- US US-IaGG Archives/RG-A1-10-of Box 10
Part of Early College History 1846-1918
Records of Trustees of Literary Fund of Grinnell University. Minutes of meetings, 1855-1858. Record. Articles of Incorporation. By-Laws, 1855-1861. (spine label) Record of Grinnell University inside title) Leather-bound book, 13"x18". Handwritten copy of Articles of Incorporation and By-laws of Grinnell University and of Iowa College. Minutes of meetings of Trustees of Grinnell University, 1855-1862. Table of Contents: Preliminary articles of incorporation, Dec. 10, 1855.1 p. 1-6 Other copies of the articles p. 7-12 Minutes of meetings p. 13-25 Constitution of Electora p. 34-35 Minutes of the Trustees (1855-1862) p. 37-49 Early history of Iowa College p. 51-74 Copy of Articles of Incorporation of IOwa College, 1847 and 1852 p. 213-215 Copy of Articles of Incorporation of Literary Fund, Jan. 1855 p. 217=218 Copy of Amended Articles of Iowa College, Aug. 1869 p. 219-223 The Laws of Iowa college as successively enacted by the Trustees, 1850, 1856, 1863, 1865, 1866 p. 243-247 The Code: passed July 1871 p. 248-261 Subscription for University. 1856. (lists of donors). 4 pages at end of book, unpaged. Part of book appears to be copies made prior to 1880 of documents relating to Grinnell University. In 1883 because of fading ink President George Magoun copied a number of these documents on adjoining pages and also copied other documents relating to Iowa College A typed transcript of the book, prepared in 1998, is available. Provenance: transferred to the Archives from the Treasurer's vault, June, 1997.