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A Guide to the Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of the President (John S. Allen, Acting President)

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
September 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida. Office of the President.
Title: Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of the President (John S. Allen, Acting President)
Dates: 1953-1955
Abstract: Administrative records of John S. Allen as acting University of Florida president, including correspondence and other records related to the major campus units and general correspondence with regional and national intercollegiate organizations.
Extent: 2.9 Linear feet. 7 boxes.
Identification: Series P11
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

John S. Allen was Vice President of the University of Florida from 1947 to 1957. He served briefly as acting president before the arrival of J. Hillis Miller and served for a longer period after Miller's death in 1953. In 1957, Allen was selected to be first president of the University of South Florida in Tampa.


Scope and Content

Contains the administrative records of John S. Allen as acting president after the death of President Miller. It includes correspondence and other records related to the major campus units and general correspondence with regional and national intercollegiate organizations. Also included are Allen's memoranda, both numbered and unnumbered, to faculty and administrators. Of special note are the records related to the genesis of station WUFT-TV and the continuation of the development of the medical programs initiated in the Miller administration.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of the President (John S. Allen, Acting President), Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Group and Subject Files


Box
1 Agriculture, College of.
1 Alumni Affairs, Office of.
1 Architecture and Allied Arts, College of.
1 Arts and Sciences, College of.
2 Board of Control. 1955
2 Board of Control. 1953-1954
2 Buildings - Agriculture.
2 Buildings - Dormitories.
2 Buildings - Florida Stadium.
2 Business Administration, College of.
2 Business Manager, Office of.
2 Center for Latin American Studies.
2 Committees - Catalogs, brochures, announcements.
2 Committees - Faculty salary committee.
2 Committees - Honorary degrees.
2 Committees - Intercollegiate athletics.
2 Committees - Naming of buildings.
2 Committees - Personnel Board.
2 Committees - Planning and Policies.
3 Committees - Public functions and lectures.
3 Committees - Publications.
3 Committees - Reorganization of the University Senate, Study of the administration of.
3 Committees - Research Council.
3 Committees - Scholarship convocation.
3 Committees - Space.
3 Committees - Student Aid, Scholarships and Awards.
3 Committees - Student orientation.
3 Committees - Summer session.
3 Committees - Teacher training.
3 Committees - Telephone.
3 Education, College of.
3 Engineering, College of.
3 Faculty Club.
3 Florida Improvement Commission.
3 Florida State Museum.
3 Forestry, School of.
3 General Extension Division.
3 Gerontology, Institute of.
4 Gifts and grants - Ford Foundation.
4 Gifts and grants - General Education Board.
4 Graduate school.
4 Intercollegiate athletics.
4 Journalism and Communications, School of.
4 J. Ed. Larson Student Controversy.
4 Law, College of.
4 Libraries.
4 Medicine, College of - Commonwealth Fund.
5 Medicine, College of - Graduate School, Medical Dept..
5 Medicine, College of - Nursing, School of.
5 Medicine, College of - State Improvement Commission.
5 Medicine, College of - State Medical Advisory Committee meeting.
5 Medicine, College of - Veterans Hospital.
5 Military, Division of.
5 Music, Division of.
5 Pharmacy, College of.
5 Physical Education and Health, College of.
5 Registrar, Office of.
5 Salary Study.
6 Student Affairs.
6 Student Housing.
6 University functions.
6 University Press.
6 University Relations and Development.
6 WRUF.


Correspondence


Box
6 General Correspondence. 1954-1955
6 General Correspondence. 1953-1954, and Not dated
7 Memoranda - Numbered (List of memos in file).
7 Memoranda - Unnumbered (List of memos in file).
7 Memoranda - General.


Speeches and Addresses


Box
7 Speeches and Addresses.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

University of Florida -- College of Medicine -- History
University of Florida -- Presidents
WUFT (Television station : Gainesville, Fla.) -- History



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