2. Office of the President
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Borgmann served as president of the University of Vermont from 1952-1958. The collection is arranged by academic year and alphabetically within years, being mostly university business correspondence and memos. Among the interesting topics are folders on the U.S. House Un-American Activities policy and security speeches (1952-1953), the Negro Land-Grant Committee (1953-1954), and a WCAX proposal for the establishment of a television station, 1954.
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.
Haskel served as president of the University of Vermont from 1821-1824. The collection includes correspondence on becoming president and on dismissal as pastor of the Church of Christ in Burlington, 1821. Also letters concerning the discipline of a student, and on mending the by-laws, 1823 and n.d.; a bound volume of his "Notes on a Systematic Divinity."
Benton served as President of the University of Vermont from 1911-1919. Benton's papers are considerably more voluminous and well organized than any of his predecessors, arranged chronologically and alphabetically by correspondent/subject within years. In addition, there are university financial records and administrative documents; inaugural correspondence and other materials; addresses by Benton to the Faculty Senate, at commencements, and other venues.
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.
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.