John M. Gregory Papers, 1838-1898 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 2/1/1
Acquired: September 1963
Volume: 3.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|19 Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive||1-9|
Description: Correspondence, manuscripts, publications and related papers of John M. Gregory, including early family correspondence (1838-65); manuscripts of lectures, sermons, articles and addresses (1839-67); Union College class notebooks (1845); Michigan State Teacher's Institute notebooks (1859, 1863); announcements of appointment as President of Kalamazoo College (1864); The Sunday School Teacher articles (1866-67); letterbook (1864-69, 1874-77); Regent's correspondence (1870, 1878-79); addresses (1870-80); drafts of inaugural address and letter of resignation (1868, 1880); "chapel talks" and "University Lectures" (1868, 1870, 1875-77); lecture notes for political economy, mental philosophy and constitutional history courses; published University trustees' minutes, announcements, catalogs and advertisements (1867-80); records of trustee Gen. Mason L. Brayman (1867-68); draft bill to establish Illinois Industrial University; clippings, trustees' correspondence and unpublished committee report censuring trustee Matthias L. Dunlap for anonymous attacks against the university (1868); draft Military Committee report on the organization of military training (1867); general correspondence (1880-98); correspondence with Louis Allen Gregory (1881-85), son Grant Gregory (1884-96); and with Dorman B. Eaton and others concerning Civil Service Commission (1883-85); recommendations for diplomatic posts (1881, 1887); letters from Jonathan B. Turner (1892, 1898); manuscripts of articles, addresses and lectures (1880-98); diaries and account books (1880-88); journal of European travels (1885-87, 1889); library inventory (1890); manuscript of dialectical novel Table Talk and page proofs of revised edition of Gregory's Political Economy.