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RG 05. Administrative Divisions

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 05
Records of divisions primarily concerned with the general business and service aspects of the college.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Office of Admissions

Identifier: RG 05-5.02
Scope and Contents

Records and materials of the Berea College Office of Admissions including policy memorandum, geographical reports, and publicity items

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1873-2014

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Identifier: RG 05-5.26

Today, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment provides data in support of the College’s planning processes, cultivates and supports assessment activities, and conducts original research aimed at improving students’ educational experiences.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1960-

Office of Internships and Career Development

Identifier: RG 05-5.51

The records of the Office of Internships and Career Development

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: Majority of material found in 1981-2023

Office of Special Programs

Identifier: RG 05-5.49

Records of the Berea College Office of Special Programs including reports, administrative documents, event and programming materials, correspondence, and organizational materials.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1967-2003

Office of the Vice President for Finance

Identifier: RG 05-5.19

Records of the Berea College Office of the Vice President of Finance

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1858-

Printing Services Department

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 05-5.34
Abstract The Berea College Printing Department (today known as Printing Services) started in the 1880s as a small shop with a Washington hand press in "The Castle" (a small two-story house iin the southwest corner of the campus).  With growing technologies and changes in locations (including at times the top floor of Lincoln Hall and in the William's Building) the department continued to grow and by 1905 had taken the shape of a job office that created publications not only for Berea College but the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1895-

Recreation Extension Service

Identifier: RG 05-5.45
Abstract The Recreation Extension Service was formally established in 1937 under the direction of Frank H. Smith with the aim of increasing the appreciation of Appalachian cultural heritage through participation in recreational activities based on traditional folk material. Recreation Extension services included folk arts programming, the Christmas Country Dance School, the Mountain Folk Festival, the Country Dancers and other recreational campus groups, itineranct recreation services to schools and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1914-1995

Office of the Registrar

Identifier: RG 05-5.30

The Office of the Registrar assists students, faculty and alumni with a variety of services including maintaining academic records on all students and overseeing registration. The Registrar also maintains access to the academic calendar, class schedule, and college catalog.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1868-

Secretary of the College

Identifier: RG 05-5.10
Scope and Contents

Bound copies of correspondence (Letter Books) of the Secretary of the College and small amounts of unbound correspondence.  The subject of the correspondence varies and includes information to future and current students and their parents, scholarships, payment of fees, events on campus, information about the College and its affiliated schools, courses of study, donations to the college, fund raising and college business.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1903-1932

Student Industries

Identifier: RG 05-5.28

Since 1883, Student Industries at Berea College provided necessary support to the early community that grew around the college and today's crafts program at Berea College were born of the early student industry model that included a brick-making facility, bakery, candy kitchen, needlecraft and handicrafts, laundry and College farms. While many of the industries have been closed, the Berea College Crafts program is a continuing tradition.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1897-