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William Andrew Dyche (1861-1936) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7/1/5
The William Andrew Dyche Papers are arranged into two folders. The first folder contains biographical materials, clippings, and articles. The second folder contains Dyche's incoming and outgoing correspondence as Business Manager from 1903 to 1910 and is arranged chronologically by date. There is a single letter from 1918. The more important items in the series are the correspondence with William Deering and Edward F. Swift. Some of this correspondence pertains to Northwestern's response to the Iroquois Theater fire and Daniel Burnham's plan for Northwestern's Evanston campus.

An addition consists of one carbon copy of a typed letter signed by William Dyche, dated April 27, 1915, and addressed to the Northwestern University Board of Trustees, tendering his resignation as Business Manager. Dyche stated that his resignation was “a protest against policies which are injuring the University.” The letter was added to Box 1, folder 2.

Dates

  • 1903-1918

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

Dyche took his father's place on the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University and served on the Board from 1894 to 1896 and from 1903 to 1935. He was the University Business Manager from 1903 to 1934 and University Counsellor from 1934 to 1936. Dyche served two terms as an Evanston alderman (1892 to 1895) and was Evanston's mayor from 1895 to 1899. The William Andrew Dyche Papers are arranged into two folders. . The more important items in the series are the correspondence with William Deering and Edward F. Swift.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from the University Archives Biographical Files, March 1, 1981 (Accession #81-53). The carbon copy comprising the addition was separated from Accession # 06-25 (Additions to the Thomas Holgate Papers), donated to the University Archives by Thomas Young on February 10, 2006.

Processing Information

Virginia L. Beatty; March 1981. Addition processed by Janet Olson, February 2006.
Title
Guide to the William Andrew Dyche (1861-1936) Papers
Author
Virginia L. Beatty; Janet Olson
Date
01/03/1981
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
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