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Gift and Endowment Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: 6/5/3

Scope and Contents

The series consists of eight oversized post-bound ledgers, individually boxed, documenting donations to Northwestern University as gifts and endowment funds between 1920 and 1939. The box titles are taken directly from the original titles on the ledgers. Endowment ledgers documents each donor since the opening of the endowments; gift ledgers detail transactions by account number.

Dates

  • 1920-1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted; consultation with University Archivist required prior to use. This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

8 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The series consists of eight oversized post-bound ledgers, individually boxed, documenting donations to Northwestern University as gifts and endowment funds between 1920 and 1939.

Arrangement

The container list is arranged in roughly chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the University Archives by Dave Dixon, Development Research Department, as Accession No. 93-173.

Processing Information

Janet Olson, May 10, 2018.
Title
Guide to the Gift and Endowment Ledgers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635