Alumni Association Proceedings, 1873-1895, 1898-1906, 1916-1920, 1939, 1962
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Brief Description:

Alumni Association Proceedings, including a manuscript record book containing: class index and record (1874-75), reports of class secretaries (1874-75), copies of alumni letters (1874-75), printed reports of commencement week proceedings and the business meeting of the Alumni Association (1886-87), minutes of meetings (1873-85), 1887-91), names and addresses of alumni attending commencements (1916-20), constitutions and amendments (1873-78, 1887, 1889), lists of members (1873-95), and minutes of May 20, 1939 Alumni Association Meeting.

This series also includes published Reports of the Proceedings of Commencement Week, Sessions of the Alumni Association and Alumni Directory (1889-95), consisting of reports of commencement week, programs of the Alumni Association, including addresses by well-known alumni and for 1889-1893, the Directory of Alumni by class, giving name, occupation and residence, and Meetings of the Alumni Association of the University of Illinois (1898-1906), and Charles Sanford Remarks as Director of Admissions and Records to the Board of Directors (1962).

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: 26/1/1
Created by: Alumni Association
Volume: 0.7 cubic feet
Acquired: 09/00/1963.
Arrangement: by type of record and chronologically thereunder
Biographical Note for Alumni Association :

Organized on June 5, 1873,1 the Alumni Association held decennial reunions in 18822 and 1892.3 It is a separate corporation promoting the interests of the University as an educational agency and maintaining contact with alumni of the University.4 It is managed by a Board of Directors elected by the regular members of the Association.5 The Association encourages activities of Illini Clubs, solicits alumni support for University activities and arranges class reunions and other functions. On March 11, 1965, the Board authorized a system of Associate Directors for each campus. In 1967 the word "Associate" was dropped from their titles and each is now known as a Campus Director.6

1. Franklin W. Scott, ed., The Semi-Centennial Record of the University of Illinois, University of Illinois, 1918, p. xxxv.

2. Ibid., p. xxxviii.

3. Ibid., p. xli.

4. Alumni Association Proceedings, 1873-1891, 1916-1920. RS 26/1/1, Box 1, p. 559.

5. Alumni Association Constitution, 1932, in Organizations, Elections, and Publications File, 1914- , RS 26/1/0/3 in University Archives.

6. Donald R. Dodds, University of Illinois Alumni Association, Campus Director, Urbana-Champaign.

Subject Index
Alumni Association
Alumni Directory
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]