Name and location of repository
Level of description
- 1899-1900 (Creation)
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
Letters to the Treasurer (H. H. Robbins). Most deal with fund raising or paying pledges; some are from parents about their children's finances (e.g. Atkinson, which continues 1901-1902), parents seeking help finding student housing; alumni urging admission of promising students; real estate investments (e.g. college lot on West Ohio St., Chicago, letters from E.S. Judd); mortgage payments. Note letters from : Bicknell on Herron 1899, J. F. Darby, A.L. Frisbie, J. Fleming on Mrs. Rand's finances, 1900, S.H. Herrick, J. L. Hill, Gershom Hill (Hill and Robbins were cousins), from H. H. Kennedy re: candidate for presidency of Grinnell, Dr. Harper, 1900; letters from S. A. Merrill and John Meyers re: college investments.