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Presidents' Correspondence

Identifier: LU-RG03-012
This collection consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of presidents of Lawrence University with various constituencies, 1923 to 2008. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with alumni, Greek organizations on campus, the Institute of Paper Chemistry, and trustees.


  • 1923-2008


Conditions Governing Access

As General University Records, records in this collection are closed for 20 years beyond the date of creation. Some materials contain Personal Information - these are closed for 75 years beyond the date of creation. Contact the Archives for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


5.95 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged in 6 series: 1. Alumni, 1925-1979 2. Association of College Presidents and Deans of Wisconsin, 1926-1953 3. Greek organizations, 1923-1987 4. Holiday cards and announcements, 1927-2008 5. Institute of Paper Chemistry, 1928-1978 6. Trustees, 1926-2000

Method of Acquisition

The source, method, and dates of acquisition are unknown. Most materials were transferred to the University Archives prior to July 2005.

Related Materials

Other correspondence files of presidents Wriston, Barrows, Pusey, Knight, Tarr, Smith, and Warch are housed with their respective Presidential Papers collections.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Erin Dix, 2014. Preliminary processing completed for portions of the collection prior to 2005 - at this time, each series in this collection was housed with other collections of related subject matter.
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Revision Statements

  • 2016-12: Box numbers revised

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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