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Office of Development Records

Identifier: LU-RG07-005
This collection contains records of the Office of Development, and fund-raising records pre-dating the creation of this office, from 1847 to the present. Records include administrative and subject files, publications, event invitations, and campaign materials. Records documenting gifts to Lawrence, including early subscription books, gifts from corporations and individuals, endowed chairs and professorships, and grants, are also included.


  • 1848-2018


Conditions Governing Access

Some 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.


12.75 Linear Feet (26 boxes)

25 Megabytes

Method of Acquisition

Event invitations transferred to the Archives as they were distributed, 2008-2015. All other materials acquired prior to 2005.

Accruals and Additions

Further accruals expected.

Related Materials

See also Student Awards and Scholarships Collection, LU-RG00-015.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Erin Dix, 2015. Fully processed by Erin Dix and Emma Lipkin, 2018.


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Revision Statements

  • 2016-12: Box numbers revised

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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