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Marshall Hulbert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-MS-047
This collection contains materials documenting the tenure of Marshall Hulbert at Lawrence University as a student (class of 1926), Secretary of the Conservatory and Professor of Singing, Director of Admissions, Dean of Administration, College Dean, and Vice President. Materials date from 1925 to 1985 and include correspondence, annual reports, recital programs, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and transcripts of interviews Hulbert conducted with former presidents Wriston, Knight, and Tarr.


  • 1925-1985


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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.


1.65 Linear Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Marshall Hulbert was born in Oshkosh in 1905. He earned a B.A. from Lawrence in 1926 and a Mus.B. in 1932, an M.A. from Columbia in 1939, and a Ph.D. from Northwestern in 1948. He joined the faculty of Lawrence in 1932 as Secretary of the Conservatory and associate professor of singing. His subsequent titles included: assistant dean of the college and conservatory, 1943-1944; director of admissions, 1944-1956; dean of administration, 1948-1954; acting president, 1953-1954; dean of the college, 1954-1961; and vice president, 1961-1970; and director of alumni relations, 1972-1974. Hulbert passed away in 1984. He is the namesake for Hulbert House, a guest house on campus.

Method of Acquisition

5 cassette tape interviews with Marshall Hulbert donated by Ruby Schultz in March, 1989, part of “Now and Then” program in 1981. The source, date, and method of acquisition for other materials in the collection are unknown.

Separated Materials

Monographs separated and added to library collection, 2012-03-16: Marguerite Schumann, Creation of a Campus. Appleton, WI: Lawrence College Press, 1957. William Chaney. The Cult of Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1970. Joseph Louis Russo, Elementary Italian Grammar. Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, 1929. Elizabeth Koffka, Figures in the Carpet. 1978 Curtis Tarr. Private Soldier: Life in the Army from 1943 to 1946. New York: Carleton Press, Inc., 1976. Nathan Pusey. The Age of the Scholar. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1963. Francis L. Broderick and August Meier, ed. Negro Protest Thought in the Twentieth Century. Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill Company, Inc., 1965. Henry Wriston, The Nature of a Liberal College. Lawrence College Press, 1937. Henry Wriston, Academic Procession: Reflections of a College President. New York: Columbia University Press, 1959. Henry Wriston, Challenge to Freedom. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1943. Frederick William Roe, ed. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1918. Douglas Knight. The Dark Gate. Austin, TX: University of Texas at Austin, 1971. Marguerite Schumann. The Living Land: An Outdoor Guide to North Carolina. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Dale Press of Chapel Hill, 1977. Clarissa Rinaker, ed. Readings from Huxley. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. Edgar Crowe, Annie Lawton, and W. Gillies Whittaker, eds. The Folk Song Sight Singing Series, Books I-IV. London: Oxford University Press. Charles A. Downer and William E. Knickerbocker. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1922. Lawrence A. Wilkins and Catharine R. Santelli. Beginners’ Italian Reader. Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, 1925. Flora Ross, Ada E. Ross, and Albert W. Aron. Ich Lerne Deutsch. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1935. Lew Sarett. Slow Smoke. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1925. Robert O. Roseler. German in Review: A Concise Survey of Grammar. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1943. John Spencer Bassett. A Short History of the United States, 1492-1920. New York: Macmillan, 1924. Danish New Testament, published by the American Bible Society, 1880. J.S. Bach, 371 Four-Part Chorales. New York: Associated Music Publishers, Inc.

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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

Seeley G. Mudd Library
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