RG/RG01. Board of Trustees
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
These records contain information on the charter and constitution, including revisions and correspondence. There are also reports from the college physician detailing the health of the student body, records of land leases, the Ansley Park Golf Club, Shearer Hall, the Danville House, scholarship lists, a student response to President Spencer's Advisory Committee Reports and publications. The Golf Club stock certificates are at Mapstand C9.
These are trustee committe reports addressing auch issues as the size of the college, the size of the student body, Societas Fratrum, college finances, and John Kuykendall's retirement and scholarships.
These letters cover a wide range of topics. One folder contains general correspondence written between 1890-1900. The other folders include letters concerning the hiring of Paul Barringer as teh college physician, Scholarships, Presbytery Reports, and the Ott Lectureship. Of particular interest is the folder marked William Bingham, which details an incident in which a professor was forced to resign after striking a student.
Minutes of general board meetings record actions taken during meeting and reports from college president, treasurer, faculty and board committees. Executive Committee minutes have been maintained separately and interfiled or bound together with regular minutes. Having an Executive Committee was first proposed in August 1854 and established in 1856.
This is correspondence sent and received by Reverend J. Rumple, Secretary of the Board of Trustees between 1878-1905. It relates to such matters as college scholarships,real estate sales, and contributions to the college.