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Vice President and Treasurer of Dartmouth College records

DA-2
 Collection
Identifier: DA-2
Dartmouth College Treasurer records begin in 1773 and consist of cash books, ledgers, receipts, vouchers, investments, bills, fund and endowment registers, reports, and correspondence documenting the collection of tuition, management of investment properties, awarding of scholarships, financing the construction and maintenance the physical plant, paying salaries, recording gifts, budgets, and other financial activities and functions of the College. The collection also contains some records of other College offices with financial responsibilities, like the bursar, the auditor, the assistant treasurer, and the business manager.

Dates

  • 1770 - 2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to Trustee-related material restricted for 50 years from date of creation; access to all College administrative records restricted for 25 years from date of creation; name-specific salary information restricted for lifetime of employee.

Conditions Governing Use

Files pertaining to salaries for living employees of the College restricted.

Extent

300.5 linear ft. (214 boxes)

36 linear feet (144 volumes)

Overview

The Office of Treasurer was established in the Charter of Dartmouth College, 13 December 1769. Eleazar Wheelock was the first person to hold this office, with records commencing in 1773, although some financial records held in this collection relate to Moors Indian Charity School and predate the founding of the College. Dartmouth College Treasurer records consist of cash books, ledgers, receipts, vouchers, investments, bills, fund and endowment registers, reports, and correspondence documenting the collection of tuition, management of investment properties, awarding of scholarships, financing the construction and maintenance the physical plant, paying salaries, recording gifts, budgets, and other financial activities and functions of the College. The collection also contains some records of other College officers with financial responsibilities, like the bursar, the auditor, the assistant treasurer, and the business manager.

Date Processed

2008/01-17

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA