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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

Language

English

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)

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
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
January 2008
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • March 2016: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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