LU-RG00. Historical Events, People, and Subjects
Records in this group include: files on people and subjects historically associated with Lawrence University, collections documenting events at Lawrence, and other artificial topical collections.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records regarding Lawrence University anniversaries. Records include invitations, memos, photographs, articles, guest lists, booklets, a cassette tape, and other correspondence. It also includes extensive information on the Sesquicentennial in 1997 including programs, photographs, directories, and reunion information.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Anniversaries Collection
Best Loved Collection
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.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Best Loved Collection
College Bowl Collection
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials documenting Lawrence Univerisity's participation in the General Electric College Bowl, a nationally televised quiz show, in the late 1960s. Materials include articles, correspondence, photographs, and programs.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / College Bowl Collection
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original diplomas awarded by Lawrence University, 1857 to 1940. Some diplomas for honorary degrees are also included.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Diploma Collection
Faculty and Staff Subject Files
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records documenting subjects pertaining to the faculty and staff of Lawrence University, dating from 1894 to the present. Files were created by the University Archives.
Great Midwest Trivia Contest Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the Great Midwest Trivia Contest, an annual contest held at Lawrence University and broadcast over the campus radio station, WLFM, since 1966. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles, and other publicity concerning the contests from 1966 to the present, as well as the original copies of all questions asked from 1991 to the present. Team lists, posters, tee-shirts, scripts, and audio recordings of selected broadcasts...
Guest Book Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains guest books and logs of visitors to campus dating from 1860 to 1997. The bulk of the guest books record visitors to Hulbert House from 1984 to 1997.
Found in: Lawrence University Archives / Guest Book Collection
Homecoming and Fall Festival Collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials documenting Homecoming, an annual fall tradition held at Lawrence from the early 1900s through 2001, as well as Fall Festival, which replaced Homecoming beginning in 2002. Materials include photographs, programs, dance cards, articles, and correspondence.
Kurgan and Appleton Sister City Collection
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.