Office of the University President - Record Group 3WLU.RG.0003

Office of the University President - Record Group 3WLU.RG.0003


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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
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WLU.RG.0003
Title
Office of the University President - Record Group 3Date Not Yet Determined
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Washington and Lee University. Office of the President
Language
The materials in this collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the University's Presidents while carrying out their job duties.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • College presidents

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Dudley, William C.
  • Ruscio, Kenneth Patrick
  • Washington and Lee University. Campaigns

Container List

President John Delane Wilson .
  • Memos to Board of Trustees, 1947-1994. box: 1, Text [0000003380]
  • Board of Trustees Meeting Material, 1983-1989. box: 2, Text [0000003332]
  • Board of Trustees Meeting Material, 1990-1993. box: 3, Text [0000003334]
  • Board of Trustees Material , 1994-1995. box: 4, Text [0000003330]
    Scope and Contents

    Also contains Self Study Report and Long Range Plan

  • Alumni Correspondence U - Z, 1983-1991. box: 6, Text [0000003335]
  • Alumni Correspondence, 1983-1991. box: 5, Text [0000003333]
  • Alumni Correspondence on Coeducation, 1983-1984. box: 7, Text [0000003337]
  • Alumni Correspondence A - T, 1992-1994. box: 8, Text [0000003338]
  • Alumni Correspondence S - Z, 1992-1995. box: 9, Text [0000003339]
  • Coeducation , 1972-1984. box: 10, Text [0000003351]
  • Coeducation , 1972-1984. box: 11 (Pt.2), Text [0000003352]
  • Coeducation Miscellaneous . box: 12, Text [0000003342]
    Scope and Contents

    Includes the Admissions Coeducation Study and alumni survey data.

    • Survey of Alumni Attitudes Towards Coeduction Research Report, 1984-05-18.
      Scope and Contents

      This survey of the alumni was conducted by the Southeastern Association of Research.

  • President's Office Correspondence, 1960-1998. box: 13, Text [0000003344]
  • Miscellaneous, 1985-1991. box: 14, Text [0000003345]
    Scope and Contents

    Includes departments and programs on campus. Also athletics and capital projects.

  • Miscellaneous , 1990-1995. box: 15, Text [0000003346]
  • Correspondence, 1985-1997. box: 16, Text [0000003348]
  • Correspondence, 1997. box: 17, Text [0000003349]
  • Miscellaneous Correspondence and Faculty Tenure. box: 18, Text [0000003350]
  • Law School Correspondence, 1984-1992. box: 19, Text [0000003353]
  • Correspondence, 1984-1995. box: 20, Text [0000003354]
  • Dean Search - Law School, 1994. box: 21 (Pt.1), Text [0000003367]
  • Dean Search - Law School, 1994. box: 22 (Pt.2), Text [0000003366]
  • Dean Searches, 1986-1995. box: 23, Text [0000003357]
  • Honorary Degrees, 1975-1993. box: 24 (Pt.1), Text [0000003379]
  • Honorary Degrees, 1965-1975. box: 25 (Pt.2), Text [0000003364]
  • Legal Files - Confidential . box: 26 (Pt.1), Text [0000003368]
  • Legal Files - Confidential . box: 27 (Pt.2), Text [0000003369]
  • Miscellaneous (Assistant to the President), 1977-1987. box: 28, Text [0000003370]
  • Law School Evaluations, 1981-1994. box: 29, Text [0000003371]
  • Miscellaneous Files , 1961-1983. box: 30 (Pt.1A), Text [0000003473]
  • Miscellaneous Files , 1983-1991. box: 31 (Pt.1B), Text [0000003373]
  • Miscellaneous Files , 1960-1988. box: 32 (Pt.2A), Text [0000003374]
  • Miscellaneous Files , 1979-1987. box: 33 (Pt.2B), Text [0000003378]
    Scope and Contents
  • Miscellaneous , 1991-1992. box: 34, Text [0000003376]
  • Miscellaneous, 1987-1993. box: 35, Text [0000004135]
  • Miscellaneous. box: 36, Text [0000004136]
  • Law Dean Search, 1994. box: 37, Text [0000004137]
  • Speeches, 1983-1994. box: 38, Text [0000004138]
  • Presidential Search Committee Files, Restricted, 1994.
    Conditions Governing Access

    Restricted files - requires permission of the WL president.

President John William Elrod.
  • Installment 1.
    • Correspondence, 1992-1998. box: 1, Text [0000003517]
    • Correspondence, 1997-1998. box: 2, Text [0000003516]
    • Advisory Committee , 1994-1999. box: 3, Text [0000003518]
    • Law Dean Search, 1999. box: 4, Text [0000004122]
      Conditions Governing Access

      Restricted, requires permission of WL president.

    • Miscellaneous Files Trustee Files, 1971-1997. box: 5, Text [0000003627]
    • Miscellaneous Subject Files, 1961-1993. box: 6, Text [0000004123]
      Conditions Governing Access

      Restricted, requires permission of WL president.

    • Miscellaneous . box: 7, Text [0000003565]
    • Miscellaneous . box: 8, Text [0000003564]
      Scope and Contents

      Includes information on the Reeves Center/Watson Addition,Science Center.

    • Miscellaneous . box: 9, Text [0000003563]
      Scope and Contents

      Includes Lee Chapel Renovation Project and Watson Gallery planning.

    • Miscellaneous. box: 10, Text [0000003562]
      Scope and Contents

      Includes materials about Lee Chapel

    • Budget. box: 11, Text [0000003549]
    • Trustee Files, Alumni Correspondence G-Z,Miscellaneous. box: 12, Text [0000003550]
    • Trip Files for John W. Elrod, James Farrar, SAE House Corp. Files, 1997-2000. box: 13, Text [0000003552]
    • Trustee Files, Alumni Correspondence A - F. box: 14, Text [0000003772]
    • Budget Miscellaneous , 1999-2001. box: 15, Text [0000003554]
    • Trip Files for John W. Elrod, James Farrar, SAE House Corp. Files, 1994-2000. box: 16, Text [0000003555]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Miscellaneous. box: 17 (Pt.1), Text [0000004125]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Miscellaneous. box: 18 (Pt.2), Text [0000004124]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Board of Trustees Meeting, 1994-1997. box: 19, Text [0000004126]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Strategic Planning Files, Interview Files, 1997-1999. box: 20 (Pt.1), Text [0000004133]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Strategic Planning Files, Interview Files, 1997-1999. box: 21 (Pt.2), Text [0000003625]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Contact Reports A-Z. box: 22, Text [0000003630]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files, 1993-1994. box: 23, Text [0000003631]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files , 1994. box: 24, Text [0000003632]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files , 1994-1995. box: 25, Text [0000003633]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files, 1995-1996. box: 26, Text [0000003639]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files, 1996-1997. box: 27, Text [0000003640]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files, 1997-1998. box: 28, Text [0000003636]
    • Dean of the Law School, Miscellaneous Correspondence A. box: 29, Text [0000004132]
    • Dean of Students Miscellaneous Correspondence F. box: 30, Text [0000004131]
    • Miscellaneous Correspondence L-R. box: 31, Text [0000004130]
    • Miscellaneous Correspondence . box: 32, Text [0000004129]
    • Videocassette - Elrod Named President, Lee Chapel Ceremony,Inauguration, 1995. box: 33, Moving Images [0000003743]
    • Presidential Search Committee Files, 1995. box: 34, Text [0000003779]
      Conditions Governing Access

      Restricted. Requires permission of WL president.

    • Miscellaneous, 1997-1998. box: 35, Text [0000004134]
      Scope and Contents

      Includes strategic planning information.

    • Miscellaneous, 1976-1996. box: 36, Text [0000004128]
    • Miscellaneous , 1988-1995. box: 37, Text [0000003738]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files, 1995. box: 38, Text [0000004127]
    • Farris Hotchkiss Chronological Files, 1998. box: 39, Text [0000003740]
  • Installment 2.
    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Given by the President's Office July 2005

    • President's Office Archived Files A, 1992-1998. box: 1, Text [0000003881]
    • President's Office Archived Files A-C, 1959-1998. box: 2, Text [0000003880]
    • President's Office Archived Files C, 1950-1998. box: 3, Text [0000003879]
    • President's Office Archived Files, 1981-2005. box: 4, Text [0000003878]
    • President's Office Archived Files D-F, 1981-1998. box: 5, Text [0000003842]
    • President's Office Archived Files F-H, 1957-1998. box: 6, Text [0000003843]
    • President's Office Archived Files H, 1981-1996. box: 7, Text [0000003844]
    • President's Office Archived Files I-L, 1964-1998. box: 8, Text [0000003847]
    • President's Office Archived Files L, 1950-1997. box: 9, Text [0000003846]
    • President's Office Archived Files L-N, 1969-1998. box: 10, Text [0000003849]
    • President's Office Archived Files N-P, 1962-1996. box: 11, Text [0000003850]
    • President's Office Archived Boxes P-R, 1945-1996. box: 12, Text [0000003877]
    • President's Office Archived Files R-S, 1979-1999. box: 13, Text [0000003876]
    • President's Office Archived Files S, 1968-1999. box: 14, Text [0000003862]
    • President's Office Archived Files S-T, 1949-1999. box: 15, Text [0000003875]
    • President's Office Archived Files U-V, 1970-1999. box: 16, Text [0000003874]
    • President's Office Archived Files. box: 17, Text [0000003871]
      Scope and Contents

      U.S.News and World Report, President's Inauguration and Citation Letters.

    • President's Office Archived Files. box: 17A, Text [0000003872]
      Scope and Contents

      Minority Issues, Miscellaneous Academy Rreprints

    • President's Office Archived Files. box: 17B, Text [0000003873]
      Scope and Contents

      Financial Trends, Tuition Articles, Teaching Articles

President Thomas Gerard Burish, 2002-2005.
  • Installment 1.
    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This material was transferred from the President's Office on June 18, 2008.

    • President's Office Archived Files A-F. box: 1, Text [0000004150]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials on the following Corporafoundations,funds and trusts: Bonner,Carmaxx,Carpenter,Chicago Community,Christian A.Johnson Endeavor,Clarke Winchole,Commonwealth,DuPont,Dyson,EDFUND,Evans,Freuauff,Getty,Goodrich,Kenan,Kendal,Kerr,Knight,Liebman,Luce,Marshall,Mellon,Milhauser,Morris,Rawls,Pew,Reynolds,Stonewall Jackson,Telford,Watson,and Williams. Also pre-2005 Greek system, pre-2005 HR,pre-2005 Law School,five year plan, law class of 2007.

    • President's Office Archived Files F-J. box: 2, Text [0000004152]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials on the following corporafoundations,funds and trusts: Bonner,Carmaxx,Carpenter,Chicago Cummunity,Christian A.Johnson Endeavor,Clark Winchole,Commonwealth,DuPont,Dyson,EDFUND,Evans,Freuauff,Getty,Goodrich,Kenan,Kendal,Kerr,Knight,Liebman,Luce,Marshall,Mellon,Milhauser,Morris,Rawls,Pew,Reynolds,Stonewall Jackson,Telford,Watson,Williams. Also pre-2005 Greek system, pre-2005 HR, pre-2005 Law School, five year plan, class of 2007.

    • President's Office Archived Files J-V. box: 3, Text [0000004153]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials on the following coraporafoundations, funds and trusts: Bonner,Carmaxx,Carpenter,Chicago Community,Christian A. Johnson Endeavor,Clarke Winchole,Commonwealth,DuPont,Dyson,EDFUND,Evans,Freuauff,Getty,Goodrich,Kenan,Kendal,Kerr,Knight,Liebman,Luce,Marshall,Mellon,Milhauser,Morris,Rawls,Pew,Reynolds,Stonewall Jackson,Telford,Watson,Williams. Also pre-2005 Greek System, pre-2005 HR, pre-2005 Law School,five year plan, cClass of 2007.

  • Installment 2.
    • President's Office Archived Files A-C. box: 1, Text [0000004157]
      Scope and Contents
    • President's Office Archived Files C. box: 2, Text [0000004158]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials pertaining to Chavis through Commonwealth of Virginia-U.S. Senator George Allen.

    • President's Office Archived Files C-F. box: 3, Text [0000004159]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials pertaining to Communications and External Realtions though Facilities Management.

    • President's Office Archived Files F-L. box: 4, Text [0000004160]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials pertaining to Faculty Annual Fund through Line Printer related.

    • President's Office Archived Files M-S. box: 5, Text [0000004308]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials pertaining to Marks and Lundy through Sororities.

    • President's Office Archived Files S-U. box: 6, Text [0000004309]
      Scope and Contents

      This box contains materials pertaining to Southern Association of Colleges and Schools through Unniversity Leadership Forum.

William W. Pusey III.
  • Memo on Faculty Appointments, Tenure, and Academic Freedom, 1967-09-20.
Miscellaneous.
  • Self-Study Report, 1964-1999.
  • African Americans at Washington and Lee website, 2013.
    Scope and Contents

    A timeline is being developed on the university website by a special working group established in August 2013 by Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio to explore the role of African Americans in the history of the University. The University Library is capturing this timeline using Archive-It.

    Online Access

    View captures online at Washington and Lee University's Archive-It webpage

  • Washington and Lee University Strategic Plan , 2018.
  • Higher Education's Contribution to Democracy by Kenneth P. Ruscio. Opening Convocation., 2014-09-10.
  • Thank You! A Campaign for the Rising Generation at Washington and Lee University., 1998-2003.
  • The Inauguration of William C. Dudley, 27th President of Washington and Lee, 2017-09-16.