John Cornelius Christensen papers 1912-1948


John Cornelius Christensen papers, 1912-1948

John Cornelius Christensen papers 1912-1948

Assistant secretary, 1914-1931, and controller, 1931-1944, of the University of Michigan. Correspondence, financial reports and studies, speeches, articles, and other papers relating to the business office of the University, the American Council on Education, and the General Education Board; also financial studies on various colleges and educational institutes.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

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John Cornelius Christensen was born August 18, 1874 in Riley County, Kansas. He received his B.S. in 1894 from Kansas State Agricultural College. He taught school for a time then enrolled at the University of Kansas. He left to become a bookkeeper, bank cashier, and financial secretary. He came to the University of Michigan in 1914 as assistant secretary and purchasing agent. In 1931, he became controller and assistant secretary, a position he held until his retirement in 1944. He died September...