James N. Matthews Papers, 1868-1872, 1966-1968 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 41/20/26
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of James N. Matthews, Class of 1872 (1852-1910), including copies of correspondence (September 15, 1868-March 4, 1872) concerning student life, faculty, courses, John M. Gregory, political campaigns, weather, dedication of University Hall, and financial matters; poetry by Matthews and James Whitcomb Riley; correspondence (1892) with Robert E. McCloy regarding a reunion celebrating the founding of the Philomathean Society and J. W. Buel; newspaper clippings concerning Matthews (1966-1968); a photograph of his tombstone and related correspondence (1968).