Harlaxton College - University of Evansville, 1970-1978

Scope and Content

Part of a collection relating to the sub-leasing then ownership of Harlaxton Manor by University of Evansville, Indiana, US. The collection is sub-divided chronologically, this covering the early, sub-lease years 1970-1978.

Administrative / Biographical History

After taking over the Harlaxton Manor lease in 1971, Dr. Wallace Graves, president of the University of Evansville (1967-1987), made Harlaxton Manor into a new British study centre for its students. In the fall of 1971, 170 students from the University of Evansville stepped into the then 130-year-old manor and began the experience of their lives, absorbing British traditions and history.


Location: Box 15

Access Information

By appointment only

Archivist's Note

Added by Linda Dawes, College Librarian, March 2018