C.A. Duniway correspondence, 1908-1912

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Duniway, C. A. (Clyde Augustus), 1866-1944
Title
C.A. Duniway correspondence
Dates
1908-1912 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 reels microfilm
Collection Number
Mss 735
Summary
This collection includes microfilm copies of Clyde A. Duniway's personal and business correspondence from 1908, just before he began his tenure as the president of the University of Montana in Missoula. It continues into 1912 after his contract was not renewed by UM and Duniway is looking for a new position and then is hired as the president of the University of Wyoming in Laramie in 1912.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 4062432053
Fax: 4062434067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana-Missoula.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Clyde Augustus Duniway was born in 1866 in Albany, Oregon, to Benjamin Charles Duniway and Abigail Jane Scott. Duniway received an A.B. from Cornell University in 1892 and an A.M. in 1894 and a Ph.D. in 1897 in Political Science from Harvard. An expanded version of his dissertation was published in 1906 as The Development of Freedom of the Press in Massachusetts . He taught for eleven years at Stanford University before serving as president of the University of Montana in Missoula from 1908 to1912. He next served as the president of the University ofWyoming in Laramie and then as president of Colorado College. In 1923 he served as director of the British Division of the American University in Europe. He next was appointed professor of history at Carleton College, where he remained until his retirement in 1937.

Duniway married Caroline Cushing in 1901. By 1912 the couple had three sons, John, Ben, and David. C. A. Duniway died December 25, 1944, in Stanford, California.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This microfilm collection includes C.A. Duniway's incoming and outgoing corrrespondence from 1908, just before he began his tenure as the president of the University of Montana in Missoula. It continues into 1912 after his contract was not renewed and he is first looking for a new position and then is hired as the president of the University of Wyoming, in Laramie in 1912. The business correspondence includes Duniway's interactions with prominent university and Missoula residents such as A.L. Stone, Oscar J. Craig, J.B. Speer, and William Aber as well as interactions with the national college community. In addition to university-related letters, the collection includes personal corresondence with his wife, Caroline Cushing Duniway. When Duniway is travelling, the couple's correspondence offers details of their respective daily experiences and discussion of future plans.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], C.A. Duniway Correspondence, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

The reels of microfilm, numbered Reel 2 through Reel 5, were originally held within a larger number of reels. These four reels hold only the materials relevant to Duniway's life in Montana. This archives does not hold any other reels about his life before and after Montana and the location of any other reels is unknown.

Location of Originals

In 1954 the original papers were on loan to the Oregon State Library in Salem, Oregon, but their location in 2010 is unknown.

Custodial History

Provenance not known.

Acquisition Information

Donated by David C. Duniway.

Related Materials

Some of Clyde A. Duniway's University of Montana related papers are held in this institution's archives collection RG001, Office of the President's Records. Papers relevant to his tenure as president of the University of Wyoming in Laramie are held in that insitution's President's Office Records. His correspondence with his mother, Abigail Scott Duniway, a prominent women's rights advocate, is included in her papers at the University of Oregon.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Reel
Reel 2 Letters to Caroline Duniway 1909-1911
Reel 2 Letters from Caroline Duniway 1909
Reel 3 Letters from Caroline Duniway 1910
Reel 3 General correspondence and documents 1910
Reel 4 Departmental reports 1908
Reel 4 General correspondence 1908
Reel 5 General correspondence 1908

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • College presidents--Montana--Missoula--Correspondence
  • College presidents' spouses--Montana--Missoula--Correspondence

Personal Names

  • Aber, William, 1848-1919--Correspondence
  • Craig, Oscar J. (Oscar John), b. 1846--Correspondence
  • Duniway, C. A. (Clyde Augustus), 1866-1944--Correspondence
  • Duniway, Caroline Cushing, b. 1872--Correspondence
  • Speer, J. B. (James Beryl), 1883-1957--Correspondence
  • Stone, Arthur L., 1865-1945--Correspondence

Corporate Names

  • University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.)
  • University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.)--Presidents--Correspondence
  • University of Wyoming--Presidents

Titles within the Collection

  • The Development of Freedom of the Press in Massachusetts