David Kinley Papers, 1891-1949
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Brief Description: Papers of David Kinley (1861-1944), President of the University (1920-30), including correspondence with newspapermen, businessmen and legislators about University appropriations (1910-11); Illinois governors Charles Deneen, Edward Dunne and Frank Lowden about research reports on legislative bills which Kinley collected or prepared (1906-19); Kinley's role as a delegate to the 4th Pan American Conference (1910-15); with officials and authors concerning publications of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace relating to World War I and Latin America (1913-20) and with Richard t. Ely, Irving Fisher and other economists, businessmen, politicians and family members (1906-19, 1930-44). The series includes materials for articles and speeches about economics, education and public policy (1892-1943), manuscripts for books on money, university education and administration, a text on economics and working drafts of his autobiography. Photographs include pictures of family members and snapshots taken on trips to New Mexico, California, North Carolina, China, and the 4th Pan American Conference (Washington D.C., Chile and Argentina). Four scrapbooks are included; three contain newspaper clippings about Kinley, correspondence and programs (1891-1944) including programs of early talks on Social Reform 91891) and Socialism (1893); a fourth scrapbook contains photographs, obituaries, mementoes and letters of sympathy relating to Mrs. Kate Neal Kinley (1871-1931).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 2/6/20
Created by: Kinley, David (1861-1944)
Volume: 6.9 cubic feet
Acquired: May 16, 1977; 4/15/92
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0206020.pdf
Arrangement: By subject and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Argentina - History and Geography
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Chile - History and Geography
Higher Education
Kinley, David
Latin American History
Legislative Appropriations
Monetary Theory
Music -- China - Politics and Government
Pan American Union
Sherman, Stuart P
World War I - Costs and Finances
World War I - Diplomacy and Politics
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]