Sr. Janet Eisner, SND, Presidential Inauguration Collection Finding Aid

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Title: Sr. Janet Eisner, SND, Presidential Inauguration Collection

Date(s): unknown, 1978-1979

Repository I.D.: US: MBEmm: Admn-2013-4

Collection Call No.: Admn-2013-4

Location: Emmanuel Archives—Cardinal Cushing Library 202

Extent: .417 linear feet (15 folders/ 1 box)

Language(s): The material is in English.

Abstract: The collection contains material on the inauguration of Sr. Janet Eisner as the twelfth president of Emmanuel College on September 15, 1979. The collection also contains congratulatory correspondences on Sr. Janet Eisner’s appointment as acting president of the College in 1978.

Access Restrictions: 1) The collection is not restricted. 2) Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the College Archivist.

Preferred Citation: [Item Title]. [Box Number, Folder Number]. Sr. Janet Eisner Presidential Inauguration Collection. Cardinal Cushing Library, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA.

Related Collection(s):
Presidents’ Office Collection. Cardinal Cushing Library, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA.

Provenance: The material was transferred to the Emmanuel College Archives from the Emmanuel College Presidents’ Office in 2010.

Processed By: Processed by John P. Healey, Jr. from September 2013 through November 2013.

Biography/History: Sr. Janet Eisner, appointed Acting President in November 1978 was officially elected the twelfth President of Emmanuel College in May 1979 and sworn into office on September 15, 1979. Sr. Janet’s tenure has been marked consistently by leadership and community building.  Her first official initiative in January 1979 was to convene a conference of faculty senate members, department chairs, and other members of the Emmanuel community at the Notre Dame Conference Center at Wenham, Massachusetts.  The Wenham Conference focused on the future of the College, its students and programs, and was followed by planning days in which the entire College participated.  

Scope and Content: The collection contains correspondences pertaining to the appointment of Sr. Janet Eisner as Acting President and President of Emmanuel College. It also contains ephemera (e.g. invitations, programs, and other items) related to and from the inauguration ceremony of Sr. Janet Eisner as the twelfth president of Emmanuel College on September 15, 1979. The collection covers the period 1978-1979. Some correspondences are undated.

Collection Arrangement: The collection is arranged into two (2) series and is filed chronologically and then alphabetically. 1. Correspondences. 2. Ephemera.

Subject Heading(s):

Emmanuel College (Boston, Mass.)
Emmanuel College (Boston, Mass.)—History
College presidents—Inauguration
College presidents
Women college presidents
Eisner, Janet Margaret, 1940-
See also: Eisner, Janet
See also: Sister Janet Eisner
Universities and colleges—Administration
Letters
Letter writing
Ephemera
Ephemera--United States--20th century
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur—Massachusetts

Collection Contents:Series 1, Correspondences

Date: undated, 1978-1979

Extent: .313 linear feet (9 folders/ ¾ box)

Scope and Content: This series contains correspondences pertaining to the appointment of Sr. Janet Eisner as Acting President and President of Emmanuel College for the period 1978-1979 (with some undated material). It also contains Christmas cards and blessings for the same period.

 

Folder List:

Date:

Box:

Folder:

Congratulatory Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (undated)

Undated

1

1

Yuletide Correspondences from Emmanuel College (undated)

Undated

1

2

Yuletide Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (undated)

Undated

1

3

Congratulatory Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (Nov. 1978)

Nov. 1978

1

4

Yuletide and Congratulatory Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (c. Dec. 1978)

c. Dec. 1978

1

5

Congratulatory Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (Dec. 1978)

Dec. 1978

1

6

Congratulatory Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (1978-1979)

1978-1979

1

7

Congratulatory Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (1979)

1979

1

8

Yuletide Correspondences to Sr. Janet Eisner (1979)

1979

1

9

Collection Contents: Series 2, Ephemera

Date: 1979

Extent: .104 linear feet (6 folders/ ¼ box)

Scope and Content: This series contains ephemera (e.g. invitations, programs, decrees of congratulations) related to and from the inauguration ceremony of Sr. Janet Eisner as the twelfth president of Emmanuel College on September 15, 1979.

Folder List:

Date:

Box:

Folder:

Illuminated Manuscript of Emmanuel Prayer (1979)

1979

1

10

Sr. Janet Eisner Presidential Election Announcement & Inauguration Invitations (May 1979-Sep. 1979)

May 1979- Sep. 1979

1

11

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Congratulatory Decree to Sr. Janet Eisner (Sep. 15, 1979)

Sep. 15, 1979

1

12

Inaugural Address of Sr. Janet Eisner (Sep. 15, 1979)

Sep. 15, 1979

1

13

Northeastern University Congratulatory Decree to Emmanuel College (Sep. 15, 1979)

Sep. 15, 1979

1

14

Sr. Janet Eisner Presidential Inauguration Program (Sep. 15, 1979)

Sep. 15, 1979

1

15