Chase, George C. (George Colby), 1844-1919
- Existence: 1844 - 1919
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract These records cover a wide variety of topics concerning Bates College, but the majority concern various fundraising efforts and other financial matters. Most of the records are from the Chase and Gray administrations, although there is some material from the Phillips era. Many of the files were likely kept by Harry Rowe, who served as Assistant to the President from 1924 to 1946.
Abstract This collection, which is primarily correspondence, contains both hand and typewritten letters written to and by George C. Chase. The letters concern matters of both a business and personal nature- the Andrew Carnegie subscriptions, the hazing of freshmen, amending the College charter, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, efforts to obtain a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Chase's desire to retire and the plans for his successor and letters written by Chase to his son, George M....
Abstract This collection contains records from during and after the tenure of Oren B. Cheney as the first President of Bates College (1855-1894). The records include correspondence, donor certificates, and printed and handwritten documents regarding the early work and activities of Bates College, especially relating to the college's relationship to the Free Will Baptists. Notable correspondents include Maine governor Edwin C. Burleigh, and Cheney's successor at Bates, George C. Chase.