Medical Hall (proposed) on Ninth Street University of Pennsylvania campus, exterior elevation, watercolor and ink by Stephen Bourne 1804 April 22

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Archives General, Communications of Individuals

Personal Papers

Constitution and Charter Collection

Rules and Laws

Trustees

Faculty of Arts

Students of Arts

Faculty of Medicine

Students of Medicine

Financial Records

Matriculation and Class Records

Matriculation and Lecture Tickets

Curriculum Collection

Commencement Collection

Diploma and Certificate Collection

Non-University Organizations

Printed Pieces

Typescripts of Other Documents

Photocopies of Other Documents

Microfilm

Iconography

Architectural Drawings and Plans

Memorabilia

Other University Collections

 

Archives General Collection
of the University of Pennsylvania, 1740-1820

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Faculty of Arts

Documents Numbers 1438 -1462a

DOCUMENT NUMBER. DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT.

Minutes

Note: The minutes of the College faculty begin only in 1826. Similarly, rough minutes of the body, minutes of its executive committee and faculty minutes of individual schools commence after 1820, hence are outside the scope of this Guide.

 

Extracts from Minutes

1438. April 28, 1780. Bachelor’s degree in Physic to be conferred on John Foulke in accordance with Trustees’ mandamus; Latin text for same.

1439. (Rogers, William). May 20-June 6, 1791. ADS. School rules.

1440. (Rogers, William). June 13, 1806. ADS. Resolution to dismiss Richard and Francis McDonald, Jr., sons of Francis McDonald, on account of their parents’ shameful behavior in the School.

 

Communications

1441. March 4, 1817. Trustees. AD. “Project of a code of Laws for the Government of the Collegiate Department of the University of Pennsylvania. ”

1442. COMMITTEE TO UNITE THE SCHOOLS (Magaw, Samuel, James Davidson, Robert Patterson, William Rogers). January 7, 1792. ADS. Report on the union of two Latin grammar schools and the English and Mathematical schools belonging to the Univ. Classroom assignments, hiring of tutors.

1443. MASTERS, COLLEGE, ACADEMY AND CHARITABLE SCHOOL OF PHILADELPHIA (Smith, William, Francis Alison, James Davidson, James Cannon). January 23, 1777, College of Phila. Council of Safety. ALS. Complaint about quartering of troops in school buildings without notice, forcible entry of Deputies of the Barrack, vandalism.

1444. PHILOSOPHICAL CLASSES. August 1798, Univ. of Pa. Trustees. Letter. Protest against the reduction of the summer vacation for Philosophical classes from six to four weeks in length.

1445. PROVOST, VICE PROVOST, and PROFESSORS. ca. 1797. Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pa. Petition. Draft of petition requesting a salary supplement from the Legislature.

1446. TUTORS IN THE LATIN DEPARTMENT. December 6, 1794, Univ. Edward Tilghman and John Bleakley. ALS. Request for extra compensation for teaching writing. With an addendum referring the issue to the Board signed by Edward Tilghman and John Bleakley, dated January 6, 1795.

1447. UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. November 19, 1784, Univ. Memorandum. Admonition of students for bad conduct.

1448. UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. 1787. Trustees. AL. Plan for cutting back expenses: faculty cut-backs (a temporary measure), sale of property, boys in Latin School, “German & English boys,” Dr. Helmuth and assistant Mr. Dicklaus.

1448a. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. August, 1798. Trustees. Discussion of academic calendar with recommendations as to vacations.

1449. (Ewing, John, John Andrews, James Davidson, Robert Patterson, and William Rogers). May 5, 1795, Univ. Trustees. ALS. Request for a reconsideration of recently passed resolutions concerning salaries.

1450. (Ewing, John, John Andrews, James Davidson, Robert Patterson, and William Rogers). December 5, 1797. Trustees. ALS. Requesting that the Hall’s use be limited to Univ. purposes, outlining objections to its use by other societies; faculty salaries; the replacement of James Latta, a tutor, by Mr. Wallace.

1451. (Ewing, John, John Andrews, James Davidson [signed by William Rogers], Robert Patterson, and William Rogers). February 6, 1798, Phila. Trustees. ALS. The Faculty’s petition to the Legislature for a salary supplement.

1452. (Ewing, John, John Andrews, James Davidson, Robert Patterson, and William Rogers). April 11, 1798, Univ. Trustees. ALS. The inadequacy of Faculty salaries.

1453. (Ewing, John, John Andrews, James Davidson, Robert Patterson, and William Rogers). May 1, 1798, Univ. ALS. Request for an extension of a temporary Faculty salary increase.

1454. (Ewing, John, John Andrews, James Davidson, Robert Patterson, and William Rogers). December 10, 1799, Univ. Trustees. ALS. Faculty salaries owed by the Trustees; the threat of mass resignation by the tutors.

1455. (Rogers, William, Secretary). March 1, 1794, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Adoption of one of two proposed plans for the schools. Dissatisfied with the proposed method of paying faculty salaries. Endorsement of the right of the Faculty over individual professors to choose tutors.

1456. (Rogers, William). March 7, 1797. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of Classes; enrollment figures.

1457. (Rogers, William). June 14, 1797. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of Classes; enrollment figures.

1458. (Rogers, William). December 5, 1797. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of the schools; enrollment figures.

1459. (Rogers, William). March 6, 1798. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of Classes; enrollment figures.

1460. (Rogers, William). June 5, 1798. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of the schools; enrollment figures.

1461. (Rogers, William). January 1, 1799. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of the schools; enrollment figures.

1462. (Rogers, William). January 22, 1799. Memorandum. Duties of the Janitor of the Univ.

1462a. (Rogers, William). April 2, 1799. [Trustees]. ADS. Return of the schools; enrollment figures.