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Daniel Read papers

Identifier: LG-7

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing reports on the University of Missouri, prepared by Daniel Read, President of the University, to the Board of Curators. The reports are especially concerned with the growth and organization of the university in the post-Civil War period. Two reports are titled "Report of the Committee on the Reorganization and Enlargement of the University of the State of Missouri Presented to the Board of Curators," December 20, 1870; and the Report of the Board of Curators of the State University of Missouri to the Twenty-Fifth General Assembly," January 1868.

(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East Lansing, MI: publisher not identified.)


  • 1866 - 1876


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Reproduction and publication restricted, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, University of Missouri.

Biographical Note

Daniel Read (1805-1878) was an educator and the sixth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri from 1866 to 1876.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 reel)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Purchased from Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, University of Missouri.

Location of Originals

Daniel Read Papers, University of Missouri at Columbia Library, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, 23 Ellis Library, Columbia, MO 65201, USA.

Reproduction Note

Microfilm. University of Missouri at Columbia, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, 1967. 1 reel ; 35 mm.

Daniel Read Papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US