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Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials documenting the history of Alice G. Chapman Hall, originally Jason Downer Commons, the location of food services for Lawrence University built in 1968. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, contracts, and photographs are included in the collection. Materials on the Alice G. Chapman Teakwood Room are also included, as well as records documenting the 2011-2013 renovations to the building.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two record books of the Appleton chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) dating from 1913 to 1938. Records include meeting minutes, membership information, and financial records.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Amos Adams Lawrence pertaining to his business interests in Wisconsin, primarily dating from 1844 to 1858. Letters in the collection primarily address Lawrence's investments and land matters, while a minority of letters pertain to the founding of Lawrence University. Articles and biographical information about Amos Adams Lawrence are also included in the collection.
Collection — Container: Shared Box 5
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was made by Arthur M. Gruhl, a student at Lawrence College from 1922-1923. It contains photographs of Lawrence, as well as photographs of Appleton after it was hit by an ice storm.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of about 90 photographic negatives on glass slides taken by Chester Allen, Lawrence University class of 1912. Photographs depict campus buildings, student life, and scenes from around Appleton and the Fox River valley and date from 1909 to 1912.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains records documenting the project to update the College Avenue median between Drew and Lawe streets in 2008-2009. The project was a collaborative undertaking between Lawrence, the City of Appleton, and private donors in the neighborhood who funded the project. Records include correspondence, contracts, invoices, meeting minutes, and other planning materials.
Scope and Contents This collection contains written manuscripts, typewritten notes, and a series of photographs depicting sites, houses, and other structures from early Appleton history. Some people are also shown. The photographs were printed from negatives owned by Anna L. Tenney of Appleton and compiled into three volumes by Lawrence professor of history John Brainerd MacHarg and some of his students in about 1922.
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of correspondence and biographical materials of Edna Ferber, a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist who spent her childhood and early career in Appleton, Wisconsin, and continues to have a strong influence on the city to this day. The correspondence range from 1946-1966 and consist mostly of letters between Ferber and her secretary, Yvette B. Garden. Ferber describes her travels around the world, finances, and her family. Letters exchanged between Ferber and Lawrence...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting the sister city relationship between Appleton and Kurgan in Kurgan Oblast, Russia. This relationship was formally established in 1990, though other materials in the collection document a previous sister city relationship between Appleton and Pyatigorsk, Russia. Materials include memoranda, newspaper articles, and other publications dating from 1983 to 2010.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of subject files on Lawrence University, including events, organizations, and other areas of the university. Information on Appleton, its history, and its relationship with Lawrence are also included. Materials in the collection include correspondence, dance cards, newspaper and magazine articles, reports, and photographs.
- Subject: Appleton (Wis.) X