Guide to the Records of the Board of Trustees Investments Committee

Collection Title: Records of the Board of Trustees Investments Committee
Dates: 1937-1984
Identification: 1/1/3
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Board of Trustees. Investments Committee
Extent: 30 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: The minutes typically include: a meeting summary; a list of people present; charts and graphs detailing the financial holdings of Northwestern University and projecting the holdings future value; written analyses of companies and markets in which Northwestern University owns stock; records of purchases and sales of financial holdings; correspondence, and any miscellaneous material that has a bearing on the financial status of the university.
Acquisition Information: The records of the Board of Trustees Investments Committee were transferred to the University Archives by Rosemary Rassmussen, Legal Affairs Department, on September 28, 1990 (Accession #90-150). Addition: These records were transferred to the University Archives by Virginia Robbins on May 28, 1996 as part of accession 88-37.
Processing Information: Stephen A. Brown and Timothy J. Waltz, October 4, 1990Addition: Rachel Erlich, June 1996
Separated Materials: Addition: Fourteen cubic feet of Investment Department Records were processed separately as series 7/1/15.
Conditions Governing Access: Accessible only with the prior written approval of one of the following: the President, the Provost, the Vice President, the General Counsel, or the Director of Investments.Access to the addition is restricted to members of the Investment Department staff.
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

Scope and Content

The minutes of the Board of Trustee's Investments Committee fill fifteen and one-half archival boxes and span the years 1937 to 1984. The minutes typically include: a meeting summary; a list of people present; charts and graphs detailing the financial holdings of Northwestern University and projecting the holdings future value; written analyses of companies and markets in which Northwestern University owns stock; records of purchases and sales of financial holdings; correspondence, and any miscellaneous material that has a bearing on the financial status of the university.

Arrangement of Materials

The records are arranged chronologically by meeting date.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Finance

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Board of Trustees. Investments Committee


Container List / Contents

  • Addition
      Scope and Contents: The addition to this series, filling thirteen archival boxes and spanning the years 1940-1980, includes meeting minutes from the Board of Trustee's Investment Committee as well as supplementary materials. The supplementary material consist of summaries of meetings, reports from the Business Manager, the Executive Committee, the President of the University, and the Board of Trustees, as well as correspondence. Some of the Investment Committee meeting minutes are duplicates of materials found in boxes 1-16 of this series, however, not all of the minutes are included in this addition. An index is included with the meeting minutes from 1970-1980. The Trustee's Report on South Africa is included with the materials from 1978 (box 30 folder 5). Within the folders, the months are arranged in reverse order from December to January. There are not records for every month.
    • Oct. 1940-July 1943Box 17, Folder 1
    • Aug. 1943-Dec. 1944Box 17, Folder 2
    • Jan. 1945-Dec. 1945Box 17, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1946-Dec. 1946Box 17, Folder 4
    • Jan. 1947-Nov. 1947Box 17, Folder 5
    • Jan. 1948-Dec. 1948Box 18, Folder 1
    • Jan. 1949-Dec. 1949Box 18, Folder 2
    • Jan. 1950-Dec. 1950Box 18, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1951-Dec. 1950Box 18, Folder 4
    • Jan. 1952-Dec. 1952, 1950-1966Box 19, Folder 1
    • Jan. 1953-Dec. 1953Box 19, Folder 2
    • Jan. 1954-Dec. 1954Box 19, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1955-June 1955Box 19, Folder 4
    • July 1955-Dec. 1955Box 20, Folder 1
    • Jan. 1956-May 1956Box 20, Folder 2
    • June 1956-Dec. 1956Box 20, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1957-June 1957Box 20, Folder 4
    • July 1957-Dec. 1957Box 21, Folder 1
    • Jan. 1958-June 1958Box 21, Folder 2
    • July 1958-Dec. 1958Box 21, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1959-April 1959Box 21, Folder 4
    • May 1959-Aug. 1959Box 22, Folder 1
    • Sept. 1959-Dec. 1959Box 22, Folder 2
    • Jan. 1960-April 1960Box 22, Folder 3
    • May 1960-Aug. 1960Box 22, Folder 4
    • Sept. 1960-Dec. 1960Box 22, Folder 5
    • Jan. 1961-April 1961Box 23, Folder 1
    • May 1961-Aug. 1961Box 23, Folder 2
    • Sept. 1961-Dec. 1961Box 23, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1962-April 1962Box 23, Folder 4
    • May 1962-Aug. 1962Box 23, Folder 5
    • Sept. 1962-Dec. 1962, 1950-1966Box 24, Folder 1
    • Jan. 1963-April 1963Box 24, Folder 2
    • May 1963-Aug. 1963Box 24, Folder 3
    • Sept. 1963-Dec. 1963Box 24, Folder 4
    • Jan. 1964-April 1964Box 24, Folder 5
    • May 1964-Aug. 1964Box 25, Folder 1
    • Sept. 1964-Dec. 1964Box 25, Folder 2
    • Jan. 1965-April 1965Box 25, Folder 3
    • June 1965-Sept. 1965Box 25, Folder 4
    • Oct. 1965-Dec. 1965Box 25, Folder 5
    • Jan. 1966-April 1966Box 26, Folder 1
    • May 1966-July 1966Box 26, Folder 2
    • Sept. 1966-Dec. 1966Box 26, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1967-April 1967Box 26, Folder 4
    • May 1967-July 1967Box 26, Folder 5
    • Aug. 1967Box 27, Folder 1
    • Oct. 1967-Nov. 1967Box 27, Folder 2
    • Jan. 1968-May 1968Box 27, Folder 3
    • Sept. 1968-Dec. 1968Box 27, Folder 4
    • Mar. 1969-May 1969Box 27, Folder 5
    • July 1969-Nov. 1969Box 28, Folder 1
    • Jan. 1970-June 1970Box 28, Folder 2
    • Aug. 1970-Nov. 1970Box 28, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1971-Mar. 1971Box 28, Folder 4
    • May 1971-July 1971Box 29, Folder 1
    • Sept. 1971-Dec. 1971Box 29, Folder 2
    • Mar. 1972-May 1972Box 29, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1972-Dec. 1972Box 29, Folder 4
    • April 1973-Nov. 1973Box 29, Folder 5
    • Mar. 1974-Oct. 1974Box 29, Folder 6
    • Dec. 1974Box 30, Folder 1
    • May 1975-Oct. 1975Box 30, Folder 2
    • April 1976-Sept. 1976Box 30, Folder 3
    • Jan. 1977-June 1977Box 30, Folder 4
    • Mar. 1978-Dec. 1978Box 30, Folder 5
    • April 1979-Dec. 1979Box 30, Folder 6
    • Mar. 1980-Dec. 1980Box 30, Folder 7
  • 9/13/37 - 4/5/39Box 1, Folder 1
  • 5/31/39-9/12/40Box 1, Folder 2
  • 12/11/39 - 2/9/42Box 1, Folder 3
  • 4/8/42 - 4/6/43Box 1, Folder 4
  • 10/6/43 - 11/22/44Box 1, Folder 5
  • 12/20/44 - 12/20/45Box 1, Folder 6
  • 1/4/46 - 10/3/46Box 2, Folder 1
  • 10/18/46 - 6/11/47Box 2, Folder 2
  • 7/9/47 - 4/14/48Box 2, Folder 3
  • 5/12/48 - 12/8/48Box 2, Folder 4
  • 1/19/49 - 12/8/48Box 2, Folder 5
  • 9/14/49 - 3/9/50Box 2, Folder 6
  • 4/13/50 - 9/14/50Box 3, Folder 1
  • 10/12/50 - 6/7/51Box 3, Folder 2
  • 7/9/51 - 2/11/52Box 3, Folder 3
  • 3/20/52 - 11/17/52Box 3, Folder 4
  • 12/18/52 - 8/17/53Box 3, Folder 5
  • 9/21/53 - 6/12/54Box 3, Folder 6
  • 7/19/54 - 2/21/55Box 4, Folder 1
  • 3/21/55 - 8/15/55Box 4, Folder 2
  • 9/8/55 - 1/16/56Box 4, Folder 3
  • 2/20/56 - 5/21/56Box 4, Folder 4
  • 6/21/56 - 9/17/56Box 4, Folder 5
  • 10/15/56 - 1/21/57Box 4, Folder 6
  • 2/18/57 - 5/20/57Box 5, Folder 1
  • 2/18/57 - 5/20/57Box 5, Folder 2
  • 10/21/57 - 1/20/58Box 5, Folder 3
  • 2/17/58 - 5/19/58Box 5, Folder 4
  • 6/18/58 - 8/20/58Box 5, Folder 5
  • 10/27/58 - 9/15/58Box 5, Folder 6
  • 1/27/59 - 2/20/59Box 6, Folder 1
  • 4/20/59 - 6/17/59Box 6, Folder 2
  • 7/20/59 - 9/25/59Box 6, Folder 3
  • 10/19/59 1/18/60Box 6, Folder 4
  • 2/15/60 - 6/20/60Box 6, Folder 5
  • 7/14/60 - 10/17/60Box 6, Folder 6
  • 11/21/60 - 1/16/61Box 7, Folder 1
  • 3/20/61 - 5/15/61Box 7, Folder 2
  • 6/19/61 - 8/21/61Box 7, Folder 3
  • 9/18/61 - 12/11/61Box 7, Folder 4
  • 1/8/62 - 4/9/62Box 7, Folder 5
  • 5/14/62 - 7/3/62Box 7, Folder 6
    • 7/9/62 - 9/10/62Box 7, Folder 6, Box 8, Folder 1
  • 10/8/62 - 1/14/63Box 8, Folder 2
  • 2/11/63 - 5/16/63Box 8, Folder 3
  • 6/10/63 - 8/12/63Box 8, Folder 4
  • 9/9/63 - 11/11/63Box 8, Folder 5
    • 12/9/63 - 3/9/64, 1950-1966Box 8, Folder 5, Box 9, Folder 1
  • 4/13/64 - 6/8/64Box 9, Folder 2
  • 7/14/64 - 8/13/64Box 9, Folder 3
  • 9/14/64 - 12/9/64Box 9, Folder 4
  • 1/18/6 - 4/28/65Box 9, Folder 5
  • 6/14/65 - 8/19 65Box 9, Folder 6
  • 10/11/65 - 12/13/65Box 10, Folder 1
  • 1/10/66 - 4/11/66Box 10, Folder 2
  • 5/9/66 - 7/11/66Box 10, Folder 3
  • 9/12/66 - 11/21/66Box 10, Folder 4
  • 12/12/66 - 1/16/67Box 10, Folder 5
  • 2/13/67 - 4/17/67Box 11, Folder 1
  • 5/8/67 - 7/10/67Box 11, Folder 2
  • 8/14/67 - 7/10/67Box 11, Folder 3
  • 11/13/67 - 1/8/68Box 11, Folder 4
  • 3/11/68 - 5/27/68Box 11, Folder 5
  • 7/8/68 - 10/28/68Box 12, Folder 1
  • 12/9/68 - 3/19/69Box 12, Folder 2
  • 4/2/69 - 7/21/69Box 12, Folder 3
  • 9/15/69 - 11/13/69Box 12, Folder 4
  • 1/12/70 - 3/9/70Box 12, Folder 5
  • 6/8/70 - 11/9/70Box 13, Folder 1
  • 1/20/71 - 3/24/71Box 13, Folder 2
  • 5/10/71 - 7/15/71Box 13, Folder 3
  • 9/23/71 - 12/17/71Box 13, Folder 4
  • 3/10/72 - 5/17/72Box 13, Folder 5
  • 6/29/72 - 12/15/72Box 14, Folder 1
  • 4/19/73 - 11/29/73Box 14, Folder 2
  • 3/14/74 - 10/17/74Box 14, Folder 3
  • 12/19/74 - 10/20/75Box 14, Folder 4
  • 4/26/76 - 1/28/77Box 14, Folder 5
  • 6/16/77 - 10/12/77Box 14, Folder 6
  • 12/8/77 - 9/20/78Box 15, Folder 1
  • 12/14/78 - 9/12/79Box 15, Folder 2
  • 12/12/79 - 12/12/80Box 15, Folder 3
  • 3/3/81 - 12/15/81Box 15, Folder 4
  • 3/16/82 - 12/21/82Box 15, Folder 5
  • 4/19/83 - 12/20/83Box 16, Folder 1
  • 3/28/84 - 12/18/84Box 16, Folder 2