Reed College Accreditation records

Identifier: CA-Accreditation-RSCA-ORPR-US

Scope and Contents

This collection includes self-study reports, acreditation reports, correspondence, and other documents.


  • 1953-2009

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

This collection includes self-study and accreditation reports from as early as 1953, when Reed issued a self-study report on students, curriculum, and the state of the college. The first accreditation report in this collection dates to 1958, when the Higher Commission of the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools released a review of the college. Today, Reed College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and the American Chemical Society, which ensure that the schools meets standards.


3.2 Linear Feet (8 manuscript boxes)




This collection includes self-study reports, created by Reed College, and accreditation reports. Both reports provided an assesment of the state of the college and suggested improvements.

Physical Location

Archives Main Shelving (L014), Range A Section 3.

Processing Information

Materials may have been processed several times. Reprocessed Fall 2018 by Maria Cunningham. These files used to be part of a large “General Files” collection. Migrated to ArchivesSpace Dec. 2018.

Isabel Lyndon
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Repository Details

Part of the Reed College Special Collections and Archives Repository

3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard
Portland Oregon 97202-8199 United States