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Scope and Content Note
This series consists of the records pertaining to the Alumni Association Controversy. These records include correspondence and memoranda, statements, transcripts of proceedings, telegrams, newspaper clippings and other records related to the dispute between President Henry Sims and the alumni leadership over the handling of college affairs. Winthrop was placed on the AAUP censored list in 1943 and, during Winthrop’s attempt to reinstate, the Alumni office accused President Sims of mismanagement, while Sims accused the Alumni office of trying to run the college.
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Finding Aid Citation
Alumni Office, "W427-009 - Alumni Office: Alumni Association Controversy Records" (2016). University Archives Finding Aids. 561.