American Association of University Professors (Urbana Chapter) Correspondence, 1934-1984 | University of Illinois Archives
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Correspondence filed by the president and secretary of the Urbana chapter of the American Association of University Professors, including letters, memoranda, reports, mimeographed form letters and statements, lists and clippings relating to newsletters (1949-81) an minutes of meetings (1951-77); membership; dues, finances and balances; nomination and election of officers; national office chapter letters and bulletins of other chapters; programs and arrangements for national, regional, state and local meetings; salary and cost of living adjustments; summer session contracts; retirement and insurance benefits; loyalty oaths and the Seditious Activities Commission; studies of University organization, e.g. Senate (1947) and faculty representatives (1948) and parking.
The subject file (1956-84) includes correspondence, reports, clippings and articles on committees, membership meetings, national policies and meetings, statutes, academic freedom, economic status, retirements, summer employment, ethics, religion, race relations and the Leo Koch (1960-68), Edward Yellin (1961), Staughton Lynd (1967) and the DuBoisÃÂ Club-Clabaugh Act (1967) cases.
The treasurer's files (1947-70) include membership lists (1947-70) showing the name, department, position, campus and/or local address and dues of members, record books of expenditures and receipts (1948-68) and unbound financial records (1955-69) including audit reports, billing statements, invoices, requisition forms, bank deposit receipts, cancelled checks, cash journals, summaries of expenditures and correspondence with members relating to payment of dues and travel expenses.