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Ohio Northern University, Office of the President Records

 Collection
Identifier: 0002

Collection Overview

This collection contains various records related to the Office of the President beginning in 1930 with the Presidency of Robert Williams. Common records found in the collection include reports, memos, inauguration records, speeches and various printed materials.

Dates

  • 1930-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Note: In compliance with University Policy 6.1 if the user is affiliated with a media organization, or if the intended outcome for archival work is create a product that wil be featured by the media, then the user should first contact ONU's Communication and Marketing Office to coordinate their archival research/media request.

Conditions Governing Use

Ohio Northern University maintains copyright for institutional records in accordance with U.S. copyright law. Collections may contain third-party materials for which copyright is not help. Users are responsible for determining the appropriate use and reuse of materials.

Administrative History

The University President is the chief executive officer of Ohio Northern University, and is responsible for the setting the direction of the university. Individuals who have served as Ohio Northern University President’s include:

• Henry Solomon Lehr (1871-1900) • Leroy A. Belt (1900-1905) • Albert Edwin Smith (1905-1930) • Robert Williams (1929-1943)* • Robert O. McClure (1943-1949) • Frank Bringle McIntosh (1949-1965) • Samuel Lewis Meyer (1965-1977) • Ray B. Loeschner (1977-1979) • Harold A. Bolz (Interim, 1979) • DeBow Freed (1979-1999) • Kendall L. Baker (1999-2011) • Daniel A. DiBiasio (2011-Present)

*Robert Williams took over active administration of the University in 1929, but did not officially hold the position of president until 1930.

Extent

2.3 Linear Feet (4 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The University President is the chief executive officer of Ohio Northern University, and is responsible for the setting the direction of the university. The collection contains various records related to the Office of the President, including reports, memos, inauguration records, speeches and various printed materials.

Related Materials

While there are currently no official records from the presidency of Henry Lehr, materials documenting Lehr’s life can be found in the Henry Solomon Lehr Family Papers.

General

As an academic archives that strives to advance historical research and understanding of our shared histories, the ONU Archives is committed to preserving and making accessible original, historic materials. This commitment to preserving materials in an uncensored form means that collections may contain offensive text, images, or recordings.

Processing Information

The collection was processed in support of the creation of a preliminary public finding aid in 2018. Due to the historic management of the collection, there are a small amount of personal records intermixed with the institutional records.
Title
Ohio Northern University, Office of the President Records, 1930-2011
Status
Completed
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Ohio Northern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Heterick Memorial Library
525 South Main Street
Ada Ohio 45810 United States