The James Pickwell Adams papers consist of office files, speeches, materials related to the reorgainzation of Brown University (1926-1940), and materials related to the Gold Standard Project (1933-1935). The files are dated from 1920 to 1969. Most of the material was compiled between 1931 and 1945, during Adams' tenure as Vice President of Brown University.
The Thomas F. Banchoff papers (1935-2012, bulk 1963-1997) contain administrative, research, and teaching materials relating to Professor Banchoff's tenure as a professor of mathematics at Brown University. Included are correspondence, lecture and research notes, manuscripts, course syllabi and exams, and records of various faculty and university committees of which he was a member. The papers also include records from Professor Banchoff's term as acting Dean of Student Affairs at Brown (1971-1972) that reflect the racial and political campus issues of the time.
The Brown University Corporation Minutes and Reports contains minutes of Corporation meetings (1939-2001), minutes of the Advisory and Executive Committees (1929-1994), and reports produced by the Advisory and Executive Committee (1869-1992).
Brown University Corporation Survey Committee files
2.0 Linear feet
The Brown University Corporation Survey Committee files contain materials prepared by a committee appointed in 1930 to survey the policies of the University and make recommendations on its future. Members of the Committee were Samuel P. Capen, Luther P. Eisenhart, and Guy S. Ford. Most of the material consists of reports, proposals, assessments and financial documents.
Brown University Million Dollar Endowment Fund records
0.25 linear feet (1 folder)
1911-1921 (bulk 1912)
The Brown University Million Dollar Endowment Fund records contain correspondence (including form letters) and reports detailing efforts to obtain donations from alumni in support of special projects and faculty retention. Correspondents include University President William H.P. Faunce, Treasurer Cornelius S. Sweetland, and members of the Endowment Committee.
Brown University President's Office Reference files
3.5 Linear feet
The President's Office reference files include a selection of historical and administrative material pertaining to Brown University. Topics include accreditation and reaccreditation, minority affairs, presidential search and selection committees, Pembroke and Veterans' Colleges. The material dates from 1960 through 2001.