Office of the President letterpress copybooks, 1871–1901
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Brief Description:

These thirty-four (34) volumes of letterpress copybooks document presidential and college administration correspondence at Kansas State Agricultural College, now Kansas State University, between 1871 and 1901. Only one volume is incoming correspondence and the remaining volumes are copies of outgoing correspondence. The following is a list of the volumes with the order of each line thus: current volume number and type of correspondence, description and date(s), and old volume number.

Vol. 1 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1879–1884 (and Regents Secretary Elbridge Gale, 1871–1873) (old vol. 1), available at http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34956.

Vol. 2 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1880–1882 (old vol. 2)

Vol. 3 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1882–1883 (old vol. 3), available at http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34957.

Vol. 4 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1883–1885 (old vol. 4)

Vol. 5 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild and secretary, 1884–1886 (old vol. 5)

Vol. 6 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1885–1886 (old vol. 6)

Vol. 7 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1886–1888 (old vol. 7, possibly not numbered)

Vol. 8 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1886–1889 (old vol. 8)

Vol. 9 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1888–1889 (old vol. 9)

Vol. 10 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1889–1890 (old vol. 10)

Vol. 11 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1890–1891 (old vol. 11)

Vol. 12 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1891–1892 (old vol. 12)

Vol. 13 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1892 (old vol. 13)

Vol. 14 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1892–1893 (old vol. 14)

Vol. 15 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1894 (old vol. 15)

Vol. 16 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1894–1895 (old vol. 16)

Vol. 17 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1895–1896 (old vol. 17), available at http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34958.

Vol. 18 outgoing presidential correspondence, President George T. Fairchild, 1896–1897, and President Thomas E. Will, 1897–1898 (old vol. 18)

Incoming correspondence, former president George T. Fairchild, 1897–1899 (old vol. 19), available at http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34959.

Vol. 19 outgoing presidential correspondence, President Thomas E. Will (Will, Vol. I), 1897 (old vol. 20)

Vol. 20 outgoing presidential correspondence, President Thomas E. Will (Will, Vol. II), 1897 (old vol. 21)

Vol. 21 outgoing presidential correspondence, President Thomas E. Will and secretary (Will, Vol. III), 1897–1899 (old vol. 24), available at http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34960.

Vol. 22 outgoing presidential correspondence, President Thomas E. Will and secretary (Will, Vol. IV), 1898 (old vol. 22)

Vol. 23 outgoing presidential correspondence, President Thomas E. Will and secretary (Will, Vol. V), 1898–1899 (old vol. 23)

Vol. 1 outgoing secretarial correspondence, Secretary (to president) Ira Graham, 1888–1891 (old vol. 25)

Vol. 2 outgoing secretarial correspondence, Secretary (to president) Ira Graham, 1890–1897 (old vol. 26)

Vol. 3 outgoing secretarial correspondence, Secretary (to president) Ira Graham, 1891–1893 (old vol. 27)

Vol. 4 outgoing secretarial correspondence, Secretary (to president) Ira Graham, 1897–1898 (old vol. 28)

Vol. 5 outgoing secretarial correspondence, Secretary to president, 1898–1901 (old vol. 29)

Vol. 6 outgoing secretarial correspondence, Secretary to president, 1899 (old vol. 30)

Vol. 1 outgoing loan commissioner correspondence, KSAC loan commissioner, 1871–1872 (old vol. 31)

Vol. 2 outgoing loan commissioner correspondence, KSAC loan commissioner, 1872–1879 (old vol. 32)

Vol. 3 outgoing loan commissioner correspondence, KSAC loan commissioner, 1882–1891 (old vol. 33)

Outgoing treasurer’s correspondence, KSAC treasurer's office, 1893–1895 (old vol. 34)

Held at:
Morse Department of Special Collections
Email: libsc [at] ksu.edu
Created by: Office of the President (1863-)
Volume: 9.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/01/1983.
Arrangement: Generally by volume number within each series of correspondence.
Access Restrictions: No restrictions.
Subject Index
Kansas State University history - Institutional records - Presidential records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Physical Access Notes:

All volumes are very fragile and require assistance of university archivist for use. Please contact the repository for additional information.

Further, inks are fading and in some places content is illegible.

For volumes that have been digitized, the digital files are the primary use copies.

Technical Access Notes: Appropriate computer hardware and software is required to access digitized volumes.
Acquisition Notes: Unknown
PreferredCitation: [Item title/description], [item date], Office of the President letterpress copybooks, [volume description (number, etc.)], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.