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Finding-Aid for the Registrar Ledgers (MUM00605)

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Descriptive Summary
University of Mississippi - Office of the Registrar
Registrar Ledgers.
Inclusive Dates:
Materials in:
The collection consists of thirteen ledgers housed in twelve boxes. These ledgers contain grades, vital statistics, and attendance records of University of Mississippi students from its founding in 1848 through 1921.
13 boxes.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
Cite as:
Registrar Ledgers (MUM00605). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
The collection consists of thirteen ledgers housed in twelve boxes. These ledgers contain grades, vital statistics, and attendance records of University of Mississippi students from its founding in 1848 through 1921.

Access Restrictions
Use Restriction
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Index Terms
University of Mississippi -- History

Collection History
February 2003, the University of Mississippi's Office of the Registrar transferred thirteen student related ledgers to the Department of Archives and Special Collections. Dr. Charlotte Fant, the University Registrar, agreed that the thirteen ledgers needed to be housed in conditions more suitable to their age and state of deterioration.

Container List
BOX 1:
President's Register of Students, 1857-1862; 1900-1915. Note: This ledger contains information about the class standing of various students.

BOX 2:
University of Mississippi Student Records, Vital Statistics 1848-1856. Note: This ledger contains the names of the students as they registered in order of their registration; names of parents; address; county; state; and date of entry.

BOX 3:
University of Mississippi, President's Register of Applications for Admission,, 1856-1861; 1865-1901. Note: This ledger contains the date application was received; name of applicant; name of correspondent; information on the correspondent's relation to the applicant; post office; grade applied for; grade admitted to; and a general remarks section.

BOX 4:
University of Mississippi, Freshmen Class Grades, 1857-1861; 1866-1889.

BOX 5:
University of Mississippi, General Register of the University of Mississippi Students, 1851-1857. Note: Contains grade information on each student along with information regarding demerits and absences.

BOX 6:
University of Mississippi, Sophomore Class Grades, 1857-1861; 1866-1902.

BOX 7:
University of Mississippi, Junior Class Grades, 1857-1861; 1866-1902.

BOX 8:
University of Mississippi, Senior Class Grades, 1857-1861; 1866-c.1900.

BOX 9:
2 Volumes included in oversize box:
[University of Mississippi Record of Student Grades, Undated]
University of Mississippi, Record of Class Attendance, 1909-1911.

BOX 10:
University of Mississippi, Student Enrollment Records, 1915-1922. Note: Includes William Faulkner's entry in 1919 and 1920 as a Special Student. Written in Faulkner's own hand.

BOX 11:
University of Mississippi, Records of Class Attendance, 1916.

BOX 12:
University of Mississippi, Minutes of Several University of Mississippi Faculty Committees, 1907-c.1921.
1) Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 1916-1917
2) Committee on Discipline, 1907-1923
3) Committee on Vacant University Residences, 1918
4) Committee on Athletic Sports, 1907-1910
5) Committee on Appointments, 1908-1909
6) Committee on Graduate Studies, 1907-1915
7) Library Committee, 1907-1916
8) Committee on Affiliated Schools, 1908
9) High School Meet Committee, 1914-1921
10) Committee on Admissions, 1925
11) Rhodes Scholarship Committee, 1904-1913
12) Committee on Schedules, 1908
13) Committee on Advanced Standing, 1919-1926
14) Committee on Publications, 1921

BOX 13:
Note: Not labeled but single volume looks to be a listing of prospective students and parents who corresponded with the University, 1869-1876. Removed from incorrect attribution as "William Stearns Letterbook" former control #00-253.