Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1874
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An amount of $100 was transferred from the appropriation for fuel and lights and added to the appropriation for stationery and printing. The account for printing the University Catalogues, with $224 50, was audited and allowed. Prof S. W. Shattuck was employed as business agent tor the next three months, at $60 per month.
E. COBB, President.
URBANA, I I I . , August 11, 1871.
The Executive committee of the Hoard of Trustees of the Illinois Industrial University met at — o'clock A. M., upon call of the Chairman. Present—Messrs. Cobb, Gardner and Pickrell. Prof. S.' W. Shattuck was appointed Secretary pro tem. The Business Agent made his usual report of the expenditures to date, from current funds and State appropriations, making also recommendations on certain matters of University business, which were acted upon in detail, as follows : Authority was granted to the Business Agent to have a certain number of books in the University library re-bound and repaired. Mr. Gardner and the Business Agent were appointed a committee, with authority to take what action was necessary, to put the "Old University Building77 in good condition. Mr. A. C. Swartz was appointed Tutor in Mathematics and Architecture, at a salary of $600 for the academical year, from September 1st, 1874, to July 1st, 1875. The Chairman of the Committee and Mr. Gardner were appointed a committee to consider and decide upon the applications for a position in the Chemical Department of the University. An application from Mayor Miller for a position in the Agricultural Department was referred to Mr. Cobb for action. A request from Prof. T. J. Burrill, asking for authority to have certain repairs made at the Green-house, and purchase some seeds and plants, was granted, and a sum of $50 appropriated for the purpose. The Business Agent was instructed to make certain purchases of tools for the Educational classes in the Machine Shops, and for the necessary material for the Commercial Department of these shops within the limits of the appropriations and earnings up to September 1st, 1874. The following bills and accounts presented for payment were audited and allowed:
572 Fuller & Fuller 573 E. V. Peterson 574 John MuLier 575 C.I. Hays 576 R. S. Mitchell 577 A. C. Soribner 578 C. W. Anderson 579 A. Snideker 580 H. W. Mann & C o . . . 581 Editors " Iliini " . . . . . 582 J . F.Mitchell 583 G. Deuerlich 584 Students' Pay Roll... 585 J". Paton 586 Kim bark Bros. & Co. 587 H. K. Yickroy 588 E. L. Lawrence
Freight on case from Bremen Photo cards and books Glazing Salary to J u n e 15 Glazing Salary as Janitor 20 yards plastering Castings Half bushel apple seed 132 copies ''Iliini" Painting Periodicals June 1st to 9th, 1874 Cleaning and repairing muskets. One grindstone 4,000 sweet potato plants. Farm expense, June
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