Historical File, 1939-1980
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Brief Description: Historical File of Albert Kaufman, Assistant Director of Housing and coordinator of housing information, including correspondence, contracts and forms, reports, surveys, handbooks and publications relating to annual reports (1939-41, 1955-79), Apartment Owners Association (1955-64, 1974), apartment survey (1948), approved housing (1952-71), basketball tournament housing (1960-79), cooperatives (1947-72), counseling (1966-78), Fair Educational Practices Code (1963-75), Family Housing (1956, 1965-70), Fraternities (1941-63), house directors (1939-77), Housing Appeals Committee (1959-60, 1968-75), housing contracts and policies (1945-76), housing inspections (1939-40, 1946-48, 1950-51), housing needs and surveys (1944-48, 1964-68, 1972-73), housing standards (1938, 1942, 1950, 1958-60, 1964-68), housing statistics (1946-77), Men's Independent Assoc. (1948-68), midwest universities (1942-44, 1948-59), non-discrimination (1964-68), off-campus housing (1958-65, 1977), residence halls (1946-60), safety (1959-65, 1970-72), Student Services Building (1955-68), Transfer Student Association (1977-80) and Undergraduate Student Association (1969-71).
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: 37/6/10
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Division of Housing
Volume: 9.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/13/80;4/2/81
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/3706010.pdf
Arrangement: [did not specify]
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Division of Housing :

In 1939, the Board of Trustees established a Division of Student Housing.1 The director had general supervision of all student housing, advised fraternities and sororities on building plans, cooperated with Physical Plant Department "in its supervision of off-campus personal conduct of students," and acted as agent of the Student Officers Committee and secretary of the Student Discipline Committee.2 The Housing Division operates and maintains all University-owned residence halls and housing facilities. It is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for Campus Affairs for the inspection of certified student living quarters, for listing available off-campus housing, and for promoting safety, health, and good living conditions.


--Director's Office

--Administrative Affairs

--Food Services Department

--Student Affairs

--Business Office

--Family Housing

--Central Food Stores

--Housing Information and Off-Campus Housing

--Residential Services Office (Maintenance and Custodial)3

--Food and Residential Services (1974)

--Undergraduate Residence Halls (1971)

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 40th Report, July 21, 1939, p. 505-06.

2. Ibid., Sept. 30, 1939, pp. 580-82.

3. Statement by Lawrence J. Gaffney, Associate Director for Administrative Affairs, Housing, February, 1974.

Subject Index
Apartment Owners
Housing, Conference and Tournament
Housing, Discrimination
Housing, Family
Housing, Men's
Housing, Off-Campus
Housing, Student
Housing Division
Housing Inspection
Housing Standards
Housing Surveys
Housing Violations
Men's Independent Association
Residence Halls
Student Services
Transfer Students
Undergraduate Student Association (UGSA)
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]