Council of Administration Letterbooks, 1901-1913
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Brief Description: Letterpress copybooks containing copies of letters sent for the Council by secretaries David Kinley (1901-06), Edgar J. Townsend (1906-07) and Thomas A. Clark (1907-13) to presidents, deans, administrative officers, faculty, students and parents relating to appointments to committees, course requirements, credit, disciplinary actions, dismissals, doctoral committees, drop notices, examinations, fellowships and loans, hazing, honorary degrees, housing, military training, probation, registration, regulations governing academic standing of undergraduates, and specific Council actions with respect to Sen. Henry M. Dunlap, bulldogs, saloons and similar matters. This series includes a microfilm copy of the letterbook for October 5, 1901 to January, 1906.
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: 3/1/3
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Council
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/11&4/30/65; 12/11/75
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Council :

<p class='main'>The University Council consisted of the President; the Provost; the Comptroller; the Chancellors in charge of the Medical Center, Chicago Circle and Urbana-Champaign campuses; the deans and directors of independently organized schools, divisions and institutes; officers who report directly to the President and five members chosen by the University Senates.  It acted as adviser to the President and made general budgetary recommendations to him. The Council may elect a Consultative Committee to advise the President.  The University Council, successor of the University Council on Administration, served as a consultative, advisory and decision-making body on a University-wide basis.  At their meeting of June 11, 1969, the members of the Council unanimously recommended that the Council be dissolved.  On July 23, 1969, the Board of Trustees approved the recommendation.</p>

<p class='main'>This unit covers:</p>


  <LI>Consultative Committee: From 1950 to 1965, the Committee was known as the Executive Committee.</LI>

<LI>Academic Advisory Council</LI>


Subject Index
Academic Credit
Academic Freedom
Council of Administration
Housing, Student
Military Training
Student Discipline
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]