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William G. Bowling Collection (WUA00094), 1889-1972

Collection Overview

Title: William G. Bowling Collection (WUA00094), 1889-1972

ID: WUA/03/wua00094

Creator: Bowling, William G.

Extent: 3.0 Cubic Feet

Languages: English [eng]

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.

Administrative Information

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

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.
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.
Series 3: Notes for "Names That Live"Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Allen, Thomas: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Bixby, William Keeney: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Blewett, Avis H.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Bridge, Hudson E.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Busch, Adolphus: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Carr, James Professorship of Criminal Jurisprudence: Original and  notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Coles, Walter D.: Orginal and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Collier Professorship of Greek: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Crow, Wayman: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Danforth, William H.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Edison, Harry, Professor of Surgery: Original and notes, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Eliot, William Greenleaf: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Engelmann, George: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Farr, Henry V. Professorship of Radiological Chemistry: Original    and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Gellhorn, Edna Fischel: Notes and originalAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Greensfelder, Albert P.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Hoyt, Joseph Gibson: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Hurst, Fannie: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Ittleson, Blanche F.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Jolley, Harold Dean: Origianl and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Kountz, William B.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Lindburg, Arthur A.: Notes and final copyAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Madill, George Alexander: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Mallinckrodt, Edward Sr. and Jr.: OriginalAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: May, Morton J.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: McDonnell, James S.: Original and notes  Folder 1Add to your cart.
Folder 27: McDonnell, James: Newspaper and magazine articles  Folder 2Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Michael, Elias and Rachel Stix: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Nagel, Charles: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Named Professorships and Washington University, Jan., 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Names That Live: Sketches of Those For Whom the Buildings at Washington University are Named, June 1, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Palm, William: Original and notes, some poor copiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Rebstock, Charles: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Renard, Wallace: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Sever, Henry EdwinAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Sever, Henry Edwin: Final manuscript and originalAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Sever, Henry Edwin: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Simon, John E. and Adaline: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Smith, William EliotAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Steinberg, Mrs. Mark C.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Tileston and Thayer Professorships: Original and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Zumbalen, Joseph H.: Original and notesAdd to your cart.