ELWYN B. ROBINSON DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
CHESTER FRITZ LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA
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PRESIDENT'S OFFICE RECORDS

COLLECTION: UA#43 (addition)

DATES: 1884-1909

SIZE: .25 linear feet

INTRODUCTION

ACQUISITION: This addition to the President's Office Records was deposited into University Archives by Dean Bernard O'Kelly in July 1995.

ACCESS: Available for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Department of Special Collections.

RELATED COLLECTIONS:

OGL#116, William Blackburn Papers
OGL#707, Homer B. Sprague Papers
OGL#146, Webster Merrifield Papers

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This addition consists of correspondence spanning the years 1884-1909. The first document, dated 1884, is a letter to President Blackburn from James Twamley, President of the first Board of Regents. The second document, an act appropriating funds for the maintenance of UND, dates from President Sprague's term. The bulk of the material, dated from 1898-1909, originates from Webster Merrifield's presidency and includes a series of letters from E.J. Babcock reporting on cement tests, as well as correspondence relating to dining services and residence halls.

BOX AND FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 36
Folder

  1. Blackburn; 1884
  2. Sprague; 1887
  3. Merrifield; 1898-1902
  4. Merrifield; 1903-1909

List of all inventory pages in the President's Office Records

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