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Breckinridge Public Affairs Center (River House) : Records, 1885-2003, n.d. (bulk 1974-2003)

Breckinridge Public Affairs Center (River House): Administrative Records, 1902-2003, n.d.
1.0 linear foot.

Catalog Number:3.41.1

Series Description:
Records regarding the transfer of River House to the College and the dedication of Breckinridge Public Affairs Center. There are inventories of River House as well as activity and financial reports. The bulk of the material is correspondence between Mrs. Patterson and College administrators. Principal correspondents include C. Warren "Johnny" Ring, Vice President of Development, Anne Underwood, Director of Breckinridge Public Affairs Center, 1982-1992, Gail Berneike, resident manager of Breckinridge, 1988-2003, Charles Beitz, Dean for Academic Affairs, and Craig McEwen, Dean for Academic Affairs. The office of Dean for Academic Affairs held administrative oversight of Breckinridge during much of the Public Affairs Center's operation.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: Restricted until 2024.

Breckinridge Public Affairs Center (River House): Historical Material, Images, and Printed Ephemera, 1885-2003, n.d.
1.0 linear foot.

Catalog Number:3.41.2

Series Description:
Biographical information about the Goodrich, Breckinridge, and Patterson families and historical material concerning River House. Photographs, blueprints and plans of River of River House are included as well as brochures, guest registers, and other printed ephemera.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by material type, and alphabetically within each material type.

Restrictions: None.

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