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Guide to the Administrative Papers of President James McNaughton Hester RG 3.0.7

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641

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Description is in English.

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Creator: McNaughton Hester, James
Title: Records of the Office of the President (Dr. James McNaughton Hester)
Dates [inclusive]: 1951-1977
Abstract: The papers of James M. Hester contain administrative memoranda, correspondence, reports, publications, press releases, and newspaper clippings produced while he was president of NYU from 1962 to 1975. During Hester's 13-year tenure, NYU experienced revolutionary developments that changed forever the goals, statements, actions, and appearance of the University. Subjects covered in this collection include the sale of the Bronx campus, student protests, and severe financial crises within the University.
Abstract: This collection consists of the administrative files of James McNaughton Hester, president of New York University from 1962-1975.
Quantity: 43.5 linear feet (87 boxes)
Call Phrase: RG 3.0.7