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MDC-MS. Milwaukee-Downer College Manuscripts

 Record Group
Identifier: MDC-MS
Materials classified as Milwaukee-Downer College Manuscripts consist of donations from Milwaukee-Downer faculty and alumni or artificial/topical collections created by the University Archives.

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Brenckle Taylor Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MDC-MS-018
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a workbook and scrapbook created by Alice Brenckle Taylor, Milwaukee-Downer College class of 1929. She completed the workbook, which contains sewing samples, for a Clothing I class in 1925. The scrapbook dates from 1925 to 1950 and includes newspaper clippings, photographs, playbills, and various programs.

Amélie Catherine Sérafon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-MS-057
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Amélie Catherine Sérafon, professor of French at Milwaukee-Downer College from 1910 to 1945. The bulk of the collection includes letters, in French, sent to Bessie Wolfner, Milwaukee-Downer College class of 1918. These letters were translated by Lawrence students and published as A Common Bond: Letters from Mlle Serafon in 2001. Other materials include newspaper clippings, teaching materials, and photographs.

Amy Wiskocil Manz Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MDC-MS-011
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Amy Wiskocil Manz when she was a student at Milwaukee-Downer College, 1931-1935, and added to in 1963-1964. It includes newpaper clippings, photographs, letters, invitations, playbills, assorted programs, song lyric sheets, a perfect attendance record, a streamer, and a balloon.

Anita Andrae Wray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-MS-044
Scope and Contents This collection primarily includes papers documenting Anita Andrae Wray's time as a student at Milwaukee-Downer College, 1933 to 1936. Materials include correspondence; programs from music, theatre, and athletic events; and other documents and memorabilia.

Arline Schram Keller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-MS-055
Scope and Contents This collection consists of course work completed by Arline Schram Keller, Milwaukee-Downer College class of 1943. It includes primarily notes, reports, and design notebooks completed for classes in occupational therapy.

Barbara Borns Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MDC-MS-017
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Barbara Borns when she was a student at Milwaukee-Downer College, 1958-1962, and added to in reunion years. It contains various programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, college publications, song lyric sheets, paper crafts, letters, playbills, grade cards, reunion programs, wedding invitations, and her diploma.

Beatrice Bonner McKinstry Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MDC-MS-007
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Beatrice Bonner McKinstry during her years as a student at Milwaukee-Downer College, 1929 to 1932. It includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and Commencement programs.

Bessie J. Wolfner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-MS-060
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Bessie J. Wolfner, Milwaukee-Downer College graduate of 1918, dating from 1914 to 1983. It includes correspondence, course work, and photographs documenting her years at Milwaukee-Downer, as well as correspondence from Milwaukee-Downer faculty in the years after her graduation. Other writings by Wolfner are also included.

Betsy Morton Johns Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MDC-MS-022
Scope and Contents These scrapbooks were created by Betsy Morton Johns when she was a student at Milwaukee-Downer College, 1928-1932. The first of the scrapbooks documents her freshman and sophomore years and the second documents her junior and senior years. They contain signatures and messages, newspaper clippings, photographs, various programs, crafts, song lyric sheets, grade cards, post cards, dried pine needles, a dried dandelion, a dried corsage, a calendar, and a paper cup.

Carolyn King Stephens Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MDC-MS-061
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Carolyn King Stephens, Milwaukee-Downer College graduate of 1962, to document the efforts to obtain historic recognition for the former Milwaukee-Downer College buildings during the 1970s. Stephens served as the chair of the Committee for the Renovation of Downer Buildings. The scrapbook contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Materials date from 1972 to 1980. A copy of the "Feasibility Study for the Restoration and Renovation of Seven Downer...