Wriston, Henry M. (Henry Merritt)
- Existence: 1889-1978
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal papers of Alice Nash White, Lawrence University class of 1901, and her husband Kirby B. White, ex-class of 1897 and trustee from 1927 until his death in 1933. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Henry Wriston and Mr. White dating from his years on the Board, with particular emphasis on the college's response to financial difficulties during the Great Depression. Also included is a photocopy of Mr. White's diary dating from 1917 to 1932.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records documenting social fraternities and sororities at Lawrence, dating from 1903 to the present. General files, records from the Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils, and records documenting individual chapters of fraternities and sororities are included. Materials include minutes, administrative documents, photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, and correspondence from presidents of the college pertaining to fraternities and sororities.
Abstract This collection is composed of the papers that document the presidency of Henry Merritt Wriston, president of Lawrence University from 1925 to 1937. Materials include both incoming and outgoing correspondence, speeches and statements Wriston gave while at Lawrence University, and publications he wrote during his presidency. Correspondence between Wriston and Lawrence after his presidency is also included. The inauguration of Wriston is documented through programs and correspondence from other...