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Arthur P. Remley Papers

Identifier: LU-MS-105
This collection consists of the papers of Arthur P. Remley documenting his service on the Lawrence University Board of Trustees. Remley served as a trustee from 1952 until he was elected emeritus trustee in 1993. The bulk of the papers date from 1962 to 1979. Materials include primarily correspondence, newspaper clippings, and reports. Subjects documented include the use of the Bjorklunden property, selections of University presidents, and student unrest during the late 1960s and early 1970s.


  • 1923-2007
  • 1962-1979


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research, except for restrictions noted at the file level.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


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Biographical or Historical Information

Arthur Plantz Remley (1917-2007) grew up in Appleton and graduated from DePauw University in 1938. After serving as a Naval Intellicence Officer during WWII, he went on to practice law in Neenah for over forty years. He was very active in professional service as well as local charitable and philanthropic work. He served on the Lawrence University Board of Trustees beginning in 1952 and was named emeritus trustee in 1993. He was the grand-son of Samuel Plantz, seventh president of Lawrence University.

Method of Acquisition

Donated to the Archives by Thomas P. Remley, June 2013-May 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2014.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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