Letter to University of Dubuque President Cornelius Steffens about the circulation of the school publication titled Dubuque Evangelist.
Politics; Protestantism; Presbyterianism; Finances; World War I; Education
According to an archival note from the University of Dubuque, this document was probably written by William O. Ruston, who was the president of the school from 1904-1908, about the circulation of the Dubuque Evangelist. William Ruston discusses two constituencies of the publication: Germans and non-Germans. Ruston identifies financial concerns and discusses the care needed to address the needs of both constituencies during the war. Ruston speaks to precarious situation of Germans in Dubuque during World War One. The document includes specific information about subscribers and finances.
William O. Ruston
Archives of the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa
Archive Collection at the University of Dubuque
1919; Dubuque, Iowa; Dubuque County