Business Records Correspondence, 1906, 1925, 1937-46 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 9/1/8
Acquired: September 1963
Volume: 3.0 cubic feet
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Description: Correspondence between the dean and corporations, Chambers of Commerce, banks, railroads, utilities and trade organizations relating to the acquisition and preservation of material relevant to the history of American business. Dean Charles M. Thompson emphasized the acquisition of printed annual reports, house organs, advertising literature, corporation histories and forms for a "Business Records Library." The material also includes 1925 correspondence relating to gifts of pictures used to decorate the Commerce Building.