Arthur C. Willard's Newspaper Clippings Collection, 1920, 1930, 1934-1946
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Brief Description: Newspaper clippings saved by President and Mrs. Arthur C. Willard from Champaign-Urbana and Chicago papers and the Daily Illini relating to Willard's appointment as head of the Mechanical Engineering Department (1920), election of President Harry W. Chase (1930), election of Willard (3-10 1934), Amelia Earhart's visit (1935), commencement addresses (1935, 1937-1941), student life (1935-36), ventilating society award (1936), faculty testimonial dinner (1936), 69th and 75th Founders' Day celebrations (1937, 1943), Robert Zuppke 25th Anniversary (1937) and ouster movement (1938), Lorado Taft bust dedication (1938), Mrs. Willard (1938), support of football (1940), building program (1940), military training (1940), Illini Union opening (1938, 1941), budgets (1943-1946), military units (1943), University airport (1944-1945), V-J day (1945), Griffin-Stoddard controversy (1945), Veterans Office controversy (1945-1946), veterans' housing (1946), enrollment and screening (1946), Navy Pier Lease (1946), ouster of Chicago Schools Superintendent (1946), Allerton Park donation (1946), Stoddard administration (1946) and Rose Bowl (1946).
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: 2/9/21
Created by: Willard, Arthur Cutts (1878-1960)
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 1962-1963
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0209021.pdf
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Allerton Park
Chicago Public Schools
Illini Union
Navy Pier
Public Relations
University Administration
Veterans Affairs
Veterans Housing
World War II - Service and Training
Languages of Materials
English [eng]