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Williams College Treasurer records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-10

Scope and Contents

The Williams College Treasurer’s Account Books, dating from 1785 to 1975, comprise general accounts, investment information, account books for specific funds, student accounts, and volumes concerning faculty and staff. This collection covers broad areas: general College receipts and disbursements; deeds to College owned land; information on stocks, bonds, mortgages, and other investments; the expenses and salaries of faculty, staff, and students; and money exchanges for such groups as the Williams College Alumni Association, the Soldier’s Monument fund, and academic departments.

Dates

  • 1785 - 1975

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the Williams College Treasurer Account Books (1785-1975) is open for research. Please consult the series listing to identify restricted material. Researchers are encouraged to contact Special Collections staff prior to a visit.

Conditions Governing Use

In consultation with Special Collections staff, reproductions may be made upon request. Please consult with staff regarding questions about publishing materials from Williams Special Collections. Researchers are responsible for handling any copyright issues that may be associated with collections and materials.

Extent

50.0 Linear Feet (188 volumes)

101 Volumes

28 Volumes

25 Boxes

32 Volumes

12 Volumes

28 Boxes

3 Volumes

Overview

The Williams College Treasurer’s Account Books, dating from 1785 to 1975, comprise general accounts, investment information, account books for specific funds, student accounts, and volumes concerning faculty and staff. This collection covers broad areas: general College receipts and disbursements; deeds to College owned land; information on stocks, bonds, mortgages, and other investments; the expenses and salaries of faculty, staff, and students; and money exchanges for such groups as the Williams College Alumni Association, the Soldier’s Monument fund, and academic departments.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into six series: I. General Accounts 1825-1954 and Receipts and Disbursement, 1935-1951, II. Specific Account Records 1793-1944, III. Investments 1811-1947, IV. Student Accounts 1795-1949, V. Faculty and Staff Accounts 1785-1951, VI. Treasurer Packages, 1790-1975. Each series has been organized chronologically.

Physical Location

Library Shelving Facility and L2 Storage

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Williams College Treasurers Account Books (1785-1975) were transferred to the Archives at an unknown date.

General

The Williams College Treasurers Account Books (1785-1975) were transferred to the Archives at an unknown date. During processing, volumes describing the accounts of various societies and clubs were removed from the collection and have been cataloged separately.

Processing Information

Processed by Caroline Green, June 1997.
Title
Williams College Treasurer records
Author
Nash, Katie
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Cataloging record updated

Repository Details

Part of the Williams College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Sawyer Library
26 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267