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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Paul Vincent Harper Papers 1941-1949

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Harper, Paul Vincent. Papers

Dates:

1941-1949

Size:

2.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Paul Vincent Harper, son of William Rainey Harper, trustee of the University (1941 to 1949). Paul Vincent Harper Papers relate primarily to his activity as a trustee, particularly fund-raising and University re-organization which occurred from 1942 to 1944. There is a small group of non-University correspondence, including some relating to the Chicago Opera Company, and the Council of Foreign Relations.

Information on Use

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Harper, Paul Vincent. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Paul Vincent Harper (1889-1949), son of William Rainey Harper, was a trustee of the University from 1941-1949.

Scope Note

Paul Vincent Harper Papers relate primarily to his activity as a trustee, particularly fund-raising and University re-organization which occurred from 1942 to 1944. There is a small group of non-University correspondence, including some relating to the Chicago Opera Company, and the Council of Foreign Relations.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Correspondence, Committee on Humanities, Library, and Graduate School Development 1947, 1948; Paul V. Harper, Chairman

Box 1   Folder 2

Correspondence, Miscellaneous; 1945-1949; primarily related to Harper as U. of C. trustee

Box 1   Folder 3

Correspondence, Alumni School, U. of C.; 1947-1948, Harper as chairman of Committee on Alumni Education

Box 2   Folder 1

University of Chicago, general correspondence and literature, 1941-1949

Box 2   Folder 2

Board of Trustees

Box 2   Folder 3

Fundamental Business

Box 2   Folder 4

Current Business

Box 2   Folder 5

The U. of C. as a Christian Institution

Box 3

Folder1: The U. of C. Reorganization, 1942-1945

Box 3   Folder 2

Statutes of the University and related correspondence

Box 3   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1942-1944

Box 3   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1944-1945

Box 4   Folder 1

Encyclopedia Britannica correspondence, 1942-1944

Box 4   Folder 2

Friends of the Library

Box 4   Folder 3

Board of Trustees Meetings, U. of C. 1.

Box 4   Folder 4

Reports of Board

Box 5   Folder 1

Financing Committee of Board of Trustees

Box 5   Folder 2

Council on Foreign Relations, 1943-1949

Box 5   Folder 3

Correspondence of Chicago Council

Box 5   Folder 4

American Foundation for Political Education

Box 5   Folder 5

University of Chicago Study Program of Council

Box 5   Folder 6

Reports and Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 5   Folder 7

Educational Project of Council, correspondence

Box 5   Folder 8

Christian Education, articles and speeches, 1946, 1947