Academic library directors
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
These records chronicle the administrative career of Irving S. Upson, who from 1890-1915 took on various roles within Rutgers College. These roles include that of the first university registrar, secretary, and treasurer, as well as college librarian. These roles saw the development of various other offices present in the university today, including alumni relations and the financial office of the Athletic Association.
The collection contains papers generated by George A. Osborn during his career as a Rutgers Librarian. The folders contain information about his actions as librarian including the expansion of the Voorhees Library due to serious space constraints of the library at the time. Also included are various committee papers, budget and funding information. Series III is dedicated specifically to "Friends of Rutgers Library."