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Poster Collection

Identifier: LU-RG14-005
This collection consists of posters advertising campus events organized by departments and students at Lawrence from 1891 to the present. These include events such as Convocations, Conservatory recitals and concerts, theatre productions, art exhibitions, lectures, and campus celebrations.


  • 1891-2022
  • Majority of material found within 1970-2020


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


2.50 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

16.2 Megabytes

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Method of Acquisition

Materials have been acquired over time. Celebrate! posters transferred from the Office of Campus Activities, June 2009. Posters 1995-2003 transferred from the Office of Communications, 2008. Posters 2010-2013 transferred from the Office of Communications, 2014. Posters 2013-2015 transferred from the Office of Communications, 2015. Posters 2015-2018 transferred from the Office of Communications, 2018. Posters 2018-2019 transferred from the Office of Communications, 2019. SOUP posters from 2020 donated by Greg Griffin, 2020. Lawrence International posters from 2020-2021 donated by LEah McSorley, Associate Dean of Students for International Student Services, Accession 2021-028.

Accruals and Additions

Accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Portions processed prior to 2010. Final processing and finding aid completed by Erin Dix, 2014.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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