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Best Loved Collection

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Identifier: LU-RG00-006
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the records documenting the Lawrence tradition of naming four senior women as “Best Loved,” an annual tradition from the early 1920s through the mid-1960s. Photographs, programs, and articles make up the bulk of the collection.

Elizabeth Richardson Papers

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Identifier: MDC-MS-063
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Elizabeth Richardson, Milwaukee-Downer College graduate of 1940, dating from 1918 to 2019. The collection documents her childhood, years in college and afterward in Milwaukee, service in England and France with the American Red Cross, and memorialization following her death in 1945. Materials include primarily correspondence, journals, photographs, scrapbooks, sketch books, and artifacts.

Elizabeth Wilson Collection

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Identifier: LU-MS-123
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials pertaining to and created by Elizabeth Wilson, Lawrence University graduate of 1890, dating from 1876 to 1988.  The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, articles about Wilson, and a number of her speeches and writings. Writings include "The Road Ahead," "The Lawrence That I Knew," and "Songs, 1943-1944."

Florence Ross Johnston Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-MS-058
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook and a transcribed diary documenting the life of Florence Ross from 1904 to 1916. Ross lived in Appleton, attended Lawrence College as a freshman, sophomore, and junior from 1910 to 1913, and transferred to UW-Madison for her senior year. The scrapbook dates from 1904 to 1916 and contains photographs, newspaper clippings, tickets from college events, dance cards, letters, and commencement programs. The transcribed diary contains short entries describing...

Milwaukee-Downer College Records

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Identifier: MDC-RG-003
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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