Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS,
Year Ending August 31, 1896.
M E E T I N G OF S E P T E M B E K 4, 1895. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, met in the University parlor, in Urbana, at 9 o'clock a. m., Wednesday, September 4, 1895. The members present were Messrs. Graham, McLean, Morgan, and Morrison. Mr. Morgan, Chairman of the Committee on Buildings and Grounds, announced that the Committee preferred not to select one from the designs for the library, thirty-two of which had been handed in to the Secretary of the Board, but that the Board itself should make the selection. There being no quorum present, the Board adjourned to meet at 2 o'clock p. m.
When the Board met, pursuant to adjournment, there were present Messrs. Bullard, Graham, McLean, Morgan, Morrison, and Dr. Smith. On motion of Mr. Morgan, the minutes of the last meeting were approved as presented by the Secretary. Mr. B. F. Harris, Jr., having asked the privilege of so doing, made a statement on behalf of the Urbana and Champaign Electric Railway Company. He also made a statement on behalf of the Champaign and Urbana Gas Light and fuel Company, with regard to the price at which the company would furnish gas to the University, and 157