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Lucia R. Briggs Papers, 1921-1990

By Katherine Elchert

Collection Overview

Title: Lucia R. Briggs Papers, 1921-1990

ID: MDC-MS/002

Creator: Briggs, Lucia

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Materials are arranged alphabetically by format.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes the correspondence of Lucia R. Briggs, the second President of Milwaukee-Downer College, along with articles written about and by her. It also contains photographs documenting Briggs’s 30 year tenure at Milwaukee-Downer College.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University.  For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Milwaukee-Downer College after it merged with Lawrence University in 1964

Preferred Citation: Lucia R. Briggs Papers. MDC-MS002.  Lawrence University Archives, Seeley G. Mudd Library, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Processing Information: Preliminary processing was done prior to 2005. Further processing and finding aid was completed by Katherine Elchert, 2008.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Articles about Briggs, 1926-1990
Folder 2: Articles by Briggs, 1921-1943View associated digital content.
Folder 3: Correspondence, academic gown, 1975-1976
Folder 4: Correspondence, Carnegie Corporation Art Collection 1930, 1926-1930
Folder 5: Correspondence, Chester, Mrs. William and Chapman Gift, 1935
Folder 6: Correspondence, general, 1926-1950
Folder 7: Correspondence, Klingler, Mrs. Charles, 1935
Folder 8: Correspondence, Schmidt, Margaret and Thompson, Mrs. H.F., 1935
Folder 9: Correspondence, Sheels (crew boats), 1932-1938
Folder 10: Photographs of Briggs, circa 1920-1950View associated digital content.