Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (William H.S. Demarest) 1890-1928


Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (William H.S. Demarest) 1890-1928

Administrative records generated by the Office of the President at Rutgers College during the administration of William H. S. Demarest, 1906-1924. The records includes reports, meeting minutes, and correspondance and thoroughly documents the history of Rutgers in the early part of the twentieth century.

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Thomas, John Martin, 1869-1952 (person)

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Fort, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1852-1920 (person)