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Committee on Prizes and Premiums records

Brown University Archives

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146

Scope & content

The Committee on Prizes and Premiums records is arranged in two series: I, Honors prizes, and II, General files. The records date from 1923 through 1976.

Series I. Honors prizes includes one box of essays and speeches that date from 1923 through 1941 (Box 9).

Series II. General files comprises the bulk of the collection and includes material related to the activities of the Committee itself (correspondence, meeting minutes, financial material) as well as numerous files devoted to specific awards in the Humanities, Sciences and Athletics.