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William G. Bowling Collection


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Administrative Information

Detailed Description

General Washington University History

History of Admissions Office

Notes for "Names That Live"

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Title: William G. Bowling Collection, 1889-1972Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/03/wua00094

Primary Creator: Bowling, William G.

Extent: 3.0 Cubic Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of three series as detailed below:

Series 01: General Washington University history -- arranged as an alphabetical subject file.

Series 02: History of the Admissions Office (now known as Office of Undergraduate Admissions) - arranged as an alphabetical subject file

Series 03: Notes for “Names That Live,” a book about people for whom buildings on the Washington University campus are named.  Arranged alphabetically by the individual's last name.

Collection Historical Note

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, May 7, 1902

A.B. Washington University, 1924

A.M. Washington University 1925

Graduate study at Harvard University, 1930-31

Faculty, Washington University English Department, 1925-1970 (held the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor)

Distinguished Alumni Citation from Washington University, 1960

Retired as Emeritus Professor of English, 1970

Dean of University College, 1925-1942

Dean of College of Liberal Arts, 1942-1946

Dean of Admissions, 1946-1970

Died July 1, 1994, in St. Louis, Missouri

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Jay Kempen in November 2005.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in June 2012.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: General Washington University History],
[Series 2: History of Admissions Office],
[Series 3: Notes for "Names That Live"],

Series 1: General Washington University HistoryAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Adult Education Bulletin, Vol. 9, No. 2 - Vol. 15, No. 4 (some missing), 1936-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Adult Study Center--History, list of courses, 1940-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Assemblies Committee, 1944-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 4: ASTP Contract - Pre-professional unit, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Chancellor Eliot - various information, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Changes in the Evening College program, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chart of Activities, Washington University, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Committee on Assembly Series Speakers, 1942-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Committee on University Promotion, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Committee on Pre-Professional Curricula, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Communications to Faculty, 1942-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Compton, Arthur H. Inauguration, Feb. 22, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Early history of W.U - Report by faculty to Board of Directors,Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Pocket history of W.U., R.O.T.C., 1889, 1925-26Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Educational Films Committee, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Executive Council of Washington University, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Financial Survey of Washington University, 1924-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 18: First Alumni Institute, Washington University, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 19: First Industrial Conference sponsored by University College, March 10, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Honor system of an earlier date, early Washington University history, 1920-1921Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Manual Training School, 1893-1894Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Newspaper and magazine article about Washington University, 1950's,1960'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Old leaflets from Alexander S. Langsdorf, 1920's, 1930's, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Papers by William Glasgow Bowling, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Partial report on state of College of Liberal Arts, June 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Publicity methods in University College, questionnaire; Answers to special research project, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Radio and Washington University, first organized radio program, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Report of Committee on University Goals and Objectives, parts 1 and 2, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Senate meetings, aspects of early Washington University history, 1901,1940's,55Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Short history of commencement, photograph, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Student Life, special war-time issue, Sept. 29, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Washington University newspaper articles, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Washington University and the football, basketball problem, Jan-Feb, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Washington University Law School - Bulletin, newspaper articles, 1942,1968,1974Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Washington University - Newspaper articles, 1969, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Washington University Council - StatisticsAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: General Washington University History],
[Series 2: History of Admissions Office],
[Series 3: Notes for "Names That Live"],

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