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Classes Records

Identifier: LU-RG07-002
This collection is composed of records documenting Lawrence University classes, including Commencement materials, alumni correspondence, photographs, class directories, and retrospective directories developed for reunions. Materials date from the year of the first graduating class in 1857 to the present. A time capsule from the classes of 1961 and 2011, to be opened in 2061, is also included.


  • 1857-2023


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


8.85 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

1 Gigabytes

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically by class year.

Method of Acquisition

Alumni correspondence and materials relating to reunions have been transferred to the Archives from the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement (formerly the Office of Alumni Relations). Other materials have been acquired over time.

Accruals and Additions

Materials related to classes will continue to be placed in this collection.

Processing Information

Inventory completed by Julia Stringfellow, 2009.
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Revision Statements

  • 2013: Photographs of students dating from 1859 to 1913 integrated by Erin Dix

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

Seeley G. Mudd Library
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Appleton WI 54911 US
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