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General Administration
Collection, 1749 - 1930


Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

This is the main collection for early administrative records of the University of Pennsylvania, particularly records from the offices of the Provost and of the Secretary. Before the establishment of the office of the President in 1930, the Provost served as the head of the University of Pennsylvania and was responsible for both the academic and the administrative activities of the university. There are separate guides for the two parts of this group of records:

General Administration records dating from 1740 to 1820 (#1 - #1105a)

General Administration records dating from 1820 to 1930