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Wayne State University Office of the Vice President and Treasurer Olin Thomas Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000155
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.

Dates

  • 1928 - 1970
  • Majority of material found within 1949 - 1959

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

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.

Extent

20 Linear Feet (40 MB)

Abstract

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.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder.

Acquisition

Donated to the University Archives in 1970.

Related Materials

Wayne State University collections

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Lura Smith on December 2, 2013.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Office of the Vice President and Treasurer Olin Thomas Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Lura Smith.
Date
2013-12-02
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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