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Ivan A. Elliott, Jr. Papers

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President's Residence Planning


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ID: 3/RG 1/9-1

Primary Creator: Elliott, Ivan A. (1923-)

Extent: 2.25 Cubic Feet

Date Acquired: 08/18/2012

Subjects: College students - Political activity - United States, Elliott, Ivan A., 1923-, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville., Student movements - Illinois - Carbondale, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Protest movements

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ivan A. Elliott, Jr. papers are comprised mainly of documents - meeting minutes, university system policies, Illinois legislation concerning university governance - from the Board of Trustees spanning from 1968 - 1985, a tumultuous period in University history that saw much administrative reorganization and policy revision. The collection includes court documents concerning the academic freedom controversy case of Douglas M. Allen vs. Leland G. Stauber. It also includes informational material concerning the university system, such as salary recommendations, personnel listings, system fact books, and presidential reports. Also included are architectural drawings for Morris Library and the President's Residence.

Collection Historical Note

After receiving a Bronze Star for Army combat service in World War II, Ivan A. Elliott, Jr. graduated from University of Illinois College of Law with high honors in 1950. He opened Conger & Elliott Law Firm in 1952, and worked there until his death in 2000. He was voted one of the Best Lawyers in America from 1983 - 1999. Elliott was a member of the Southern University Board of Trustees from 1967-1991, serving 5 years as chairman from 1973 -1977. During his time on the board, he helped formed three professional schools: dental, law, and medicine. He also served on numerous other boards in Southern Illinois, such as the Southern Illinois University Foundation and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Education.

Subject/Index Terms

College students - Political activity - United States
Elliott, Ivan A., 1923-
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Board of Trustees
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Student movements - Illinois - Carbondale
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Protest movements

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestriced access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Gift from Cynthia A. Elliott, accession 2012_002

Preferred Citation: [after identification of item(s)], Ivan A. Elliot, Jr. Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: Processed by Elizabeth Hartman in August 2013.


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Floor plans and layouts off the President's Residence, prepared by The Office of Thomas A. Graman Architects.  The Stone House.

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