A Guide to the Papers of the President of the University of Virginia, Office Administrative Files, 1937-1938 President's Papers, University of Virginia RG-2/1/2.491 III

A Guide to the Papers of the President of the University of Virginia, Office Administrative Files, 1937-1938

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Accession Number RG-2/1/2.491 III


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Accession number
RG-2/1/2.491, III
Title
Papers of the President of the University of Virginia, Office Administrative Files 1937-1938
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of 6,000 items.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Papers of the President of the University of Virginia, Office Administrative Files, Accession #RG-2/1/2.491, III, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.


Scope and Content Information

These files constitute the major record series generated by the president of the University of Virginia. The records consist chiefly of correspondence, but also include reports, minutes, clippings, memoranda, and related papers concerning all areas of business of the president's office.

Contents List

General Files, 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    "A" Miscellaneous (Albemarle Agriculture Society meetings; Department of Agriculture Celebration; Wallace speech; Mrs. Alderman correspondence-- re: Life of Alderman; American Council on Education--minutes of meetings; Associated Clubs for Virginia--Billboard Bill; Lady Astor -correspondence re: gift of squash courts) 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alderman, Life of 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alumni Board--Correspondence of Tunstall re: founding of Alumni Board 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alumni Board--Investments 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alumni Board--Meeting 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alumni Board--Treasurer 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alumni Board--Presidents Contingent Fund 1937-1938
  • Box 1
    Alumni Fund (1 of 2) 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Alumni Fund (2 of 2) 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    American Society of Civil Engineers 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Art--Annual Report 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Art--Bayly Art Museum (Indian Collection Gift; Annual Report) 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Art--Hammarstrand Affair 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Articles on UVa. ( Cavalcadearticles; Lifepictures and article; statistics) 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Association of American Colleges 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Association of American Universities 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Astronomy (Cut in McCormick money; Report on Work of Department; Expedition with National Geographic Society; Enderberry Island Eclipse) 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    Athletics (Resigns from Southern Conference; correspondence of Beverley Tucker) 1937-1938
  • Box 2
    "B" Miscellaneous (1 of 2) (UVa. Band--lack of support; A. Balz--semester calendar recommended; Stringfellow Barr--why he goes to Annapolis) 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    "B" Miscellaneous (2 of 2) (Harry Byrd and J. S. Bryan--correspondence of 2 University Presidents) 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    Biblical History and Literature 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    Biology--Blandy Farm 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    Biology--Mountain Lake (new buildings) 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    Buildings and Grounds 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    Buildings and Grounds--Rotunda 1937-1938
  • Box 3
    Bursar (2 folders) (Report on investments of the Centennial Fund and Jefferson Memorial Fund of the University of Virginia, 1935) 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    Bursar--Rotunda Restoration 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    "C" Miscellaneous (2 folders) (Cemetery--Report of Committee; Society of the Cincinnati--Report on Medal; College Topics--Petition; Committees of the Faculty--Administrative lists; College-- Committee Report; Corbitt, James H.--Correspondence--official and personal) 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    C.W.A. and P.W.A. 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    Carnegie Foundation and Carnegie Corporation 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    Chemistry 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    Church Society for College Work (call for meetings) 1937-1938
  • Box 4
    Commerce and Business Administration 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    Commons (should buy pasteurizing plant if possible) 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    Convocations--(1937: speaker--W. A. Pott; 1938--speaker: Sir Wilmont Harsant Lewis) 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    "D" Miscellaneous (Dobie, Armistead--Program for Recovery) 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    Dean (Ferguson and Lewis)--General Agenda 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    DuPont Trust 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    "E" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    Education 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    Engineering 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    English (Sadlier Collection of Gothic Romances and Tales of Terror) 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    Extension 1937-1938
  • Box 5
    "F" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Fellowships and Scholarships 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Finals (1937--Stettinius Speech; 1938--Dumas Malone) 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Finances 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Forestry (outline of plans for school on grounds of UVa.) 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Forestry (Seward Forest) 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Forms 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Founder's Day (Ernest M. Hopkins) 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    "G" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    General Education Board (Rockefeller Fund--reports) 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Geological Survey 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Geology 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    German 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    German Scholars--Emergency Committee on Aid of 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Gifts 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Governor's Office (correspondence concerning salary scale) 1937-1938
  • Box 6
    Graduate School (need of rooms) 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    "H" Miscellaneous (Hampton History--recordings of ex-slaves; Sidney B. Hall--cooperation of state colleges, reciprocal relations with Havana; Oskar Hansen--Film Library service, desire to carve T.J. memorial; J.E.N. Hume--Memorial Fountain) 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    High School Visitations 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    History (suggested Commission on British Colonial Documents; Stringfellow Barr and his relationship to University of Chicago; re-grading final exams; resignation of R.H.Dabney; Reorganization of Dept. of History) 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    Honor Courses--Committee report 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    Honor System 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    Hospital--Addition 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    Hospital--UVa.--Ward Patient Statistics 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    "I" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 7
    Institute of Public Affairs (2 folders)--correspondence of the Assistant Secretary of State--criticism of the Administration and the Institute; Death of Maphis; Gooch appointed as Director; Memorial to Maphis; Spencer Miller--speech, 1937) 1937-1938
  • Box 8
    Insurance (Fine Arts for UVa.) 1937-1938
  • Box 8
    Interracial Cooperation--Virginia Commission (annuities; space in Library for Negro people; L. R. Reynolds correspondence) 1937-1938
  • Box 8
    Invitations to be represented 1937-1938
  • Box 8
    Invitations to be represented (2 folders) (Centennials, conferences, interracial meetings) 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    "J" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    Jefferson Memorial Foundation (report to Board of Governors) 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    Jefferson--portrait 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    Jefferson School of American Government (letters from supporters in Congress) 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    "K" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    "L" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    Latin 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    Law Department (Munford Boyd's recommendation; Alger Hiss to speak) 1937-1938
  • Box 9
    Law School--General 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Law School--statistics 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Lectures--Page-Barbour 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Lectures--Richard 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Legal Papers (W. A. Perkins, attorney--annexation proceedings) 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Legal Papers (W. A. Perkins, attorney--"Estate of Conrad Hubert") 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Legal Papers (W. A. Perkins, attorney--Lizzie Miller Farm) 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Legislative Program (statement of certain urgent needs of UVa. to be presented to Governor Peery) 1937-1938
  • Box 10
    Library--Alderman (contracts and specifications) (1 of 3) 1937-1938
  • Box 11
    Library--General (2-3of 3) (Dumas Malone--speaker at dedication of Library; lists of dedication ceremony guests; Library Committee meeting minutes) 1937-1938
  • Box 11
    Library--McGregor Library 1937-1938
  • Box 11
    Library--Stone Collection 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    "M" Miscellaneous (Chapin W. Maupin--gift of grandfather clock) 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    McIntire Fund--list of securities 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Mathematics 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Medical Department (outline of Student Health Service; Death of Dr. Neff and replacement suggestions) 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Medical Department 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Medical Department--Hospital Addition funds 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Medical Department--Hospital, general 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Medical Department--Student Health Service (report of Dept. of Student health; 1st Annual Budget) 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Medical School (information for Ms. Lape, American Foundation) 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Mellon Trust 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    Music 1937-1938
  • Box 12
    "N" Miscellaneous (National Research Council--fellowships; National Association of State Universities; Hutchins-Dewey Clash) 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    National Youth Administration (placement statistics; Student Aid Program) 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    National Association of State Universities 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    National Association of University Presidents (criticisms of accrediting agencies) 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    Negro Admissions and Scholarship Fund 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    "O" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    "P" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    Patents Committee 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    Personnel (survey papers) 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    Phi Beta Kappa 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    Philosophy 1937-1938
  • Box 13
    Physical Education 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Physics (memorandum of work of department) 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Political Science 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Prospective Donors 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Psychology 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Public Administration, Bureau of 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Public Administration, Bureau of (Committee: Kincaid, Snavely, Ribble, Spicer, Egger) 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Public Speaking 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    "Q" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Questionnaires 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    "R" Miscellaneous (Raven Society--election speakers; Richardson, Eudora Ramsey--Charlottesville Manuscript, folklore, W.P.A.) 1937-1938
  • Box 14
    Recommendations 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Religion 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Research, Committee on (Ivey Lewis, Chair; report) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Rhodes Fellowships and Scholarships (statistics; letters from Gooch) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Rockefeller Foundation 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Romance Languages 1937-1938 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Ryan Estate (portraits bequeathed to UVa.) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    "S" Miscellaneous (3 folders) (Schwartz, A.--song "Virginia"; Seal of Virginia--records; Sigma Xi--President's and Visitors' prize; Slaughter, Jane--Letter about John Page; Slemp, C. Bascom-- collection of pictures and prizes; Southern Historical Association Quarterly--articles; Stettinius, E.--boxbushes) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Salaries 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Scholarship (Ryan--conditions) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Senate (Roads; elections) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Social Sciences, Institute for Research in (agenda) 1937-1938
  • Box 15
    Sociology 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    Southern University Conference 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    Speeches and Clippings 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    Statistics (conditions of UVa.) 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    Sullivan Foundation Award (history and description) 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    Summer Session (Maphis, Gooch--letters, registration) 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    "T" Miscellaneous (Bernard P. Taylor--Stone Collection; Tome School--reorganization recommendation; H. Trout--Rotunda restoration; Beverley Tucker--interest in students, Nuckols Scholarship; Robert Tunstall--Stone Library, McGregor Library) 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    "U" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    University Houses 1937-1938
  • Box 16
    "V" Miscellaneous 1937-1938
  • Box 17
    Virginia Quarterly Review(financial reports; change in editor [Davis to Lee]; Conditions of position offered; Annual reports) 1937-1938
  • Box 17
    Visitors--General (cement problem, Barnes Lumber contract) 1937-1938
  • Box 17
    Visitors--meetings (James L. Minor--scholarship; New library; Honor System--Meisel case; R. H. Dabney resignation; "Pantop") 1937-1938
  • Box 17
    "W" Miscellaneous (William H. White--report to President on effect on Salaries of Supreme Court decision; J. E. Williams--"Preparation for College"; Frances M. Williams--Rembrandt Peale portrait of Jefferson; Jennings S. Wise--help for UVa. from Mr. Mellon; Wood, R. H.--moving Tablet) 1937-1938
  • Box 17
    White, William H.--Foundation Lectures 1937-1938
  • Box 17
    "X-Y-Z" Miscellaneous (Yale University--street traffic research) 1937-1938