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The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection

 

Finding Aid

Charles W. Fornoff Papers, 1900 to 1982

UM-66

Size: .75 linear feet


Provenance: Mrs. Inda Fornoff

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Fair

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: Maureen S. O’Brien, November 30, 1989

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Charles W. Fornoff was born in Pana, Illinois on June 25th, 1900. He received his A.B., A.M., Ph.D., and J.D. from the University of Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1932 and practiced law in Pana from 1932 to 1936. He held many teaching positions at a variety of Universities. He came to UT in 1939 as Associate Professor of Law. In 1941, he was appointed Acting Dean. In 1945, he was made Dean and full professor. He retired from the deanship in 1960 and from teaching in 1969. He published numerous articles and was given many honors, including that of Professor Emerita in 1970. Charles W. Fornoff died February 5, 1982. 


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains papers relating to the life and career of Charles W. Fornoff and his wife, Inda. The material is arranged by topic. Included is the Fornoff family Bible, Inda Fornoff’s thesis, Charles Fornoff’s Sunday School awards, and material about Charles’ career as dean of the UT College of Law.


Series List

  

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item Description

1

2

Certificates form Sunday School

 

 

Fornoff’s Career

1

3

     1922-1960

1

4

     1960-1980

1

5

Fornoff Clippings

1

1

Fornoff Family Bible

1

6

Fornoff Photographs

1

7

Fornoff Retirement 1970

2

1

Joseph Kunz Memorial Speech

2

2

Law Library study

2

3

Law college Clippings

 

 

Mrs. Fornoff’s Thesis

2

4

Part 1

2

5

Part 2

 

 

Last Updated: 6/9/16