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Western Merges with Miami University

Western Merges with Miami University

Box 1- Western College’s Financial Crisis, by Robert Sari

Folder 1- Agreement of Western to Be Sold to Miami (three copies)

• “Suggested changes in Agreement as provided by Will Keebler” October 4, 1973
• “Draft of Final Form of Agreement passed by M.U. Board,” September 29,1973
• “Agreement” with note “underline changes & make copies”


Folder 2- Audit Reports- June 30th 1973 and June 30th 1974

• Audit Report, The Western College, June 30, 1973 (two copies)
• Audit Report, The Western College, June 30, 1974


Folder 3- Audit Reports of Student Loans- Letters, Documents, and Audit Reports

• Letter to Mr. William H. Hassler from Williard P. Keebler, December 3, 1974
• Letter on “Audit Control No. 05-56265” to Western College, Attn: Mr. Williard P. Keebler, for Asher Tenner, from Raymond Wellson, December 23, 1974
• Letter “Re: Audit Control No. 05-56265” from Williard P. Keebler to Deputy Commissioner, January 20, 1975
• Letter “Ref: Audit Control No. 05-56265” to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from James G. Allen, February 21, 1975
• Letter “Subj: National Direct Student Loan Fund balances from Western College” to Don Falk from Will Keebler, June 11, 1975
• “Part II- National Direct Student Loan Program,” The Western College, Institutional File Copy; “National Direct Student Loan Fund- Transfer to Miami University by Western College”; “The Western College National Direct Student Loan Program Balance Sheet,” June 30, 1974
• “Appendix 9: Payment of Social Security Taxes under the College Work-Study Program”
• “The Western College, Report on Audit of National Direct Student Loan Program, College Work-Study Program ,Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants Program, February 1, 1968 thru June 30, 1974”


Folder 4- Buildings- Pictures of Peabody Hall renovations, Summary of planned expenditures for renovation

• Photograph of “Peabody Hall- removal of deteriorated floors- ground floor level”
• Photograph of “Western College- replacement of fire hydrants”
• Photograph of “Peabody Hall Basement Level- Replacement of deteriorated brick on inner wall foundation”
• Photograph of renovation debris
• Photograph of “Peabody Hall- ground floor level- Rebuilding of floor joist supports”
• Photograph of “Peabody- Ground Floor Level- New floor joists resting on rebuilt supports. New air vent is under the floor crawl space.”
• Photograph of “Peabody- Ground Floor Level- Extension of new steel supports- ground floor level supporting Auditorium above resting on new supports extending from basement level below.”
• Photograph of “Peabody Hall Basement Level- New Steel support under the Auditorium”
• Miami University Department of Resident Halls, “Summary of Planned Expenditures: Renovation of Western College Residence Halls”


Folder 5- Buildings- Anticipated cost of Maintenance

• Anticipated Work- Western College Page 2 “State Buildings: Boyd Science Hall”
• Page 3 “Kumler Memorial Chapel”
• Page 4 “Hoyt Library & the Lodge”
• Page 5 “Peabody Hall” & “Project Proposal- Department of Residence Halls, Peabody Hall 160 student rooms,” date submitted March 22, 1974
• Page 6 “Presser Hall”; “Renovation Work- Presser Hall, Western College,” (two pages); Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, Subject: Presser Hall- Western College; Notes to Mr. Archer called re: Presser Hall, December 17, 1973
• Page 7 “Sawyer Gym”
• Page 8 “Clawson Hall & Alexander Dining Hall” & “Project Proposal- Department of Residence Halls, Clawson Hall,” date submitted March 22, 1974
• Page 9 “Mary Lyons” & “Renovation Work- Mary Lyons Hall, Western College”
• Page 10 “McKee Hall” & “Project Proposal- Department of Residence Halls, McKee Hall,” date submitted March 22, 1974
• “Anticipated Work- Western College RECAP”
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, June 18, 1973 (regarding Western College dormitories’ capacities)
• Letter to Oneal Archer & Earl Folker, September 20, 1973 (regarding maintenance and operation costs); “Classification of Accounts” (five pages; attached)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Dick Keebler to Mr. Oneal Archer, “Re: Thomson Hall Expenditures,” October 29, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Thomson Hall Expenditures,” November 1, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Anticipated Maintenance Costs- Western,” November 14, 1973; “Maintenance and Operations Cost- Western College” (two pages, attached)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Anticipated Maintenance Costs- Western,” November 14, 1973; “Maintenance and Operations Cost- Western College” (two pages, attached; original copy)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Priority for Work Projects,” March 28, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Anticipated Work- Western College,” March 29, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Capital Improvement Shopping List- 1975-77 Biennium,” April 1, 1974; “Capital Improvements” (attachment)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Anticipated Work- Western College,” April 10, 1974 (two pages)
• “Anticipated Maintenance Costs,” notes on manila folder


Folder 6- Buildings- Evaluation of Western’s Buildings

• Alexander Dining Hall (four pages of evaluation)
• Alumnae Hall (1890)
• Boiler and Maintenance Building
• Boyd Science Hall (1947) (Science Building)
• Edith Clawson Hall
• Hillside (Apt. & Student room 25)
• Kumler Memorial Chapel
• Library
• The Lodge
• Mary Lyon Hall
• McKee Hall (1904)
• Peabody Hall (1871)
• Presser Hall (Music)
• Sawyer Gymnasium
• Thomson Hall
• Utility Systems: Residences: (dividers)
• Corson- Six Apartment House
• Edgar Stillman Kelley (Single Residence)
• Langstroth- House- Residence
• Patterson Place (President) Two Garage
• Stancote House- Dean of College House


Folder 7- Buildings- Correspondence regarding Western buildings and structures

• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Earl D. Folker to Lloyd Goggin, June 21, 1973 (two pages; regarding inspection of Western College residence and dining halls)
• Letter from the Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company to Mr. Lyman Brenneman, “Subject: Western College, Electric Service and Billing of Account 10-8675,” July 6, 1973; Billing to Customer: Western College (two pages attached)
• Letter from the Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company to Mr. Lyman Brenneman, “Subject: Western College, Electric Service and Billing of Account 10-8675,” July 6, 1973; Bill (attached)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, July 11, 1973, urgent, (regarding Western meeting its payroll)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Inspection Forms- Western College,” July 12, 1973; McKee Hall Building Inspection (four pages); Mary Lyons Hall (four pages); Clawson Hall (four pages) (all attached to memorandum)
• Land Purchase Request Form from the State of Ohio Controlling Board, Miami University for The Western College (two pages)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Building Inspection- Western College,” July 18, 1973; Alexander Dining Hall Inspection (four pages); Thompson Hall (four pages) (all attached)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Utility Systems- Western College,” July 19, 1973 (three pages)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Utility Systems- Western College,” July 19, 1973 File Copy
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, Very Urgent, July 30, 1973 (regarding Chancellor Norton requesting report on condition of Western’s buildings)
• Copy of Letter from Phillip R. Shriver to Robert Etheridge, August 1, 1973 (regarding residence hall space on Western)
• Letter from Phillip R. Shriver to Dr. James A. Norton, Chancellor, August 3, 1973 (seven pages, regarding Western College property)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to President Shriver, “Subject: Western College,” August 7, 1973 (five pages letter, Western College Buildings list attached)
• Copy of Letter from Gilbert H. Siegel, Jr. to Robert F. Etheridge, “Thomson Hall Residents Concerns” (two pages)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Mr. B.A. Erickson to Mr. Earl Folker, “Re: Thomson Hall Residents Concerns,” October 10, 1973 (three pages)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from R. E. Berry to President Shriver, November 30, 1973 (concerning the advantages of using the Western College residence halls for freshmen)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, “Subject: Steam Plant- Western College,” December 6, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Gilbert H. Siegel, Jr. to Byron A. Erickson, (two pages, concerning meeting on Western campus about utilization of Western Halls)
• Letter to Mr. Oneal Archer, “Re: Peabody Hall, Western College,” June 19, 1974 (three pages, attached blue print sketch)
• Letter to Mr. Oneal Archer, “Re: Peabody Hall, Western College,” June 19, 1974 (three pages, copy)
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Williard P. Keebler, June 19, 1974 (regarding Western College relinquishing its rights to use the buildings on Western College)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Fred Giertz, Department of Economics to Lloyd Goggin, June 25, 1974 (regarding Western tennis courts)
• Letter to Oneal Archer “Subject: Western College Renovation Work,” June 27, 1974 (two pages)
• Short letter from Evelyn Horn to Dr. Fred Giertz, July 1974 (regarding Western tennis courts)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Mr. J. Lunine to Lloyd Goggin, August 23, 1974 (regarding insufficient Western lighting)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Oneal Archer to Mr. Lloyd Goggin “Subject: Outside Lighting- Western Campus,” September 11, 1974
• Letter from Lloyd Goggin to Dean M.J. Lunine, September 18, 1974 (regarding lighting condition on Western Campus)
• Notes on half-sheet of paper, November 3, 1976


Folder 8- Student Loans- Documents

• Agreement Covering Institutional Participation in Programs of Student Financial Aid for Western College (five pages)
• Form for Request for Partial Cancellation of Loan, National Defense Student Loan Program; Form for Request for Postponement of Repayment Installment Because of Teaching Service, National Direct Student Loan Program, “Deferment of Repayment,” Form for Request for Deferment of Repayment Because of Armed Forces, Student, Peace Corps, or Vista Status
• National Defense Loans Totals, June 30, 1974 (fifteen pages on accounting paper)
• Cancellation Interest Accumulation By Years (three pages on accounting paper)
• Government Loan Fund, Student: Carol Brilvitch Veroczi, Western College for Women, 1965 (two pages); Carole Deck Hamilton, 1962 (two pages); Kathleen Hanisko Jaffee, 1967 (two pages); Patricia Pinkowski, 1970 (two pages); Helene Pasquale Cella, 1973 (two pages); Janet Smith Dickerson, 1965 (two pages)
• Institutional Application to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs Form for The Western College (seven pages)
• C.W. J.- 73-74 (on accounting paper); SEOG 1973-74; NDSL- 1973-74; NDSL 1973-74 (two pages)
• Cumulative Data for Borrowers & Corrections
• Summary of 10% Cancellations, NDSL (three pages on accounting paper)
• Reconciliation- Cancellation of Payments, U.A.S. Western 6/30/74 (four pages on account paper)


Folder 9- Transfer of Student Loans- Letters and Agreement

• University Accounting Service note
• Letter to Mr. Gerald Gank from Williard P. Keebler, April 29, 1974 (regarding Western College going out of business)
• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from William H. Hassler, May 14, 1974 (two pages, regarding Western ceasing operations)
• Copy of Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from William H. Hassler, May 14, 1974 (two pages, regarding Western ceasing operations)
• Letter to Mr. Williard Keebler from J. H. Horst, May 22, 1974 (two pages, regarding converting Western College NDSL loans to the UAS System)
• Transcript of Western College Student Transfer Committee, Meeting of June 4, 1974 (two pages)
• Letter to “Students who attended Western College during 1973-74 and have outstanding obligations to the Western College Lichter Loan Fund,” “Subject: Procedures,” from Williard P. Keebler, June 28, 1974
• Letter to “Former Western College Students who still have unpaid balances owed to the National Defense Student Loan Fund,” from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Future Payments,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Mr. J. H. Horst from Williard P. Keebler, July 8, 1974 (regarding Western loan financial situation)
• Letter to Director from James G. Allen, August, 1974; attached carbon-interleaved set of the “Institutional Fiscal-Operations Report for the National Direct Student Loan, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants, and College- Work Study Programs for Fiscal Year 1974 (six pages total)
• Letter to Mr. J. H. Horst from Williard P. Keebler, August 4, 1974 (enclosed accounting information & list of payment plans; three pages total)
• Letter to Gentlemen from Williard P. Keebler, October 15, 1974 (enclosed Institutional Fiscal-Operations Report (form 1152) for The Western College for the fiscal year 1974; ten pages total)
• Letter to Mr. J. H. Horst from Williard P. Keebler, October 23, 1974 (enclosed teacher cancellation determents & address changes; three pages total)
• Letter, University Accounting Service, November 19, 1974 (regarding final audit uncovered addresses)
• Letter to Mr. Williard Keebler from Certified Public Accountants, November 20, 1974 (regarding The Western College Report On Audit of National Direct Student Loan Program, College Work-Study Program, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants Program)
• Letter to Mr. Asher Tenner from Williard P. Keebler, November 27, 1974 (regarding audit reports for the Western College)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Will Keebler to Lloyd Goggin, November 27, 1974 (regarding Western and Miami NDS Loan Fund agreement)
• Letter to Mr. Hassler from Williard P. Keebler, December 3, 1974 (regarding closing out the Federal student financial aid programs at Western College; attached Agreement to Transfer Assets of The National Direct Student Loan Fund, twelve pages)
• Letter not addressed, from Donald C. Falk (regarding Reid Loan Fund and the Lichter Loan Fund of Western College, three pages of List of Notes Receivable attached)
• “Agreement to Transfer Assets of The National Direct Student Loan Fund” (twelve pages)
• “Agreement to Transfer Assets of National Direct Student Loan Fund” Copy & Rough Draft (six pages)
• “Agreement to Transfer Assets of National Direct Student Loan Fund” Copy & Rough Draft (six pages)
• “Agreement to Transfer Assets of National Direct Student Loan Fund” Rough Draft (four pages)



Box 2

Folder 1- Financial- Termination pay letters and ledgers, Endowment funds, letters and documents


• Letter to Friends from Stuart M. Fitton, William C. Spencer, & Williard P. Keebler, October 15, 1976 (enclosed Notes “Re: Payroll Deductions on Terminal Pay”)
• Payroll Journal (two large pages)
• Pay List for Terminal Pay (three pages)
• Letter to Mr. James A. Smith from Lloyd Goggin, October 22, 1976 (regarding check from Estate of Evelyn May Davis)
• Letter to Gentlemen from Williard P. Keebler, October 25, 1976 (regarding annuity payments from Travelers Insurance Company)
• Class III Gifts- Western College Endowments Fund (two pages)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Will Keebler to Lloyd Goggin, “Re: Western College Loan Funds,” February 6, 1975 (two pages)



Folder 2- Financial- Insurance records

• Letter to Lloyd Goggin, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission- The Western College for Women,” June 14, 1973 (enclosed “Obligations & Steps”)
• General Endorsement Insured’s Name is amended to Include: The President and Trustees of the Miami University (two copies); Automobile Policy for Western College; Change Endorsement of Western College Et Al from Ohio Farmers Insurance Company; Ohio Farmers Insurance Company Part Two; Change Endorsement of Policy No. MP 2 12 27 Ohio Farmers Insurance Company; Change Endorsement MP 1085; Change Endorsement SMP 9 68 89 from Ohio Casualty Insurance Company; Ohio Casualty Insurance Company Part Two; Change Endorsement for SMP 9 68 89 of Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, 1-22-73; Change Endorsement for SMP 9 68 89 of Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, May 12, 1973; Change Endorsement for SMP 9 68 89 of The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, August 3, 1973; Change Endorsement of 33 SMP 454822 of Hartford Insurance Company, 12/5/73; Hartford Insurance Group for Western College, 12/16/74; Change Endorsement of Hartford Fire Ins. Co., Western College, 12/16/74; Change Endorsement of Hartford Fire Ins. Co., Western College, 12/16/74; The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company Automobile Policy for AG 76 89 61; Change Endorsement for SMP 48-009-738 of Indiana Insurance Company, 12/5/73; Memorandum of Special Multi-Peril Policy Declarations- Part B of Indiana Insurance Group, The Western College; Change Endorsement of Indiana Insurance CO. of SMP 48-009-738, 5/12/73; Amendment of Declaration & Endorsement, The Western College;
• Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Interim Title Insurance Binder for The Western College for Women, March 21, 1963 (eight pages)
• Note “At: Cincinnati, Ohio” dated July 2, 1963 for The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (two pages)
• “Release” (three pages, regarding release of mortgage deed by the Western College for Women)
• “Assignment” & “Witnesseth” (two pages)
• “Schedule of Payments Equitable Loan” List


older 3- Financial- Final IRS tax payments and book on Higher Educational Mortgage Revenue Bonds

• Copy of Check No. 7475 from the Western College to the Internal Revenue Service, 10/29/76; Copy of Check No. 7476 from the Western College to the First National Bank of Hamilton, Ohio, 10/29/76; Copy of Check No. 7477 from the Western College to Treasurer of the State of Ohio, 1/19/77; Copy of Check No. 7478 from the Western College to City of Hamilton, Income Tax Division, 1/19/77; Copy of Check No. 7479 from the Western College to City of Hamilton, Income Tax Division, 1/19/77
• W-3 Form of Transmittal of Income and Tax Statements, 1976,
• Form 941 Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return
• Hamilton Income Tax Division, Final Return, Reconciliation of Employee Earnings and Tax Withheld
• Employer’s Payment of Income Tax Withheld for Period Ending Dec. 31, 1976
• State of Ohio Higher Educational Facility First Mortgage Revenue Bonds Project No. 8 (The Western College for Women)


Folder 4- Financial- 1st National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton-Western-Miami Escrow Bank statements and BancOhio Ohio National Bank

• Accounting Statements, Trust Division, First National Bank: Western-Miami Escrow 9/30/76 to 12/31/76 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow 9/30/76 to 12/31/76 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow Principal Portfolio, 12/31/76 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow 12/31/76 to 3/31/77 (two pages); Western- Miami Principal Escrow Portfolio, 3/31/77 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow 3/31/77 to 6/30/77 (four pages); Western-Miami Escrow Principal Portfolio, 6/30/77 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow 6/30/77 to 9/30/77 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow Principal Portfolio, 9/30/77 (two pages); Western-Miami Escrow, 9/30/77 to 12/31/77 (four pages); Western-Miami Escrow Principal Portfolio, 12/30/77 (two pages); W-M E 12/31/77 to 3/31/78 (two pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 3/31/78 (two pages); W-M E 3/31/78 to 6/30/78 (two pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio 6/30/78 (two pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 9/29/78 (two pages); W-M E 6/30/78 to 9/30/78 (three pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 12/29/78 (two pages); W-M E 9/30/78 to 12/31/78 (three pages); W-M E 12/31/78 to 3/31/79 (three pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 3/30/79 (two pages); W-M E 6/30/79 to 9/30/79 (four pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 9/28/79 (two pages); W-M E 9/30/79 to 12/31/79 (four pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 12/31/79 (two pages); W-M E 12/31/79 to 3/31/80 (four pages); W-M E Principal Portfolio, 3/31/80 (two pages)
• BancOhio, Ohio National Bank, Trust Services and Asset Administration Account Statement: Period Ending 06/30/77 Statement of Transactions (three pages); Period Ending 06/30/77 Summary of Transactions; As of 06/30/77 Statement of Assets; As of 06/30/77 Summary of Assets; Period Ending 06/30/77 Statement of Transactions (nine pages); Period Ending 06/30/77 Summary of Transactions; As of 06/30/77 Statement of Assets (two pages); As of 06/30/77 Summary of Assets;

Folder 5- Financial- 1st National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton- Correspondence and principal portfolio bank statements

• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from Dennis G. Walsh, October 15, 1976 (enclosed three invoices from the First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton)
• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from Dennis G. Walsh, October 3, 1974 (regarding accidental distribution of money to Western from the trust account)
• The First National Bank & Trust Company of Hamilton, Trust Division, Transaction Report for the Month of July 1974 (three pages)
• The First National Bank & Trust Company of Hamilton, Trust Division, Western College for Women Review of Assets as of 07/31/74
• Copy of The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Transaction Report for the Month of August 1974 (two pages)
• Copy of The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Review of Assets as of 08/30/74
• The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Transaction Report for the Month of September 1974
• The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Review of Assets as of 09/30/74
• The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Transaction Report for the Month of October 1974 (two pages)
• The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Review of Assets as of 10/31/74
• Copy of The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Transaction Report for the Month of November 1974 (two pages)
• Copy of The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Review of Assets as of 11/29/74
• The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Transaction Report for the Month of December 1974 (two pages)
• The First National Bank & Trust Company, Trust Division, Review of Assets as of 12/31/74
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Account Western College for Women, Period 12/31/74 to 3/31/75 (four pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 4/4/75
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Period 12/31/74 to 6/30/75 (six pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 6/30/75 (two pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Period 6/30/75 to 9/30/75 (four pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 9/30/75
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 9/30/75
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Period, 9/30/75 to 12/31/75 (four pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 12/31/75
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 12/31/75
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 1/30/76
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 1/30/76
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Period 12/31/75 to 3/31/76 (three pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 3/31/76
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 3/31/76
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Period 6/30/76 to 9/30/76 (four pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 9/30/76
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 9/30/76
• Trust Division Statement of Account, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, Period 9/30/76 to 12/31/76 (four pages)
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 12/31/76
• Trust Division Statement of Assets, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton, 12/31/76


Folder 6- Financial- Miscellaneous- Various financial records of Western College

• The Western College Current Fund Statement of Revenues and Expenditures (six pages)
• The Western College Current Fund Statement of Revenues and Expenditures Preliminary Budget Estimates 1973-74 (five pages)
• The Western College Statement of Unrestricted Endowment June 30, 1973 (two pages)
• The Western College Statement of Restricted Endowment June 30. 1973 (three pages)
• June 30, 1973 account papers on assets; Suit # #’s; Western College Suits; Restricted Endowments- Others (1 of 1); Restricted Endowments- Scholarship Funds(1 of 2); Unrestricted Endowments (2 of 2 & 1 of 2); Restricted Endowments Scholarship Funds (2 of 2); Western College Suit Items 34, 37, 38;
• The Western College Balance Sheet, September 30, 1975 (two pages)
• “Miami University Schedule of Cash to be Provided & on Hand at Various Payment Dates,” October 1973 (two pages)
• Building Inventory by Square Footage, Western Campus
• Western College Building, Date, Cost, & Estimated Value, March 27, 1957; Copy of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. Certified Public Accounts Letter to Mr. P. Joseph Sesler, October 26, 1973; Miami University Statement of Calculation of the amount to be deposited at November 1, 1973 with The Ohio National Bank of Columbus; Copies of “Miami University Schedule of Cash to be Provided & on Hand at Various Payment Dates,” October 1973 (two pages)
• The Western College Bond Fund and Rental Reserve Funds, Cash Receipts and Disbursements from December 5, 1973 thru December 17, 1973; The Western College Bond Fund and Rental Reserve Fund; Notes to Cash Receipts; The Western College Rental Reserve Fund Investments Sold; The Western College Rental Reserve Fund Investments Purchased (two pages)
• Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. Certified Public Accountants Letter to Mr. Lloyd Gobbins, December 18, 1973
• “Miami University Schedule of Cash to be Provided & on Hand at Various Payment Dates,” (Revised 12/12/73)
• The Western College Balance Sheet September 30, 1976
• Requisition, January 3, 1974
• Letter from Williard P. Keebler to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, September 13, 1974 (regarding Western College transfers its Lichter & Reid Loan Fund to Miami University)
• Summary- Financial data relating to Hobson document, Current as of 12/15/74
• Requisition, September 14, 1977
• Miami Payment & Excess Schedule (Revised)
• Western College Endowment Funds “Category ‘a’” (three pages)
• Western College Endowment Funds “Category ‘b’” (four pages)
• Western College Endowment Funds “Category ‘c’” (two pages)


Folder 7- Financial- Miami’s acquisition of Western’s library- Applications, documents, reports, correspondence and miscellaneous

• Application for Grants Under College Library Resources Program (three pages)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement (two pages)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement (two pages, original)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement Exhibit I (two pages)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement (two pages)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement Exhibit III (two pages)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement Exhibit III (two pages)
• Resolution No. 1974-1 “Resolution Acknowledging the Western College’s Termination of Lease and Exercise of Option to Purchase there-under of Commission Project No. 8 Authorizing Conveyance of the Project, Approving an Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement, and Other Matters Incidental Thereto.” (three pages)
• Resolution No. 1974-1 “Resolution Acknowledging the Western College’s Termination of Lease and Exercise of Option to Purchase there-under of Commission Project No. 8 Authorizing Conveyance of the Project, Approving an Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement, and Other Matters Incidental Thereto.” (three pages)
• “Resolution Acknowledging the Western College’s Termination of Lease and Exercise of Option to Purchase there-under of Commission Project No. 8 Authorizing Conveyance of the Project, Approving an Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement, and Other Matters Incidental Thereto.” (three pages)
• Grant Agreement under the Higher Education Facilities Act, letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler, January 17, 1968
• Grant Agreement under the Higher Education Facilities Act, letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler, January 17, 1968
• Grant Agreement under the Higher Education Facilities Act, letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler, January 17, 1968
• Grant Agreement under the Higher Education Facilities Act, letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler, January 17, 1968
• “Terms and Conditions: Higher Education Facilities: Constituting Part of the Annual Interest Grant Agreement Providing Assistance in the Long-Term Financing of Academic Facilities Under Section 306, Title III, of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended” April 1970 (ten pages)
• “Terms and Conditions: Higher Education Facilities: Constituting Part of the Grant or Loan Agreement Providing for the Financing and Construction of Academic Facilities Under Title I, Title II, or Title III of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended” December 1967 (fourteen pages)
• “Terms and Conditions: Higher Education Facilities: Constituting Part of the Grant or Loan Agreement Providing for the Financing and Construction of Academic Facilities Under Title I, Title II, or Title III of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended” December 1967 (fourteen pages)
• “Terms and Conditions: Higher Education Facilities: Constituting Part of the Grant or Loan Agreement Providing for the Financing and Construction of Academic Facilities Under Title I, Title II, or Title III of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended” December 1967 (fourteen pages)
• “Terms and Conditions: Higher Education Facilities: Constituting Part of the Grant or Loan Agreement Providing for the Financing and Construction of Academic Facilities Under Title I, Title II, or Title III of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended” December 1967 (fourteen pages)
• Letter “Re: Purchase of Library Project Site and Transfer Thereof to Miami University- Commission Project #8” to Gentlemen from The Western College W.C. Spencer, November 12, 1973 (two pages with Notice to the Trustees and Members of the Western College attached)
• Letter to Applicant “Subject: Acknowledgement of Receipt of Proposal” from Robert Mintz, March 14, 1974
• Letter to Bill from William C. Spencer, May 16, 1974
• Letter “To: Recipients of FY 1974 College Library Resources Grants,” June 28, 1974 (enclosed Fiscal Year 1974 Annual Program and Expenditures Report, College Library Resources Grants, Copy 1- OE Program File; Copy 2- OE Bureau Fiscal File; Copy 3- Retained by Grantee)
• Letter to Mr. Earl Folker from Alfred J. Dubbe, October 3, 1974 (regarding FY 1974 Basic grant)
• Letter to Mr. Alfred J. Dubbe from Earl D. Folker, October 22, 1974 (regarding FY 1974 Basic grant)
• Memorandum to Members of Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission Project No. 8 (The Western College)”
• Western College Of Miami University Statistics (regarding Type of Library, Enrollment, Book Collection, Microfilm reels, Other Microtext, Periodical Titles, Book and Periodical Budget, Staff, Amount of Title 11-A grant requested, and plan of acquisitions with grant funds)
• Agenda Ohio Higher Education Facility Commission, November 14, 1973
• Notification of Grant Award for Western College Form
• Consent (pertaining to the Grant Agreement as of January 17, 1968)


Folder 8- Financial- Various hand written financial figures and other handwritten notes

• Meeting Sheraton Notes 10/22/73
• Cabinet Meeting Notes 9/24/73; Obligations and Steps notes; Meeting 11/28/73; Note from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, 11/18/70; Goggin FYI from Pam, 12/10/73; Check List; Meeting 11/29/73; Miss Lee Comte; Mr. Sessler; Markstrom 10/15/73; “Bill… -leaving town”; Notes “Bill Markstrom”; “Wash. D.C.” Meeting; Notes “1. Equitable”; Notes “insert”; Notes “$1,388,000”; Notes “Will”;
• Receipt with “Bldg. certificates” and Notes
• “Western College Building, Date, Cost, Estimated Value” Notes
• Slip of paper notes “1. $100,000 univ. 1st”
• Slip of paper notes “# 34910 clerk-Item”


Folder 9- News Articles- March 1973- October 1973

• “College Officer Sees Serious Lag In Applications,” Akron Beacon Journal, Thursday, March 29, 1973
• “Miami and Western to affiliate,” The Journal News Vol. 87 No. 177, Saturday June 16, 1973 (copy)
• “Miami and Western to affiliate,” The Journal News Vol. 87 No. 177, Saturday June 16, 1973 (original)
• “Western-MU affiliation at first stage, The Cincinnati Post, Tuesday, June 19, 1973 (copy)
• “Western-MU affiliation at first stage, The Cincinnati Post, Tuesday, June 19, 1973 (original)
• “Private Ohio College to Be Taken Over by State-Supported School,” The New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1973 (copy)
• “Private Ohio College to Be Taken Over by State-Supported School,” The New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1973 (three originals)
• “Miami Enrollment At 14,200-Student Record: Western College Campus Also At Peak Capacity,” The Oxford Press Vol. 43 No. 11, Thursday, September 19, 1974 (copy)
• “Western’s last year stirs memories,” The Cincinnati Post, Monday September 24, 1973 (copy)
• “Western’s last year stirs memories,” The Cincinnati Post, Monday September 24, 1973 (original)
• “Students wish for how Western was one,” The Miami Student Vol. 97 No. 2, Friday, September 28, 1973 (copy)
• “Students wish for how Western was one,” The Miami Student Vol. 97 No. 2, Friday, September 28, 1973 (original)
• “Affiliation Sought For Miami And Western College,” Miami University Alumni News Vol. 27 No. 1, September 1973 (copy)
• “The Student Loan Dilemma,” “The Western-Miami Affiliation,” “New Ohio Development Center to be Established,” “Announcements,” “Citizens’ Task Force on Higher Education Announced,” “Chancellor Norton Comments on the Citizens’ Task Force,” “Who You Are Likely to Find on Campus this Semester,” Ohio Highlights: The Ohio College Association Vol. 1 No. 4, September 1973 (seven pages total)
• “Western students gamble to save its ‘identity,’” The Journal News Vol. 87 No. 288, Sunday, October 7, 1973 (two copies)
• “Uncertainty only certainty for Western faculty’s future,” The Miami Student Vol. 97 No. 5, Tuesday, October 9, 1973 (three copies)
• “Students ‘bet’ to save college,” The Journal Herald, Tuesday, October 9, 1973 (two copies)
• “In special meeting on Western: Trustees reaffirm plans,” The Miami Student Vol. 97 No. 9, Tuesday, October 23, 1973


Folder 10- News Articles- November 1973- March 1975 and undated articles

• “Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University,” The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 9, November 12, 1973 (two originals; one in vertical file, one in record room)
• “Western proposals studied, President to make decision,” The Miamian, November 29, 1973
• “They make it official today: Western becomes part of Miami,” The Cincinnati Post, December 5, 1973 (original)
• “They make it official today: Western becomes part of Miami,” The Cincinnati Post, December 5, 1973 (copy)
• “Western College Ends in Bank Office Today,” The Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana, Wednesday, December 5, 1973 (original)
• “Western College Ends in Bank Office Today,” The Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana, Wednesday, December 5, 1973 (copy)
• “Plans move ahead for Miami-Western union,” The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 12, December 6, 1973
• “Tribute to Miss Emerson,” “Band Alumni Establish New Organization” The Miami Alumnus, December 1973 (two pages)
• “Overview of the Fall Quarter,” The Miami Alumnus, February 1974 (two pages)
• “Ups and Downs: A Message from President William C. Spencer,” Fall Winter 1973-74
• Western College Alumnae Bulletin Fall 1974 (last bulletin about WCW before merge)
• “The Miami Family,” The Miamian, January 3, 1974
• “Western Dean Named,” Miami University Alumni News Vol. 27, No. 7, May 1974 (two pages)
• “Who Missed The Bonfire?” The Miami Alumnus, December 1974 (three pages)
• “Judgment Filed To Wrap Up Final Details of College Merger,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, March 6, 1975 & “Western files suit over gifts,” Hamilton Journal News, March 6, 1975
• “The Western Opportunity,” Editorial (original)
• “The Western Opportunity,” Editorial (copy)
• “Progress Noted In Miami-Western Program” Article
• “The Survival of the Small Colleges,” by Frederic W. Ness (five pages)
• “On Institutional Problems Resulting from Financial Exigency: Some Operating Guidelines” Article (two pages)


Box 3

Folder 1- Legal Documents- Bill of Sale (Parts 1, 2, & 3 of 4)

• Agreement between The Western College and Miami University, October 1, 1973, Counterpart No. 1 of Four Counterparts
• Agreement between The Western College and Miami University, October 1, 1973, Counterpart No. 2 of Four Counterparts
• Agreement between The Western College and Miami University, October 1, 1973, Counterpart No. 3 of Four Counterparts


Folder 2- Legal Documents- Court of Common Pleas Butler County, Ohio 1974- 1977

• Ann Benson vs. The Western College, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, February 26, 1974, Second Amended Complaint
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, September 15, 1976, Supplemental Application by Plaintiffs for Partial Order Declaring Rights of the Parties
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, 9/9/76, Order Authorizing Depositary to Make Payment from Escrow Fund
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, Second Draft JGH/jo 9/3/76, Supplemental Application by Plaintiffs for Partial Order Declaring Rights of the Parties
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, 8/31/76, Declaratory Judgment and Order Retaining Jurisdiction
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, Rec’d 8/14/76, Application by Plaintiffs for Order Authorizing Terminal Pay Disbursements
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, Joint Answer of Defendants
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Second Draft 5/12/76, Declaratory Judgment
• Court of Common Pleas, Butler County, Hamilton, Ohio, Summons, The Western College vs. Defendants, April 21, 1975
• Legal Notice in the Court of Common Pleas of Butler County, Ohio, “The Western College, et al. Plaintiffs, vs. Wayne J. Albers, et al., defendants,” Case No. CV 75-03-0214
• Court of Common Pleas, Butler County, Hamilton, Ohio, Summons, The Western College vs. Defendants, April 21, 1975
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, JAS Third Draft 9/28/76, Declaratory Judgment and Order Retaining Jurisdiction
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-01-0214, Affidavit of James G. Headley in Support of Application for Allowance of Attorney Fees
• The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, in the Court of Common Please, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-01-0214, Order Authorizing Payment from Escrow Fund and Transfer of Balance


Folder 3- Legal Documents- Court of Common Pleas Butler County, Ohio (undated)

• Court of Common Pleas, Butler County, Ohio, Case No. CV 75-03-0214, The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers, Order Authorizing Depositary to Make Payment from Escrow Fund
• Court of Common Pleas, Butler County, Ohio, The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers [and other defendants], Complaint for Declaratory Judgment and Equitable Relief
• Court of Common Pleas, Butler County, Ohio, The Western College vs. Wayne J. Albers [and other defendants], Complaint for Declaratory Judgment and Equitable Relief (two clean copies)


Folder 4- Legal Documents- Resolutions, mortgages, and last will and testament

• Resolution R74 (three pages, regarding Western College establishment and distinctive educational plan)
• Resolution R72-73 (regarding the establishment of the academic rank of ‘Adjunct Professor’)
• Resolution R74 (six pages, regarding Memorandum of Understanding between Miami University and the Western College)
• Resolution R74 (one page, with notes)
• Resolution R74 (12/8/73 copy draft, three pages)
• Resolution $74 (two pages, draft with pencil markings)
• Resolution R74 (12/8/73, three pages)
• “Board of Trustees, June 15, 1973—Page 23,” (regarding Resolution R74-21)
• Resolution R74-21 (two pages)
• Resolution R74-23 (six pages)
• Resolution R74-35 (nine pages)
• “Resolution” (five typed pages and one lined-paper written in pencil)
• “Resolution authorizing agreement between the Western College and Miami University pertaining to conveyance and transfer of certain property to the university, cooperation in the continuation of an educational program at the college, and matters incidental, thereto,” 7/5/73.
• “Resolution authorizing agreement between the Western College and Miami University pertaining to conveyance and transfer of certain property to the university, cooperation in the continuation of an educational program at the college, and matters incidental, thereto,” 10/1/73.
• Indenture of Mortgage between Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission and The Ohio National Bank of Columbus, Trustee, dated as of November 1, 1970.
• Ohio Mortgage Deed, June 22, 1963, between the Western College for Women and the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States
• Last Will and Testament of Evelyn May Davis [date of death 4-2-74]
• Notice After Probate of Will, to Western College for Women, October 3, 1977 [named as legatee in the Last Will and Testament of Percival F. Johnson]


Folder 5- Legal Documents- Various memorandums

• Miami University Memorandum, November 30, 1973, to all Members of the Board of Trustees (four pages, attached resolution to the future program at Western College)
• Miami University Memorandum, November 28, 1973, to Members of the University Senate, from William G. Slover, Secretary (regarding Western College programming)
• Memorandum to the Board of Trustees, December 18, 1973 (two pages, regarding Western professors)
• Memorandum to the Board of Trustees, December 18, 1973 (two pages, regarding Western professors) (two white copies, one manila copy)
• Memorandum for the File, December 20, 1974, Re: Western College v. Albers, et al. (seven pages)
• Conference Memorandum, 3/24/74, Margaret G. Markel (four pages, regarding legal question whether Western can grant severance pay in addition to paying the full salaries)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affilation and Union (four pages)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union (three pages)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affilation and Union (six pages, some edited)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union, Attachment G (five pages)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union (two copies, three pages long, one copy five pages long)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union (five pages, draft with lined paper notes)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union (three pages, draft)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union, Attachment G, July 1, 1975 (five pages)
• Miami University Memorandum, August 10, 1973 (four pages, regarding resolution)
• Memorandum of Understanding for Affiliation and Union, Attachment G (five pages)
• Memorandum to the Board of Trustees, December 18, 1973 (two pages)
• Memorandum to President Shriver, November 27, 1973


Folder 6- Legal Documents- Various agreements entered into by Western

• Agreement, 12/5/73 (draft, three pages, Escrow Agreement between Western College and Miami University)
• Memorandum of Agreement between the Presser Foundation and the Western College for Women, To. R. Fred Woodruff (five pages)
• Memorandum of Agreement between the Presser Foundation and the Western College for Women, 4/25/29 (five pages)
• Agreement between Western College and Miami University (draft, four pages)
• Agreement, (Escrow Agreement, three pages)
• Deposit Agreement, Third Draft, 9/3/76
• Deposit Agreement, Draft, 9/27/76 (five pages)
• Deposit Agreement, October 5, 1976 (five pages, signed)
• Supplemental Agreement (draft, two pages)
• Agreement of Affiliation and Union Memorandum of Understanding (draft, three pages)
• Memorandum of Joint Intention, Agreement of Affiliation and Union (draft, three pages)
• Agreement of Affiliation and Union (three pages)
• Agreement to Transfer Assets of National Direct Student Loan Fund (six pages)
• Authorization to transfer remaining Western College funds to Miami University, 7/1/73 (twelve pages, draft)
• Agreement for the Conversion of the University of Akron from a Municipal University to a State University


Folder 7- Legal Documents- Various agreements entered into by Western (continued)

• Agreement, Draft, 9/10/73 (two copies)
• Agreement, Draft 10/1/73 (two copies)
• Agreement, Suggested changes in Agreement as provided by Will Keebler 10/4/73
• Agreement, January 2, 1974 (two pages, signed)
• Agreement (copy, light-paper two pages)


Folder 8- Legal Documents- U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

• Terms and Conditions, Higher Education Facilities, Constituting Part of the Annual Interest Grant Agreement Providing Assistance in the Long-term Financing of Academic Facilities Under Section 306, Title III, of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended
• Table of Contents
• Terms and Conditions, Higher Education Facilities, Constituting Part of the Annual Interest Grant Agreement Providing Assistance in the Long-term Financing of Academic Facilities Under Section 306, Title III, of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended (five copies) (4-70)
• First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement, Applicant (1) Ohio Higher Education Facility Commission, Columbus, Ohio, (2) Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (two pages)
• Terms and Conditions, Higher Education Facilities, Constituting Part of the Annual Interest Grant Agreement Providing Assistance in the Long-term Financing of Academic Facilities Under Section 306, Title III, of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended (4-70)
• Terms and Conditions, Higher Education Facilities, Constituting Part of the Grant or Loan Agreement Providing for the Financing and Construction of Academic Facilities Under Title I, Title II, or Title III of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963, as Amended (12-67)
• Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education, General Provisions for Programs, Administrative and Fiscal Requirements, Tuesday, November 6, 1973, Vol. 38 No. 213, Part III
• Air Mail Envelope from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Office of Education in Washington, D.C. to President of Western College Oxford, Ohio


Folder 9- Legal Documents- Certificates, opinion of counsel, description of surveyed property, student loans and transcript frees, and designation of special counsel

• Miami University, Certificate of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Miami University, October 1, 1973 (two pages)
• Miami University, Certificate of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Miami University (seven copies)
• Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, Incumbency Certification, November 21, 1973
• Opinion of Counsel, November 2, 1970, Squire, Sanders, & Dempsey, “Re: $1,400,000 State of Ohio Higher Educational Facility First Mortgage Revenue Bonds, Project No. 8 (The Western College for Women)”
• Nelson M. Clinton & Associates, Property and Topographical Surveys, Subdivisions, Civil-Engineering, Job No. 73-207, Western College for Women to Miami University, October 11, 1973
• Nelson M. Clinton & Associates, Property and Topographical Surveys, Subdivisions, Civil-Engineering, Job No. 73-207, Western College for Women to Miami University, October 11, 1973 (copy)
• Designation of Special Counsel by the Attorney General (regarding appointing Squire, Sanders & Dempsey as Special Counsel to Miami University in connection with assets of the Western College)
• Exhibit A, Designation of Special Counsel by the Attorney General (regarding appointing Squire, Sanders & Dempsey as Special Counsel to Miami University in connection with assets of the Western College)
• Western College Student Transfer Committee, Meeting of March 9, 1974
• “Student Files and Transcript Fees,” December 1, 1972
• Cancellation Provisions for Loans Made After June 30, 1972


Folder 10- Legal Documents- Miscellaneous

• Assignment, November 1, 1973
• Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission Project No. 8 (The Western College), Certificate as to Meeting of Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission on November 14, 1973
• The Western College, Appointment as full-time professor for 1973-74 application
• “Article V: Faculty”
• Miami University Board of Trustees, Agenda, July 1, 1973
• Agenda, Meeting of the Board of Trustees, the Western College, September 28-29, 1973
• Confidential, Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Western College, April 3, 1974
• Press Release, 1974 petition by Western College to handle funds
• Bill of Sale (copy, 12/5/73)
• “Miami University, 11/1/73?” (regarding deposit with Ohio National Bank of Columbus, Project No. 8 (The Western College)) (two copies)
• Real Estate, Exhibit A; Exhibit B, Bill of Sale; Exhibit C, Motor Vehicles; Exhibit D, Assignment (two pages); Exhibit II, Consent; January 17, 1968 Grant Agreement letter to Keebler (two copies)
• Exhibit III, First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement (two pages)
• Miami University, November 7, 1973, Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University
• “A Background Report on The Current Status of Western College,” June 1973
• Progress Report, October 15, 1973, to Panel of Consultants, from Planning Team on the Western College
• The Presser Foundation, Department of Scholarships, Revised 1967; Presser Foundation Scholarship Aid Application; Information Concerning School or Department of Music;
• Appropriation Ordinance 074- December 8, 1973
• Miami University Board of Trustees, Official Call, October 10, 1973; Miami University Memorandum, October 10, 1973;
• Addendum: Re: Western College Alumnae Program Future; Letter to Mrs. Mary Lee Brandenburg, to John E. Dolibois, June 13, 1974; The By-Laws of the Western College Alumnae Association, Incorporated (four pages) adopted June 15, 1974
• Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University, November 8, 1973 [Provost’s Office Copy]


Box 4

Folder 1- Correspondence- Squire, Sanders and Dempsey (counselors at law) 1973

• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission- The Western College for Women,” June 18, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Acquisition of the Western College,” July 11, 1973
• Letter to The Honorable William J. Brown from Daniel J. O’Loughlin, August 2, 1973
• Letter to Thomas F. McAnallen from W.J. Markstrom, September 8, 1973 (attached consent form) (original and two copies)
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Acquisition of Western College,” September 10,1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Acquisition of Western College,” September 10,1973, For Friday Meeting (9/14)
• Letter to Dr. James A. Norton from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission Project No. 8, The Western College,” September 17, 1973
• Letter to Dr. James A. Norton from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission Project No. 8, The Western College,” September 25, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, September 25, 1973; Letter to Thomas F. McAnallen, “Re: Western College- HEW Project Nos. 5-5-00500-0- and 4-5-00500-0,” October 9, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Department of Health, Education and Welfare Consent and Grants Agreement,” September 25, 1973
• Letter to Thomas F. McAnallen from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College- HEW Project Nos. 5-5-00500-0- and 4-5-00500-0,” October 10, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, October 25, 1973
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from Wilbur J. Markstrom, October 26, 1973
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facilities Commission Project No. 8 (The Western College),” October 30, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Acquisition of the Western College,” November 7, 1973
• Letter to Henry W. Hobson, Jr., Esq. from Wilbur J. Markstrom, November 7, 1973
• Letter to James Michael, from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College- Miami University,” November 13, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College,” November 15, 1973 (original and copy)
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, Higher Educational Facility First Mortgage Revenue Bonds, Project No. 8 (The Western College for Women),” November 16, 1973
• Letter to Williard Keebler from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Agreement with Miami University,” November 16, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Agreement with Miami University,” November 16, 1973
• Letter to Dr. Jerome M. Jacobson from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, The Western College, Project No. 8,” November 20, 1973
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from W. J. Markstrom, “Re: Closing- Western College- Miami University,” November 23, 1973 (enclosed Closing Memorandum)
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Closing, Western College- Miami University,” November 26, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College Acquisition,” November 28, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Miami University and The Western College Transaction,” November 28, 1973
• Letter to Henry Hobson, Esq. from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College- Miami University Transaction,” December 3, 1973
• Letter to Mrs. Mary Jane Calais from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Project No. 5-5-00500-0 First Amendatory Annual Interest Grants Agreement,” December 6, 1973
• Letter to R. Fred Woodruff, Esq. from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Closing- Western College- Miami University,” December 6, 1973
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from W.J. Markstrom, “Re: Higher Educational Facility First Mortgage Revenue Bonds, Project No. 8 (The Western College),” December 6, 1973
• Letter to P. Joseph Sesler from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, Project No. 8 (The Western College),” December 14, 1973


Folder 2- Correspondence- Squire, Sanders and Dempsey (counselors at law) 1974-1975

• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from W.J. Markstrom, January 2, 1974
• Letter to Henry W. Hobson from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College,” May 13, 1974
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College Acquisition,” May 28, 1974
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College Acquisition,” May 28, 1974
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College,” October 15, 1974
• Letter to Henry W. Hobson from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Proposed Litigation, The Western College v. Miami University,” November 1, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Proposed Litigation, The Western College v. Miami University,” November 2, 1974 (attached press release)
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Acquisition of Western College,” December 23, 1974
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College,” January 2, 1975
• Letter to James E. Michael from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College and Miami University,” January 3, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from Stuart M. Fitton, Esq., “Re: Western College and Miami University,” January 8, 1975
• Letter to Robert A. Meister, Esq. from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College and Equity Funding,” January 16, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College and Miami University,” January 16, 1975
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Miami University—Western College,” April 5, 1975
• Letter to Stuart M. Fitton, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al, V. Wayne J. Albers, et al., Butler Court of Common Pleas Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” April 8, 1975
• Letter to Charles H. Tobias, Jr. Esq. from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College vs. Albers, et al No. CV75-03-0214- Butler County Common Pleas Court,” April 21, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” May 2,1975
• Letter to Edward S. Robb, Jr. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” May 2, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” May 2, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” May 2, 1975
• Letter to Edward S. Robb, Jr. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” June 3, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” June 4, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” June 4, 1975
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: The Western College Acquisition,” July 16, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Richard Farrin from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Western College Acquisition,” August 26, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler form James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 8, 1975
• Letter to James E. Michael, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 8, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 9, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 17, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: Western College, et al. v. Albers, et al., Case No. CV 75-03-0214, October 22, 1975



Folder 3- Correspondence- Squire, Sanders and Dempsey (counselors at law) 1976-1978

Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al- Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” March 5, 1976
• Letter to James E. Michael, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” March 5, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” April 30, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” May 12, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” June 3, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” July 17, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” August 14, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 9, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 16, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 27 Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 28, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 29, 1976
• Letter to Richard C. Farrin, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 29, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” September 30, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 11, 1976
• Letter to James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 18, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 18, 1976
• Letter “Attention: Lloyd Goggin, Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs,” November 4, 1976
• Letter to Michael R. Szolosi, Esq. from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Miami University- Acquisition of Western College,” November 18, 1976
• Letter from James G. Headley, Esq. from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” December 21, 1976
• Requisition, January 31, 1977
• Letter to Stuart M. Fitton, Esq. from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Equity Funding Litigation- Lawton General Action,” August 16, 1977
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from W. J. Markstrom, “Re: Acquisition of Western College,” October 10, 1977 (enclosed copy of letter to First National Bank & Trust Co. of Hamilton regarding the consummation of the settlement of the (Lawton) equity funding litigation)
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Albers, et al., Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” January 10, 1978 (enclosed Letter to E. Hjalman Persson, Esq. from Robert A. Meister, “Western College,” January 10, 1978)
• Letter to Ms. Dorothea Zellner from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Albers, et al., Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” January 16, 1978
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from James A. Smith, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Albers, et al., Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” January 16, 1978
• Letter to William J. Brown, Attorney General from Wilbur J. Markstrom, “Re: Miami University- Special Counsel,” January 19, 1978 (attached letter “Attention: Lloyd Goggin, Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs,” January 19, 1978)


Folder 4- Correspondence- From Frost and Jacobs (Attorneys)

• Letter to Dr. William C. Spencer from Frost and Jacobs, By Henry W. Hobson, Jr., “Re: Final Agreement Western College- Miami,” November 5, 1973
• Letter to Stuart M. Fitton, Esq., Mr. William P. Keebler, & Wilbur J. Markstrom, Esq. from Frost and Jacobs, September 20, 1974
• Letter to Stuart M. Fitton, Esq. from Frost and Jacobs, December 2, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Stuart Fitton from Henry W. Hobson, Jr., “Re: Western/Miami,” February 11, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Stuart Fitton from Henry W. Hobson, Jr., “Re: Western/Miami,” February 21, 1975
• Letter to James A. Smith, Esq. from James G. Headley, “Re: The Western College et al. v. Wayne J. Albers et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” May 28, 1976
• Letter to James A. Smith, Esq. from James G. Headley, “Re: The Western College et al. v. Wayne J. Albers et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” July 7, 1976
• Letter to Richard C. Farrin, Assistant, James A. Smith, Esq., Stuart M. Fitton, Esq., Mr. Williard P. Keebler from James G. Headley, “Re: Western College v. Albers,” from September 13, 1976
• Letter to James A. Smith, Esq. from James G. Headley, “Re: Western College et al. v. Albers et al.,” September 28, 1976
• Letter to James A. Smith Esq. from James G. Headley, “Re: Western College v. Albers,” October 5, 1976
• Letter to James A. Smith Esq. from James G. Headley, “Re: The Western College et al. v. Wayne J. Albers et al. Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 13, 1976


Folder 5- General Correspondence- January 1972- December 1972

• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from John D. Sommer, April 27, 1972 (regarding faculty resignation, accepted position with Western)
• Letter to William C. Spencer from Shirley D. Darling, December 7, 1972 (comment in quality Western must be a little Harvard)


Folder 6- General Correspondence- April 1973- June 1973

• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, May 25, 1973
• Letter to the President and Trustees from William Beckett, May 29, 1973
• Letter to Friends, June 1973 (three copies, report on the current state of our College)
• Letter to Mr. William B. Coulter to Phillip R. Shriver, (regarding Western in financial difficulty), June 6, 1973 (original and two copies)
• “Remarks to Faculty and Staff,” Tuesday, June 12, 1973 (regarding Western’s financial difficulty)
• Memorandum from President Spencer, June 12, 1973 (regarding closed meeting of all faculty members with 1973-74 contracts)
• Miami University Memorandum to David G. Brown, John E. Dolibois, Robert F. Etheridge, Lloyd Goggin from Phillip R. Shriver, June 18, 1973 (regarding conversations with Bill Beckett and Bill Spencer)
• Letter from the President’s Office, William C. Spencer, to Western Student, June 19, 1973
• Letter to Western Students, June 19, 1973 (regarding Western’s affiliation with Miami University)
• Letter [not addressed], June 19, 1973 (two copies, regarding news media on merging)
• Letter to Friends of Western from William C. Spencer, June 19, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Friends from Don Auble, June 21, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to David G. Brown, June 21, 1973
• Letter “To: Western College file” from David G. Brown, “Re: Notes on conversation with Donald Auble and partly with Bill Spencer on Friday, June 22,” June 22, 1973
• Letter to Phyllis from Shirley Darling, June 22, 1973
• Letter [not addressed] from Phyllis Hoyt, June 22, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Colleague from Phyllis, June 22, 1973
• Letter to Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum, from Robert F. Etheridge to President Phillip R. Shriver, “Re: Short-range and long-range utilization of Western College,” June 26, 1973
• Letter to Provost Brown from Jim Woodworth, June 27, 1973; Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum to Jim from Bud, “Subject: Western-Miami Merger,” June 26, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, June 27, 1973
• Letter to President Phillip R. Shriver from David G. Brown, “Re: Evergreen State College,” June 28, 1973


Folder 7- General Correspondence- July 1973- August 1973

• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from David G. Brown, “Subj: Western Affiliation,” July 5, 1973
• Letter to President Phillip Shriver from David G. Brown, “Re: Affiliation with Western College,” Rough Draft, July 9, 1973
• Letter from Robert F. Etheridge to President Phillip R. Shriver, “Re: Additional random questions and comments regarding Western College,” July 9, 1973 Letter to All Members of the Faculty and Staff from President Phillip R. Shriver, July 10, 1973, from the Office of the President, Miami University (four copies)
• Letter to Colleague from William C. Spencer, July 13, 1973 (attached Memorandum to the Faculty and Staff, July 18, 1973)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum, from Jim Woodworth to Provost David G. Brown, “Subject: Possible Use of Western College Faculty,” July 17, 1973
• Memorandum to the Faculty and Staff from William C. Spencer, July 18, 1973
• Miami University, “For your information and return,” to Pres. Shriver from Lloyd Goggin, July 18, 1973 (two papers)
• Letter to Dean Charles Spohn, Dean Mill Moeckel, Dean George Bowers, Dean C. K. Williamson, Dean C. Neale Bogner, Dean Spiro Peterson, Dr. Gene Bennett, Dr. Bernie Phelps, Dr. Donovan Auble, from David G. Brown, July 23, 1973
• Letter to Don Auble from David G. Brown, “Re: Exchange of Western faculty for Miami student credit hours,” July 23, 1973
• Miami University Memos from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, July 20, 1973 (two papers)
• Letter to Dr. David Brown, Provost from Donavon Auble, July 24, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, July 24, 1973
• Letter to The Honorable William J. Brown from Lloyd Goggin, July 24, 1973
• Copy of Letter to Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, “Attention: MR. Daniel J. O’Loughlin,” from William J. Brown, July 31, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, August 2, 1973 (copy and original)
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to David G. Brown, August 2, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, August 2, 1973 (three copies)
• Letter from Lloyd Goggin to David C. Alden, August 2, 1973 (regarding check to The Western College)
• Letter to Professor Fred Strum from G. Stanley Kane, August 8, 1973; Letter from Fred Gillette Strum in reply to Professor Kane, August 14, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, August 13, 1973
• Miami University Memorandum to Warren L. Mason, Chairman, Robert E. Berry, Naomi B. Brown, John A. Burke (President, Student Senate), Dan L. Flory, Nicholas P. Georgiady, Mildred Seltzer, Ronald L. Wiley, James R. Woodworth, Robert J. Wittman, Executive Secretary, from Phillip R. Shriver, August 10, 1973 (original and two copies)
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, August 13, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, August 13, 1973; Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver, President, from Donavon Auble, August 16, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, August 13, 1973
• Miami University Memorandum to Robert B. Butler, Alan S. Engel, Walter Havighurst, H. Ralph Jones, William H. Kearns, Karl E. Limper, Richard W. Momeyer, Robert N. Phillips, Jr., Charles R. Schuler, John L. Thompson, James B. Wesson, John D. Yeck, (plus three representatives from Western), August 13, 1973
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver, President, from Donavon Auble, August 16, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver, President, from Donavon Auble, August 17, 1973 (three copies)
• Miami University, Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, August 21, 1973
• Letter to Mr. W. J. Markstrom from Lloyd Goggin, August 29, 1973


Folder 8- General Correspondence- September 1973- October 1973

• Letter to Mr. Ken Bogard from David G. Brown, “Re: Students from Western College,” September 4, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Wilbur J. Markstrom from Thomas F. McAnallen, September 7, 1973 (three copies)
• Letter from Warren Mason, Chairman, Planning Team on The Western College of Miami University, to Members of the Faculty and Staff of Miami University and Western College, “Subject: Second Call for Proposals,” September 12, 1973
• Letter to Gentlemen, “Re: Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, State of Ohio Higher Educational Facility, First Mortgage Revenue Bonds, Project No. 8, (The Western College for Women),” Draft, 9/12/73
• Letter to Western Faculty from David G. Brown, Provost, Miami University, September 14, 1973 (two copies); Planning Team- Western College, Meeting #7, September 24, 1973; Letter from Bill R. Moeckel to Dr. David G. Brown, “Subject: Economics Department Faculty Teaching at Western College During 1972-73,” September 25, 1973; Letter to President Phillip Shriver from David G. Brown, September 27, 1973; Letter from Phillip R. Shriver to James R. Woodworth, September 28, 1973; Letter to Western File from David G. Brown, September 17, 1973; Letter to Western Faculty from David G. Brown, Provost, Miami University, September 14, 1973; Letter to Miami Deans, Directors, and Department Chairmen Western Faculty, from David G. Brown, “Re: Affiliation with Western College,” August 25, 1973; Planning Team- Western College, Meeting #5, September 17, 1973; Letter from Warren Mason, Chairman, Planning Team on The Western College of Miami University to Members of the Faculty and Staff of Miami University and Western College, “Subject: Second Call for Proposals,” September 12, 1973; Letter to Charles Churchwell from David G. Brown, “Re: Western,” August 31, 1972 (two copies); “Studies of Faculty, Students, and Learning Unit (course) Selection Under Freedom With Responsibility,” by Donavon Auble, Vice President for Administration;
• Letter to Western Faculty from David G. Brown, Provost, Miami University, September 14, 1973
• Letter from Planning Team on Western College to Panel of Consultants on Western College, “Subject: Progress Report,” September 15, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Phillip Shriver, President, from Stuart M. Fitton, September 17, 1973 (four copies)
• Letter to Members of the Board of Trustees from Lloyd Goggin, September 20, 1973
• Letter to Dr. J. Donavon Auble from Louis G. Shaulis, Ph.D., September 20, 1973
• Letter to Members of the Board of Trustees from Lloyd Goggin, September 20, 1973
• Letter to Colleague, from William C. Spencer, September 21, 1973
• Letter from George J. Schultz, Graduate Assistant Industrial Education, to Warren Mason, Chairman, Planning Team on The Western College of Miami University, September 24, 1973
• Letter to Don Auble from James E. Royster, “Re: Summer Grant,” September 21, 1973
• Letter to Don Auble from Karen Brockmann, “Subject: Report on faculty summer grant,” September 24, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Stuart M. Fitton, from Phillip R. Shriver, September 28, 1973 (four copies)
• Letter to President Shriver from William C. Spencer, Draft (two copies)
• Letter to Dr. David G. Brown from Phyllis Hoyt, October 1, 1973 (attached resume of Phyllis Hoyt and Job Analysis of Den of Students, The Western College, October, 1973)
• Proposal: A Proposal that the Western College Lodge Continue to Be Used by the Oxford Cooperative Nursery School Thereby Providing Opportunity for Miami University Students to Observe and Participate in Early Childhood Education, to Dr. Warren Mason, October 2, 1973
• Letter from Lloyd Goggin, to President Shriver, Cabinet members, October 3, 1973
• Letter from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, October 3, 1973
• Letter to Dr. Phyllis Hot from David G. Brown, October 3, 1973
• Copy of Letter from Lloyd Goggin, to President Shriver, Cabinet members, October 3, 1973; Planning Team- Western College, Meeting #9, October 1, 1973
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, October 4, 1973
• Letter to Dr. David G. Brown from Margaret L. Rumbarger, October 4, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Members of the Miami and Western Communities, from Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University, “Subject: Open Hearing on the Union with Western College,” October 5, 1973
• Letter to Lloyd Goggin from David Brown, “Re: Western Staff,” October 5, 1973; Letter to Dr. Warren L. Mason, Chairman, from Charles F. Salt and Alice G. Salt, October 5, 1973; Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Elwood Bohn, Mathematics, to Warren Mason, Planning Team, September 6, 1973
• Letter to All Members of the Board of Trustees, Draft, Rec’d 10/8/72
• Letter to Members of the Board of Trustees, from Lloyd Goggin, October 8, 1973
• Letter to All Members of the Board of Trustees, Draft, 10/9/73
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Mary J. Calais, “Re: Western College for Women Project 5-5-00500-0 and 4-5-00500-0,” October 10, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Dr. C. Neale Bogner, Dean, from Donavon Auble, October 10, 1973
• Letter to Dr. David G. Brown from Donavon Auble, October 10, 1973
• Letter to Editor, The Miami Student, from Fred. Gillette Strum, October 10, 1973 (two copies)
• Copy of Letter to Mr. Jerry Siegert from P. Joseph Sesler, “Re: The Western College, Higher Educational Facility, First Mortgage Revenue Bonds,” October 12, 1973
• Letter to Dr. David Brown, Provost, from Donavon Auble, October 15, 1973
• Letter to Dr. William Hollingsworth, from Phyllis Hoyt, October 12, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Jerry Siegert from P. Joseph Sesler, “Re: The Western College, Higher Educational Facility, First Mortgage Revenue Bonds,” October 12, 1973
• Letter to Dr. Donavon Auble, from David G. Brown, October 17, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Wilbur Markstrom from Evelyn Horn, October 17, 1973
• Letter to The Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University from Professor Fred Gillette Strum, October 18, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Dr. David Brown from Phyllis Hoyt, October 19, 1973
• Letter to Members of the University Council, from William G. Slover, Secretary, “Subject: Special Meetings, schedule of,” October 23, 1973
• Letter to the Board of Trustees, October 25, 1973
• Letter to Mr. John E. Dolibois from Margaret A. Barrier, October 25, 1973 (enclosed resume of Margaret A. Barrier)

Folder 9- General Correspondence- November 1973- December 1973
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., November 1, 1973
• Letter to David Brown, Provost, from Jack Sommer, November 1, 1973; Application for a Fellowship in Selected Fields, 1974-1975 for John D. Sommer
• Planning Team- Western College, Meeting #23, November 5, 1973; Letter to President Philip Shriver from Ms. Lesley Jansen, October 30, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Robert W. Richwine, November 5, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Wilbur J. Markstrom from Evelyn Horn, Secretary to Mr. Goggin, November 9, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, President, November 12, 1973 (three copies)
• Inter-Office Memorandum from Vice President John E. Dolibois, to President Phillip R. Shriver, November 12, 1973 (four copies)
• Copy of Letter to Robert F. Etheridge and David G. Brown from President Shriver, November 12, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from David G. Brown, November 16, 1973
• Letter to President Phillip R. Shriver, “Re: Proposal for the Utilization of the Western Tennis Courts,” November 16, 1973
• Letter to Bill from Ted Sturm, November 27, 1973
• Memorandum to President Shriver from William C. Spencer, November 27, 1973
• Miami University Memorandum to Members of the University Senate from William G. Slover, Secretary, November 28, 1973 (two memorandums)
• Letter to President William C. Spencer, from Phillip R. Shriver, President, November 29, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, “Attention: Wilbur J. Markstrom, Esquire,” from R. Fred. Woodruff, “Re: Closing- Western College- Miami University,” November 29, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, President, November 29, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from Vaden Fitton, November 30, 1973
• Letter to Dr. David G. Brown, Provost, from Spiros V. Antoniadis, December 3, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Williard Keebler from Lloyd Goggin, December 4, 1973
• Copy of Letter to Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission, c/o Ohio Board of Regents, from P. Joseph Sesler, “Re: $1,400,000 State of Ohio Higher Educational Facility First Mortgage Revenue Bonds, (The Western College Project No. 8),” December 5, 1973
• Letter to The Board of Trustees from Stuart M. Fitton, Chairman, The Western College Board of Trustees, December 5, 1973 (three copies)
• Letter to The State of Ohio, for the use of the President and Trustees of the Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, from R. Fred Woodruff, December 6, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Spiros V. Antoniadis from David G. Brown, December 6, 1973
• Inter-Office Memorandum, from Donald E. Oehlerts, Director of Libraries, to David G. Brown, Provost, “Re: Response on the Personnel of the Western College Library,” December 7, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Stuart M. Fitton from Lucile Crowell Cooks, December 10, 1973 (two copies)
• Letter to Tracey from William C. Spencer, December 11, 1973
• Copy of Letter from R. Fred Woodruff, “Re: Closing- Western College- Miami University,” December 11, 1973
• Letter to Tracey from William C. Spencer, December 11, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Joseph Sesler from Lloyd Goggin, December 12, 1973
• Miami University, Inter-Office Memorandum from Robert Etheridge to President Phillip R. Shriver, December 13, 1973
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, December 14, 1973 (original and copy)
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from David Brown, December 15, 1973 (regarding Bob Coon, the Western sculptor)
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from Chancellor, December 18, 1973
• Letter to Dr. James A. Norton, Chancellor from Phillip R. Shriver, December 13, 1973
• Letter from PAX, Christmas 1973
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, 12/27/73
• Letter to Mr. Henry W. Hobson, Jr. from Lloyd Goggin, December 27, 1973
• Letter to Mr. W. J. Markstrom from Lloyd Goggin, December 27, 1973
• Letter to Mr. P. Joseph Sesler from Lloyd Goggin, December 27, 1973
• Letter to Mr. James Michaels from Lloyd Goggin, December 28, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Stanley Ausbrooks from Lloyd Goggin, December 28, 1973
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from P. Joseph Sesler, December 28, 1973



Box 5

Folder 1- General Correspondence- January 1974- March 1974

• Letter to Dr. William C. Spencer from John Ronald Ott, “Re: Presser Hall- Western College for Women- Miami University,” January 2, 1974 (two copies)
• Letter to William C. Spencer from Phil, January 9, 1974 (two copies)
• Miami University Memorandum to David C. Alden, Spiros Antoniadis, Kenneth H. Bogard, William S. Hanger, Rosezelia Patton, Charles R. Schuler, Gilbert H. Siegel, Dennis M. Travis, from Phillip Shriver, January 9, 1974 (two copies)
• Letter to Mr. Gilbert H. Siegel from Phyllis Hoyt, Memorandum, January 14, 1974
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from Edwin Yamauchi, Worship Coordinator, Oxford Bible Fellowship, January 20, 1974
• Letter to Mr. P. Joseph Sesler, Trust Officer from Peat, Markwick, Mitchell & Co, Stanley N. Ausbrooks, Partner, January 21, 1974
• Letter, Lloyd Goggin, President Phillip R. Shriver, January 25, 1974 (regarding Kumler Chapel)
• Letter to President Phillip R. Shriver from David Brown, January 28, 1974
• Letter to Friends of Western from William C. Spencer, President, February 1, 1974
• Letter to Miss Phyllis Hoyt from Suzanne H. Summers, Director of Freshman Programs, February 1, 1974
• Letter to Members of the University Senate from The Interim Committee on Western College, “Subject: An Invitation to Colleagues Interested in Joining the Staff of the New Western College,” February 6, 1974
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from Edwin Yamauchi, Worship Coordinator, February 9, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, February 14, 1974
• Letter to David G. Brown from Bill Hanger, February 15, 1974
• Letter to Mr. James Henderson from Evelyn Horn, Secretary to Mr. Goggin, February 20, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Walter R. Bender, February 22, 1974 (attached “ITEM FIVE”)
• Miami University Memo from Lloyd Goggin to President Shriver, 2/26/74
• Letter to President Phillip R. Shriver from David Brown, February 26, 1974
• Letter to Phil from William C. Spencer, February 26, 1974
• Memorandum to Mr. Dolibois from Mrs. Joseph Seibert, March 24, 1974
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, President, March 4, 1974
• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, President, March 5, 1974
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, March 1, 1974
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, March 7, 1974
• Letter to Dr. Phillip Shriver from Edwin Yamauchi, Worship Coordinator, Oxford Bible Fellowship, March 11, 1974
• Memorandum to Members of the Academic Council from President Spencer, Vice President Auble, March 12, 1974
• Memorandum to the Board of Trustees from William C. Spencer, President, March 21, 1974
• Memorandum to The Board of Trustees from The President, March 21, 1974 (two copies)
• Copy of Letter to Dr. Edwin Yamauchi from Phillip R. Shriver, President, March 21, 1974
• Letter to Dr. David G. Brown from Phyllis Hoyt, March 21, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, March 26, 1974
• Letter to President Phillip Shriver from David G. Brown, March 28, 1974


Folder 2- General Correspondence- April 1974- June 1974

• Statement by William N. Liggett, The Western College, April 3, 1974
• Letter to Phil from William C. Spencer, President, April 4, 1974 (two copies)
• Note dated 4/3/74
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, April 3, 1974
• Letter to Phil from William C. Spencer, President, April 4, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from John Walker to Oneal Archer, April 9, 1974
• Letter to Western Students Considering Transferring to Miami from Allenen Deutsch, Assistant to the Dean, Arts and Science, Miami University, April 10, 1974
• Letter to Phil from William C. Spencer, April 16, 1974
• Letter, Lloyd Goggin, President Phillip R. Shriver, April 29, 1974
• Copy of Letter to Mrs. Robert McWilliams from Phillip R. Shriver, President, April 30, 1974
• Copy of Letter to Mr. John R. Ott, President, from Phillip R. Shriver, May 7, 1974
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, May 5, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from William H. Hassler, May 14, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Jane L. Rees to Lloyd Goggin, May 14, 1974
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver, President from Maryette Brown Lane/ (Mrs. Arthur G.) Miami ’32, May 14, 1974
• Letter to Earl Folker from Bill Hanger, May 15, 1974
• Letter to Bill from William C. Spencer, President, May 16, 1974
• Copy of Letter to Mrs. Arthur G. Lane from Phillip R. Shriver, President, May 20, 1974
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from John Ronald Ott, President, May 21, 1974
• Letter, Lloyd Goggin, Dr. Jane Rees, May 20, 1974
• Letter, Lloyd Goggin, President Phillip R. Shriver, May 21, 1974
• Notes dated 5/21/74
• Notes, “Will Keebler, 5/22/74”
• Letter to Bill Hanger from David Brown, “Re: Housing of Western people,” May 23, 1974
• Miami University Memo from Lloyd Goggin to Pres. Shriver, 5/24/74
• Copy of Letter to Mrs. Arthur G. Lane from Phillip R. Shriver, May 24, 1974
• Letter, from Earl D. Folker, to William S. Hanger, May 28, 1974
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Earl D. Folker to William S. Hanger, May 28, 1974
• Copy of Letter to President John Ronald Ott from President Phillip R. Shriver, May 29, 1974
• Letter to the Western College Faculty and Staff from Bill Hanger, May 29, 1974
• Letter to Board of Trustees and President of Miami University from Marlene Penney Manes, “Re: Benson vs. The Western College,” May 29, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Wilbur Markstrom from Evelyn Horn, Secretary to Mr. Goggin, May 31, 1974
• Suggested Letter to Proposed Defendants in The Declaratory Judgment Action Involving Western College and Miami University (four copies)
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, May 5, 1974
• Notes to Draft of Letter To Possible Representative Defendants
• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from John Ronald Ott, June 4, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from John Ronald Ott, June 4, 1974
• Copy of Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from John Ronald Ott, June 4, 1974
• Copy of Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, President, June 4, 1974
• Letter to Dr. William C. Spencer from Walter R. Bender, President, June 4, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin, Vice President from Bee Seibert, Administrator of Alumnae Services, June 17, 1974
• Letter to Former Western College Students who still have unpaid balances owed to the national Defense Student Loan Fund from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Future payments,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Students who attended Western College during 1973-74 and have outstanding obligations to the Western College Reid Loan Fund, from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Procedures,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Western College Students who still have unpaid balances owed to the Western College Lichter Loan Fund, from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Future payments,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Western College Students who still have unpaid balances owed to the Western College Reid Loan Fund, from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Future payments,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Students who attended Western College during 1973-74 and have outstanding obligations to the Western College Reid Loan Fund, from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Procedures,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Students who attended Western College during 1973-74 and have outstanding obligations to the Western College Lichter Loan Fund, from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Procedures,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Students who attended The Western College during 1973-74 and have outstanding obligations to the National Direct Student Loan Fund or the National Defense Student Loan Fund from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Procedures,” June 28, 1974
• Letter to Students who attended Western College during 1973-74 and have outstanding obligations to the National Direct Student Loan Fund or the National Defense Student Loan Fund from Williard P. Keebler, “Subject: Procedures,” June 28, 1974


Folder 3- General Correspondence- July 1974- December 1974

• Letter to Dr. Phillip R. Shriver from John Ronald Ott, August 14, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Margaret K. Jennings, August 19, 1974
• Letter, Earl D. Folker, Wallace C. Miller, September 26, 1974 (regarding the Oxford Bible Fellowship)
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Millikin and Fitton, Stuart M. Fitton, September 26, 1974
• Letter to Mr. Myron Lunine from Winston E. Kock, Acting Director, The Herman Schneider Laboratory of Basic and Applied Science Research, University of Cincinnati, December 13, 1974 (attached envelope)
• Miami University Memo from John E. Dolibois to Lloyd, 12/19
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, 12/30/74
• Letter to Mr. Winston E. Kock from Lloyd Goggin, December 31, 1974
Folder 4- General Correspondence- 1975- 1978 and undated
• Miami University Memo from Lloyd Goggin to Pres. Shriver, 1/6/75
• Letter to Mr. W. J. Markstrom from Evelyn Horn, Secretary to Mr. Goggin, January 8, 1975
• Letter to Friends from Stuart M. Fitton, Chairman, William C. Spencer, President, & Williard P. Keebler, Vice President, January 10, 1975
• Copy of Letter to Henry W. Hobson, Jr., Esq. from William J. Brown, Attorney General and James E. Michael Assistant Attorney General, “Re: Western-Miami Litigation,” February 25, 1975
• Letter to Lloyd from RTH, March 5, 1975
• Letter to Mr. Wilbur J. Markstrom from Evelyn Horn, Secretary to Mr. Goggin, “Re: Declaratory Judgment Western College,” March 18, 1975
• Miami University Memo from Lloyd Goggin to Pres. Shriver, 4/2/75
• Copy of Letter to Squire, Sanders & Dempsey from Carl Morgenstern, April 16, 1975
• Miami University Memo from Phillip R. Shriver to Lloyd Goggin, 4/19/75
• Miami University Inter-Office Memorandum from Bob Huebschman to Lloyd Goggin, May 30, 1975
• Letter to Friends in Re: Dissolution of the Western College, from Stuart M. Fitton, Chairman, William C. Spencer, President, & Williard P. Keebler, Vice President, August 15, 1975
• Letter to University of Miami from Joy C. Kendall, Trust Officer, Security Pacific National Bank, October 6, 1975 (reference Estate of Edith E. Eisman) (original and copy)
• Miami University Transmittal Slip, 10/15, to Mr. Goggin
• Letter, “Re: The Western College, et al, v. Wayne J. Albers, et al., Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 20, 1975
• Letter, “Re: The Western College, et al, v. Wayne J. Albers, et al., Butler County Common Pleas Court Case No. CV 75-03-0214,” October 20, 1975
• Letter to Mr. James A. Smith from Williard P. Keebler, October 21, 1975
• Letter to University of Miami from Joy C. Kendall, Trust Officer, Security Pacific National Bank, “Reference: Estate of Edith E. Eisman,” November 10, 1975
• Letter to Joy C. Kendall, Trust Officer, from Lloyd Goggin, “Re: Estate of Edith E. Eisman,” November 18, 1975
• Letter to Joy C. Kendall, Trust Officer, from William P. Keebler, “Re: Estate of Edith E. Eisman,” November 18, 1975
• Letter to James G. Headley from William J Brown, Attorney General, and Richard C. Farrin, Assistant Attorney General, “Re: The Western College, et al. v. Wayne J. Albers, et al., Case No. CV75-03-0214,” April 19, 1975
• Letter to Mr. James A. Smith from Williard P. Keebler, March 25, 1975 (attached Balance Sheet, March 22, 1976)
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Joy C. Kendall, Trust Officer, Security Pacific National Bank, “Reference: Estate of Edith E. Eisman,” July 20, 1976
• Letter to Joy C. Kendall, “Re: Estate of Edith E. Eisman,” from Williard P. Keebler, July 26, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Carl Morgenstern, July 27, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from G. L. Eppstein, “Subject: Transformers- Western College Electrical Rebuild,” August 5, 1976 (attached list of transformers and other list)
• Letter to Mr. Richard C. Farrin from Lloyd Goggin, August 27, 1976
• Letter to James A. Smith, Esq. from Robert A. Meister, September 27, 1976 (with attached papers)
• Letter to Friends from Stuart M. Fitton, Chairman, William C. Spencer, President, & Williard P. Keebler, Vice President, October 15, 1976
• Letter, Lloyd Goggin, Harold Gibbons, October 21, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Williard P. Keebler, October 21, 1976
• Letter to Mrs. J. Alton Lauren from Williard P. Keebler, October 25, 1976 (attached Schedule of Payments on Laurens Notes)
• Letter to the Western College from David W. Sheddon, November 27, 1976 (attached copy of Bank of America check)
• Letter to First National Bank & Trust Co., Hamilton, Ohio from Robert A. Meister, “Equity Funding Litigation,” December 2, 1976
• Letter to Mr. David W. Sheddon from Williard P. Keebler, December 10, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Williard P. Keebler from Barbara Zurbrigg, Claim Reviewer, December 16, 1976
• Letter to Williard P. Keebler from David W. Sheddon, December 17, 1976
• Letter, from Will Keebler, to Dixie Golden, December 21, 1976
• Letter to Mr. David W. Sheddon from Mrs. Dixie Golden, December 28, 1976
• Letter to Mr. Lloyd Goggin from Michael DeAngelo, Deputy Attorney General, February 2, 1977
• Letter to NASCORP, Inc., from Williard P. Keebler, July 14, 1977 (enclosed copy of an invoice)
• Letter to Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company, “Attn: Mr. G. L. Eppstein, Power Engineer, Industrial Commercial Services,” from Williard P. Keebler, September 14, 1977
• Letter to Robert A. Meister, Esq. from Stuart M. Fitton, “Re: Equity Funding Litigation,” October 12, 1977
• Letter to James J. Ashburn from Stuart M. Fitton, “Re: Western College, et al. v. Albers, et al, No CV 75-01-0214, Common Pleas Court, Butler County, Ohio,” October 25, 1977
• Letter to All Clients [ Milgrim Thomajan & Jacobs] “Subject: Equity Funding,” January 10, 1978, from Robert A. Meister
• Letter to Mr. Smith from Dorothea Zellner, Thursday, January 12th, 1978
• Letter to Richard A.Wilmer, Esq. from Willikin and Fitton, James S. Irwin, “Re: Estate of Percival F. Johnson,” February 9, 1978
• Letter to “Attention: Robert A> Meister, Re: Western College, et al, v. Albers, et al. # CV 7501-0214 Common Pleas Court, Butler County, Ohio,” from Millikan and Fitton, E. Hjalmar Persson, January 5, 1978
• Letter to President Shriver and the Student Senate, from The Student Governance Association of the Western College (two copies)
• Letter to Frances from Bee Seibert, Sunday April 10, 1983


Folder 5- Report to the Interim Committee on the Western College (2 copies)

• Report to the Interim Committee on the Western College with note “Thursday, August 1, 1:15-5:00 Meeting with Western College Planning Committee and Interim Committee” (two copies, one without note)
• Appendix A Brochure, The Western College of Miami University/ Oxford, Ohio/ Official Publication (two copies)
• Appendix B, Curriculum Outline and Descriptive Summary (two copies)
• Appendix C, A Proposal: Extramural Funding for The Western College of Miami University (two copies)


Folder 6- Miscellaneous- Various information regarding Western and the merger with Miami

• President’s Report
• “A 120-year-old College That Ran Out of Time,” AAHE, Chicago, 1975, Don Auble
• Planning Team- Western College, Category “E” Breakdown
• Donavon Auble Resume
• Outline “10”
• “A Survey of Senior Students At The Western College,” Spring, 1973, Wayne D. Anton, Larry J. Kennedy
• 1974 [Speech given at the closing of Western, the Speaker/Author of this speech is not on any page]
• List of Western Staff: Administration, Library, Secretaries, Clerical, Maintenance, and Housekeeping



Box 6

Folder 1-

• The Miamian Vol. 3, No. 13, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, January 3, 1974 [article of interest: “Board approves program for Western College”]
• The Miamian Vol. 3, No. 25, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, April 4, 1974 [article of interest: “Dean Lunine on campus, reviews plans for Western”]
• The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 9, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, November 12, 1973 [article of interest: “Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University”]


Folder 2- Beginnings of Western (Post-Merger)

• “Miami Enrollment At 14,200-Student Record: Western College Campus Also At Peak Capacity,” The Oxford Press, Vol. 43 No. 11, Thursday, September 19, 1974
• “Provost proposes merging schools of Fine Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies,” The Miami University Report Vol. 2 No. 19, December 9, 1982
• “Faculty fear proposal’s effects: ‘Firestorm’ surrounds Miami U plan to merge divisions,” The Cincinnati Post, Monday, December 12, 1982
• “UC recommends rejection of merger,” The Miami Student, 1980
• “Seat SIS dean search committee,” The Miamian, January 29, 1981
• “Western dean cautious yet optimistic,” The Student, Tuesday, April 14, 1981
• “Four candidates apply for Western dean,” The Student, February 24, 1981
• “Western College recruiting informally,” The Student, Friday, January 23, 1981
• “Western enrollment woes,” The Student, January 23, 1981
• “Finding a Western dean,” The Miami Student, Tuesday, 20, 1981
• “Western College dean to be chosen by March,” by Marie Gresock, student staff writer [not dated]
• “University Council approves proposal from Western College Council,” The Miamian, November 6, 1980
• “Western to celebrate opening of college,” The Miamian, November 6, 1980
• “Program to Mark Western Anniversary,” The Oxford Press, Oxford, Ohio, Thursday, November 6, 1980
• “Merger needs justification,” The Student, Tuesday, November 4, 1980
• “Western Council opposes merger,” The Miami Student, October 31, 1980
• “Trustees Approve Fee Increase,” The Oxford Press, Oxford, Ohio, Thursday, December 11, 1980
• “Trustee action needed,” The Student, Friday, December 5, 1980
• “Board of trustees approves fee increase,” The Miamian, December 11, 1980
• “On juggling priorities,” The Student, Friday, November 14, 1980
• “Lunine accepts post at San Francisco State,” The Miamian, July 10, 1980
• “All’s quiet on the co-ed front at Peabody Hall,” The Student, Tuesday, October 14, 1980
• “FC discusses Western Program,” October 30, 1980
• “Miami studies ‘Western’ future,” Ham Journal, July 30, 1980
• “Lunine Taking Post in San Francisco,” The Oxford Press Vol. 49, No. 2, Thursday, July 10, 1980
• “Merger savings not yet investigated,” The Miami Student, 1980
• “Western: a fiscal inconvenience?” by Greg Russi
• “Council begins discussion on merger of Western, A&S,” The Miami Student, October 24
• “Western on critical list,” The Miami Student, October 14, 1980
• “Merger proposal unwise,” The Student, Tuesday, October 14, 1980
• “Opinions to consider,” The Student, September 23, 1980
• “Merger Planned For Miami U’s Western Program,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, Saturday, August 16, 1980
• “Western students protest construction of new dorm,” The Miami Student, January 29, 1980
• “THE SECOND ANNUAL Slimy-Shore-to-Slimy-Shore,” The Miami Student, May 5, 1976
• “Karen Rader Attends Iowa Writing Workshop, The Oxford Press, May 23, 1985


Folder 3- Copy of Folder 2

Folder 4- Beginnings of Western (Post-Merger)

• “Miami U. trustees adopt plan for Western campus,” Journal-News, Hamilton, Ohio, Sunday, December 9, 1973
• “Regents Approve New Degree For Western,” [not dated]
• “Program Here,” [undated]
• “Name Screening Committee To Choose Western Dean,” The Oxford Press, Oxford, Ohio, Thursday, December 6, 1973
• “Opens with 150 students: ‘New’ Western starts first year,” October 1, 1974
• “Task Force to evaluate Western College named,” The Miamian, November 4, 1976
• “Western task force ready for opinion solicitation,” by Brian J. Gold
• “Western Program Receives Approval,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, June 29, 1978
• “Western offers unique experience,” The Student, April 1, 1977
• “They ‘gambled’ and won at MU’s Western College,” The Student, Friday, October 4, 1974
• “A new road,” The Miami Student, Friday, October 4, 1974
• “Western College: The jury is still out,” by Dick Perry
• “Western Program Receives Approval,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, June 29, 1978
• “Western approved by Senate, with changes,” The Miamian Vol. 7, No. 23, February 23, 1978
• “Miami Senate Approves Western Continuation,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, February 23, 1978
• “Western governance moves into its own,” The Student, Tuesday, March 29, 1977
• “Western College, Plans Fair,” The Oxford Press, April 14, 1977
• “Western ‘Fair’,” The Oxford Press, April 14, 1977
• “PLAYING SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON” Friday, May 9, 1975
• “Lunine Handpicks Nine Young Members For Western Faculty,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, July 25, 1974
• “Evaluating Western,” October 10, 1976
• “Potpourri!” The Miamian, October 28, 1976
• “Miami Senate Approves Western Continuation,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, February 23, 1978
• “Western approved by Senate, with changes,” The Miamian Vol. 7 No. 23, February 23, 1978
• “WESTERN TASK FORCE STUDY CONTINUES, External Consultants to Help,” The Miami Student, August 30, 1977 [two copies]
• “Special Task Force To Evaluate Western,” The Oxford Press Vol. 45 No. 20, Thursday, November 18, 1976
• “New Western College Has Old Approach To Learning,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, Wednesday, November 27, 1974
• “Western College program studied by committee,” The Miamian, December 7, 1978
• “Western: Returning sophs provide hope for program,” The Miami Student, Fall 1976
• “Western jrs. submit SEO,” The Miami Student, Fall 1976
• “Western division offers courses for non-Western students” [not dated]
• “Shriver warns of fee increases,” by Randy Parsons [not dated]
• “Summer saw many actions, changes in Oxford,” The Miamian, September 19, 1974
• “Nine Educators Appointed For Faculty Of New Western,” The Oxford Press, July 25, 1974
• “MU lowers admission standards; enrollment reaches second high,” [not dated]
• “Western College open house tomorrow,” [not dated]
• “Faculty finds Western exciting,” [not dated]
• “Western- the building of a new college,” The Student, Friday, November 22, 1974 [three pages]
• “Miami Board Gives Praise,” The Oxford Press, December 13, 1973
• “‘Change’ Is Key Factor In Oxford News of ’73: Miamiwestern Top Headline,” Thursday, December 27, 1973
• “Miami Board Takes Action On Western Undergrad Division,” The Oxford Press Vol. 42 No. 23, Thursday, December 13, 1973
• “Western’s president Spencer disturbed by ‘incomplete facts,’” The Miami Student Vol. 97, No. 20, Tuesday, January 15, 1974
• “Search on for Western dean,” The Miami Student, Friday, January 4, 1974


Folder 5-

• “Miami U. trustees adopt plan for Western campus,” Journal-News, Hamilton, Ohio, Sunday, December 9, 1973
• “Regents Approve New Degree For Western,” [not dated]
• “Name Eastern Educator Miami’s Western Dean: Lunine Heads Interdisciplinary Program Here,” The Oxford Press Vol. 42 No. 37, Thursday, March 21, 1974
• “Name Screening Committee To Choose Western Dean,” The Oxford Press, Oxford, Ohio, Thursday, December 6, 1973
• “Opens with 150 students: ‘New’ Western starts first year,” October 1, 1974
• “Task Force to evaluate Western College named,” The Miamian, November 4, 1976
• “Western task force ready for opinion solicitation,” by Brian J. Gold
• “Western Program Receives Approval,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, June 29, 1978
• “Western offers unique experience,” The Student, April 1, 1977
• “They ‘gambled’ and won at MU’s Western College,” The Student, Friday, October 4, 1974
• “Western College: The jury is still out,” by Dick Perry
• “Western approved by Senate, with changes,” The Miamian Vol. 7 No. 23, February 23, 1978
• “Miami Senate Approves Western Continuation,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, February 23, 1978
• “Western Governance Moves into its own,” The Student, Tuesday, March 29, 1977
• “Western Student-teacher relationship acts as help, hindrance,” The Student, March 25, 1977
• “Western College, Plans Fair,” The Oxford Press, April 14, 1977
• “Western ‘Fair’,” The Oxford Press, April 14, 1977
• “PLAYING SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON” Friday, May 9, 1975
• “Lunine Handpicks Nine Young Members For Western Faculty,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, July 25, 1974
• “Evaluating Western,” October 10, 1976
• “Potpourri!” The Miamian, October 28, 1976
• “Miami Senate Approves Western Continuation,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, February 23, 1978
• “Western approved by Senate, with changes,” The Miamian Vol. 7 No. 23, February 23, 1978
• “Special Task Force To Evaluate Western,” The Oxford Press Vol. 45 No. 20, Thursday, November 18, 1976
• “New Western College Has Old Approach To Learning,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, Wednesday, November 27, 1974
• “Western College program studied by committee,” The Miamian, December 7, 1978
• “Western: Returning sophs provide hope for program,” The Miami Student, Fall 1976
• “Western jrs. submit SEO,” The Miami Student, Fall 1976
• “Western division offers courses for non-Western students” [not dated]
• “Shriver warns of fee increases,” by Randy Parsons [not dated]
• “Summer saw many actions, changes in Oxford,” The Miamian, September 19, 1974
• “Nine Educators Appointed For Faculty Of New Western,” The Oxford Press, July 25, 1974
• “MU lowers admission standards; enrollment reaches second high,” [not dated]
• “Western College open house tomorrow,” [not dated]
• “Faculty finds Western exciting,” [not dated]
• “Western- the building of a new college,” The Student, Friday, November 22, 1974 [three pages]
• “Miami Board Gives Praise,” The Oxford Press, December 13, 1973
• “‘Change’ Is Key Factor In Oxford News of ’73: Miamiwestern Top Headline,” Thursday, December 27, 1973
• “Miami Board Takes Action On Western Undergrad Division,” The Oxford Press Vol. 42 No. 23, Thursday, December 13, 1973


Folder 6-

• The Miamian Vol. 7 No. 17, January 12, 1978 [articles of interest: “Continue and modify is Western recommendation,” “Report of Special Task Force on Evaluation of Western College of Miami University,”]
• The Western College of Miami University Letter to Colleagues from M. J. Lunine, Dean, dated November 18, 1974
• “Western College Campus Tour” page
• “The Western College of Miami University Illustrative First-Year Courses” page
• Letter to All Western College of Miami Parents from M. J. Lunine, dated December 23, 1974
• Letter signed Mike [not dated, 5 circled in bottom right corner]
• Letter from Mike Lunine to Members of the Class of 1979, All Western of Miami Students and Staff, and Friends, dated May 21, 1979
• M. J. Lunine Farwell Remarks to Class of 1979 dated May 5, 1979 [two pages]
• Letter from Provost David G. Brown to The Western Community dated July 25, 1980 [two pages]
• Letter “For immediate release,” Subject: Curtis W. Ellison named acting dean of Miami University’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies, dated July 28, 1980
• Schedule of Opening Events Page
• Interdisciplinary Perspectives: A Series of Speakers Representing Integrative Approaches in Higher Education
• “A Word of Explanation Concerning Current Thoughts about Phasing in the Western College of Miami University,” dated December 23 [two pages]
• “An Elaboration,” dated December 13, 1973


Folder 7-

• “A Word of Explanation Concerning Current Thoughts about Phasing in the Western College of Miami University,” dated December 23
• David Brown, “Concept Paper: The Western College of Miami University,” June 26, 1973 [two copies]
• “Miami University Office of Residence Halls Storage Instructions and Notice,” April 3, 1974
• “The Western College of Miami University,” page
• “Criteria for Considering Petitions for Completion of Degree Requirements in less than four years”
• “The Western College of Miami University” (remarks delivered at Summer Orientation by Dean Myron J. Lunine)
• “What to Tell Patrons about the ‘New’ Hoyt Library,” page
• Character of Hoyt Library Western College of Miami University, 1976
• An Introduction to: The Western College of Miami University, Miami University Official Publication, Series 74 Number 9, July 1976


Folder 8- Donations from Unidentified Donors

• “Western College: The Passing of a Dream”


Folder 9- Donations from Paris Strand Berry

• “An Educational Heritage: The Close of Western College,” The Old Northwest, No. 16 No. 2, Summer 1992


Folder 10- Donations from Gail James

• “Miami U. Gives Notice to Western Employees”; The Oxford Press; December 20, 1973
• Article “Final Class Receives Western Degrees Sunday”


BOX 7

Folder 1: Articles on the Closing of Western College

• “Opinion Poll: Western—What now?” Article
• “Dr. Lunine named first Western College Dean,” The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 24, March 28, 1974
• “Thomson Halls, not McKee used by Miami at Western,” The Miamian, August 9, 1973
• “Ohio Students Seek to Rescue College In $5-Million Drive” Article
• “Assign Miamians To Western Halls,” The Oxford Press Vol. 42 No. 5, Thursday, August 9, 1973
• “Miami U. Gives Notice to Western Employees,” The Oxford Press Vol. 42 No. 24, Thursday, December 20, 1973
• “Editor’s Mail: Merger Plan ‘Ignores City,’” Article
• “First Coed Year At Western Is Revealing,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, Monday, January 29, 1973
• “Western College: the passing of a dream,” The Cincinnati Post, Saturday, June 29, 1974
• “Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University,” The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 9, November 12, 1973
• Western Weekly No. 81, January 4, 1974
• “Trustees firm up Nov. 1 transfer action,” The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 6, October 25, 1973
• “Western proposals studied, President to make decision,” The Miamian Vol. 3 No. 11, November 29, 1973
• “Tentative Western students’ plans definite against MU,” The Miami Student Vol. 97 No. 21, Friday, January 18, 1974
• “Private Ohio College to Be Taken Over by State-Supported School,” The New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1973
• “Women Due Back at Closing School,” Article
• “The Western College,” Supplement to the Oxford Press, June 13, 1974 [2 Copies]
• "Western College to Associate with Miami University," The Oxford Press, June 21, 1973



Folder 2: Closing of Western

• Letter to President William C. Spencer from Phillip R. Shriver, August 13, 1973 with Memorandum August 10, 1973
• Memo to All Professors from Donavon Auble, August 15, 1973
• Memo to All Faculty from Donavon Auble, July 31, 1973
• Letter to Western Student from Phyllis Hoyt, August 15, 1973
• “Check Buys McKee Hall,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, August 16, 1973
• Letter to Miami Faculty from Provost David G. Brown, Re: Search for Dean of the Proposed Western College, December 4, 1973
• Letter to President Shriver and the Student Senate, from The Student Governance Association of the Western College
• Letter to the Western College Faculty from President Spencer, November 26, 1973
• Memo from the Planning Team on Western College to Panel of Consultants on Western College, Subject: Progress Report, September 15, 1973
• Memo from Warren Mason, Chairman, Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University, to Members of the Faculty and Staff of Miami University and Western College, September 12, 1973
• “Women due back at closing school,” The Plain Dealer, Monday, August 13, 1970s
• Letter to Phyllis from Paul, November 28, 1973
• The Western College celebrates 120 years, Program, Monday, May 27, 1974
• “Transfer Western Title To Miami; Plans Moving Forward,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, December 6, 1973
• Certificate of Attendance during 1973-74 School Year


Folder 3: Western’s Transfer to Miami University

• Letter to All Members of the Faculty and Staff from the Office of the President, Miami University, July 10, 1973
• CBS Reports “The Colleges” Broadcast Transcript on CBS Television Networks, Friday, March 29, 1974
• “A Proposed Goal for the Western College Alumnae Association After June 16, 1974”
• “From the ‘Suggestion Box’ at Alumnae Weekend 1974” Page
• Letter to Anne from William C. Spencer, February 27, 1974 (two pages)
• Letter to Nancy from Anne Adkins Weissenborn, February 24, 1974 (two pages)
• Letter to Alumnae from Spiros V. Antoniadis, March 4, 1974
• Letter to Ms. Saunders from William C. Spencer, February 21, 1974
• Letter to Mrs. Marlett from William C. Spencer, February 20, 1974
• Letter to Mrs. King from William C. Spencer, February 20, 1974
• Letter to Friends from William C. Spencer, February 28, 1974
• Letter to Class-Agents and Classmates from Hayat Imam Mauch, Pamela Brown, and Mame Russell Gault, February 19, 1974 (two pages)
• Letter to Dr. Spencer from Hayat Imam Mauch, Pamela Brown, Mame Russell Gault, February 19, 1974
• Note from Frances Hall King ’29, Spring 1974 (three copies)
• Letter to Mrs. Jeanne Ott Saunders from Administer of Alumnae Services, February 22, 1974
• Letter to President Spencer from Jeanne Ott Saunders, February 13, 1974
• Card to Berenice from Ora Janet Blair, July 3, 1974
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Dorothy S. Widerstein, June 22, 1973 (two pages)
• Letter to Berenice from Margaret and Letter to Mrs. Mry Lee Brandenberg from Margaret A. Barrier, June 17, 1974
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Wakako, July 5, 1974
• Letter to Mrs. Ora Stegall from Wakako Ohara, December 29, 1975
• Letter to Mrs. Brandenburg from Ann Andrews, March 21, 1974 with attached letter to Mrs. Andrews, March 25, 1974
• Letter to Mary Lee from Barbara, May 13, 1974
• Letter to Berenice from Eleanor Cooke, October 16, 1973
• Letter to Bereniec from Eleanor Cooke, November 18, 1973
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Sandra F. Barnes, June 22, 1973
• Letter to Bernice from Liz, June 19, 1973
• Letter to Mary Lee from Alice, May 30, 1974
• Letter to Berenice Stegall from Columbus Alumnae
• Letter to Berenice from Nancy, July 5, 1973
• Letter to Bernice Stegall from M. H. Chube
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Florence R., July 3, 1973
• Letter to Berenice from Mary, July 2, 1973
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Vivien Forbes, July 19, 1973
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Dorothy S. Wiederstein, June 24, 1973
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Marion Simons, March 10, 1975
• Letter to Friends of Western from William Spencer, February 1, 1974, and letter to Alumna from Mary Lee Brandenburg, with envelope addressed to Kathryn Albright
• “Expect Record Alumnae Turnout For Final Western Activities,” The Oxford Press, Vol. 42 No. 49, Thursday, June 13, 1974
• “Preserve history at Western” Article
• “Western, Arts and Sciences merger likely, Shriver says” Article
• “A report of import,” The Miami Student, Tuesday, January 17, 1978
• “Western Alumnae turn over major part of gifts to MU,” Journal-News, Hamilton, O., Thursday, February 22, 1979
• Letter to Mrs. Stegall from M. G. W., June 24, 1973
• Letter to Mrs. Nancy Boerner Larkin from Frank L. Esterquest, President, August 14, 1976 (two pages)
• Letter to Berenice from Grace S. Streb, June 22, 1973


Folder 4- Donations from Judy Waldron, WCAA

• “Private Ohio College to Be Taken Over by State-Supported School,” The New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1973


Folder 5: More Western Merges

• Resolution R74
• “Lunine begins search for staff,” The Miami Student, Friday, May 24, 1974
• “Western College offers education on small scale,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 8, 1976
• “Western- a beginning,” The Miami Student, Friday, May 23, 1975
• “Western seeks faculty, students,” Article, April 4, 1975
• “Sign of the times,” The Cincinnati Post, Tuesday, September 17, 1974
• “’New’ Western College opens doors Friday for visitors,” Cincinnati Post, November 21, 1974
• “’New’ Western awaits start of experiment in education,” The Cincinnati Post, August 28, 1974
• “Western—what now?” Opinion Poll Article
• “Private Ohio College to Be Taken Over” The New York Times
• Letter to Ms. Lone from John Buhler, October 5, 2001 (two pages)
• Announcement of Agreement
• Copy of “Next-Door Neighbor to Accept Title” Article
• Copy of “Miami trustees add women’s coach, boost tuition fees, take on Western costs in record $50 million budget,” Article
• “New Western College Has Old Approach to Learning,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, Wednesday, November 27, 1974
• “Western Students collect signatures to save Hoyt,” The Miami Student, 1981
• “Western dean says goal is ‘work within system’” Article, 5/14/74
• “College Buys Lottery Tickets,” Fall 1973
• “Western College Gives Up Fight,” WHG. Intell, December 5, 1973
• “Students Wish for how Western was one,” The Miami Student, Friday, September 28, 1973
• “Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University,” The Miamian, Vol. 3 No. 9, November 12, 1973
• Copy of “Western College Ends In Bank Office Today,” The Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana, Wednesday, December 5, 1973
• Copy of “Western College Alumnae Attend School’s Last Reunion,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, June 16, 1974
• “Memorandum for Understanding for Affiliation and Union” Report
• “Miami-Western Union” Report
• Copy of “’Save Western’ Drive Dies Today,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, Wednesday, December 5, 1973
• “Western of Miami on the move,” The Oxford Press, Thursday, September 19, 1974
• “A New Sign stands at the hilltop across from Chestnut Street” Paper
• Photographs from Article (Four)

Additional Materials:
• [Dissertation of the Closing of Western College] “A Policy Analysis of a Merger in Higher Education: Miami University and The Western College,” by Larry J. Kennedy
• One Storm Too Many: The Close of Western College by Ed Sweeney



• Letter from Stuart Fitton, Chairman; William Spencer, President; Williard Keebler, Vice President
• Minutes- May 19, 1972 Committee on Appointment, salary and tenure submitted by Gladys Kuoksa
• Miami University the Western College Annual Report, 1974-75 by M. J. Lunine, Dean, July 8, 1975

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