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University of Cincinnati, Office of the President, Raymond Walters records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-73-20

Scope and Content

This collection consists of diaries, correspondence, speeches, and articles written by Raymond Walters before and during his presidency of the University of Cincinnati. The collection provides a look at day-to-day activities of a university president during the Great Depression, World War II, and the early 1950s and information on Walters' research projects on Stephen Foster and college and university enrollment.

Dates

  • 1908-1960

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of Raymond Walters

Raymond Walters was president of the University of Cincinnati for 23 years from 1932 until 1955. Prior to becoming president of UC, he served as an English professor, registrar and assistant to the president of Lehigh University, captain of an artillery school at Camp Taylor in World War I, and dean and professor of English at Swarthmore College. Walters became president during the depression and guided the university through that turbulent time and World War II.

Extent

10.5 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection consists of diaries, correspondence, speeches, and articles written by Raymond Walters and before and during his presidency of the University of Cincinnati. The collection provides a look at day-to-day activities of a university president during the Great Depression, World War II, and the early 1950s and information on Walters' research projects on Stephen Foster and college and university enrollment.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into six series by material type and subject matter.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library
Title
Finding aid for the University of Cincinnati, Office of the President, Raymond Walters records, 1908-1960
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books staff
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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