Thomas J. Burrill Correspondence File, 1892, 1894
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Brief Description:

Correspondence of Acting Regent Thomas J. Burrill, including three letters from James Hall concerning the availability of Andrew S. Draper for the presidency (3/5/92), James O. Cunningham concerning the rights of women to vote for or serve as university trustees (5/10/94) and President Jacob G. Schurman of Cornell concerning the availability of Horatio S. White and Jeremiah W. Jenks for the presidency (3/9/94). Burrill endorsed the Hall letter "I am convinced the Judge Draper is the man we want."

The series also includes a letter from J. O. Cunningham to Burrill (11/12/1892) discussing the role of religion at the University of Illinois and the legality of its supporting the Y.M.C.A.

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University of Illinois Archives
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1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
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Record Series Number: 2/3/1
Created by: Burrill, Thomas J. (Thomas Jonathan) (1839-1916)
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: January 12, 1965
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
President, Selection of
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]