NASULGC Russell I. Thackrey Papers, 1954-1982
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Brief 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 .
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]
Record Series Number: 10/3/60
Created by: Thackrey, Russell I. (1904-)
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 06/08/1982. 11/7/2006
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Arrangement: By subject or type of material
Subject Index
Carnegie Commission on Higher Education
Financial Aid
Ford Foundation
Higher Education
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges
Voice of America
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]