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.
The Brown University Registrar's accounts consist of one series. The collection includes Steward accounts from 1826 to 1838; accounts of Lemuel H. Elliott, registrar, from 1858/1859 to 1861/1862 (arranged chronologically); Registrar financial accounts (1844-1864) and reports (1864-1882). The collection also contains "Charitable Account" and account of "Beneficiaries," from 1836 to 1843.
The Brown University Treasurer Receipts collection is arranged in one chronological series of receipts and invoices representing University expenses from 1757 through 1891. The collection documents the financial administration of the University from it's founding through the nineteenth century. The records comprise salaries, building construction and commencement costs, scholarships, insurance, servants' wages, gymnasium and library expenditures, and printing costs.
The Brown University Treasurer term bills is a collection of student bills and receipts for payment of college costs, including tuition, room and board. The bills are foldered by student name and range from 1785 to 1904.
The F. Morris Cochran papers consist chiefly of office files compiled from 1945 to 1967, when Cochran was the Vice President in charge of all the business operations of Brown University. The files include materials regarding administrative and academic departments, the budget, insurance, personnel, professional and student associations, purchasing, and rental property. Some reports, including several entitled "DM Clayton Studies and Surveys" are also included. The papers are dated from circa 1939 to 1967.