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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Undergraduate Housing Office

 Organization

For much of the first half of the twentieth century, undergraduate men and women not living at home were required to live in University housing, fraternity houses or sorority houses.  The Director of Dormitories and University Housing oversaw the leasing, decorating, and maintenance of fraternity and sorority houses, dormitories, and dining halls.  Between 1935 and 1974 three men served as Director of Dormitories: J. Leslie Rollins (1935-1942), Willard J. Buntain (1942-1968), and Anthony V. Capillo (1969-1974).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Director of Dormitories and Undergraduate Housing

 Collection
Identifier: 30/12
Abstract The Director of Dormitories and University Housing at Northwestern University oversaw the leasing, decorating, and maintenance of fraternity and sorority houses, dormitories, and dining halls. The Records of the Director of Dormitories and Undergraduate Housing fill four archival boxes and one drop-front box. The materials are arranged in two categories: administrative files and building files. Although the files span the years 1937-1971, the bulk of the materials falls within the 1940s and...
Dates: 1937-1971

University Housing Budget Records

 Collection
Identifier: 30/11
Abstract The series of Northwestern University's Housing Administration budget records fills three and one-half archival boxes and spans the years 1947-48 to 1980-81. The budget material consists of annual profit and loss statements (or income and expense reports) complied at the end of each academic year. The statements pertain to income and expenses of university dormitories, apartments, and commons areas. Records include room service and food service income and expenses; student counseling costs;...
Dates: 1947-1981