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Abstract This series is comprised of cancelled leases on property owned by Northwestern University.
Abstract Northwestern University is a private, not-for-profit institution created by Charter by the State of Illinois in 1851. This series contains documentation of Northwestern's long struggle to maintain its tax exempt status.
Dates: 1875 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1875 - 1908
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract This series consists of one volume that records the creation of Northwestern's endowment between 1865 and 1925. The record was apparently compiled in the wake of the 1922-24 “Toward a Greater Northwestern” campaign for the use of the university attorney. The record provides extracts of the minutes of the Board of Trustees and its Executive Committee and excerpts from correspondence between donors and university officers. The form and terms of each endowment are set forth and its value is...
Abstract The records in this series are legal abstracts of titles for property owned by Northwestern University. The abstracts in this series provide the following information about the properties which they describe: dimensions of the plot in feet; a complete record of conveyances which includes sales, tax sales, forfeiture, special assessments, judgments against, and the names of the various owners; and in most instances a map showing the location of the property in the context of a city block.
Dates: 1920-1930 and n.d.
Abstract This series consists of six land books, detailing Northwestern University's real estate holdings and transactions from 1856 to 1942.
Abstract The University Attorney's real estate records fill thirteen records center boxes and date approximately from 1949 to 1989. The records relate to mortgages once held by Northwestern University. They document mortgage loans made to faculty members and have since matured. A typical file includes correspondence, tax bills, property description, the applicant's financial statement, mortgage application, payment report, canceled checks, title report, application for title insurance, survey map of the...