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Collection # DRT-180.4-002

WA Annual Giving Reports,
1999- Present

Main Entry: Development Office
Periodic Accrual

Biographical/Historical Note:
The Office of Development and Alumni was created in 1961 by Capt. William R. Brewster. M.C. Paget was the first director (1961-1968) and Bob Ballentine was the first Public Relations Director in the 1960s, when he initiated the publications. The Office has been responsible for Alumni affairs, publications, annual giving, and other organized fundraising efforts, such as Capital Campaigns. Over decades the office underwent a number of reorganizations with numerous directors, systems, and programs. John Anderson became Vice President for Development in 1990. The Annual Giving program became more organized, better publicized, and more aggressive under Anderson after 1990. By 2000, the successful Annual Giving program was raising over one million dollars.

Scope and Content:
Arranged in chronological order, the collection consists of printed copies of Annual Reports of Annual Giving and Reports To Donors. See collection #DRT-180.4-001 for previous issues. Systematic archives collection of Annual Giving Reports began in 2000 and continued through periodic accrual of department records transfer from the Development Office.


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