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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...

Office of the University Attorney, Real Estate Records, Land Books

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Identifier: 53/5
Abstract This series consists of six land books. The books detail the University's real estate holdings and transactions from 1856 to 1942.

Office of the University Attorney Real Estate Records - Cancelled Leases

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Identifier: 53/4
Abstract This series is comprised of cancelled leases on property owned by Northwestern University.

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...