1953-54
               Blodgett, Geoffrey Thomas, 1953-54
               Craig, Norman Castleman, 1953-54
               Cressey, Richard Chatfield, 1952-54
               Cronon, Edmund David, 1947-54, 1968
               Griswold, William Erwin, 1956-62
               Groesbeck, Milton V., 1946-49, 1970-71
               Gutfreund, John Halle, 1951-53
               Rowan, Carl Thomas, 1947-64
               Russak, Norman Jean Mentzer, 1954-62
               Sherman, Thomas F., 1956-60
               Shults, Fred Davis, 1954-64
               Shults, Robert Ellis, 1951-58
               Siddall, A. Clair, Jr., 1942-52
               Teeters, Robert D., 1949-56
               Teeters, Nancy Hays, 1952, 1955
               Tobias, Edward Stephen, 1952, 1962, 1972
               Tobias, Geraldine Youngblood, 1952-81
               Wight, Ann, 1948-76
     Series 3.  Placement Files, Classes 1887-1935
Box 15
          A--Bahr
Box 16
          Bailey--Bent
Box 17
          Bentley--Boys
Box 18
          Brace--Brush
Box 19
          Bryan--Carpenter
Box 20
          Carr--Clisby
Box 21
          Close--Crossen
Box 22
          Crouthamel--Dexter
Box 23
          Dial--Eaton
Box 24
          Ebenhart--Fanning
Box 25
          Favioletti--Fox
Box 26
          Frock--Givler
Box 27
          Gladieux--Guthrie
Box 28
          Haap--Hartzell
Box 29
          Harvey--Heydenburk
Box 30
          Hickerson--Hoover
Box 31
          Hope--Hyslop
Box 32
          Iden--Jones, Lucille
Box 33
          Jones, Margaret--Kent
Box 34
          Kenworthy--Kreimes
Box 35
          Kriebel--Lester
Box 36
          Lethbridge--Lytle
Box 37
          McAllister--Manong
Box 38
          Mantle--Millett
Box 39
          Milligna--Negro
Box 40
          Nelson--Ozmun
Box 41
          Paasch--Phillips
Box 42
          Phipps--Rawlinson
Box 43
          Raymond--Robinson
Box 44
          Robison--Schauffler
Box 45
          Scheid--Shaw
Box 46
          Sheard--Spore
Box 47
          Spreng--Symons
Box 48
          Taber--Tuttle
Box 49
          Twitchell--Wasson
Box 50
          Waterman--Whitmer
Box 51
          Whitney--Wood, Harold
Box 52
          Wood, Harry--Zwick 
     Series 4.  Placement Files, Classes 1936-69
Box 53
          Abbey--Arian
Box 54
          Armitage--Barlow
Box 55
          Barnard--Bennett
Box 56
          Benson--Blum
Box 57
          Blumenthal--Brady
Box 58
          Brainerd--Burkholder
Box 59
          Burmeister--Carter
Box 60
          Cartledge--Clark
Box 61
          Clarke--Cottrell
Box 62
          Coughlin--Dalton
Box 63
          Dana--DeMott
Box 64
          Dempsey--Drake
Box 65
          Dreby--Eitingon
Box 66
          Ekey--Farmer
Box 67
          Farndell--Fleiss
Box 68
          Fleming--Fromm
Box 69
          Frost--Giese
Box 70
          Giffin-Green
Box 71
          Greenberg--Hatlock
Box 72
          Halperin--Hatfield
Box 73
          Haugen--Hezlep
Box 74
          Hiatt--Holmes
Box 75
          Holmstrom--Hyman
Box 76
          Ibisch--Jolles
Box 77
          Jonas--Kenyon
Box 78
          Keller--Knaus
Box 79
          Kneisley--Larson
Box 80
          Lathan--Lewis
Box 81
          Libby--Lupton
Box 82
          Lyman--MacGregor
Box 83
          McGrew--Marsh
Box 84
          Marshall--Mennini
Box 85
          Meredith--Mistretta
Box 86
          Mitchell--Most
Box 87
          Mott--Nicholson
Box 88
          Nickens--Pagenkopf
Box 89
          Paine--Peterson
Box 90
          Petrie--Porter
Box 91
          Portman--Redinger
Box 92
          Redman--Riley
Box 93
          Rimelspach--Rushmore
Box 94
          Russ--Schwimmer
Box 95
          Scoff--Shinn
Box 96
          Shipherd--Smith, Roger
Box 97
          Smith, Roland--Stauffer
Box 98
          Stearns--Stryjak
Box 99
          Stuart--Terwilliger
Box 100
          Tessmer--Tuttle
Box 101
          Tweed--Waggoner
Box 102
          Wagner--Weber
Box 103
          Webster--Whitworth
Box 104
          Wickenden--Wood
Box 105
          Woodbury--Zuris

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