Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
A Tribute to President John F. Kennedy by Curtis Tarr
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records documenting Commencement ceremonies from 1857 to the present. Records from years prior to 1926 include programs and announcements from Commencement ceremonies and other academic exhibitions. Files from 1926 onward represent Commencement-related records created and maintained by the Office of the President and include materials such as correspondence, citations of awards and honorary degrees, planning documents, and photographs.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Commencement Records
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials documenting the annual convocation series at Lawrence University dating from 1880 to the present. The bulk of the collection consists of convocation programs. Other materials include articles, photographs, and the text of matriculation convocation speeches.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Convocations Collection
Curtis Tarr Presidential Papers
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers of Curtis Tarr, President of Lawrence University from 1963 to 1969. The collection primarily documents Tarr's presidency from his selection through his departure, though some articles related to his work after leaving Lawrence are included. Materials include articles and biographical information, photographs, calendars, correspondence sent and received, documentation of his installation, and his speeches and writings.
Daniel J. Taylor Papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers documenting the research and teaching activities of Daniel J. Taylor, professor of classics at Lawrence University from 1974 to 2007 and alumnus of the class of 1963. Materials include correspondence, lectures and course materials, publications, speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, and audio and video recordings. Some materials documenting Taylor's years as a student at Lawrence are also included.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Daniel J. Taylor Papers
Douglas Knight Presidential Papers
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers of Douglas Knight, President of Lawrence College from 1954 to 1963. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent and received dating from his tenure as President. Subjects discussed include donations to the college, building projects, and controversy over the National Defense Student Loan Program affadavit. The collection also includes newspaper clippings, speeches, publications, and photographs, as well as materials related to Knight's subsequent...
Elisabeth Koffka Papers
Overview The Elisabeth Koffka Papers is a collection of materials from History Professor Elisabeth Koffka, which ranges from 1918 to 1994. The materials within this collection include her poetry, prose, published works, personal documents, reflections, correspondence, lecture notes, student papers and exams, and other materials from Professor Koffka's time and Smith College and Lawrence University. The collection is also home to audio tapes recounting personal history.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Elisabeth Koffka Papers
Elizabeth Wilson Collection
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."
Gaylord Nelson at Lawrence symposium
George Rockwell at an interview following his speech at Lawrence