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Milwaukee-Downer College Artifact Collection

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Clothing and Textiles

Furnishings

Hat Hunt Memorabilia

Jewelry and Pins

Plaques and Trophies

Signs and Banners

Other Artifacts



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Collection Overview

Title: Milwaukee-Downer College Artifact Collection, 1895-2003View associated digital content.

ID: MDC-RG/004

Primary Creator: Milwaukee-Downer College

Extent: 147.0 Items

Subjects: Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee-Downer College -- Alumnae, Milwaukee-Downer College -- Faculty and staff

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Milwaukee-Downer College, dating from circa 1895 to 2003. Objects include clothing, jewelry, furnishings, banners, plates, plaques, and other assorted items.

Subject/Index Terms

Milwaukee-Downer College
Milwaukee-Downer College -- Alumnae
Milwaukee-Downer College -- Faculty and staff

Administrative Information

Repository: Lawrence University Archives

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

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

Acquisition Method: Materials acquired over time. Donor information, when known, is noted at the item level.

Preferred Citation: [Item title.] Milwaukee-Downer College Artifact Collection. MDC-RG-004. Lawrence University Archives, Seeley G. Mudd Library, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Processing Information: Inventory created and objects photographed by Kasie Janssen '12.


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[Series 1: Clothing and Textiles],
[Series 2: Furnishings],
[Series 3: Hat Hunt Memorabilia],
[Series 4: Jewelry and Pins],
[Series 5: Plaques and Trophies],
[Series 6: Signs and Banners],
[Series 7: Other Artifacts],
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Series 7: Other Artifacts
Item 1: Library stamp 1, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-008. Box 3. "Mortimer Memorial Library, Mary Mortimer: Presented by Friends and Pupils of Mary Mortimer, the First Principal of Milwaukee College."
Item 2: Library stamp 2, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-009. Box 3. "This  Volume Was Presented to the Library By."
Item 3: Library stamp 3, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-010. Box 3. "Carnegie Grant."
Item 4: Senior Spring Promenade booklet, 1928View associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-023. Box 2. Lists menu, chaperones, dances.
Item 5: Merrill Hall deck of cards in box, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-029. Box 2. Donated by Dorothy and Theresa Syriopoulos, 1999.
Item 6: Memento box, circa 1904View associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-048. Box 1. Belonged to Josephine Jelinek '04. Contains green ribbon, Junior dinner spread (Oct. 27, 1902), valentine, and birth announcement.
Item 7: MDC '53 wooden book cover, 1953View associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-051. Box 8.
Item 8: Yellow class plant, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-068. Box 3. Plastic pot with flowers and "Foink" caterpillar. Donated by June Goldschmid Theisen '60. Quantity: 2.
Item 9: Yellow class yarn "Foink", undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-070. Box 3. Donated by June Goldschmid Theisen '60.
Item 10: Memory box, 1956View associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-071. Box and contents donated by Ruth Daddona October 14, 2006 at MDC reunion weekend.  Memory boxes were created by students. Box contents: yellow graduation tassel, 1956 Commencement Program, 1956 Senior Prom booklet, and scrapbook pages.
Item 11: Marionette, 1959View associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-077. Box 6. Donated by June Goldschmid Theisen '60. An article from the March 22, 1959 Milwaukee Sentinel, "Puppets Dance at Downer," showing this marionette is included.
Item 12: Lantern used for Lantern Night 1, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-112. Box 9.
Item 13: Lantern used for Lantern Night 2, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-113. Box 9.
Item 14: Regatta oar for form, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-117. Display. Presented to the class whose Regatta team has shown superior form during the June race.
Item 15: Lantern used for Lantern Night 3, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-126. Display. Includes candle.
Item 16: Red jacket doll, undatedView associated digital content.
MDC-OBJ-132. Display.
Item 17: Yellow stuffed elephant, 1952
MDC-OBJ-145. Box 9. Belonged to Jean Monday Gnat '52. A gift from her "little sister" in the next class.
Item 18: Milwaukee-Downer College embosser, undated
MDC-OBJ-147. Box 1.

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[Series 3: Hat Hunt Memorabilia],
[Series 4: Jewelry and Pins],
[Series 5: Plaques and Trophies],
[Series 6: Signs and Banners],
[Series 7: Other Artifacts],
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