Executive Committee Minutes, 1867-1880
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Brief Description: Manuscript record and proceedings of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees (March 9, 1867 - January 29, 1880) kept by the committee secretary and containing a record of committee actions relating to regent's reports, sale of lands, purchase of lots, university buildings and grounds, improvements of land, contracts, payment of bills, student labor, farm work, agricultural experiment station (December 12, 1870), agricultural lectures (June 7, 1871), education of females (August 26, 1870) and mechanical department (January 12, 1870). 275 pages cover 1867-73 and 13 pages cover 1874-80. Most of these proceedings were printed in the Trustees Reports (Record Series 1/1/802).
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Record Series Number: 1/10/5
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committees
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
Acquired: February 19, 1965
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committees :

The 1867 act which established the Board of Trustees provided that the Board could appoint an Executive Committee to exercise powers conferred on the Board when that body was not in session.1 On May 9, 1867, the Board created an Executive Committee of nine, composed of eight members and the regent, with full powers of the Board, save the power to revise or change acts of the Board or any Board committee entrusted with special business. The Regent was chairman of the Executive Committee.2

The standing committees of the Board of Trustees are appointed by the President of the Board at the annual meeting. The President serves as an ex-officio member of all standing committees. Committees are required to submit all reports in writing to the Board.3

Subject Index
Land Sales
University Administration
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Languages of Materials
English [eng]