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Milwaukee-Downer College Subject Files, 1886-1964

Collection Overview

Title: Milwaukee-Downer College Subject Files, 1886-1964

ID: MDC-RG/002

Creator: Lawrence University Archives

Extent: 6.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection is composed of subject files on Milwaukee-Downer College, including athletics, academic departments, campus buildings, student organizations and events, and other activities of the college. Materials in the collection include correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, reports, and photographs, dating from 1886 to 1964.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 filing drawers

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

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

Acquisition Method: Materials were acquired at the time of the consolidation of Milwaukee-Downer and Lawrence in 1964.

Preferred Citation: Milwaukee-Downer College Subject Files. MDC-RG-002. Lawrence University Archives, Seeley G. Mudd Library, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Processing Information: Preliminarily processed or assembled prior to 2005. Processed by Amelia Anderson and Erin Dix, 2012.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Academic Freedom - Curriculum
Folder 1: Academic Freedom and Responsibility, 1950-1962
Folder 2: Activities, Tri-State Medical Conference, Chicago, 1949
Folder 3: Alumnae Art Exhibitions, 1935
Folder 4: Alumnae Association, 1925-1963
Folder 5: Alumnae Follies, 1927-1935
Folder 6: Alumnae Follies, 1940
Folder 7: Alumnae Follies, 1964
Folder 8: Alumnae Follies, College Circus, 1950
Folder 9: Alumnae Follies, M3DC or Third Dimensional Praecox, 1952
Folder 10: Alumnae Follies, Mortar Board Revue, or This is a frame up, 1953
Folder 11: Alumnae Follies, Recollections of the Fezziwig Swarry, Dec.5, 1957
Folder 12: Alumnae Follies, Smilestones, 1975
Folder 13: Alumnae Follies, Smilestones II, 1989
Folder 14: Alumnae Follies, The Open Book, a centennial tribute, 1951
Folder 15: Alumnae Follies, Turn Back that Clock or the Latest Adventures of Alice in Downerland, undated
Folder 16: Alumnae, Sciences, 1931-1952
Folder 17: Alumni Authors, 1945-1991
Folder 18: Anniversaries, 125th, 1976
Folder 19: Anniversaries, 150th (sesqui), 2001
Folder 20: Anniversaries, 150th (sesquicentennial) Oct. 12-14, 2001
Folder 21: Anniversaries, 75th, 1926
Folder 22: Anniversaries, Centenniel, 1951
Folder 23: Anniversaries, Charter Day, 1926-1951
Folder 24: Anniversaries, Consolidation with Lawrence 20th, 25th, 1984-1989
Folder 25: Anniversaries, Founder's Day, 1916-1941
Folder 26: Archives (State Historical Society of Wisconsin) Inventory UW-Milwaukee, 1965-1969
Folder 27: Archives (State Historical Society of Wisconsin) Inventory UW-Milwaukee, 1969
Folder 28: Archives (State Historical Society of Wisconsin) Register of the Milwaukee-Downer College Records, U-W Milwaukee, 1852-1964
Folder 29: Art Collection, Donors, 1965
Folder 30: Art Collections, 1964-1965
Folder 31: Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, 1926
Folder 32: Association of American Colleges, Meeting at M-D Nov. 7-8, 1938
Folder 33: Athletics, undated
Folder 34: Athletics, Archery, 1958
Folder 35: Athletics, Baseball, undated
Folder 36: Athletics, Basketball, undated
Folder 37: Athletics, Crew, 1916-1944View associated digital content.
Folder 38: Athletics, Crew, 1895-1919
Folder 39: Athletics, Crew, 1950-2000View associated digital content.
Folder 40: Athletics, Crew, 1933-1998View associated digital content.
Folder 41: Athletics, Crew, Regatta Programs, 1919-1960
Folder 42: Athletics, Crew, Shells, 1964-1972View associated digital content.
Folder 43: Athletics, Equestrian, 1931-1933
Folder 44: Athletics, Field Day, 1913-1917
Folder 45: Athletics, Golf, undated
Folder 46: Athletics, Gymnastics, 1912-1933
Folder 47: Athletics, Hockey, 1926-1930
Folder 48: Athletics, Raquet Games, undated
Folder 49: Athletics, Skiing, 1953
Folder 50: Athletics, Swimming, 1929-1959
Folder 51: Awards and Honors, 1961-1964
Folder 52: Bookmark, undated
Folder 53: Buildings, 1932-1993
Folder 54: Buildings,  Albert Sivyer Memorial Hall (music), 1906-1907View associated digital content.
Folder 55: Buildings, Boat House, 1926-1998View associated digital content.
Folder 56: Buildings, Business Manager's House, 1914View associated digital content.
Folder 57: Buildings, Committee for the renovation of the Downer Buildings, Carolyn Stephens, Chair, 1972-1997
Folder 58: Buildings, Commons-Union Bldg, (Never Built), 1958-1961
Folder 59: Buildings, Greene Memorial Hall, 1904-1938View associated digital content.
Folder 60: Buildings, Greene Memorial Museum, 1994View associated digital content.
Folder 61: Buildings, Greene Memorial Museum, Annual Reports, 1933-1954
Folder 62: Buildings, Greene Memorial Museum, Correspondence concerning merger and disposal of collection to U-W M, 1963-2001
Folder 63: Buildings, Hawthornden and Arcade, May Day, 1924-1930View associated digital content.
Folder 64: Buildings, Health Center, 1957-1962View associated digital content.
Folder 65: Buildings, Heating Plant, undated
Folder 66: Buildings, Holton Hall, 1899-1935View associated digital content.
Folder 67: Buildings, Holton Hall, Alumnae Hall, 1929-1962View associated digital content.
Folder 68: Buildings, Holton Hall, Interior, 1899-1997
Folder 69: Buildings, Holton Hall, Rededication UW-M, 1980-1983
Folder 70: Buildings, Johnston Hall, 1901-1991
Folder 71: Buildings, Johnston Hall, Closing Controversy, 1950-1951
Folder 72: Buildings, Kimberly Hall/ Union, 1908-1950View associated digital content.
Folder 73: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), 1936-1962
Folder 74: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library) Gallery, Exhibits, 1939-1961
Folder 75: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), Brochure, 1938View associated digital content.
Folder 76: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), Gallery, 1961
Folder 77: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), Gallery, Exhibits (Traveling), 1924-1930
Folder 78: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), Interior, 1959View associated digital content.
Folder 79: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), Oak Room, 1930-1951
Folder 80: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial Library), Teakwood Room, 1935-1950
Folder 81: Buildings, Library (Chapman Memorial), Teakwood Room Materials, (Originals at UW-M Archives), 1958-1968
Folder 82: Buildings, Library (Chapman) Chapman Hll, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Dr. Klotsche's Office, 1965
Folder 83: Buildings, Library (Greene Memorial Library), Mortimor Memorial Library, undated
Folder 84: Buildings, McLaren Hall, Interior, undated
Folder 85: Buildings, McLaren Hall, Interior, 1903-1930
Folder 86: Buildings, Merrill Hall, 1899-1964View associated digital content.
Folder 87: Buildings, Merrill Hall, City Students Lounge, undated
Folder 88: Buildings, Merrill Hall, Interior, 1948-1981
Folder 89: Buildings, Merrill Hall, Organ Sabin/Kimball Correspondence, 1914
Folder 90: Buildings, Milwaukee Downer Seminary, 2004
Folder 91: Buildings, Milwaukee Landmarks Commission, Plaque Presentation, 1973-1977
Folder 92: Buildings, National Register of Historic Places, The Quadrangle, Greene, Holton, Johnston, Merrill Halls, 1973-1977
Folder 93: Buildings, Plankington Infirmary, 1903-1923
Folder 94: Buildings, Power House, 1954-1955
Folder 95: Buildings, President's House, 1941-1959
Folder 96: Buildings, Residence Hall, Furnishings Included Briggs/T.E. Chapman Correspondence, 1950
Folder 97: Buildings, Residential Halls, 1935-1958
Folder 98: Buildings, Sabin Hall (Science) Interior, 1934-1958View associated digital content.
Folder 99: Buildings, Sabin Hall (Science) Interior, 1928-1964
Folder 100: Buildings, The Quadrangle and the Horseshoe, 1980-2003
Folder 101: Buildings, The Quadrangle: Greene, Holton, Johnston, Merrill Hall, Rededication, 1980-1983
Folder 102: Buildings, "UWM Buildings: Some Pertinent Facts", 1977
Folder 103: Buildings, Wisconsin State Historical Society, Historical Marker, 1965
Folder 104: Cabaret, 1944-1963
Folder 105: Campus, 1916-1973
Folder 106: Campus, Aerial Views, 1981View associated digital content.
Folder 107: Campus, Maps, 1963View associated digital content.
See also Milwaukee-Downer College campus maps, 1913-1941, MDC Oversize Box 1
Folder 108: Campus, Woods, 1920-1973
Folder 109: Christmas, 1907-1981View associated digital content.
Folder 110: Christmas, Bazaar, 1940-1959View associated digital content.
Folder 111: Christmas, Cards, 1941View associated digital content.
Folder 112: Christmas, Fragments of Christmas, In Honor of Emily Brown, 1932-1946
Folder 113: Christmas, Lantern Night, 1920-1996View associated digital content.
Folder 114: Christmas, Plays, A Rendezvous with "The Great Unknown" on Christmas Eve 1827, Centennial of the Death of Sir Walter Scott, 1935-1936
Folder 115: Christmas, Plays, Brown, Emily, 1981-1989
Folder 116: Christmas, Plays, Christmas Revels (Old English), 1925-1940View associated digital content.
See also Old English Christmas Revels poster, MDC Oversize Box 1
Folder 117: Christmas, Plays, Christmas Rose, 1940-1944
Folder 118: Christmas, Plays, Fezziwig Swarry, 1904-1976View associated digital content.
Folder 119: Christmas, Plays, The Little Sanctuary, 1928-1942
Folder 120: Classes, undated
Folder 121: Classes, Graduates of 1908, 1908
Folder 122: Classes, Graduates of 1909, 1909
Folder 123: Classes, Graduates of 1949, 1945-1949
Folder 124: Clocks, 1961
Folder 125: College Conference, The Future of Downer, 1961
Folder 126: College Endowment Association, 151-1965
Folder 127: Colors Day, 1919-1964View associated digital content.
Folder 128: Colors Day, Sundial, 1975-1976View associated digital content.
Folder 129: Commencement, Diplomas, Lists, 1951-1964
Folder 130: Commencement, photographs, undatedView associated digital content.
Folder 131: Costume Books, 1935
Folder 132: Costume Collection, 1965
Folder 133: Cotillion, Washington's Birthday, 1932-1939
Folder 134: Curriculum, Independent Studies, 1959
Series 2: Dad's/Father's Days - Y.W.C.A.
Folder 134: Dad's/Father's Days, 1951
Folder 135: Dance and Orchesis, 1951-1963
Folder 136: Dances, 1916-1964View associated digital content.
Folder 137: Dances, MDC, undated
Folder 138: Demotic Composition, 1917
Folder 139: Diploma, 1989-1993
Folder 140: The Dowager, 1964View associated digital content.
Folder 141: Endowed Chairs, M. Schumann Articles, 1965
Folder 142: Extension Classes/ Adult Education, 1932-1962
Folder 143: Faculty, 1903-1963
Folder 144: Faculty, 1910-1930
Folder 145: Faculty Follies, 1925-1950
Folder 146: Faculty Follies 1938, 1938
Folder 147: Faculty Follies 1942, 1942
Folder 148: Faculty Follies 1946, 1946
Folder 149: Faculty Follies 1950, 1950
Folder 150: Faculty Follies 1954, 1954
Folder 151: Faculty Follies 1958, 1958
Folder 152: Faculty Follies 1962, 1962
Folder 153: Faculty Follies 1964, 1964
Folder 154: Faculty, Handbook, 1962
Folder 155: Finance, Tax Exemption (Federal), 1926-1937
Folder 156: Flag (regimental standard 120th Field Artillery and 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, World War I) Now at Wis. State Hist. Soc., 1964-1965
Folder 157: Glacier, Alaska, undated
Folder 158: History, 1927-1981
Folder 159: History (Belcher, Alice. Faculty-Economics), undated
Folder 161: History, Consolidation with Lawrence College, 1964, Students, 1964
Folder 162: History, Consolidation with Lawrence College, 1964, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee relations, 1960-1964
Folder 163: History, (Davies, Susan. LU 1979 Lawrentian. Feb. 1977), 1977
Folder 164: History, Downer College, Fox Lake (Wisconsin Female College until 1887), 1886-1963
Folder 165: History, Exhibits, 1984
Folder 166: History, (Hochstein, Beulah Donohue), 1929
Folder 167: History, (Kieckhefer, Grace Norton) Wis. Mag of History, 1951
Folder 168: History, (Kleinman, Lynne H) The Milwaukee Downer Woman, 1997-2001
Folder 169: History, (Kursch, Daisy Estes) Milwaukee History, 1986-1987
Folder 170: History, (McArthur, Annabel Douglas) Milwaukee Magazine, undated
Folder 171: History, (McDonald, Isabel), 1937
Folder 172: History, Milwaukee College, 1851-1895, Earlier Milwaukee Female College, Consolidated in 1895 with Downer College to become Milwaukee Downer College, 1886-1955
Folder 173: History, Peterson W., 1964
Folder 174: History, (Riordan, Robert J) Milwaukee Sentenal,, 1960
Folder 175: History, (Roskop, Angela) LU 1994, Lawrentian, 1993
Folder 176: History, (S., F.M. Milwaukee Journal), 1922
Folder 177: History, (Schumann, Marguerite) LU 1944 Post Crescent 1964, 1964
Folder 178: History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Letters and Science Review, Spring 2001, "The Beginning of our Liberal Arts Tradition-Downer College" L. Kleinman, 1984-2001
Folder 179: History, World War I, 1917-1918
Folder 180: History, World War II, 1941-1991
Folder 181: Lodge (on Downer Avenue), 1903
Folder 182: May Day, undatedView associated digital content.
Folder 183: May Day, 1900-1919
Folder 184: May Day, 1920-1929
Folder 185: May Day, 1930-1939
Folder 186: May Day, 1940-1949
Folder 187: National Milwaukee Downer Day/Week, 1946-1963
Folder 188: Off Campus, Chicago, 1960
Folder 189: Off Campus, Milwaukee, 1947
Folder 190: Parent's Weekend, 1955-1963
Folder 191: Peace Corps, 1963
Folder 192: Performance, Visitors, 1959
Folder 193: Picture Rental, undated
Folder 194: Publicity, Newspapers, Chicago Sunday Tribune, October 18th 1942, 1942
Folder 195: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, April 29th 1945, 1945
Folder 196: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, June 20 1976, 1976
Folder 197: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, March 2 1951, 1951
Folder 198: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, May 21 1949, 1949
Folder 199: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, Novemeber 13 1963, 1963
Folder 200: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, Roto Section Nov. 16th 1941, 1941
Folder 201: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Sentinal, March 26 1922, 1922
Folder 202: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Sentinal, March 5th 1916, 1916
Folder 203: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Sentinal, May 31 1960, 1960
Folder 204: Publicity, Newspapers, Milwaukee Sentinal, May 6 1945, 1945
Folder 205: Publicity, Newspapers, The 12th Street Rag, April 18 1963, 1963
Folder 206: Publicity, Periodicals, Milwaukee Reader, April 16 1984, 1984
Folder 207: Razzing, 1950-1954
Folder 208: Reference works, Who's Who of American Women, 1960-1963
Folder 209: Residential Life, 1950View associated digital content.
Folder 210: The Rock, undated
Folder 211: Stationary, undated
Folder 212: Student Activities, 1928-1960
Folder 213: Student Activities, Outdoors, 1925-1957View associated digital content.
Folder 214: Students Activities, Politics (National), undated
Folder 215: Student Activities, Social Service and Volunteer Work, 1936View associated digital content.
Folder 216: Student Publications, 1928
Folder 217: Students, Freshman, 1942-1960View associated digital content.
Folder 218: Students, Smoking, 1923-1935
Folder 219: Symposia, Institutes, etc. Intercollegiate Conference on Education and Human Relations March 21 1947, 1947
Folder 220: Symposiums, Institutes, etc. Vocational Conference May 1922, 1922
Folder 221: Visitors, 1963-1964
Folder 222: Y.W.C.A., 1917-1918