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Shared Box 20


Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

Articles, 1956-1962

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents See also full-page color Post-Crescent newspaper articles, 1959-06-05, oversized.

"A Brief View of the Conservatory of Music" scrapbook, 1972

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder Oversized
Scope and Contents This collection consists of subject files documenting departments, ensembles, events, and general history of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University, dating from 1868 to the present. Materials primarily include newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, and brochures.

Articles, 1954-1982

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 15
Scope and Contents See also full-page color Milwaukee Journal newspaper article, 1956-11-11, oversized.

Oversized materials, 1950-2011

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Includes newspaper articles, 1950-1982, and "More Light! Lawrence Collects: Artworks from the Collections of Lawrence University Alumni and Friends," 2011.

Charter, 1913

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder Oversized
Scope and Contents A chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest national honor society in the U.S., was established at Lawrence in 1913 after an extensive campaign by President Samuel Plantz. There were 78 existing chapters in the country at the time.

Diplomas, 1857-1953

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Includes diplomas awarded to Lucinda Darling Colman, 1857 and 1865; Adelaide Grant, 1857; Francena Medora Kellogg, 1857; Humphrey Pierce, 1862; Olin Mead, 1890 and 1925; Olla Perry, 1896; Edna Hughes, 1913; Enid Saecker, 1913; Hannah Benyas, 1915; Lauren Tichenor, 1915; Gertrude Thuss, 1925; William Wright, 1925; Mildred Friday, 1926 and 1927; John Schmerein, 1939; Margaret Gilbert, 1940; and Joan English Keirsey, 1953.

Ormsby, David Green, trustee 1885-1894, and donor of funds and namesake of Ormsby Hall

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 22
Scope and Contents Portrait housed with oversized materials.

Sage, Margaret Olivia Slocum, wife of Russell Sage, namesake of Sage Cottage and Sage Hall

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 8
Scope and Contents Portrait photograph housed with oversized materials.

Men's basketball, articles, 1932-2020

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 43-52
Scope and Contents See also full-size newspaper clippings from 2006 housed with oversized materials.

Lawrence College and Milwaukee-Downer College Consolidation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-RG01-015
Scope and Contents The collection contains records documenting the 1964 consolidation of Milwaukee-Downer College with Lawrence College to form Lawrence University. Official and legal documents, correspondence between the two institutions regarding the logistics of transferring people and materials, financial records, and publications describing the consolidation, including newspaper articles, are included. The bulk of the records date from 1963 to 1965, but materials discussing the future of Milwaukee-Downer...