Correspondence File, 1919-1980
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Brief Description: Correspondence of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees with trustees, administrative officers, faculty, publishers and the public concerning meetings; minutes; advisory committees; announcements of fellowships and scholarships; legislative visits; building construction; appointments; sabbatical leaves; resignations; trustees' printing; secretary's qualifications and duties (1937-38, Willard); University press and print shop budgets and operations; editing; Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Studies in Language and Literature, Studies in the Social Sciences and Biological Monographs; University publications, biographies of Andrew S. Draper (1935-36, Horner, Draper) and Livingston Lord (1937-38), Lord, McKinney); University Club and related matters. The series also includes correspondence with the president's office concerning the controversy over the athletic departments attempted dismissal of Robert Zuppke as football coach, an Equal Opportunity Commission (1964), revision of University Statues (1951-72), and consolidation of the Chicago Campuses (1978-80).
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University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 1/1/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Volume: 99.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/25/66; 11/17/70; 8/9/76; 9/6/79; 7/10/2000; 9/30/2005; 7/24/2006
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Arrangement: Chronological and alphabetical by correspondent thereunder
Access Restrictions: None. Open to the Public.
Subject Index
Chicago Campus Merger
Presidents, University
University Administration
University Statutes
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]