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Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Amélie Catherine Sérafon, professor of French at Milwaukee-Downer College from 1910 to 1945. The bulk of the collection includes letters, in French, sent to Bessie Wolfner, Milwaukee-Downer College class of 1918. These letters were translated by Lawrence students and published as A Common Bond: Letters from Mlle Serafon in 2001. Other materials include newspaper clippings, teaching materials, and photographs.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Bessie J. Wolfner, Milwaukee-Downer College graduate of 1918, dating from 1914 to 1983. It includes correspondence, course work, and photographs documenting her years at Milwaukee-Downer, as well as correspondence from Milwaukee-Downer faculty in the years after her graduation. Other writings by Wolfner are also included.
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is comprised of the scripts and programs from the plays that Emily Frances Brown produced and directed as an English professor at Milwaukee Downer College from 1900 to 1945. The collection also contains newspaper articles describing her role in bringing the now famous Christmas song “Twelve Days of Christmas” from England to the United States, as well as photographs and teaching materials.
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers of Marjory Irvin, professor of music at Milwaukee-Downer College from 1947 to 1964 and at Lawrence University from 1964 to 1987, documenting her years at Milwaukee-Downer. Materials include sheet music and song lyrics, photographs, correspondence, recital programs, and ephemera dating from 1948 to 1964.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Milwaukee-Downer College, dating from circa 1895 to 2003. Objects include clothing, jewelry, furnishings, banners, plates, plaques, and other assorted items.
Scope and Contents 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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative, financial, and historical records of Milwaukee-Downer College, primarily dating from 1895 to 1964. Records of its predecessor institutions, Downer College and Milwaukee College, dating back to 1848 are also included, as well as records documenting the activities of Milwaukee-Downer alumnae since the consolidation with Lawrence College in 1964. Materials include correspondence, financial records, and subject files of the Board of Trustees, Office of...
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Scope and Contents This collection consists of oral history interviews conducted or collected by the Lawrence University Archives from 2006 to the present. Narrators are primarily retired faculty and staff and alumni of Lawrence or Milwaukee-Downer College. Audio recordings and transcripts of interviews are included.