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George Sinclair Allison papers, 1919-1941

Identifier: 002.01.03

This collection is organized into four series, the first containing correspondence between faculty members, as well as contacts outside of the Institute. After correspondence, Series Two includes various collections that reference events and services from campus. Series Three includes very detailed financial records detailing the transactions between the Institute and various service providers, while Series 4 contains records dealing directly with student accounts and finances.


  • Creation: 1919-1941

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

3 Boxes (hollinger boxes)

Biographical Note

Born in Chicago, Illinois, George Sinclair Allison was affiliated with Armour Institute of Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago for approximately thirty-two years, from around 1910 to 1942. Allison served the college in various roles including Registrar in 1910, followed by Assistant Treasurer in 1918, Comptroller and Secretary in 1920 and, subsequently, Secretary and Treasurer. Allison resigned from the university in 1942.

Arrangement of the Collection

I: Correspondence II: Institutional Collections III: Institutional Financial Transactions IV: Student Finances


Not assigned an accession number by Catherine Bruck during her 1998-2015 tenure. Perhaps accessioned by her predecessor Valerie Metzler?--research required.


Benn Joseph 2015

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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