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Fraternity and Sorority Accounts Ledger

Identifier: 7/1/11
Abstract This series consists of one volume of financial accounts of twelve fraternities and sixteen sororities at Northwestern University, for the period 1912 to 1938. 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...
Dates: 1912-1938

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

Identifier: 7/1/6
Abstract This series consists of six volumes of student loan disbursement and repayment records spanning the period 1873 to 1933, and concentrating on the school years 1893-94 to 1921-22. All six volumes employ the same format. They are divided into three sections: an alphabetical index; an account of current loans; and a permanent record of student loan accounts. The index refers to the individual accounts in the permanent record section for that volume. The account of current loans contains entries...
Dates: 1873-1933

Rent Books and Ledgers, Vice President for Business and Finance

Identifier: 7/1/4
Abstract This series consists of the five Rent Books and one Rent Ledger that document Northwestern University's role as a major landlord in Evanston. The volumes cover the period from 1877 to 1915.
Dates: 1877-1915

Student Aid Ledgers

Identifier: 7/1/9
Abstract This series consists of seventeen volumes of student aid records for Northwestern University students, for the academic years 1933/34 to 1949/50. The information entered on each page is essentially the same for all volumes, although the arrangement of the volumes varies: the name of the aid source, the assigned university account number, name and school of each individual receiving aid from a particular source, the amount awarded or loaned for each term, and the total for the year. As...
Dates: 1933-1950

Sundry Accounts Receivable General Ledger

Identifier: 7/1/8
Abstract In order to centralize its bookkeeping functions, Northwestern University 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...
Dates: 1935-1937

Treasurer's Day Books

Identifier: 7/1/7
Abstract This series includes two volumes used by Northwestern University's 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...
Dates: 1854-1870

University Accounts Records

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 for the years 1903-1933. The information recorded in these volumes includes 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...
Dates: 1853-1933

University Financial Reports

Identifier: 7/0/1
Abstract This collection is comprised of annual reports reviewing the financial conditions of Northwestern 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.
Dates: 1876-1977

University Real Estate Sales Records

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...
Dates: 1886-1893