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Development Gift Records

 Collection
Identifier: 6/5/1
This collection consists of eighteen post-bound gift ledgers recording gifts received by the University ca. 1850-1945. Information recorded includes the amount of individual gifts, dates the gifts were received and the intended purpose of the gifts. A single entry format is used. Volume 18 includes trial balances predominately for June 30, 1926 with subsequent additions. Information is recorded in separate accounts for each specific gift fund. The first four pages of this volume summarize the total amounts of all gifts received, December 31, 1928-June 30, 1936.

Dates

  • 1850-1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access by permission of the University Archivist.

Extent

18.00 Volumes

Abstract

This collection documents gifts received by Northwestern University ca. 1850-1945. Information recorded includes the amount of individual gifts, dates the gifts were received and the intended purpose of the gifts.

Arrangement

The information in volumes 1-17 is arranged alphabetically by donor's surname and chronologically by date of gift under each donor's account.

Method of Acquisition

These records were transferred to the University Archives by the Development Department on November 2, 1993 as Accession #93-173.

Separated Materials

None.

Processing Information

Kaia L. Even, May 5, 1994.
Title
Guide to the Development Gift Records
Author
Kaia L. Even
Date
05/05/1994
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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