Raney, William Francis
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of materials that document the presidency of Samuel Plantz, president of Lawrence University from 1894-1924. Biographical materials include photographs, articles written about Plantz, and a death mask of Plantz that was created following his death in November 1924. Most of the correspondence of Plantz is arranged according to a numbering system that he created. Correspondence used by William Raney for his book, The History of Lawrence University,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers documenting the research and teaching activities of William F. Raney, professor of history at Lawrence University from 1920 to 1955. The bulk of the collection consists of papers related to Raney's research and writing of a history of Lawrence University from 1955 until his death in 1962, including note cards, primary source materials, and drafts. Some materials related to his research and writing of Wisconsin: A Story of Progress...