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RG-T: Treasurer's Office Records 1847-1980
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Correspondence

Correspondence between Phelps and Lewis Scharnberg, farmer and manager of several college-owned farms in the area: financial hard times, difficulty of paying taxes ("talk of burning corn at the Court house" "We have got to get back to the old times, eat fried mush and milk, which my wife and I lived on many a day and can do it again if I have to: Oct. 3, 1932. Re: a farmer who netted only $51 for his entire crop "...how is a farmer going to make ends meet at our present prices, prices have got to change to make the manufactories roll or Our good Country is gone. We can live on mush and milk again if we have to" Dec. 20, 1932. "I never thought I would ever get hard up again as I was from 1891 to 1896..." Oct. 31, 1932). Correspondence discusses many details of farming in the early 1930s: seed purchases, crop yeilds and prices, shipping to market, farm repairs, petition to extend time of drainage assessment payments. Correspondence regarding college mortgage on the farm; correspondence with Dwifht McCarty, '01, Emmetsburg attorney, on legal matters. List of farms and of city properties college owned on January 1930 (last sheet in folder). Real Estate Register p. 1 (RG-T Ser. 5.2). Also pamphlet on Felt farm in 02.334/p3

Correspondence

Correspondence with Henry Holsman, '97, Chicago architect: request to be architect for ARH, com ents on plans of architect H. Rawson for the building. Correspondence with Eugene Taylor, '76, Cedar Rapids architect; defense of his design of Alumni Hall in 1882; his financial difficulties.

Correspondence

Primarily concerning reparis of women's dorms. Correspondence with vendors and with architect (Proudfoot Rawson). Blueprints in oversize file (GF-T Ser. 4. 8)

Correspondence

Correspondence re: women's dorm west of Loose Hall and a central dining facility east of Darby, 1967-1969. Never built. Correspondence, cost estimates, specifications, SOM fees.

Correspondence

Letters to the Treasurer (H.H. Robbins) from Trustees Gershom Hill (Robbins's cousin) and N. F. Hawley. Subjects of correspondence include campus buildings, Herron affair, Pres. Gates.

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