General Correspondence, 1904-1919 | University of Illinois Archives
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General correspondence of President Edmund J. James including correspondence, reports, memoranda, publications and files received from or sent to trustees, deans, other university administrators, faculty and the public concerning admissions policies and enrollment statistics; alumni activities; associations of universities and university administrators; athletics; university budgets; financial reports; reports of colleges, schools and departments; public relations; Chicago professional departments; relations with trustees and deans; state departments and federal agencies; relations with Illinois high schools; religious foundations; invitations and engagements to speak at public functions; military training and preparedness; gifts and estates; relations with local communities; Illinois General Assembly sessions and legislative bills; summer session and similar administrative affairs.
This general file contains significant material on appointments to the University; organization and reorganization of colleges and departments; acquisition of the medical college; relations with professional and industrial associations; library expansion and relations with other college and universities in Illinois.
Documents and Files:
Digital Surrogates from the President E. James General Correspondence, 1908, 1912-1918