Off-Campus Housing Materials, 1936, 1940-1945, 1962-
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Brief Description: Copies of data cards on off-campus housing which are submitted by landlords, information sheets outlining responsibilities of landlords and pamphlets containing standards for approved student homes.  Includes brochures on Bromley House and Illini Towers. The series also contains form letter (1945) to staff seeking rental rooms to house women students and a list of approved homes for women students.
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: 37/6/812
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Division of Housing
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/63
Arrangement: Chronological
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.

Divisions:

--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
Housing, Off-Campus
Housing, Student
Landlords
Languages of Materials
English [eng]