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Provost's office, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 92

Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, subject files, and committee meeting minutes documenting the administrations of the following provosts of Yale: William A. Brown, acting (1919-1920); Williston Walker (1920-1922); Wilbur L. Cross, acting (1922-1923); Henry Solon Graves (1923-1927); Charles Seymour (1928-1937); Edgar S. Furniss (1937-1958); Norman Sydney Buck (1958-1961); Kingman Brewster, Jr., designate (1961-1963); and Charles Henry Taylor, Jr., acting (1963-1964). The records also include copies of minutes of the Yale Corporation.

Dates

  • 1914-1964

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred from the Office of the Provost, 1955-2002 and the Office of the President, 2014.

Arrangement

The records are arranged in two series: I. Administrative Files, 1919-1964. II. Committee Minutes, 1914-1951; and subsequent accessions.

Extent

40 Linear Feet (95 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0092

Overview

The records consist of correspondence, subject files, and committee meeting minutes documenting the administrations of the following provosts of Yale: William A. Brown, acting (1919-1920); Williston Walker (1920-1922); Wilbur L. Cross, acting (1922-1923); Henry Solon Graves (1923-1927); Charles Seymour (1928-1937); Edgar S. Furniss (1937-1958); Norman Sydney Buck (1958-1961); Kingman Brewster, Jr., designate (1961-1963); and Charles Henry Taylor, Jr., acting (1963-1964). The records also include copies of minutes of the Yale Corporation.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 3-A (YRG 3-A), Records of the Yale provost's office.
Title
Guide to the Provost's Office, Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
January 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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