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Controller's Office records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-003

Scope and Contents

The Controller's Office Record Group materials include financial documentation of the College. Highlights include records related to endowments and the alumni fund.


  • 1897-1964

Conditions Governing Access

Access to Controller's Office Record Group is restricted for 50 years. Records from this office are governed by their records retention schedule. The archived version of the website is publicly available. Consult the Records Manager for further details.

Conditions Governing Use

In consultation with Special Collections staff, reproductions of unrestricted material may be made upon request. Material in this collection may be subject to copyright.

Biographical / Historical

The Controller's Office was formerly called the Comptroller's Office. The primary responsibility of the Controller’s Office is to safeguard the assets of Williams College through the design and implementation of a robust system of internal accounting controls. The Controller’s Office aims to provide clear, concise and timely distribution of policies and procedures regarding its business services. To enable financial managers to monitor and control their individual accounts through prompt and accurate processing and reporting of all financial transactions as well as providing direction and advice on accounting matters as they arise. The Controller’s Office is responsible for ensuring that all transactions of the College meet federal and state laws and regulations, including IRS regulations.


136 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The Controller's Office Record Group is organized by accession number.
Controller's Office records
Drmacich, Jessika
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Repository Details

Part of the Williams College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Sawyer Library
26 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267