The collection consists of material related to the lives and careers of graduates of Wheelock College, Wheelock School and the Wheelock Kindergarten Training School. It includes by-laws, constitution, minutes, financial records, annual reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, programs, invitations, brochures, property records, insurance documents, biographies, oral histories, membership lists, questionnaires, posters, film, and memorabilia. Correspondence from Lucy Wheelock, Lucy Wheelock Child Centre records, endowment fund reports, programs from annual luncheons, anniversaries and reunions, and the Presidents' records. Additionally, there are alphabetical alumni files with biographical information as well as collections of alumni, regional clubs, and the Necrology Committee and individual classes. Collection includes biographical questionnaire surveys of the pre-teen alumni classes (1889-1909) completed in 1955/1956 as well as the alumni historical research project interviews (1955/1956) are also included in this series.
Materials contain information about the school, daily programs, teachers and courses, other employees, influence of school on their lives, and teaching materials. Also includes research on Lucy Wheelock and Wheelock College. Alumni collections of note include Margaret Hamilton Meserve, Carolyn Bonney Larsen, Katsu Nakamura, Ethel Smith Pittman, Laura Holmes Reed, Jean Lamson Warner, Dorothy Burr Benton and others.
Additional student materials may be found in the Student Work series in the Student Life and Activities collection (Collection 13). (See Collection 15, All-College Events and Programs, Series III for diplomas from students who graduated between 1893 to 1936)
Series A: Alumnae Association Organization & Administration
Series B: Alumnae Association Organizational Records
Series C: Alumnae Association Financial/Fund Records
Series D: Alumnae Association Events and Programs
Series E: Reunions, Class Activities, & Clubs
Series F: Alumnae Biographies & Collections