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Collection # DRT-180.2-002   

Development and Alumni Publications Academy,
Winter, 1997- Present

Main Entry: Development Office
Periodic Accrual  

Biographical/Historical Note:  
          The Office of Development and Alumni was created in 1961 by Capt. William R. Brewster.  M.C. Paget was the first director (1961-1968) and Bob Ballentine was the first Public Relations Director in the 1960s, when he initiated the publications.  The Office has been responsible for Alumni affairs, publications, annual giving, and other organized fundraising efforts, such as Capital Campaigns.  Over decades the office underwent a number of reorganizations with numerous directors, systems, and programs.  John Anderson became Vice President for Development in 1990. 

Scope and Content: 
          Arranged in chronological order, the collection includes unbound copies of Academy, an 8.5x11 color magazine published by the Development Office, concerning news about the school and its alumni.  After a number of preceding Alumni publications since the 1960s, Academy was first published in 1984. For more details see Collection #DRT-180.2-001.  Systematic archives collection of Academy began in 1997 and continued through periodic accrual of department records transfer from the Development Office.

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