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Student Honors Project Collection

Identifier: LIB-MS-001


  • 1940-2021

Conditions Governing Access

Honors Projects are only accessable for use if the author has submitted a fair use permission form. Digital versions of these projects are available through Lux, Lawrence University's digital repository. Please contact the Archives if a project you are interested in accessing is not available online.

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.


45 boxes

18.75 Linear Feet

Historical Note

The faculty of Lawrence University grants honors at graduation both to encourage students to do superior academic work and to recognize superior performance. Those who have completed significant independent projects may submit their work for evaluation for Honors in Independent Study.

Honors Projects are coherent programs of independent work carried out by students, usually in their senior year, on subjects or problems of more than ordinary difficulty in areas that they have studied in considerable depth, usually in their majors or closely related areas. An Honors Project may also be a work of creative, visual or performing art. Successful Honors Projects received Latin Honors in Independent Study at graduation in three grades: cum laude, magna cum laude, and summa cum laude. These levels are awarded by vote of the faculty acting on the recommendation of the university Committee on Honors. Honors are indicated in the Commencement program and on official transcripts. [From the Lawrence University website, January 2022]


Projects are arranged in chronoglogical order by year of submission and then alphabetically by student last name.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Honors projects submitted by students are added to the library's collection and housed in the Archives.


Projects are submitted on an annual basis.

Library Catalog Record

A full listing of Honors Projects is vailable through the Seeley G. Mudd Library's catalog.,contains,Lawrence%20University.%20Honors%20Projects.,AND&tab=library_catalog&search_scope=Local_Repository&vid=NUI_01LAW_INST&mode=advanced&offset=0

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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