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Guide to the Willamette University Faculty Minutes
Willamette University Faculty Minutes
Bound Faculty Minutes
Faculty Minutes

Guide to the Willamette University Faculty Minutes

Title

Guide to the Willamette University Faculty Minutes

Summary

The Willamette University Faculty Minutes provide a record of the issues that the Willamette faculty addressed from 1870 through 1939. The collection includes faculty minutes from Willamette University’s Women’s College and Portland University.

Source Format

Faculty minutes

Collection Guide

Date

1870-1939

Repository

Willamette University University Archives and Special Collections

Repository Address

900 State Street; Salem, Oregon; 97301 USA; Phone: 503/370/6764; Fax: 503/370/6141; Email: archives@willamette.edu; URL: http://library.willamette.edu/archives/

Location of Collection

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Collection Number

WUA036

Language

Materials are in English.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Biographical Note

Willamette University was chartered as a university by the state of Oregon in 1853. The Willamette University Faculty Minutes provide a record of the issues that the Willamette faculty addressed from 1870 through 1939. The collection also contains the faculty and planning minutes for Willamette University’s Women’s College which operated from 1880 through 1888. In 1892 a group of faculty members broke with Willamette University and started Portland University on land north of the city of Portland. This collection contains the faculty meeting minutes for Portland University from 1892 through 1900. Portland University was merged back with Willamette University in 1900.

Geographic Place Names

Oregon

Quantity

4 linear feet

Content Description

These faculty meeting minutes deal with curriculum issues for Willamette University, Portland University and the Women’s College. They also provide a glimpse into all the other aspects of university life that the faculty dealt with, especially in the early years of the various institutions. These include dorm life, academic discipline, student behavior and financial issues. Items of interest include the resolution of the faculty in 1893 regarding the dismissal of President George Whitaker, dealing with smallpox on campus and the merging of Portland and Willamette Universities.

Names

Alden, George Henry

Baxter, Bishop Bruce Richard

Coleman, John Hamline

Doney, Carl Gregg (1867-1955)

Hawley, Willis Chatman (1864-1941)

Homan, Fletcher P.

Knopf, Carl Sumner

Lambert, Charles E.

Smith, George Herbert

Van Scoy, Thomas (1848-1901)

Whitaker, George

Subject

Willamette University

Portland University, Portland (Oregon)

Willamette University

Women's College, Willamette University, Salem (Oregon)

University Archives and Records Collection

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Restrictions on Use

Library acts as “fair use” reproduction agent.; For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library.; Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Collection

Finding Aids

Title

Willamette University Faculty Minutes