College of Literature and Arts Letterbooks, 1897-1910 | University of Illinois Archives
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Letterpress copybooks containing copies of correspondence of Deans David Kinley (1897-1906) and Evarts B. Greene (1906-1910) of the College of Literature and Arts, sent to Presidents Andrew S. Draper and Edmund J. James, other deans, department heads, faculty, students, parents, faculty and administrators at other universities, relating to college reports to the president, college and departmental administration, faculty committees and meetings, departmental and staff requests, recruitment of faculty, faculty salaries, letters of recommendation, buildings and grounds, equipment, printing, courses and curricula, course enrollment, summer school, visiting lecturers, graduate work, secondary schools and school visitation, scholastic standing of students placed on probation, the work of historical associations (1906-10) and related topics,
Correspondents include: Clarence W. Alvord, Herbert J. Barton, Thomas J. Burrill, Thomas A. Clark, Stephen S. Colvin, Richard T. Ely, George M. Fisk, Guy S. Ford, James W. Garner, Chester N. Greenough, Charles H. Haskins, Horace A. Hollister, Thomas F. Kane, Julia Lathrop, Thomas E. Oliver, William L. Pillsbury, Charles Rammelkamp, Katherine L. Sharp, Edgar J. Townsend, Jessie P. Weber, James M. White and historians.
Each volume contains an alphabetical index to correspondence.