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William G. Bowling Collection (WUA00094)


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General Washington University History

History of Admissions Office

Notes for "Names That Live"

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William G. Bowling Collection (WUA00094), 1889-1972 | WUA University Archives

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Title: William G. Bowling Collection (WUA00094), 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 2: History of Admissions OfficeAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Admissions Office, creation of, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Admissions Office, promotional leafletsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Admissions, various information about requirements at W.U., various conferences, 1958-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Admission to Washington University-pamphlets from various schools at W.U., 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Changes in requirements for admission, fall semester, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 6: College Board Tests in admissions process, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 7: College of Liberal Arts, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Committee on Enrollment, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Date we should become a College Board school, April 28, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Dean Eliot, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Dean of Faculties, 1945,47,49Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Dean's Report, 1959-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Freshman Advisory Council, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Guidance Conference brochures, 1959-60,1962-64Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Freshman enrollment statistical data, 1953, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Newsletter for alumni admissions counselors; book awards in secondary schools, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Lectures given on campus, etc., 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Letters to high school principals; letters to students explaining deficiency in requirements, no datesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Mailings of promotional materials to secondary schools and junior colleges, directions, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: New plan for the handling of recruitment--Dean Tolman, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Office forms--application for admission, acceptance letters, etc., no datesAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Papers by William Glasgow Bowling, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Posters urging students to apply for admission, 1948-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Proposals relative to changes in admissions requirements, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Reflections relative to date for tuition increase, Oct. 23, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Reflections relative to the continuing welfare of the Admissions Office, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Reports and statistical studies; explanatory of aspects of work of Office of Dean of Admissions, Dec., 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Report of Dean of Admissions, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Report of Dean of Admissions, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Report on certain aspects of work of Office of Admissions, 1946, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Report prepared by Dean of Admissions for Chairman of Committee on ways of increasing university income, Oct., 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Shepley, Douglas - Correspondence, Faculty Senate Advisory Committee, newspaper article, 1957-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Statements in support of new dormitories and enlargement of student recruitment program, 1957, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Tolman, Carl, Dean of Faculties, 1948-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 35: University College, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 36: W.U. Alumni Bulletin, Vo. 8, No. 5-Vol. 14, No. 6, 1939-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Washington University Publications, 1940's-1950'sAdd 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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