Senate Committee on Selection of President, 1953-54 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 4/5/54
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Mimeographed copies of letters to members of the Senate Committee on the Selection of a President from academic staff, alumni and associates of candidates recommending and evaluating candidates for the presidency of the University of Illinois.Â The series includes biographical sketches and data on the candidates.Â Committee members receiving letters include Tom S. Hamilton, Charles M. Kneir, Merle M. Ohlsen, Whitney C. Huntingon, Donald Dickason, John Cribbet and Dwight L. Hopkins.Â Candidates include Roger Adams, Paul Douglas, Robert Downs, Milton Eisenhower, Albert Harno, Henry T. Heald, David D. Henry, Frederick Hovde, George F. Kennan, Clark Kerr, John Millet, Charles Odegaard, Adlai Stevenson and Fred Turner.Â For additional committee files and minutes, see RS 8/7/23, Box 2.