NASULGC Russell I. Thackrey Papers, 1954-1982 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 10/3/60
Acquired: 06/08/1982. 11/7/2006
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Russell I. Thackrey, Executive Secretary (1947-69) and Executive Secretary Emeritus (1970- ) of the National (formerly American) Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC), including correspondence, notes, articles, and speeches concerning college and university financing; enrollment and attrition of students; the role of private foundations in higher education; and the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education and Carnegie Council for Policy Studies in Higher Education. Correspondents include Clark Kerr, President, University of California, Berkeley, and Chairman of the Carnegie Commission; David D. Henry, President (1955-71) and President Emeritus (1971- ), University of Illinois; and editors of publications in higher education. The series also includes a transmittal letter and supplementary notes by Thackrey describing the background and significance of the material, and a complete set of reprints of the Voice of America Forum University Series edited by Thackrey and broadcast in 1964. This series also includes correspondence (1981-89) with Thackrey and with Laura Horowitz by Hugh Hawkins in his research for his 1992 Banding Together : The Rise of National Associations in American Higher Education .