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Residence Hall records, 1905-1934

Series II. Administrative Ledgers, 1908-1934

The series contains the books documenting the management of the buildings. The application books note the applicant's name, date received, deposit paid, and room requests, from specific room numbers to which side the room faced (Amsterdam or campus side). There are books on the repair work done and the attending fees for holes in wall, ink stains on table or floor, posters on wall, dirty or soiled wall, chairs broken, cigarette burns in floor, etc. For John Jay Hall, there is an elevator service log. There is a goods received log for packages, boxes, flowers, medicine, books, and other goods from such stores as Wanamaker's, Brill Bros, Bloomingdale's, Brentano's, and Gimbels. There are also record books for when vacant rooms were rented not for the academic year or for the summer session but for short-term stays (in 1928, $1.50 per day, $9.00 per week) known as "transients."

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Application Books



Box 4 Folder 3 1908-1910

Room Inquiries and Application Logs


Box 4 Folder 4 Summer Session 1910 and 1911-1912, 1910, 1911-1912


Box 4 Folder 5 Summer Sessions, 1911-1912


Box 4 Folder 6 Summer Sessions, 1912-1914


Box 4 Folder 7 Summer Sessions, 1914-1915


Box 4 Folder 8 Burglary Book, 1924-1931


Box 4 Folder 9 Desk Lamp Register, 1923 July -1924 October, 1923


Box 4 Folder 10 Directory by Room by Hall, 1915-1917


Box 4 Folder 11 Goods Received and Signed For, 1929 January -- 1933 June, 1929, 1933


Box 4 Folder 12 Hartley Hall Blotter, 1913


Box 4 Folder 13 Hartley Hall Work Done (Rugs), 1920 March-1920 June, 1920


Box 4 Folder 14 John Jay Hall Lost Keys and Miscellaneous Complaints, 1929-1931

Includes elevator service log


Box 4 Folder 15 Livingston Hall Storage Book, 1926


Box 4 Folder 16 Maintenance Records, 1923-1932

Lamps, storage, linens, keys, furniture, etc.


Box 4 Folder 17 Repair and Damage Records, 1928-1933


Box 4 Folder 18 Room Repair Fees, 1914-1919

Hartley, Livingston and Furnald Halls


Box 4 Folder 19 Special Addresses of All Kinds, 1920s-1930s



Box 5 Folder 1 Storage Book, 1912-1916 1928, 1912-1916, 1928


Box 5 Folder 2 Summer Session Rooms Rented, 1915-1919


Transients/Short-term Occupants


Box 5 Folder 3 Furnald Hall, 1921-1925


Box 5 Folder 4 Hartley and Livingston Halls, 1922-1923


Box 5 Folder 5 Furnald Hall, 1925-1927


Box 5 Folder 6 Hartley, Livingston and John Jay Halls, 1927-1928


Box 5 Folder 7 John Jay Hall, 1929-1931


Box 5 Folder 8 John Jay Hall, 1931-1933


Box 5 Folder 9 John Jay Hall, 1933-1934