LU-RG00. Historical Events, People, and Subjects
Records in this group include: files on people and subjects historically associated with Lawrence University, collections documenting events at Lawrence, and other artificial topical collections.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The four scrapbooks in this collection contain programs from Lawrence University commencements, exhibitions, literary society events, recitals, concerts, theatre productions, and other celebrations and activities, dating from 1847 to 1947. Some newspaper clippings and ephemera are also included.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of news items about people and events at Lawrence University clipped from local newspapers, 1926 to 2003. This includes 19 volumes of scrapbooks and one box of loose clippings. Most clippings come from the Appleton Post-Crescent.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of files on Lawrence University people, including administration, faculty, staff, students, and visitors to the university. Materials in the collection include biographical information, correspondence, personnel sheets, newspaper and magazine articles, and photographs.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of subject files on Lawrence University, including events, organizations, and other areas of the university. Information on Appleton, its history, and its relationship with Lawrence are also included. Materials in the collection include correspondence, dance cards, newspaper and magazine articles, reports, and photographs.
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.
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.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials documenting symposia, conferences, and institutes sponsored by and/or held at Lawrence, dating from 1908 to the present. Materials include correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Scope and Contents This collection documents Welcome Week, the week before the first week of classes fall term in which new freshmen move in and are introduced to Lawrence University. Prior to 2003, the week was known as New Student Week. Materials in the collection include correspondence, programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings, dating from 1926 to the present. Welcome Week schedules, involvement guidebooks, and orientation information for new transfer students, international students, and parents are...