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Lawrence University

 Organization

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Stephenson Hall of Science Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG08-007
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials documenting the history of Stephenson Hall of Science, the home of the Lawrence science department from when it was built in 1898 until it was razed in 1998. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, contracts, and photographs are included in the collection. Materials on the 1948 renovation of the building are also included.

Student Awards and Scholarships Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG00-015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records documenting awards and scholarships for students at Lawrence, dating from 1876 to the present. Records primarily include correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

University Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG13-010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Lawrence University, dating from 1815 to 2017. Objects include clothing, jewelry, furnishings, banners, plates, plaques, trophies, and other assorted items.

University Audio Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG13-001
Scope and Contents This collection contains audio recordings in analog, magnetic, and digital formats documenting the Lawrence University campus and community. The recordings date from 1947 to 2014. Events documented include Commencement ceremonies, lecture series (including Freshman Studies lectures), reunions and other alumni gatherings, news broadcasts, Conservatory programs, and more.  Researchers are encouraged to verify with staff the format of individual items and availability for immediate use. Many items...

University Glass Slides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG13-003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 240 glass slides depicting primarily Lawrence University buildings, grounds, students and faculty from 1898 to about 1930. The bulk of the items are lantern slides which were used for promotional presentations about Lawrence around the Midwest in the 1920s and 1930s. A second series consists of 8 by 10 inch slides; the provenance of these is unknown.

University Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG13-009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs used for Lawrence University publicity and publications dating from about 1935 to 2013. Photographs were taken by staff in the Office of Communications (formerly the Office of Public Affairs or the Office of Publicity and Publications) or contract photographers. Materials in this collection include cellulose nitrate, cellulose acetate, and polyester film negatives; contact prints; photographic prints; transparencies; 35mm slides; and born-digital...

University Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG14-003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications distributed by Lawrence University from 1881 to the present.  Included are alumni magazines, general news publications, office and department newsletters, calendars, directories, handbooks, and other publications.

University Video Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG13-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains video recordings in analog, magnetic, and digital formats documenting the Lawrence University campus and community. The recordings date from 1926 to the present, with the bulk dating from about 1990 to 2005. Events documented include Commencement ceremonies, building dedications, lecture series, athletic events, reunions and other alumni gatherings, news broadcasts, Conservatory programs, Department of Theatre Arts productions, and more.  Researchers are encouraged to...

Warch Campus Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG08-011
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials documenting the planning and building of the Warch Campus Center, which opened in the fall of 2009. Subject files concerning various aspects of the project, including publicity, communications with the neighborhood, the building of the land bridge and river walk, accompanying Sage Hall renovations, and the LEED certification process, make up the bulk of the collection. Architectural project manuals, month end construction reports, and planning committee...

Warren Beck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-MS-187
Overview This collection contains materials related to Warren Beck, English Professor at Lawrence University from 1926-1968. The materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, published works, and photographs, dating from 1928-2000.