Scope and Content of Collection
The Office of Registration recordss span the period 1859 to 1916. The collection consists of student registers, records of recitations, and entrance registers maintained by that office. The student registers list the students who were enrolled at the college during the period 1859 to 1907. Information found in these registers includes the names of the parents of each student, the age of the student, and an address for that student. The records of recitations were the grade books kept for each student. Information on the courses each student was taking and whether that student was working up to his potential is included. The entrance registers are similar to the student registers except that more information on the students is provided. In addition to name, name of parent, and address of each student, facts on the father's occupation, church affiliation, and educational preparation appear.