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RG 2/8 - William E. Stevenson (1900-1985)
Inventory
An asterisk (*) indicates restricted records.

Subgroup I. Administrative Files of the Office of the President

Series 1. Appointment Books

Box 1
Appointment Books, 1947-60 (19 vols)

Series 2. Budgetary Records

Box 1
Budgetary Records, 1946-58 (7f)

Series 3. Records of the Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Founding of Oberlin College

Box 1
125th Anniversary Records
    Accounts, 1958-59
    Barrows Portrait, 1956-58
    125th Anniversary Book, 1959 (4f)
    Convocation, 1958 (3f)

Box 2
    Honorary Degrees, 1958 (2f)
    Letters of Regret and Acknowledgement, 1958 (10f)

Box 3
    Planning and Publicity, 1957-58 (7f)
    Talks and Introductions, 1958
    Town Celebration, 1958

Series 4. Correspondence

Index of select correspondence

 

Box 1
Correspondence, 1946-59
    A--Ban

Box 2
    Bar--Bra

Box 3
    Bre--Car

Box 4
    Cas--Cleveland, C.

Box 5
    Cleveland, E.--Cron

Box 6
    Cros--Dir

Box 7
    Dis--Es

Box 8
    Et--Fy

Box 9
    Ga--Gy

Box 10
    Haa--Hitz

Box 11
    Hoa--Int

Box 12
    Inv--Ko

Box 13
    Kr--Ly

Box 14
    McA--Men

Box 15
    Mer--Nat'l A

Box 16
    Nat'l B--Op

Box 17
    Or--Pr

Box 18
    Ps--Ry

Box 19
    Sa--She

Box 20
    Shi--Sty

Box 21
    Su--U.S. Dep't

Box 22
    U.S. Ed--Wez

Box 23
    Wh--Z

Series 5. Name Files, 1946-59

Box 1
Name Files
    Acheson--Fauver, K

Box 2
    Fiebach, A.-- Miller, R.T.

Box 3
    Miller, R.M.-- Wriston, H.

Box 4
    Nicoloff, Assen

Series 6. Outside Representation

Box 1
Outside Representation, 1946-55/56 (10f)

Box 2
Outside Representation, 1956/57-58/59 (4f)
Outside Representation Protocol, 1959

Series 7. Personal File

Box 1
Correspondence
    Adams--Commonwealth Fund, 1946-51 (20f)

Box 2
    Commonwealth Fund--Council for Financial Aid to Education, 1952-56 (6f)

Box 3
    Council for Financial Aid to Education, 1956-59 (8f)

Box 4
    Connecticut--H, 1946-59 (18f)

Box 5
    I--Perry, 1946-51 (11f)

Box 6
    Phillips Academy, 1947-58 (6f)

Box 7
    Phillips Academy--Putt, 1943-58 (13f)

Box 8
    Red Cross--Rochester, 1946-53 (9f)

Box 9
    Rollins College--YMCA, 1946-51 (9f)

Box 10
Inauguration of William E. Stevenson
    Inaugural Address, 1947
    Inaugural Planning and Publicity, 1947
    Congratulatory Letters and Acknowledgements, 1946 (3f)

Box 11
Writings and Talks
    Writings and Talks, 1946-59 (12f)

Box 12
Miscellaneous Personal and Biographical Records
    Memoranda From President Wilkins, 1946
    Activity Lists, 1951-59

    Committee Lists, 1955

    Correspondence, Re: Helen Stevenson, 1957, 1959

    Farewell Party, 1959

    Internal Correspondence and Expenses, 1946-59 (3f)
    Retirement Request, 1958
    Who's Who (Stevenson Entries), 1954-58

Series 8. Subject Files

Box 1
Colleges and Schools-United States
    Antioch College, 1946-50, 1953-59 (2f)
    Boston University, 1952-55
    Bowling Green State University, 1952-56
    Buffalo, University of, 1952-54
    Cincinnati, University of, 1947-55
    Claremont Men's College, 1952-53
    Colorado College, 1948-50
    Cornell University, 1946-57
    Dartmouth College, 1951-56
    Defiance College, 1952-57
    Denison University, 1947-56
    Florida University, 1953-56
    Goucher College, 1947-55
    Hawaii, University of, 1954-55
    Heidelberg College, 1951-57
    Hiram College, 1955-58
    John Carroll University, 1952-58
    Kansas City, University of, 1956-58
    Kent School, 1955
    Kenyon College, 1946-51
    Marietta College, 1947-57
    Maryland University, 1954
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1949-51
    Miami University, 1947-58
    Michigan, University of, 1948-55
    Morehead State College, 1953-54
    Mount Holyoke College, 1952-54
    Mount Union College, 1946-58
    Muskingum College, 1955-57
    New York University, 1947-58
    North Carolina, University of, 1953-57
    Northwestern University, 1948-57
    Notre Dame University, 1948-57
    Ohio State University, 1946-50
    Ohio Wesleyan, 1946-57
    Otterbein College, 1950-58
    Phillips Academy (see Series 7)

Box 2
    Pomona College, 1947-57
    Princeton University, 1946-50 (see also Series 7)
    Rollins College, 1947-52 (see also Series 7)
    Salem College, 1952-55
    San Francisco State College, 1954
    Simpson College, 1954-58
    Spelman College, 1947-58
    Stephens College, 1947-51
    St. Johns College, 1951-52
    Swarthmore College, 1947-57
    Syracuse University, 1952-56
    Toledo, University of, 1953-59
    Wake Forest College, 1955-56
    Wesleyan University, 1952-56
    Westminster College, 1951-59
    Westtown School (Pennsylvania), 1959
    Williams College, 1951-52

Box 3
Colleges and Schools- International
    American University of Beirut, 1954-57
    American University of Cairo, 1954-57
    Bar-Ilan University, 1955-56
    Japan International Christian University, 1949-57
    International Christian University, 1953

Box 4
General Subject Files
    Academic Freedom, 1949-53
    Advisees, 1950-57 (7f)
    American Magazine (Taxes), 1948-50
    Athletics, 1947-59
    Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1959
    Botanical Society of America (Questionnaire), 1952
    Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, 1954
    Burton, Theodore E. Biography, 1957-58
    Citations, 1953
    Citizenship Clearing House, 1949-54
    Citizen Consultations, 1954
    Cleveland News, 1946-57
    Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1952-57
    College Police Officer, 1951-55
    Committee on Un-American Activity (Textbook Inquiry), 1949
    Dedication Days, 1955-56
    Educational Exchange Service, 1952-58
    Field Enterprises, Inc., 1955-56
    Foreign Service Recruitment, 1947-51
    Foreign Visitors, 1956-59 (5f)
    Foudray, Church at, 1947-55
    Four College Conference, 1953-55
    Greyhound Lines, 1952-53
    Hall, Charles Martin, 1951-57
    Hall of Fame Nominations, 1955
    Health, Education and Welfare Survey, 1955-58
    Hungarian Students, 1956-57
    Journal of Higher Education, 1947-48
    Key Motel, 1952
    Kobe College Coronation, 1949-57
    Lakeside Association, 1953-55
    Laymen's National Committee, 1955
    League of Women Voters, 1952-58
    Life Magazine, 1947-58
    Link Aviation, 1948
    Mental Health Symposium, 1953-54
    National Policy Machinery, 1959
    New World Foundation (Grant Proposal), 1955
    New York Central, 1946-59
    New York Times, 1946-51
    New York University Press, 1956-58
    Nigeria Liaison Office, 1948-55
    Nominations for President, 1959
    Oberlin Evaluation, 1948-59 (2f)
    Oberlin, John Frederick, 1946-55
    Organization of President's Office, n.d.
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Box 5
    Portrait Artists, 1954-56
    Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 1951
    Red Flag Incident, 1951-52
    Religious Conference, 1949-57
    "Screwball Items," 1949-56
    Service Employees, 1955-58
    The Seventh Company, Inc., 1955
    Urban Leagues, 1946-55
    Wright, Wilbur and Orville (Publication of Wright Papers), 1948-57 (2f)

Subgroup II. Board of Trustees Records

    Series 1. Board of Trustees Committee Files

Box 1
Board of Trustees Committees
    Appointments Committee, 1944-58, (3f)
    Buildings Committee, 1946-50, 1956-59 (5f)
    Executive Committee, 1944-59, (3f)

Box 2
    Honorary Degrees Committee, 1946-57, (12f)

Box 3
    Honorary Degrees Committee, 1957-61, (4f)
    Nomination of Trustees, Committee on, 1950-58
    Organization of the College, Committee on, 1948-49, 1959-60 (2f)
    Pensions Committee, 1946-50, (2f)
    Prudential Committee, 1952-57
      Administrative Assistants, 1954-59
      Allocation of Space, 1954
      Personnel Committee, 1954-57

Box 4
    Trustee-Faculty Conference Committee, 1945-49, (4f)

Series 2. Minutes and Records of Board of Trustees Meetings

Box 1
    Minutes and Records, 1946-53, (18f)

Box 2
    Minutes and Records, 1954, 1957-59, (10f)

Series 3. Reports of Consultants

Box 1
Consultants
    Arthur Andersen, 1954-58, (2f)
    Cresap, McCormick & Paget, 1950-59, (5f)

Series 4. Trustee Name Files

Box 1
Name Files
    Andrews-Warner, 1946-59, (31f)

Subgroup III. Faculties, College Divisions, Programs, and Administrative Units

    Series 1. Faculties

      Subseries 1. College Faculty Council and General Faculty

Box 1
    College Faculty, 1955-59
    College Faculty Council, 1954-59
    General Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1958-59
    General Faculty Council, 1958-59

    Subseries 2. Faculty Committee Files

Box 2
    Committees
      Activities Coordinating Board, 1951
      Buildings Committee, 1957-59
      Committee on Chapel Service, 1928-50
      College Planning Committee, 1957-59, (2f)
      Educational Plans and Policy, 1949-59, (3f)
      Expediting Committee, 1945-48
      Faculty-Student Committees, 1950-51

Box 3
      Interracial Committee, 1948-53
      Non-academic Affairs Committee, 1959
      Recreation/Recreational Areas Committee, 1954-58 (2f)
      Religious Interests Committee, 1951-57
      Self-Studies, n.d.

    Subseries 3. Faculty Name Files

Box 4
    Alexander--Swigart, 1946-59 (99f)

Box 5
    Taylor--Yocum, 1946-59 (13f)

    Subseries 4. Salaries and Benefits

Box 6
    Pension and T.I.A.A. Records, 1946-59 (4f)

Box 7
    Retirement Records, general, 1946-47, 1953-60 (4f)

Box 8
    Salary and Compensation Records, 1948-59 (8f)

Box 9
    Salary and Compensation Records, 1948-59 (10f)

Series 2. College Divisions

Box 1
College of Arts and Sciences, 1946-59, (9f)
    Administrative Council, 1955-59
    College of Arts and Sciences, general, 1952-58
    Enrollment Data, 1946-59, (2f)
    Humanities Division, 1947-59
    Searches
      College Dean, 1948-49, (3f)
      Dean of Women, 1947

Box 2
Conservatory of Music, 1952-59, n.d., (13f)
    Conservatory Faculty Council, 1952-59
    Conservatory, General, 1950-57
    Oberlin in Salzburg, 1957-59
    Oberlin String Quartet, 1958-59
    "Personal Observations": Report on Conservatory Curriculum, n.d.

Box 3
    Search for Conservatory Director, 1948-50, (10f)

Box 4
Graduate School of Theology, 1946-59, (3f)
    Schauffler College of Religious and Social Work, 1954-57

Series 3. Academic Departments and Programs

Box 1
Academic Departments
    Art Department, 1951-59
    Speech Department, 1952-58
Academic Programs, 1945-59, (11f)
    African Student Study and Work Project, 1959, (2f)
    Integrative Studies, 1952-55
    Language Training, 1950-51
    Master of Arts in Teaching, 1959
    Non-Resident Quarter Proposal, 1956-57
Box 2
    Oberlin-in-China/Shansi, 1955-59, (7f)
    Oberlin-in-Tokyo, [1951]
    Oberlin Summer School of Arts & Humanities, 1955
    ROTC
      Air ROTC, 1948-57, (6f)
Box 3
      Navy ROTC, 1946-57, (3f)
      ROTC General, 1949-51
Box 4
    Russian Exchange Program, 1946-58
    Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, [1952]
    Science at Oberlin, 1954-57
    Veterans Training and Education, 1952-56
    Washington Semester, 1945-58
    Woodrow Wilson Programs, 1952-59

Series 4. Administrative Units

Box 1
Admissions Office, 1951-57, (3f) Alumni Association
    General Files, 1947-59, (5f)
    Minutes, 1955-59
Box 2
Alumni Association (cont.)
    Alumni Board, 1959
    Alumni Committee on Scholarships and Admissions, 1955
    Alumni Directory, [1956-57]
    Alumni Fund, 1955-59
    Alumni Report Letters, 1948
    Alumni Visits to Clubs, 1953-59
      Akron Alumni, 1947
      Boston Alumni, 1946-51
      Pittsburgh Alumni, 1946-57
    Men's Dinner, 1952-58
    Scholarship Funds/Prizes
      Class of 1903 Fund, 1953
      Class of 1915 Prize Contests, [1941-59]
      Class of 1954 Fund, [1955]
Box 3
Buildings and Grounds Files
    Architects and Contractors
      Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company, 1953-55
      Casavant Freres: pipe organ builders, 1928-53
      Hadlock-Krill Co: general contractors, 1947-49
      Harrison, Wallace K., architect, 1948-56, (2f)
      Landscape architect search, 1947-55
      Orr, Douglas, architect, 1956-59
      Snyder, Eldredge, architect, 1946-50, (2f)
Box 4
      Snyder, Eldredge, architect, 1950-59, (2f)
      Votteler-Holtkamp-Sparling Organ Company, 1948 Buildings
      Allen Art Building, 1947
      Allen Memorial Hospital, 1930-58 (4f)

Box 5
      Chinese Temple, 1943-58
      College Park Addition, 1949-55
      Conservatory, 1958-59
      Cooperative Housing, 1950-55
      Dormitories, 1945-55, (4f)
      Field House, 1947-48
      Finney Chapel Organ, 1953-55

Box 6
      Hall Auditorium, 1943-55 (12f)

Box 7
      Harkness Hall, 1947-48
      Health Center Project, 1954
      Heating Plant and Service Bldg., 1947-51
      Housing, 1946-58
      Memorial Gateway, 1949-52
      Oberlin Inn, 1953-56
      Physical Plant, 1950
      Residence and Dining Halls, 1946-47
      Saga Dining Hall, Inc., 1951-55
      Report on Room and Board, W.D. Thurber, comp., 1949

Box 8
Bureau of Appointments
    Study of Occupations of Oberlin Graduates, 1954-59
    Women's Placement Bureau File, 1949-50 (see also women's career conferences in Subgroup IV)
Development Records
    General files, 1948-59, (8f)
    Development Council, 1957-58, (2f)

Box 9
    Development Letters of W. Stevenson, 1953-54 (4f)

Box 10
    Development Letters of W. Stevenson, 1955 (6f)

Box 11
    Development Letters of W. Stevenson, 1955 (2f)
    Development Office
      Budget and Expenses, 1952-55
      Miscellaneous, 1953-57, (4f)

Box 12
    Development Program, general, 1954
      Development Program Reports, 1955-57, (2f)
      Publicity: film script, 1954
      Stevenson's Development Conferences, 1954-55
      Survey by Marts and Lundy, 1951-57, (2f)
      Wills and Bequests, 1950, 1956-58, (2f)

Box 13
    Scholarship and Loan Funds
      Aluminum Company of America, 1953-58
      Father's Scholarship Fund, 1934-59, (15f)

Box 14
        Ford Foundation-Ford Motor Company Fund, 1951-59, (7f)

Box 15
        Freedoms Foundation-Lynds Jones Memorial Fund, 1950-57 (16f)

Box 16
        Parents Scholarship Fund-World Student Service Fund, 1944-59, (16f)

Box 17
    Health Service, 1948-51, 1953-59, (2f)
    Library: search for Head Librarian, 1955-56
    Public Relations Office, 1951-58, (3f)
    Treasurer, 1948-59, (7f)

Subgroup IV. Student Life Records


    Series 1. Commencement Files


Box 1
Commencement Files
    General Files, 1947-59, (10f)
    Programs, 1948-54, (2f)

    Series 2. Conferences and Assemblies


Box 1
Conferences
    International Students Conference, 1951-56
    Men's Career Conference, 1946-51, 1953-55, 1957, 1959, (5f)
    Women's Career Conference, 1954-58, (2f)

Box 3
Assemblies, 1951-59, (5f)

Box 4
Assemblies and Chapel Services, 1937-52, 1946-47, (2f)
Question Assembly, 1956
Vesper Services, 1954-59

Series 3. Student Organizations


Box 1
Dramatic Association, 1952-57, (2f)
EXIT (Experimental Independent Theater), 1951
Gilbert & Sullivan Players, 1955-59, (2f)
Hi-O-Hi, 1947-59
KOCN: student radio station, 1951
Phi Beta Kappa, 1946-59
Student Congress, 1949
Student Council, 1946-56, (3f)
    Little Hoover Committee, 1953

Box 2
    Mock Convention, 1947-48, 1951-53, 1955-56, (4f)
    Student Council Regulations, 1953-54
Student Living Committee, 1952

Box 3
YMCA & YWCA, 1946-1959, (8f)

Series 4. Subject Files


Box 1
Football Schedule, 1954-57
Foreign Students, 1947-60
Mock Crucifixion, 1952-57
Mullenbach Lectures, 1954-59
Rules and Discipline, c. 1933-42

Subgroup V. Files of External Organizations

    Series 1. National Organizations


Box 1
National Organizations
    American Assembly, 1956-57
    American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1959
    American Association for the U.N., 1952-58
    American Association of University Professors, 1946-58
    American Association of University Women, 1948-59 (2f)
    American Bar Association, 1946-50
    American Business Men's Research Foundation, 1952-55
    American Chemical Society, 1946-58
    American Civil Liberties Union, 1952-56
    American College Health Assoc., 1952-55
    American Committee on Africa, 1957-58
    American Council for Emigres in the Professions, 1953-55
    American Council of Learned Societies, 1951-59
    American Council on Education, 1946-51

Box 2
    American Council on Education, 1951-59 (10f)

Box 3
    American Friends of the Middle East, 1952-59
    American Friends Service Committee, 1947-56 (2f)
    American Institute of Banking, 1948-49
    American Institute of Chemists, 1959
    American Israel Society, 1954
    American Universities Field Staff, 1955-56
    Association of American Colleges, 1947-50

Box 4
    Association of American Colleges, 1946-59, (7f)
    Association of American Medical Colleges, 1950-55
    Association of College Admissions Counselors, 1951
    Association of Ohio College Presidents and Deans, 1954-58
    Atlantic Union Committee, 1950-60

Box 5
    Basic Research Symposium, 1959
    College Entrance Examination Board, 1947-58 (2f)
    Committee For African Students in N. America, 1947-50
    Committee For Economic Development, 1947-59
    Committee For International Economic Growth, 1958-59
    Community Development Projects, 1951-52
    Cooperative Bureau for Teachers, 1948-52
    Council on Foreign Relations, 1956-58
    Council on Student Travel, 1957-60

Box 6
    Emergency Committee to Amend the Korean GI Bill, 1952-54
    First Quadrennial Convocation, Christian Colleges, 1954
    Federal Security Agency, 1951-52
    Federal Union, Inc., 1951-57
    Fulbright National Committee, 1950-57, (2f)
    Health in Colleges Conference, 1954
    Higher Education Conference, 1953-57
    Intercollegiate Assoc. of Amateur Athletes, 1951

Box 7
    Institute of International Education, 1944-59, (9f)

Box 8
    Laymenís Fellowship, 1955-1957
    Liberal Arts College Conference, 1955
    Maternal Health Association, 1953-55
    Methodist Church Board of Education, 1951-55
    Midwest Conference of Educators, 1952-1954
    Mission Councils of the Congregational Churches, 1953-1955
    National Association of Manufacturers, 1947-57
    National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, 1955-56
    National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1952-1954
    National Commission on Accrediting, 1950-51
    National Committee for Adequate Overseas Information Program, 1952-1955
    National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1947-1954
    National Conference on Citizenship, 1952-1959
    National Council for Social Studies, 1951
    National Council of Jewish Women, 1952
    National Council on the Arts and Government, 1956-57

Box 9
    National Education Association, 1947-51
    National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 1955-59
    National Recreation Association, 1948-51
    National Research Council, 1946-51
    National Science Foundation, 1952-59
    National Social Welfare Assembly, 1953-55
    Near East College Association, 1948-55
    Pre-Law Conference, 1955
    Seventh National Conference on Citizenship, 1952-53
    Presbyterian Church, 1947-56
    Save the Children Federation, 1953-54
    School and College Study of Admission, 1952-55
    UNESCO, 1946-50
    Utilization of College Resources Committee, 1956-57

Series 2. State Organizations


Box 1
State Organizations
    Advertising Council, 1957-58
    Atomic Energy, Governor's Advisory Council on, 1956-57
    Educational Legislation Committee, 1954
    Ohio College Association, 1946-57, (5f)

Box 2
    Ohio College Association, 1958-59, (4f)
State Organizations
    Ohio Commission on Education Beyond the High School, 1955-60, (4f)

Box 3
    Ohio Committee for the Hoover Report, 1957-58
    Ohio Committee of Independent Voters, 1949-50, (2f)
    Ohio Committee on Children and Youth, 1959
    Ohio Committee on Expanding Student Population, 1954-56
    Ohio Council of Churches, 1947-53
    Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, 1951-53, 1957-58
    Ohio State Department of Education, 1949-55
    Ohio Society of New York, 1947

Series 3. Local and Regional Organizations


Box 1
    Cleveland Council on World Affairs, 1947-58, (2f)
    Historical Society of Northwest Ohio, 1950-51
    Lorain County Development Commission, 1947-58
    North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 1947-61, (2f)
    Oberlin Golf Club, 1951-52

 
 
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