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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Board of Trustees Correspondence of the Secretary Records 1890-1960

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Board of Trustees. Correspondence of the Secretary. Records

Dates:

1890-1960

Size:

28 linear feet (6 boxes and 75 volumes)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Includes incoming correspondence, 1890-1913 and outgoing correspondence, 1891-1960. Letters relate to the administrative and financial actions of the Board of Trustees and its committees; acknowledgments of endowments and other gifts to the University; communications regarding fund-raising and development programs; and official notices of all appointments, promotions, and salaries of University faculty and staff.

Information on Use

Access

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Board of Trustees. Correspondence of the Secretary. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

Secretaries of the University of Chicago Board of Trustees included Thomas W. Goodspeed (1891-1912), J. Spencer Dickerson (1913-1926), John F. Moulds (1927-1944), Wilbur C. Munnecke (1945-1948), Lyndon H. Lesch, (acting, 1948), R. W. Harrison (acting, 1949), and Howard H. Moore (1950-1962).

Scope Note

The collection includes letters relating to the administrative and financial actions of the Board of Trustees and its committees; acknowledgments of endowments and other gifts to the University; communications regarding fund-raising and development programs; and official notices of all appointments, promotions, and salaries of University faculty and staff.

Series I includes incoming correspondence to the Secretary of the University of Chicago Board of Trustees, from 1890-1913.

Series II includes outgoing correspondence of the Secretary from 1891 to 1960.

Partial indexes for the correspondence through 1948 are available.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Series I: Incoming Correspondence, 1890-1913

Box 1   Folder 1

Correspondence 1890-1891

Box 1   Folder 2

Correspondence, 1892

Box 1   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1893, January-March

Box 1   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1893, April-July

Box 1   Folder 5

Correspondence, 1893, August-December

Box 1   Folder 6

Correspondence, 1894, January-April

Box 1   Folder 7

Correspondence, 1894, May-June

Box 1   Folder 8

Correspondence, 1894, July-December

Box 2   Folder 1

Correspondence 1895, January-May

Box 2   Folder 2

Correspondence, 1895, June-December

Box 2   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1896, January-June

Box 2   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1896, July-December

Box 2   Folder 5

Correspondence, 1897, January-June

Box 2   Folder 6

Correspondence, 1897, July-December

Box 2   Folder 7

Correspondence, 1898

Box 2   Folder 8

Correspondence, 1899, January-August

Box 2   Folder 9

Correspondence, 1899, September-December

Box 2   Folder 10

Correspondence, 1900

Box 3   Folder 1

Correspondence 1901, January-June

Box 3   Folder 2

Correspondence, 1901, July-December

Box 3   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1902, January-June

Box 3   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1902, July-December

Box 3   Folder 5

Correspondence, 1903, January-June

Box 3   Folder 6

Correspondence, 1903, July-December

Box 3   Folder 7

Correspondence, 1904

Box 3   Folder 8

Correspondence, 1905, January-July

Box 3   Folder 9

Correspondence, 1905, August-December

Box 4   Folder 1

Correspondence 1906, January-April

Box 4   Folder 2

Correspondence, 1906, May-August

Box 4   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1906, September-December

Box 4   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1907, January-August

Box 4   Folder 5

Correspondence, 1907, September-December

Box 4   Folder 6

Correspondence, 1908, January-September

Box 4   Folder 7

Correspondence, 1908, October-December

Box 4   Folder 8

Correspondence, 1909, January-September

Box 5   Folder 1

Correspondence, 1909, August-December

Box 5   Folder 2

Correspondence, 1910, January-May

Box 5   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1910, June-December

Box 5   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1911, January-May

Box 5   Folder 5

Correspondence, 1911, June-December

Box 5   Folder 6

Correspondence, 1912, January-May

Box 5   Folder 7

Correspondence, 1912, June-December

Box 6   Folder 1

Correspondence, 1913, January-March

Box 6   Folder 2

Correspondence 1913, April-May

Box 6   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1913 May-June

Box 6   Folder 4

Correspondence, undated

Series II: Outgoing Correspondence, 1891-1960

Volume Letters

January 1898-December 1914

Volume A

July 1891-May 1895

Volume B

April 1895-April 1897

Volume C

April 1897-March 1900

Volume D

March 7, 1900-June 12, 1902

Volume E

June 1900-March 1904

Volume F

March 7, 1904-May 7, 1906

Volume G

May 3, 1906-February 5, 1908

Volume H

February 19, 1908-September 10, 1909

Volume I

September 10, 1909-April 24, 1911

Volume J

April 24, 1911-April 7, 1913

Volume K

April 3, 1913-March 26, 1914

Volume L

March 26, 1914-November 19, 1914

Volume M

November 20, 1914-June 25, 1915

Volume N

June 26, 1915-February 14, 1916

Volume O

February 14, 1916-July 13, 1916

Volume P

July 14, 1916-February 14, 1917

Volume Q

February 14, 1917-July 12, 1917

Volume R

July 12, 1917-March 7, 1918

Volume S

March 7, 1918-October 1, 1918

Volume T

October 4, 1918-April 30, 1919

Volume U

April 30, 1919-October 10, 1919

Volume V

October 10, 1919-May 3, 1920

Volume W

May 3, 1920-October 8, 1920

Volume X

October 8, 1920-May 25, 1921

Volume Y

May 25, 1921-November 9, 1921

Volume Z

November 9, 1921-March 15, 1922

Volume AA

March 15, 1922-June 1, 1922

Volume BB

June 2-December 16, 1922

Volume CC

December 15, 1922-May 31, 1923

Volume DD

May 31, 1923-November 22, 1923

Volume EE

November 24, 1923-May 8, 1924

Volume FF

May 9-December 3, 1924

Volume GG

December 3, 1924-June 12, 1925

Volume HH

June 12-December 24, 1925

Volume II

December 28, 1925-July 14, 1926

Volume JJ

July 17, 1926-June 1, 1927

Volume KK

June 1-October 28, 1927

Volume 1

October 28, 1927-June 30, 1928

Volume 2

July 2, 1928-February 11, 1928

Volume 3

February 12-June 29, 1929

Volume 4

July 1, 1929-January 7, 1930

Volume 5

January 1-June 30, 1930

Volume 6

July 1-December 31, 1930

Volume 7

January 1-June 30, 1931

Volume 8

July 1, 1931-April 30, 1932

Volume 9

May 1-December 31, 1932

Volume 10

1933

Volume 11

1934

Volume 12

1935

Volume 13

1936

Volume 14

1937

Volume 15

1938

Volume 16

1939

Volume 17

1940

Volume 18

1941

Volume 19

1942

Volume 20

1943

Volume 21

1944

Volume 22

1945

Volume 23

1946

Volume 24

1947

Volume 25

1948

Volume 26

1949

Volume 27

1950

Volume 28

1951

Volume 29

1952

Volume 30

1953

Volume 31

1954

Volume 32

1955

Volume 33

1956

Volume 34

1957

Volume 35

1958

Volume 36

1959

Volume 37

1960