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  • Collection: American University: The Formative Years

RG1060616.pdf
In this letter, Rev. John Gutteridge writes to a Mr. Albert Smily in the hopes of getting an interview with him while in New York on behalf of American University. Gutteridge describes how he heard about his correspondents generosity from a Mr.…

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A bill from Byron S. Adams, printer, to American University. Expenses listed from January 1 to September 29, 1900. Partially paid on November 20, 1900.

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Letter from the Manager of the American Citizen Company discussing a fund established by a benefactor to build a Lincoln Memorial building and proposing using those funds to establish a lectureship or building at American University.

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Agreement between American University and Mr. H. B. Burroughs for the contracting job of American University including details of payment amounts and building schedule.

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The document includes hand-written notes from eight clergymen in Washington, endorsing the university April 17 1890

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List of individuals and their investment in the land (the "Davies tract") on which AU sits. Promise to pay to Matthew Emory, president of Second National Bank, Washington DC

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Endorsement of Washington Clergymen

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Description of the lawsuit against the university regarding a road through campus

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Notes are from the first public meeting for planning a National Methodist University including speakers and what was discussed at the meeting including fundraising and the goals for this university.

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Document describing how the residents of Ohio can donate money for the construction of American University.