Office of the President Records. Harold Edward Stassen and William Hagan DuBarry Administration
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Harold Edward Stassen was president from 1948 – 1953. Unlike his predecessors, Stassen was a politician who served as the Governor of Minnesota (1939 – 1943), and had made a bid for the 1948 Republican presidential nomination. The Stassen Administration was noted for its focus on campus expansion and the reforming of intercollegiate athletics with the formation of the Ivy League.
William Hagan DuBarry was the University's Executive Vice President from 1944 – 1953. He served as acting president when Stassen was away from the University in 1950 – 1951, and again in 1952 and 1953.
The Office of the President Records for the Administrations of Harold Edward Stassen and William Hagan DuBarry document the administrative activities of the University from 1950 - 1955.
The Office of the President Records have been arranged alphabetically.
The Papers for the Stassen and DuBarry Administrations were transferred to the University Archives from the Office of the President.
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