Wayne State University Office of the Vice President and Treasurer Olin Thomas Records
These records contain documents pertaining to the Board of Governors, various university departments and schools, financial information, university operations, and extensive records of Wayne State University Foundation scholarships.
- 1928 - 1970
- Majority of material found within 1949 - 1959
- Wayne State University (Organization)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library
Rules for Use of Archival Materials.Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.
20 Linear Feet (40 MB)
Dr. Olin Thomas began his career at what eventually became Wayne State University as an instructor in 1929. He became bursar in 1937, Assistant Director of Finance in 1938, Director of the Division of Finance in 1945, Vice President of Finance in 1953, and Vice President and Treasurer in 1956. He retired in 1968.
Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder.
Donated to the University Archives in 1970.
Processed and finding aid written by Lura Smith on December 2, 2013.
- Guide to the Wayne State University Office of the Vice President and Treasurer Olin Thomas Records
- Processed by Lura Smith.
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