The Brown University Special Events Department files pertain to campus events that took place from 1973 through 2001 and include presidential inaugurations, campus center openings, lecture series, commencements (1994-1996), and the Providence Journal/Brown University Public Affairs Conference. The collection contains correspondence, financial documents, lists of speakers, speeches, schedules, programs, seating arrangements, menus, videos and photographs.
The Student Essays collection includes undergraduate student writings covering a broad range of topics. The bulk of the essays derive from course work in the humanities, and many deal with Brown University topics. The materials date from 1936 to 2004.
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.
Brown University undergraduate research award recipients
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The Brown University undergraduate research award recipients is organized in one series which is arranged chronologically, from 2007 through 2010. Within each year the award recipients are arranged alphabetically.
The Brown University vice presidents’ reports from 1934 to 1935 were submitted by Albert Davis Mead and James P. Adams. The reports are extracts from the vice presidents’ report to the Advisory and Executive Committee. The extracts contain information about the annual report, enrollment, and awards and activities of various departments, deans, and faculty members.
The War Memorial dedication records is a collection of addresses and a program for the dedication services for the War Memorial held at Brown University on May 25, 1997. The services included addresses on World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
The Brown University Placement Office records contain correspondence related to the Office's mission of assisting Brown graduates in finding employment. Included are letters to local businesses such as the Gorham Company as well as letters to newspapers, insurance, and manufacturing companies such as the New York Times, Prudential Insurance, and General Motors. The correspondence is dated from circa 1937 to 1943.