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Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

GCC Archives

Greenfield Community College (GCC) Records, (1950-present)

Scope & Contents

The Regional Community College in Greenfield was established in 1962 to serve the Franklin County community. The Archives of Greenfield Community College document the institutional memory of the college. This collection contains official records as well as unpublished material documenting the functions, activities, and intellectual materials produced by and about members of the GCC community. The various creators include: college administration, staff, faculty, students, and alumni. Material types include: meeting minutes, memoranda, administrative records, published reports, official publications, student publications, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, event programs, brochures, and personal papers.

Research and Donations

Most of the GCC Records have not been digitized. Researchers can contact Claire Lobdell at or by calling 413-775-1834. Please note that due to COVID-19, there are no in-person research appointments at this time.

The GCC Archives is happy to accept gifts of materials related to the history of the institution, its students, staff, and faculty. The Nahman-Watson Library is unable to accept materials on loan; donated materials become the property of the library. Library staff are unable to provide financial appraisals for tax or other purposes. Please call or email Claire Lobdell (; 413-775-1834) before bringing materials for donation.

Currently, the Archives is looking for the following materials (expand the link below to see wanted items):

Archives wanted list


The initial inventory, arrangement, and processing for this collection was completed in the spring of 2018 by Caroline Dubinsky.


This collection includes 16 records groups. You can expand the links below to see the contents of the records groups. Detailed listings for individual records groups will be linked below as they are indexed.

RG 01: Institutional Documentation

RG 02: Office of the President

RG 03: Greenfield Community College Foundation

RG 04: Academic and Student Affairs

RG 05: Workforce Education and Community Development

RG 06: Enrollment Services

RG 07: Academics

RG 08: Faculty and Professional Staff

RG 09: Student Life

RG 10: Alumni

RG 11: Publications and Marketing Office

RG 12: Campus Events

RG 13: History of GCC

RG 14: Massachusetts State Documents

RG 15: Photographs, Negatives, Slides, Digital Images

RG 16: Information Techology

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