John M. Gregory Notebook, 1845-1846
John Milton Gregory, 1822-1898
Scope, and Content Note
The collection is comprised of one volume with a utographs of school mates at Union College, copies of poems, lectures, essays, and other writings .
Arrangement and Processing Note
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in July 2019.
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.
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John M. Gregory Notebook, 1845-1846, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.
John Milton Gregory (July 6, 1822-October 19, 1898) was an American educator and the first president (regent was his official title) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, then known as Illinois Industrial University. Gregory served as the president of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, from the university's founding in 1867 until his resignation in 1880. One of Gregory's most important contributions to the development of the University of Illinois was his commitment to the education of women. In 1870 Gregory cast the deciding vote to admit women to the University of Illinois, making Illinois the first university after the Civil War to admit women. (Source: Wikipedia)
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