Skip to main content

Fred Gowing Papers

Call Number: MS098

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Fred Gowing's Tufts memorabilia, acceptance letter and tuition bills, 1879-1881; and correspondence, mostly related to Gowing's work as a high school principal and superintendent, 1881-1917.


  • Creation: 1879 -- 1980


Language of Materials



This collection may require review before it is available for use. Please contact DCA for further details.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproduction and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Any intellectual property rights that the donor possesses have not been transferred to Tufts University.

Biographical / Historical

Mr. Gowing graduated from Tufts in 1881 and received an honorary doctorate in 1897. He served as principal in several high schools and schools throughout the Northeastern United States. He was principal (president) of Rhode Island College from 1898-1901. He died March 20 1921.


0.25 Linear Feet


This collection is not processed.

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the Archives by Fred Gowing's daughter Jean Gowing in October 1980 via the Alumni House.

Processing status

This collection is minimally processed and may not be available for research.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States