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Guidelines for review of applications, 1986, 1987; Admissions procedure, 1981; Financial aid study ca. 1984 Admissions Marketing Group. Report on student & parent surveys, May 1987. Joyce Foundation proposal, 1986. Marketing. Admissions Marketing Group, Waltham, MA. 1985-87. Memos; Proposal to Grinnell College, July 1986; surveys, including AMG Black Survey, College Selection Study. Admissions Task Force. (Dealing with student recruitment). Agendas for meetings and background data; draft of marketing plan, Oct, 1985; "Marketing Plan for Grinnell College" prepared by President's Task Force for Marketing, May 1986; Chicago marketing Barboni statistical studies, ca. 1983-86. Charts, tables, graphs, most undated.

Admissions

Miscellaneous. 1981-87. Memos, parts of reports, notes. Includes position description of Assistant Director of Admissions. Recruiting blacks/Lowry project. 1988. "Preliminary Report: Black Student Recruiting Project" Aug. 1988. Prepared by James Lowry & Associates, Chicago. Recruiting blacks/Lowry project. 1988. "Final Report: Black Student Recruiting Project" Oct. 1988. Prepared by James Lowry & Associates, Chicago. E. Barboni. Report to Admissions Office Staff: Admissions Research. June 1981. Area Recruiting Reports, 1983.

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Deeds of Gift [See restrictions from C. Alter, Bucksbaum, McClaurin, Sauder.] Planning materials, correspondence, miscellanea Photographs of interviewees Transcripts of interviews: Alter, Catherine Foster (‘60) and Thomas Alter (‘60) Andelson, Jon (‘70) Black, Dorothy Booz (‘44) Bowers, Julie (‘80) Bucksbaum, Carolyn Swartz (‘51) Cubbage, Charlotte Strader (‘75) Cubbage, Marion (‘48) and Jerome K. Cubbage (‘49) Drake, Sue (‘58) and George Drake (‘56) Dunham, Marian (‘42)

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Audiocassettes of performances of: Broken ground. Performed by the Des Moines Symphony and Grinnell Singers, 1996. Chamber symphony, for 31 instruments. Performed by Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, 1985. Duo variations for double bass & harp. Performed by John Chiego (double bass) and Jeanmarie Chenette (harp), 1991. Eric Hermannson’s soul (2 tapes). Four character pieces; for flute and piano. Performed by Claudia Anderson (flute) and Richard Gloss (piano), 1992. Idyll. Performed by Leslie Morgan (soprano), Margaret Linnan (flute), and Jeanmarie Chenette (harp), 1982. Jazmines. Performed by ten performers including Jeanmarie Chenette, Ken Goldsmith, and Terry King, 1986. Oh Millersville! Performed by Kristie Tigges (soprano) and Elizabeth Mollison (piano), 1992. Oh Millersville! Performed by Amy Johnson (soprano) and Richard Gordon (piano), 1990 and orchestral version performed by Kristie Tigges (soprano) and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. Liberty from the Tyranny of 12 equal tones. 1989. Out of the land. Performed by the Grinnell Singers, 1992. Posthumous Orpheus. Performed by Catherine King, mezzo-soprano, and Jacob Heringman, lute, 1995. Triple feature. Performed by the Cedar Rapids Symphony Chamber Orchestra, 1994.   Note: Copies of these recordings that may be listened to are available in the Listening Room, Burling Library.

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Prairie voices; compact disc demo recording. 1995. [Note: a copy is available in the Listening Room, Burling Library.]   Programs, published reviews: Eric Hermannson’s soul Oh Millersville Broken Ground   Photographs of Swander, Carey, Hunter

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Letter from Ellen Terry to Alfred Austin, Poet Laureate, dated 2 July 1903; three leaves, on Tower Cottage, Winchelsea, Sussex stationery. Two letters from Douglas Haig to Maurice, dated 27 December 1919 and 2 February 1920, respectively; one leaf each, both on Eastcott, Kingston Hill, Surrey stationery. Letter from F[rench?] to Shaw[?], dated 11 January 1922; one leaf, on Villa Edelwiss, Cannes stationery. Letter from Admiral David Beatty, later the 1st Early Beatty, to Mr. Phillips, dated 2 June 1919 from Cannes; one folded leaf, on S.Y. Sheelah stationery. Envelope sent from Charles Scribner's Sons, New York City, to Dr. George F. Pinne, Omaha, postmarked 16 March 1965. Letter from Admiral John Jellicoe, later the 1st Earl Jellicoe, to Major-General Sir Frederick Barton Maurice, dated 13 April 1917; one leaf, with the British Royal Crest and Admiralty. S.W. embossed at the top. Envelope sent from Documents and Autographs Limited, London, to Dr. G.F. Pinne, Omaha, postmarked 5 August 1965. Seven letters from Joseph Chamberlain to Frederick William Chesson; the first five dated 4 October, 17 October, 23 October, and 17 November 1878, and 10 April 1979, respectively, and each on a single leaf, folded in half, on Southbourne. Augustus Road. Birmingham stationery; the sixth dated 4 January 1881, on a single leaf folded in half, with the British Royal Crest and Board of Trade. S.W. embossed in red and white at the top, and [...] The heading for docketing at top right corner is in the handwriting of F.W. Chesson[...] written on the back of the letter in an unidentified hand; the seventh dated 17 August 1883, on a single leaf folded in half, on stationery with 40, Prince's Gardens. S.W. embosssed at the top. Letter from Julia Ward Howe to Adam Badeau, Esquire, dated 5 June 18[??], from Boston, on a single leaf folded in half; letter from Julia Ward Howe to Hon. Mr Doolittle (Senator James Rood Doolittle?), dated 12 May 1866, from an unidentified address, on a single leaf folded in half; letter from Dr Samuel Gridley Howe (J.W.'s husband) to Moncure Daniel Conway, dated 25 October 1970, from Newport, on a single leaf folded in half; letter from Dr Samuel Gridley Howe to an unknown recipient (My dear sir), dated Nov. 15 (No. 2, 1833 inscribed in red in an unknown hand at top), on a single leaf. Open letter on Iowa Equal Suffrage Association letterhead, from Evelyn H. Belden, President (unsigned), to My dear friend, dated 1 January 1900, typewritten, on two leaves; open letter on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead, signed by Carrie Chapman Catt, Charman of the Committee on Organization, and addressed to the Iowa Suffrage Club, dated 19 March 1900, typewritten, on two leaves; open letter on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead, signed by Carrie Chapman Catt, and addressed to Iowa Friends, dated 15 November 1900, typewritten, on one leaf; open letter on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead, signed by Kate M. Gordon, Corresponding Secretary, and addressed to Club President Members, dated 29 October 1901, typewritten, on one leaf; two typewritten leaves, one inscribed Press Articles, with headings Equal Suffrage in Practice, Comical Anti Suffragists [sic], and Women Investigate Practical Politics. Twelve letters from Horatio Herbert Kitchener, later the 1st Earl Kitchener, to Mrs Bovill, later Lady Bovill, wife of Sir Elliot Bovill; the first, dated 24 December 1880, on a single leaf folded in half, and with the Kitchener arms(?) (a stag pierced through the neck with an arrow, with the motto Through) embossed in red at the top; the second, dated 12 May 1881, on a single leaf folded in half, and with the Kitchener arms(?) embossed in black at the top; the third, dated 11 November 1881, on a single leaf folded in half, and with the Kitchener arms(?) embossed in red at the top; the fourth, dated 5 November 1884, and addressed from Debbeh, now Ad Dabbah, Sudan, on a single leaf of light-blue paper folded in half, with the British Royal Coat-of-Arms embossed at the top; the sixth, dated 5 May 1887, on a single leaf folded in half, with Goverment House, Suakin [Sudan] embossed at the top; the seventh, dated 2 December 1889, and addressed from Cairo, a single leaf folded in half; the seventh, dated 30 March 1905, on a single leaf folded in half, with Fort William, Calcutta and a K topped by a coronet, all in an oval (to signify Viscount Kitchener?), embossed in blue at the top; the eighth, dated 3 April 1(no year), an a single sheet folded in half, with Sirdarieh, Cairo embossed at the top; the ninth, dated 23 September (no year), on a single sheet folded in half, with Sirdarieh, Cairo embossed at the top; the tenth, dated 30 September(no year), on a single sheet folded in half, with Sirdarieh, Cairo embossed in black at the top; the eleventh, dated 16th July (no year), on a single sheet folded in half, with 17, Belgrave Square embossed in gold at the top; the twelfth, undated, on a single sheet folded in half, with 22, Ryder Street, St James's, S.W. embossed in blue at the top; there is also a fragment of a letter signed by Kitchener; included is an aerogramme, dated 29 July 1965, from Documents and Autographs Limited to Dr. Pinne, describing the Kitchener letters prior to their purchase, and a receipt from Documents and Autographs Limited for Dr. Pinne, dated 5 August 1965. Letter from Henry Irving to an unidentified recipient, with 1888 writted in pencil on the first page, on a single sheet folded in half, with Lyceum Theatre embossed in red at the top. Letter from Major-General Charles George Gordon to Enderby(?), dated Thursday, 11 March 1880, on a single sheet folded in half, written from the Laucon Hotel, Lausanne. Letter from Henry Irving to Lady Mary Jeune, dated 14 February 1893, on a single sheet folded in half, with 15A, Grafton Street, Bond Street, W. embossed in red at the top. Letter from William Ewart Gladstone to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, dated 14 October 1854 and written from an illegible location, on a single leaf of mourning paper; included in the folder is the front cover of The American Philatelist from June 1965, showing a caricature envelope of Gladstone, with an article about the caricature from the same journal pasted on the verso. Letter from Sir Henry Morton Stanley to Miss Ellaby, dated 1 December 1889, on a single sheet of mourning paper folded in half, with 40, Dover Street, W. embossed in black at the top. Portrait photograph of Major-General Charles George Gordon in full regalia in three-quarters profile, marked London Stereoscophic Comp[an]y in red; also an impression of Gordon's chop or official Chinese seal in red. Letter from Major-General Charles George Gordon to My dear Sir, dated 17 November 1882, on a single sheet of paper folded in half, with the British Royal Crest and War Office inside an oval embossed at the foot of the last page; included in the folder is a receipt from Documents and Autographs Limited to Dr G.F. Pinne, dated 14 July 1966. Letter from Arthur Rackham to Mr Searle, dated 4 February 1937, on a single sheet folded in half, with Stilegate, Limpsfield, Surrey embossed in green at the top and a line-drawing of a bird in ink and signed AR on the recto of the second leaf; folder includes a typewritten transcription. Letter from Lord John Russel, 1st Earl Russell, to one of his three sons (My dear Boy), dated 23 September 1864 and written from Balmoral, on a single sheet of paper folded in half, with Papa, 25/9/64 inscribed in pen on the verso of the second leaf; folder includes a phographic portrait (carte de visite?) of Lord Russell. Letter from Lew Wallace to Mr. Clarence H. Bell, Boston, Mass., dated 25 June 1886 and written from Crawfordsville, Indiana, on a single sheet. Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker to Lyon Playfair, dated 11 February 1870, on a single sheet folded in half, with the British Royal Crest and Royal Gardens Kew in an oval embossed at the top; found laid in Himalayan journals by Joseph Dalton Hooker, DS485.H6 H8 1891 Vault. Letter from Paul Nash to Mr Wilson, undated and written from Oxenbridge Cottage, Iden, Sussex, on two sheets; folder includes a seller's description. Letter from Field Marshal Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, to Mr Monck, dated 16 February 1892 and written from Dublin, on a single sheet of mourning paper folded in half, with the British Royal Crest embossed in black and white at the top. Letter from Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood to F. Wilson, dated 26 August 1900 and written from the War Office, on a single sheet of paper folded in half, with Lockinge House Mantage, Berks. (crossed out in pen) and a W with a coronet over it embossed in blue at the top. Letter from August Rodin to Alphonse Legros, dated 19 March 1882, on a single sheet of paper folded in half; seller's description pasted onto the lower board of the folder. Letter from Charles Lyell, later Sir Charles, 1st Baronet, to Sir Richard Owen, dated 20 January 1837, on a single sheet. Letter from Sir Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Falloden, to Sir Reginald Talbot, dated 31 March 1920 and written from Gordenbush[?], Brora, Sutherland, on a single sheet folded in half. Letter from Cardinal Henry Manning to Sir Andrew Clarke, dated 17 August 1889, on two sheets folded in half, Archbishop's House, Westminster, S.W. embossed in black on the recto of the first leaf of each sheet; folder includes receipt from Documents and Autographs Limited for Dr G.F. Pinne, dated 3 January 1967. Letter from Sir Austen Henry Layard to My dear Ilwin[?], dated 11 June 1881, on a single sheet folded in half, with 3, Savile Row, W. embossed in black at the top and Private inscribed in pen above the address. Letter from Cardinal John Henry Newman to Miss Croft Brooke, dated 10 August 1879, on a single sheet. Letter from Booth Tarkington to Clarence Rugers, Jr., of Lar[...]nt, New York, dated 11 April 1914, on a single sheet folded in half, with 1100 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana embossed in black at the top. Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes to My dear Sir, dated 16 July 1876 and writted from Boston, on a single sheet folded in half. Letter from Bram Stoker to Mr Victor[?], dated 24 October 1890, on a single sheet folded in half, with Lyceum Theatre embossed at the top; found laid in Dracula by Bram Stoker, PR6037.T617 D7 1897 Vault. Letter from Charles Reade to an unidentified recipient, dated 17 September (no year) and written from 6 Boston Row, Mayfair, London (W), on a single sheet folded in half; found laid in The Cloister and the hearth by Charles Reade, PR5214.C5 1861 v.1-3 Vault. Letter from Paul Morton, Secretary of the Navy from 1904-1905, to Mr. Zabriskie, dated 26 June (no year), on a single leaf, with Office of the Secretary of the Navy printed at the top. Letter from Rockwell Kent to Alfred De Sauty of Chicago, dated 26 November 1930, on a single leaf, with a red insignia at the top containing a tree and the sender's name, and Ausable Forks, NY in red at the foot. Letter from Captain Robert Fitzroy, later Vice-Admiral Fitzroy, to Thomas Stilwell of 22 Arundel Street, Strand, dated 11 August 1829 and written from San Carlos de Chiloe, on a single leaf folded in half; the sheet has a watermark showing a postal horn within a decorative shield, topped by a crown, and with an intertwining motif below, perhaps incorporating the initial W; 890 Puttick 1867 inscribed in pencil at the top of the first page; included in the folder is a receipt from Dawsons of Pall Mall to Dr George F. Pine [sic], dated 25 November 1965 and also a seller's description, stamped Dec 1965, which describes the letter as being with Sir Thomas Phillipps's pencil note of purchase at Puttick's in 1847. Letter from Charles Dickens to Denis Florence MacCarthy, dated Wednesday, 27 April 1870, on a single leaf folded in half, with Gad's Hill Place, Higham by Rochester, Kent embossed in blue at the top; folder contains seller's description mounted on black paper, describing it as accompained by the original stamped envelope in Dickens's hand, though this is not present, and with Argosy, 1959 inscribed on the description in red pen. Letter from Charles Darwin to an unnamed recipient, dated 4 November 1876, on a single leaf, with Down, Beckenham, Kent embossed in black at the top. Typewritten letter, dictated and signed by Theodore Roosevelt, to Frederick R. Smith of Binghamton, New York, dated 5 October 1898 and sent from Oyster Bay, Long Island, on a single leaf; watermark reads Monitor Linen. Typewritten letter from General John Joseph Pershing to George Lewys of New York City, dated 12 December 1928, on a single leaf, with John J. Pershing, Washington embossed in blue-black at the top. Typewritten letter from Henry Louis Mencken to Mr. Stewart, dated 16 January 1946, on a single leaf, with H.L. Mencken 1524 Hollins St., Baltimore-23 embossed in black at the top. Two letters from Benjamin Disraeli; the first letter from Disraeli to My dearest, dated Monday and signed D, on a single sheet folded in half; folder includes hand-written description of the letter; the second letter from Disraeli as Chancellor of the Exchequer to Mrs Spencer (wife of Aubrey George Spencer, Bishop of Jamaica), dated 9 December 1867, on a single sheet folded in half, with the British Royal Crest and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Downing St, S.W. in an oval embossed in blue at the top, which is crossed out and has Grosvenor Gate inscribed in pen above it; folder includes hand-written description of the letter; the folder also includes a magazine clipping of 30 September 1967 discussing Disraeli. Manuscript Whisky return for the 4th Sub Legion for the 9th 10th November, 794, inclusive, signed by Lieutenant William Clark, among others, on a single sheet that was torn from a larger document; included in the folder is a newspaper clipping from the World-Herald Magazine of 22 July 1956, with headline Explorer Clark in 1806 Left His Calling Card Carved on Stone, concerning Clark's inscription on Pompey's Pillar near Billings, Montana. Letter from Marshal Jacques MacDonald, Duke of Tarente and Chancellor of the Legion of Honour, to Monsieur le Curé, dated 8 June 1819, on a single sheet, with Paris printed at the top, Grand Chancellerie de l'Ordre royal de la Légion d'honneur and 3e Division, Recettes et Dépenses de l'Ordre printed in the upper right-hand corner, and 2099 added in manuscript after printed No.. Letter from John G. Wheltin[?] to an unnamed recipient, dated 5 May 1881 and written from Amesbury [Massachusetts], on a single, lined sheet, with a woman's head in left profile with Liberty on her headband embossed on the upper left-hand corner. Small card (8.5 x 5.25 cm) signed by Samuel Langhorne Clemens with his real name as well as his pseudonym, Mark Twain; found pasted into A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain, PS1308.A1 1889 c.2 Vault. Small card (9.5 x 4.5 cm) signed by Samuel Langhorne Clemens with his pseudonym, Mark Twain; found in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) by Mark Twain, PS1305.A1 1885 Vault. Folder of miscellaneous items: engraved business card of Mr. Marshall E. McArthur, found laid in an unidentified book; article from the Time Literary Supplement of Thursday, 11 January 1968, by Alan G. Thomas, with headline Phillipps in the Saleroom describing the sale of manuscripts.

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Clippings about Professor Conard. ca. 1940-65. 1 folder. Correspondence between Dr. Conard and Professor Martin L. Grant, State Teachers College, Cedar Falls (now University of Northern Iowa) were donated by the Department of Biology, University of Northern Iowa, Oct. 1990. ca. 7 letters, 1957-61. Retirement: Letters to Professor Conard at the time of his retirement, spring 1944. 37 letters, most to Dr. Conard, 1904-54. Transferred from Archives at University of Iowa, found there in an unrelated collection of papers from their Botany Dept. 10-94 Letters, one presumed from Dr. Conard (1969?), one from his granddaughter Laura Bickers (2000), donated by Jon Andelson.

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A Check List of The Atracheata (Bryophyta) of Iowa. Dec. 1943. Booklets. Letter from United States Department of Agriculture Scientific Assistant. June 7, 1919. Cooperrider, Tom S. The Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Iowa. V.XX N.1 Booklet with notes. Desiderata for the Grinnell Local Herbarium. Notes. Herbarium Check List. Plants of Central Iowa: Grinnell Flora. 3rd Edition. Booklets. 2 copies. Plants of Central Iowa: Grinnell Flora. 2nd Edition. Booklets. 14 copies. Plants of Central Iowa: Grinnell Flora. 5th Edition. Booklets. 9 copies. Reprints of Henry J. Conard’s work and miscellaneous.

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Job Cushman letters. 1855-1879: From Cushman, Kingston, Mass. to Trustees, President, Treasurer; primarily about donations to Grinnell College Davenport property: deed, correspondence with Bishop Lee about sale of property to Griswold College, 1859-1863. Executive Committee of Board of Trustees. Annual reports. 1847-1903, 1905. Reports cover finances, acquisition and sale of property, construction and repairs of college buildings, details of burning of East College (Dec 1871) faculty appointments, and other topics. Faculty committee reports, 1909, 1921. Faculty reports to Board of Trustees, 1848-1889. Annual summaries of curriculum, religion, science apparatus, library, statistics, student discipline, proposals for the future, etc. Some correspondence included from L. F. Parker, von Cuellen, H. W. Parker, S. J. Buck.

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Students' Army Training corps (SATC), World War I.: Correspondence, description of program, policy statements on granting college credit, war service rosters from St. Olaf and Oberlin statistics, newspaper clippings, daily course schedules, etc. Presidents' Reports to Board of Trustees. 1871, 1881, 1883, 1885, 1891, 1894, 1897, 1900, 1903-1906. Rand Gymnasium for Women. Correspondence during construction. Feb. 1897-Feb. 1898. Treasurer's vouchers. 1853-1857. Secretary-Treasurer's Reports. 1849-1880. (incomplete)

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Secretary's Reports: 1903-1916 (financial statements) Special committees of Trustees. Reports. 1854-1873: Includes Examining Committee Reports, Ways and Means, J. B. Grinnell's 1883 report on fund raising to rebuild after cyclone, insurance and rebuilding after 1883 cyclone, committee on relation of Dr. Magoun to college, 1997, Mears Cottage building 1887, telescope, instruction and instructors, Music Department, faculty. Department of Applied Christianity, etc. Trustee Minutes and Resolutions: 1859, 1864, 1872, 1875, 1879, 1887, 1890-1905. Trustee Report to Faculty: 1903, 1904.

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