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Frank McVey Papers

Collection Overview

Title: Frank McVey Papers

Predominant Dates:1909-1917

ID: OGLMC/141

Creator: McVey, Frank

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

4th President of the University of North Dakota, 1909-1917

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Frank McVey Papers date from 1908-1946 and primarily consist of McVey’s presidential correspondence.  Some of the correspondence was reproduced on microfilm from the holdings at the University Archives, University of Kentucky.

Also included is material related to McVey’s inauguration, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, and information regarding McVey's rental property in Grand Forks.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional material was added to the collection: Acc.79-574; Acc.83-1250; Acc.85-1352

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: Donation; the original acquisition records are unavailable.

Separated Materials: Five rolls of microfilm were separated and placed in the Microfilm Cabinets in the Family History Room.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Frank McVey Papers.  OGLMC 141, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in October 2014.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General Correspondence, 1909 - 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 2: General Correspondence, 1912 - 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 3: General Correspondence, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General Correspondence, 1915 - 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General Correspondence, 1917 - 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Acknowledgments regarding McVey’s inauguration from colleges and universities in the United States, A-M: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Acknowledgments regarding McVey’s inauguration from colleges and universities in the United States, N-X: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Acknowledgments regarding McVey’s inauguration from learned societies, national institutions, associations, and libraries: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Acknowledgments regarding McVey’s inauguration from foreign colleges and universities: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Acceptances, regrets, and miscellaneous regarding McVey’s inauguration: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Preparation and planning for the inauguration: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Installation invitation, order of procession, and program: 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding McVey’s inauguration from the Bismarck Tribune, Fargo Forum, Grand Forks Herald, and Grand Forks Evening Times: September 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Faculty Memos: 1911 - 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Faculty Memos: 1916 - 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Rental Property: July 1935 - June 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Rental Property: June 1943 - March 1946Add to your cart.
Photographs :Add to your cart.
Photograph 1: Frank McVey, 1917Add to your cart.
Microfilm Reel 1Add to your cart.

Original Box 62: 1. Kenmore, North Dakota Property, 1909-1914; 5. Mercer, Hugh V., 1909-1916; 13. Barney, Frank, 1909-1915 15. McGill, Caroline, 1909-1910; 18. Log Book of an old town in Big and Little Lakes of Canada, 1913; 36. Robinson, B. VanDyke, 1909-1915; 37. Amidon, Charles F., 1909-1914; 39. Campbell, Robert A., 1916.; 44. North Dakota, Pembina County, 1913-1917; 45. Railroads, 1914; 49. Summer Cottage, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1909-1916; 50. Jenks, Jeremiah W., 1916; 51. The Unpopular Review, 1916; 52. MacFarland, Miss Frances, 1909; 53. Yates, B. DeClark; 54. Bright, Alfred H., 1909-1914 59. Winter, T.G., 1915-1922 65. Hurd, Rukard, 1909-1915; 66. Wisconsin, University of, 1914-1917; 67. Baruch, Bernard M., 1914; 68. Elliott, C.W., 1909; 76. The Survey, 1909-1917

Original Box 63: 95. Rector, Fred C., 1910-1932; 109. Scharmer, Ben, 1919-1924

Original Box 64: 111. Ogaard, R.A., 1910-1915; 116. Property, Miscellaneous Personal, 1914-1920

Original Box 65: 165. Conklin, Ida Pell, 1911; 166. Simpson, Josephine, (Mrs. D.F.), 1911; 167. Wright, Henry C., 1912-1915 180. Travel, European. Journal of, Passport, etc., 1912; 186. Presbyterian Churches, 1912-1929

Microfilm Reel 2Add to your cart.

Original Box 65: 207. Wilkerson, James W., Agent for Grand Forks Property, 1917-1939

Original Box 66: 231. Haga, Andrew, 1918; 232. Randolph, Mabel, 1917-1923; 233. James, Edmund J., 1918; 234. Ladd, A.J., 1918-1925; 235-0.North Dakota, University of, Letters Received while President of, 1912-1917; 235-1.North Dakota, University of, From or to President Kane and Others

Microfilm Reel 3Add to your cart.

Original Box 66: 235-3.North Dakota, University of, Paragraphs of President on Scraps of Paper, etc.

Original Box 67: 235-9. North Dakota, University of, Concerning People Connected With; 235-10. North Dakota, University of, Speeches Made while President of

Original Box 76: McVey Personal Correspondence, 1914-1917

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Original Box 76: Letter Press Book, 1908-1909

Original Box 77: Educational Problems, North Dakota

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Original Box 81: Outline of McVey Administration, North Dakota, 1910-1917

Original Box 82: McVey Speeches, North Dakota, 1909-1915 McVey Speeches, North Dakota, 1915-1916