Transylvania University Business and Finance Records,1871-1981 (bulk 1900-1956)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Transylvania University Business and Finance Records,1871-1981 (bulk 1900-1956)
Creator
Transylvania University
Extent
3.5 cubic ft. and ca. 10 v.
Subjects
Carrick,Spence S., 1892-1974
Transylvania University -- Board of Curators
Transylvania University -- Finance
Transylvania University -- Presidents
Universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Finance
Financial records
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Repository
Transylvania University

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The business and financial affairs of Transylvania University and its predecessor, Kentucky University, were the primary responsibility of the University Treasurer. Subsequent reorganizations have resulted in this responsibility being passed the Vice President of Finance.
Scope and Content
These are the records of the University Treasurer and the Vice President of Finance which document the financial affairs of Transylvania University. Financial records include contracts, deeds, cashbooks, and ledgers. Other records include correspondence, memoranda, and annual reports. Much of the records are from the tenure of Spence S. Carrick who served as treasurer from 1930 to 1956. His correspondence with university presidents, members of the board of curators, and donors documents Transylvania's financial development during this period. Unpublished catalog of holdings