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William Harris Laird Papers, 1889-1909

Collection Overview

Title: William Harris Laird Papers, 1889-1909

ID: 03/164

Creator: Laird, William H. (William Harris) (1833-1910)

Extent: 0.5 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged files

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Incomplete correspondence of the chairman of the Carleton Board of Trustees, primarily with presidents Strong, Sallmon, and Cowling, and treasurer Harlan W. Page.  Correspondence covers two presidential searches and includes frank expressions of opinion by faculty regarding candidates.  Arranged chronologically, with index to correspondents.

Biographical Note

Trustee, 1883-1910     President of the Board of Trustees, 1900?-1910

Administrative Information

Acquisition Method: Donor unknown (possible Laird Bell); material is the correspondence of William Laird relating to his service as Carleton Trustee.

Appraisal Information: Value Code: 2.5

Processing Information: LOCATION CHECKED


Box and Folder Listing

Folder 1: Bertraud and Chamberlain (Architects) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Bertraud and Chamberlain], 1905
4 June
Folder [2]: [Bertraud and Chamberlain]
Folder 2: Buckham, Thomas S. (Judge, Rice County) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Buckham, Thomas S.], 1908
13 Jan
Folder [2]: [Buckham, Thomas S.]
Folder 3: Cooper, Charles H. (Librarian, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Cooper, Charles H.], 1898
3 Aug
Folder [2]: [Cooper, Charles H.]
Folder 4: Cowling, Donald J. (President, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
3 May
Folder [2]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
4 June
Folder [3]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
30 June
Folder [4]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
2 July
Folder [5]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
30 July
Folder [6]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
3 Aug
Folder [7]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
5 Aug
Folder [8]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
17 Aug
Folder [9]: [Cowling, Donald J.], 1909
27 Dec
Folder [10]: [Cowling, Donald J.]
Folder 5: Frost, W. D. (U of Wisconsin) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Frost, W. D.], 1909
13 Jan
Folder [2]: [Frost, W. D.]
Folder 6: Goodhue, Horace (Dean, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Goodhue, Horace], 1898
9 Nov
Folder [2]: [Goodhue, Horace], 1897
20 Jan
Folder [3]: [Goodhue, Horace], 1909
24 March
Folder [4]: [Goodhue, Horace]
Folder 7: Gray, Rev. William J. (President, MN Congregational Conference) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Gray, Rev. William J.], 1907
19 Dec
Folder [2]: [Gray, Rev. William J.]
Folder 8: Hadden, Archibald Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Hadden, Archibald], 1892
25 June
Folder [2]: [Hadden, Archibald], 1892
26 July
Folder [3]: [Hadden, Archibald]
Folder 9: Hill, Fred B. (Prof. of Biblical Lit, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Hill, Fred B.], 1908
17 July
Folder [2]: [Hill, Fred B.], 1908
25 July
Folder [3]: [Hill, Fred B.], 1909
13 Jan
Folder [4]: [Hill, Fred B.]
Folder 10: Jepson, Lowell E. (Trustee) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Jepson, Lowell E.], 1908
20 Aug
Folder [2]: [Jepson, Lowell E.], 1908
29 Sept
Folder [3]: [Jepson, Lowell E.]
Folder 11: Jones, David P. (Trustee) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Jones, David P.], 1907
31 July
Folder [2]: [Jones, David P.], 1908
25 Feb
Folder [3]: [Jones, David P.], 1908
2 April
Folder [4]: [Jones, David P.], 1908
17 July
Folder [5]: [Jones, David P.]
Folder 12: King, Henry C. (President, Oberlin) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [King, Henry C.], 1908
3 March
Folder [2]: [King, Henry C.]
Folder 13: Lyman, George R. CorrespondenceView associated digital content.
Folder [1]: [Lyman, George R.], 1902
3 May
Folder [2]: [Lyman, George R.]
Folder 14: Merrill, George R. (MN Congregational Missionary Society) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Merrill, George R.], 1908
7 Dec
Folder [2]: [Merrill, George R.]
Folder 15: Norton, A. W. (Trustee) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Norton, A. W.], 1898
24 June
Folder [2]: [Norton, A. W.], 1903
15 Jan
Folder [3]: [Norton, A. W.], 1903
23 Jan
Folder [4]: [Norton, A. W.]
Folder 16: Norton, Edwin L. Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Norton, Edwin L.], 1894
16 Feb
Folder [2]: [Norton, Edwin L.]
Folder 17: Noyes, Daniel R. (Trustee) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Noyes, Daniel R.], 1898
23 June
Folder [2]: [Noyes, Daniel R.], 1898
28 June
Folder [3]: [Noyes, Daniel R.]
Folder 18: Page, Harlan W. (Treasurer, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1891
30 April
Folder [2]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1898
2 June
Folder [3]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1898
19 July
Folder [4]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1899
14 Feb
Folder [5]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1899
18 Aug
Folder [6]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1900
9 May
Folder [7]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1900
19 Oct (2)
Folder [8]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1900
17 Dec
Folder [9]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1900
19 Dec
Folder [10]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1901
31 Aug
Folder [11]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1902
18 April
Folder [12]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1908
7 May
Folder [13]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1908
3 Dec
Folder [14]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1909
4 Jan
Folder [15]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1909
20 Jan
Folder [16]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1909
26 April
Folder [17]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1909
26 June
Folder [18]: [Page, Harlan W.], 1909
19 Aug
Folder [19]: [Page, Harlan W.]
Folder 19: Patton, Cornelius H. (Sec'y, Am. Bd. of Commissions for Foreign Missions) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Patton, Cornelius H.], 1907
14 Feb
Folder [2]: [Patton, Cornelius H.]
Folder 20: Payne, William W. (Prof. of Astronomy, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Payne, William W.], 1889
7 Sept
Folder [2]: [Payne, William W.], 1890
16 June
Folder [3]: [Payne, William W.], 1908
20 July
Folder [4]: [Payne, William W.], 1908
26 Oct
Folder [5]: [Payne, William W.]
Folder 21: Sallmon, William Henry (President, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1902
30 April
Folder [2]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1902
22 May
Folder [3]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
29 Jan
Folder [4]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
11 March
Folder [5]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
17 May
Folder [6]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
2 June
Folder [7]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
8 June
Folder [8]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
21 June
Folder [9]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
22 June
Folder [10]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
6 Sept
Folder [11]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
26 Sept
Folder [12]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
7 Nov
Folder [13]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
16 Nov
Folder [14]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1904
19 Nov
Folder [15]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
28 March
Folder [16]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
16 April
Folder [17]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
25 April (2)
Folder [18]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
3 May (2)
Folder [19]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
8 May
Folder [20]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
26 May
Folder [21]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
30 May
Folder [22]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
1 June
Folder [23]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
10 June
Folder [24]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
15 June
Folder [25]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
28 June
Folder [26]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
18 July
Folder [27]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
28 July
Folder [28]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
31 July
Folder [29]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
5 Aug
Folder [30]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
22 Aug
Folder [31]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
26 Aug
Folder [32]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
1 Sept
Folder [33]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
16 Sept
Folder [34]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
21 Sept
Folder [35]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
7 Oct
Folder [36]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
28 Oct
Folder [37]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
3 Nov
Folder [38]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
7 Dec
Folder [39]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1905
9 Dec
Folder [40]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
7 March
Folder [41]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
21 March
Folder [42]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
16 April
Folder [43]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
21 April
Folder [44]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
31 May
Folder [45]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
19 June
Folder [46]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
3 July
Folder [47]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
15 Sept
Folder [48]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
21 Sept
Folder [49]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
19 Oct
Folder [50]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
1 Nov
Folder [51]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
22 Nov
Folder [52]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
12 Dec
Folder [53]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1906
26 Dec
Folder [54]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
1 Jan
Folder [55]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
3 Jan
Folder [56]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
9 Jan
Folder [57]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
18 Jan
Folder [58]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
2 Feb
Folder [59]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
24 Feb
Folder [60]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
14 Sept
Folder [61]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
20 Sept
Folder [62]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1907
24 Sept
Folder [63]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1908
10 Jan
Folder [64]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1908
14 Jan
Folder [65]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1908
12 Feb
Folder [66]: [Sallmon, William Henry], 1908
10 July
Folder [67]: [Sallmon, William Henry]
Folder 22: Strong, James W. (President, Carleton) Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Strong, James W.], 1889
16 Sept
Folder [2]: [Strong, James W.], 1894
12 March
Folder [3]: [Strong, James W.], 1894
14 March
Folder [4]: [Strong, James W.], 1900
2 Jan
Folder [5]: [Strong, James W.], 1900
30 May
Folder [6]: [Strong, James W.], 1900
12 Dec
Folder [7]: [Strong, James W.], 1900
20 Dec (2)
Folder [8]: [Strong, James W.], 1900
22 Dec
Folder [9]: [Strong, James W.], 1901
18 Feb
Folder [10]: [Strong, James W.], 1901
9 July
Folder [11]: [Strong, James W.], 1901
26 Aug
Folder [12]: [Strong, James W.], 1903
18 June
Folder [13]: [Strong, James W.], 1904
8 Dec
Folder [14]: [Strong, James W.]
Folder 23: Thwing, Carles F. Correspondence
Folder [1]: [Thwing, Carles F.], 1889
18 Sept