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University Financial Records

Identifier: LU-RG05-002
This collection contains records documenting the business operations and finances of Lawrence University, 1846 to the present. This includes records of fiscal agents, the Treasurer, Business Manager, Comptroller, Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs, and the Office of Financial Services. Materials include general office records, correspondence, and subject files; annual financial reports and audited statements; records documenting Lawrence's endowment, properties, and real estate; and bookkeeping records documenting receipt and disbursement of funds.


  • 1846-2023


Conditions Governing Access

Annual financial reports are open for research immediately. Most other records in this collection are classified as General University Records and are thus closed for 20 years beyond the date of creation. Other files might contain confidential 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.


51.94 Linear Feet (58 boxes, 114 volumes)

57 Megabytes

Method of Acquisition

Annual financial reports dating from 1994 through 2012 were transferred to the Archives by the Office of Financial Services in December, 2012. Digital reports (2009-2014) captured from the website on 2015-07-15. All other materials acquired prior to 2005.

Accruals and Additions

Further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Records of grants awarded and gifts to the University are filed with Office of Development Records (LU-RG07-005). Records of the Audit, Finance, and Investment committees of the Board of Trustees are filed with Board of Trustees Records (LU-RG02-002).

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2016.
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Revision Statements

  • 2016-12: Box numbers revised

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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