University of Vermont. Office of the President
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The first alumnus of the university to be elected president, Pease served as president from 1855 to 1861. The collection contains a small amount of correspondence, as well as UVM receipts and his resignation to the Corporation, Dec. 2, 1861. It also contains a number of addresses, sermons, and essays written by Pease. The bulk of the collection, however, is personal and family correspondence, family documents, and personal journals and notes.
Abstract Daniel Clark Sanders (1768-1850) was the first President of the University of Vermont, 1800-1814. The collection consists of early records of the University of Vermont, including accounts, subscriptions, correspondence to individuals and members of the Corporation.
Abstract Guy Winfred Bailey (1876-1940), born in Hardwick, Vermont, attended UVM, graduating in 1900 and was admitted to the Vermont bar in 1904. A member of the Vermont Legislature from 1904 to 1906, he was elected Vermont Secretary of State in 1908 until he resigned in 1917 to join the university administration as comptroller. Already a Trustee since 1914 and acting president from August 1919, he was elected in 1920 to the presidency and remained in office until his death in 1940. Most of the records...
Abstract James B. Angell served as president of the University of Vermont from 1866-1871. Angell's papers contain a small amount of correspondence relating to his presidency at UVM, including his acceptance and resignation and his inaugural address, August 1, 1866. The collection also includes personal correspondence, lecture notes, published writings, a memorial to his wife Sarah Swoope Casell Angell, and his obituary.
Abstract James Marsh was President of the University of Vermont from 1826-1833. The collection contains correspondence relating to university business, Marsh's inaugural address, reports to the Trustees, Marsh's accounts with the university, a copy of "An Exposition of the System of Instruction and Discipline Pursued in the University of Vermont," by the Faculty; and of UVM faculty views on reforming instruction at the university.
Abstract Matthew Buckham, a UVM graduate, taught Greek, rhetoric, and English literature at UVM, before becoming president in 1871, he would serve until 1910, the longest tenure of any president. The collection consists of University of Vermont related correspondence dealing with such matters as the Agricultural Experimental Station, faculty appointments, and the donation of the Rush Hawkins Civil War book collection and sale of the Marsh book collection to the University of Vermont. Also included in...
Abstract McCune served as president of the University of Vermont from 1965-1966. The collection consists of two alpha series of files, one for 1965 and one for 1966, which included correspondence, articles, memos, etc., as well as a box of correspondence of congratulations on the occasion of his inauguration.
Abstract Preston served as president of the University of Vermont from 1825-1826. The collection includes a farewell sermon at St. Albans, VT, September 10, 1815; an acceptance letter, appointment as president, July 6, 1825; and an 1825 letter from future president Worthington Smith, declining the presidency at that time.
Abstract Carlson served as president of the University of Vermont from 1950-1952. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alaphabetically within academic year, and contains correspondence, memos, reports, and other administrative materials. There is also material related to the 1950 self-study, performed every decade for re-accreditation.
Abstract Worthington Smith served as president of the University of Vermont from 1849-1855. Much of Worthington Smith's papers consist of sermons dating during his years as president. The remainder of the collection contains his acceptance of the presidency, inaugural address, and resignation.