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Northwestern University Loan Accounts with the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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Identifier: 7/1/6
Abstract The Methodist Episcopal Church, through its national Board of Education, supported students during their studies at Northwestern. Beginning as early as 1873 the Board of Education provided funds for loans to students. By 1893 substantial numbers of students availed themselves of the opportunity. Northwestern administered the loans and made periodic financial reports to the Board of Education. This series consists of six volumes of student loan disbursement and repayment records spanning...

Sundry Accounts Receivable General Ledger

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Identifier: 7/1/8
Abstract In order to centralize its bookkeeping functions Northwestern created accounts for a variety of non-official events and activities that took place on the University campus, as well as for all official University business. This series consists of one volume of accounts receivable for various non-official functions. The volume is arranged alphabetically by the name of the account and divided by alphabetical tabs. Accounts were held with individuals, including faculty, staff and non-university...

Fraternity and Sorority Accounts Ledger

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Identifier: 7/1/11
Abstract This series consists of one volume of financial accounts of Northwestern University fraternities and sororities. Fraternities and sororities, while sanctioned by the University, are none the less autonomous fiscal units. The University donated the land for chapter houses and subsidized construction, but the individual chapters and their national affiliations were financially responsible for the houses. In addition, the University maintained accounts for fraternity and sorority operating...

Rent Books and Ledgers, Vice President for Business and Finance

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Identifier: 7/1/4
Abstract Both Northwestern University's Evanston Campus and the city of Evanston originated with the purchase of 379 acres from John H. Foster by the University's Trustees in 1853. Over the next twelve years the University opened its doors, the village of Evanston was platted, recorded and incorporated, and the University acquired additional real estate holdings. The Trustees purchased the Billings, Robinson, and Snyder farms and were made a gift of lands owned by Orrington Lunt. These holdings made...

Student Aid Ledgers

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Identifier: 7/1/9
Abstract This series consists of seventeen volumes of student aid records; one for each academic year from 1933/34 to 1949/50. The first fifteen volumes are bound and the last two are post bound. The information entered on each page is essentially the same for all volumes, although the arrangement of the volumes varies. At the head of each page is the name of the aid source and the assigned university account number. The name and school of each individual receiving aid from a particular source was...

University Accounts Records

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Identifier: 7/1/2
Abstract The volumes in this series provide a comprehensive record of the financial transactions of Northwestern University between 1853 and 1903 and useful information on the years 1903-1933. The information recorded in these volumes included various expenditures for salaries, fuel, etc., and receipts for tuition, rents, investments, etc., in a double entry bookkeeping format. The volumes comprising this series are of two types. There are volumes of original entry and volumes of final entry. In the...

University Financial Reports

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Identifier: 7/0/1
Abstract This series is comprised of annual reports reviewing the financial conditions of the University during the preceding year. They were prepared for submission to the Board of Trustees by a succession of university officials known sequentially as the Treasurer, Treasurer and Business Manager, Comptroller, etc. For the years 1850-1875, these reports may be found with the Minutes of the Board of Trustees. Beginning in 1876 the reports were published separately and have been bound. As of 1975...

University Real Estate Sales Records

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Identifier: 7/1/3
Abstract This series consists of one volume in which University real estate sales information for forty one transactions, spanning the period November 22, 1886 to March 10, 1893, are recorded. Entries are chronological and include date of sale, buyer's name, sale price, terms of sale, date land was deeded to buyer, a legal description on the parcel, and remarks. The remarks cover payments made, notes on other University lands purchased by the same individual, and land traded as part of the sale. The...

Treasurer's Day Books

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Identifier: 7/1/7
Abstract This series includes two volumes used by the University Treasurer to record day to day transactions under his aegis from 1854 to 1870. The bulk of the transactions, both receipts and payments, were for cash. The transactions are entered chronologically, with each days' entries balanced at the close of the day. The cash received was credited to the Treasurer's cash account in the Accounts Ledgers and vouchers were credited or debited from the appropriate account. Entries are in a single entry...