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Illinois Wesleyan's "Birth Certificate" also known as the "Wheeler copy"
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TitleIllinois Wesleyan's "Birth Certificate" also known as the "Wheeler copy"
DescriptionThis is a copy of the only other surviving original Illinois Wesleyan University Charter. It was donated to the University in 1978 by William and Mary Wheeler of Springfield, Illinois, through their friendship with Trustee Walter Lohman of Springfield. The handwriting differs from the other copy, and there are some slight variations in the text as well.


See the "Watson copy" for the transcription of the text.
Related linkhttp://collections.carli.illinois.edu/u?/iwu_histph,2327
SubjectCharters
Birth certificates
Universities & colleges
CreatorIWU Founders
PublisherThe Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington Illinois, 61701.
Date.Original1850-12-03
Date.Digital2011-08-04
Format.Originalmanuscript
Format.Digital.pdf
Type.OriginalText
Type.DigitalText
Record Group1-1/1 : IWU Charters
Languageeng
RightsIllinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by IWU. Contact archives@titan.iwu.edu or 309-556-1535 for more information
Digitization SpecificationsScanned as 600 dpi tifs and downsized for Web access using Epson 3170 with ScanPro v.3 and AdobeAcrobat 8.
Collection NameIWU Historical Collections (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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