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University of Chicago

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Administrative History

The University of Chicago (est. 1890) is an educational institution in Chicago, Illinois.

Citation

İstanbul ve Chicago Üniversiteleri karma projesi güneydoğu Anadolu tar. araş, 1980: v. 1, p. 1 (Chicago Üniversitesi)

Goodspeed, T. A history of the University of Chicago, 1972: p. 13 (in January 1857, the institution was incorporated as The University of Chicago) p. 31, etc. ("on October 1, 1886, three months after the closing of the Old University ...")

The University of Chicago WWW site, viewed Oct. 12, 2012: home page (The University of Chicago; 5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637; 773.702.1234)

Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Old University of Chicago, 9-8-1890 ("Resolution A. Resolved, that the corporate name of this University be and the same is hereby changed from 'The University of Chicago' to 'The Old University,' and that from and after the adoption of this resolution, the corporate name of this University shall be 'The Old University')

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2991
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at...
Dates: 1999

Chauncy D. Harris interview, Chicago, Illinois

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2945
Scope and Contents Comments on his early life and on the influence of his father, Franklin S. Harris, president of Brigham Young University (BYU). Also comments on attendance at the following institutions of higher learning: BYU, 1930-1934; University of Chicago, 1933, 1934, and 1937-1939; Oxford University, 1934-1936; London School of Economics, 1936-1937; and Kent State University, 1937. Includes comments on his early interest in geography, some of his teachers at BYU and the University of Chicago, and his...
Dates: 1986

Chicago University Branch collection of Sunday School speeches

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2140
Scope and Contents 24 talks presented to the University Branch Sunday School. Subjects of talks are direction and control of recreation by the Mormon church; Salvation for the dead and genealogy; teachers training; the Mormons and the printing industry; Mormon poetry; Mormon history; Need of temples in this dispensation; Education among the Mormons; Brief genealogical history of the LDS Church; Patriotism; LDS Literature; Missionary work; Customs of the south seas and the missionary work among the people; Mormon...
Dates: 1925-1926

J. Wyley Sessions papers on education, 1911-1934

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 156 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains papers regarding his education at the Agricultural College, and summer school at Brigham Young University and the University of Chicago.
Dates: 1911-1934

A little learning

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2891
Scope and Contents Describes his educational experiences as a student, including elementary and high school in Snowflake, Arizona, beginning in 1927; Gila Junior College, 1938; Brigham Young University, 1940; Iowa State College (later university), 1942; and the University of Chicago, 1942. He mentions, by name, several teachers who made a positive difference in his life.
Dates: 1995

Ted Lyon research on T. Edgar Lyon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2372
Scope and Contents Contains research material on T. Edgar Lyon, Sr., drafts of the T. Edgar Lyon biography, miscellaneous materials regarding T. Edgar Lyon, cassette tapes of oral interviews regarding T. Edgar Lyon, and transcripts of the cassette tapes.
Dates: 1903-2000

Dallin H. Oaks personal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5788
Scope and Contents Collection contains the personal papers of Dallin H. Oaks from prior to his call as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes personal correspondence, research files, legal files, material on various associations that Elder Oaks was active in, material related to his service as a Regional Representative for the Church, and materials from Elder Oaks' academic career as a law student and a law professor.
Dates: 1956-1981