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Lawrence University

 Organization

Found in 204 Collections and/or Records:

Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG04-043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records documenting library collections, staff, and operations, dating from 1859 to 2017. Records include annual reports and correspondence of the University Librarian, records of gifts to the library, collection records and statistics, and other administrative files.

Lifeline Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG06-015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records documenting the Lifeline Project at Lawrence University, a comprehensive suicide prevention project funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2009-2013. It includes meeting minutes, grant reports, and other administrative records from the core project team, as well as publications produced for the project. A video recording of "Show Your Face: A Masque" is...

Literary Societies Records

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG06-017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of literary societies at Lawrence University, including the Amphictyon, Athena, Lawrean,  Philalathean, Philal-Athena, and Phoenix societies. Records date from 1851 to 1925 and include meeting minutes, correspondence, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, and song books.

Long-Range Planning Task Force Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-RG01-018
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the Long-Range Planning Task Force established by President Thomas Smith in 1976. Records include correspondence, minutes, and reports of the overall task force as well as sub-task forces on size constraints, finance, curriculum alternatives, extra-curricular structures, and inter-institutional relations.

Main Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG08-001
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of materials documenting the history of Main Hall, Lawrence University's main college building that was built in 1853. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, and photographs are included in the collection.

May Day Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG00-007
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of records documenting the celebration of May Day, a spring tradition at Lawrence from 1906 to 1966 and revived for one year in 2007. May Day celebrations typically involved the crowning of one of the senior women as May Queen and dancing around a May Pole. Parades, folk dancing, and other events were also incorporated in some years. Photographs, programs, and articles make up the bulk of the collection.

Memorial Chapel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG08-005
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of materials documenting the history of the Memorial Chapel, the main auditorium and concert hall for Lawrence University, built in 1918. The collection includes correspondence, building plans, articles about the chapel, and photographs. Materials on the organs are also included.

Merton M. Sealts, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-MS-173
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials documenting the tenure of Merton M. Sealts as an English professor at Lawrence University, 1948 to 1965. Contents include correspondence, newspaper clippings, faculty meeting minutes, photographs, as well as articles written by Sealts.

Milwaukee-Downer College People Files

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-RG-001
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of files that document people associated with Milwaukee-Downer College or either of its predecessors, Milwaukee Female College and Downer College (Wisconsin Female College). Files include information on administration, faculty, staff, students, and visitors to the college. Materials in the collection include primarily biographical information, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, and photographs, dating from roughly 1850 to the consolidation of the college...

Milwaukee-Downer College Records

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-RG-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative, financial, and historical records of Milwaukee-Downer College, primarily dating from 1895 to 1964. Records of its predecessor institutions, Downer College and Milwaukee College, dating back to 1848 are also included, as well as records documenting the activities of Milwaukee-Downer alumnae since the consolidation with Lawrence College in 1964. Materials include correspondence, financial records, and subject files of the Board of Trustees, Office of...