Dean's Personal Papers

A portait of Thomas A. Clark, Dean of Men, circa 1930s

The Personal papers of deans of students, men and women, are a rich source on student personnel administration. Thomas A. Clark 1890 Papers, 1874-1948 (41/2/20, 8), include correspondence, clippings, and publications about fraternities, student discipline and regulations (1905-13), investigation reports on student employment, boarding clubs, and Theta Nu Epsilon (1913-22). Fred H. Turner '22 Papers, 1918-75 (41/1/20, 24), include correspondence, diaries, speeches & clippings relating to the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (1933-76), the National Interfraternity Conference (1934-75), National Student Association (1946-61), Phi Eta Sigma (1932-50), Sigma Alpha Epsilon (1925-75), Code on Student Affairs (1949- 66), fraternities (1935-69), Freshmen Week (1931-45), and student services at other universities (1932, 1954-55).

Edward E. Stafford Papers, 1942-60 (41/2/21, .3), document his activities as Secretary of the Illini Quarterback Club (1942-47), and as member of Phi Kappa Tau (1944-45). Stanley R. Levy Papers, 1972-82 (41/1/21, 1), relate to student personnel administration. Maria Leonard Papers, 1927-66 (41/3/20, .1), includes newspaper clippings, photographs, and publications concerning the aims and conduct of college women, lectures and speeches, student contacts, Alpha Lambda Delta, sororities, and women's war work. Mirian A. Shelden Papers, 1910-74 (41/3/21, 1), include correspondence, newspaper clippings and a photograph relating to women in higher education, the status of women, sororities, morality, student government, student life, student discipline, financial aid, student housing, student spouse life, student organizations, college choice, black students, academic freedom, characteristics of students, student personnel work, affirmative action, social hygiene and military service.