Guide to the Records of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association of the College of Liberal Arts

Collection Title: Records of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association of the College of Liberal Arts
Dates: 1883-1924
Identification: 32/3/1
Creator: Alumni Association of the College of Liberal Arts (Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.))
Extent: 1 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: This series consists of one bound volume of the records, largely minutes, of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Northwestern University College of Liberal Arts Alumni Association. The records date between August 6, 1883 and June 14, 1924 and document the concerns and activities of the Board, its incorporation, formal duties, plans for alumni events, alumni scholarships and publications.
Acquisition Information: Received by the Northwestern University Archives prior to June 1, 1974 (no accession number).
Processing Information: Martha C. Guarin; September 6, 1985.
Conditions Governing Access: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Biographical/Historical Information

Begun in the 1860s and formally organized on August 30, 1877, the Alumni Association of the College of Liberal Arts was incorporated under Illinois laws on August 20, 1883. The Association served both as a social organization for Northwestern alumni and as an agency for generating material benefit for the university. In 1921 the Liberal Arts Alumni Association became a constituent part of the Northwestern University Alumni Association, representing all schools of the university, which was organized in September of that year.

Scope and Content

This series consists of one bound volume of the records, largely minutes, of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Northwestern University College of Liberal Arts Alumni Association. The records date between August 6, 1883 and June 14, 1924 and document the concerns and activities of the Board, its incorporation, formal duties, plans for alumni events, alumni scholarships and publications. A copy of the Association's by-laws, adopted in June, 1883, with emendations to 1916, may be found with the minutes of May, 1916. Within the volume minutes and related records are arranged in chronological order.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Alumni Association of the College of Liberal Arts (Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.))

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). College of Liberal Arts--Alumni and alumnae


Container List / Contents

  • Minutes and Related Records, 1883-1924Box 1, Folder 1