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Milwaukee-Downer College People Files

Identifier: MDC-RG-001
The collection is composed of files that document people associated with Milwaukee-Downer College or either of its predecessors, Milwaukee Female College and Downer College (Wisconsin Female College). Files include information on administration, faculty, staff, students, and visitors to the college. Materials in the collection include primarily biographical information, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, and photographs, dating from roughly 1850 to the consolidation of the college with Lawrence in 1964.


  • 1850-1964


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.


4.00 Linear Feet (2 filing drawers)

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged alphabetically by last name of person.

Method of Acquisition

Materials of the collection have been collected by the Lawrence University Archives; the date that this began and the manner in which these materials were acquired is unknown.

Accruals and Additions

New materials for the collection will be added by the Archives as they are acquired.

Separated Materials

Folders removed from the collection if the Archives holds an existing collection of papers for the individual, event, organization, or subject.

Processing Information

Preliminary processing and inventory completed by Julia Stringfellow prior to 2010. Final processing completed by Erin Dix, 2011.


Archon Finding Aid Title
Julia Stringfellow
Description rules
Language of description

Revision Statements

  • 2013-11-05: Materials integrated from "Milwaukee-Downer College correspondence, A-Z" collection

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

Seeley G. Mudd Library
113 South Lawe Street
Appleton WI 54911 US
(920) 832-6753