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RG 02. Office of the President

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 02
Record Group 2 contains records, ephemera, and more related to the functioning of the Office of the President throughout the University of Northern Iowa's history. Please see below for specific collections. It also contains the papers of UNI presidents and Office of the President staff members, which are titled according to the person's name, followed by "Papers."

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin J. Allen papers

Identifier: 02/09/01
Dates: 2006-2013

Carol Bodensteiner Files

Identifier: 02/00/02/05
Scope and Contents

Carol Bodensteiner's files, contained on a Zip disk and four diskettes, have not been opened or examined by the records processor.

Dates: c. 2011

Commencement Programs

Identifier: 02/00/05
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of commencement programs from the University of Northern Iowa, State College of Iowa, Iowa State Teachers College, and Iowa State Normal School. They date from 1878 to present. The commencement programs have been digitized in PDF format.

Dates: 1878 - present

Constantine W. Curris papers

Identifier: 02/07/01
Dates: 1983-2017

Daryl Pendergraft Papers

Identifier: 02/00/02/02
Scope and Contents

The Daryl Pendergraft Papers contains bound books, note cards, newspaper clippings, film, reel-to-reel audiotapes, and a cassette tape. These materials primarily cover Pendergraft's work as assistant to President Maucker from 1950-1970 and President Kamerick from 1970 to 1971. There are also newspaper clippings relating to UNI.

Dates: 1920-1976

Gilchrist Family Library

Identifier: 02/01/02
Scope and Contents

Principal Gilchrist made his personal library available to early Normal School students. Some of the books in this collection quite likely were part of the collection that he shared. Some of the books were inscribed by Principal Gilchrist, his daughter Maude Gilchrist, and his son Fred C. Gilchrist.

Dates: Various dates

Homer H. Seerley Papers

Identifier: 02/02/01
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Seerley's incoming and outgoing correspondence. The correspondence is a mix of both bound volumes and loose leaf papers. It covers a wide variety of subjects, including the administrative functioning of the school, commentary on social issues, and matters concerning World War I. The collection also includes reports and speeches given by Seerley. In addition to the original materials, Special Collections & University Archives has a card catalog for the...
Dates: 1888-1999

James Cleland Gilchrist Papers

Identifier: 02/01/01
Scope and Contents

This collection offers researchers a good look into the life and works of Iowa State Normal School's first administrator, James C. Gilchrist, whose title was principal, rather than president. It also includes reports and financial information from ISNS, as well as a list of books owned by Mr. Gilchrist.

Dates: 1876-1975

James William Maucker Papers

Identifier: 02/05/01
Scope and Contents The arrangement of the papers reflects the incremental growth of the collection. There is a certain amount of redundancy to the arrangement, with material on the same topic located in two or three places. Consequently, researchers who are interested in a particular topic should be sure to look at the inventory of the entire collection.This collection offers the opportunity to study Dr. Maucker in a professional, avocational, and personal light. He was involved in all of the major...
Dates: 1920-2000

Jessie Juhl Appointment Books

Identifier: 02/00/02/01
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of presidential secretary Jessie Juhl's appointment books, dating from 1928-1959. The books contain handwritten notes, dates and appointment times she had with various college officials, and more.

Dates: 1928-1959