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Irene Luethge Papers

Identifier: LU-MS-084
This collection consists primarily of a scrapbook which documents Luethge’s time as a student at Lawrence College, the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, and the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Luethge attended Lawrence from 1935 to 1937. Other photographs of family and friends are also included. In addition to the scrapbook, the collection contains photographs and other materials from the Lawrence Class of 1939 40th and 60th reunions, in 1979 and 1999.


  • 1935-2004
  • 1935-1939
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2010


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.


1.00 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook and 1 folder)

Biographical or Historical Information

Irene Luethge was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin in 1917. She graduated from Sheboygan High School in 1935. She attended Lawrence University from 1935 to 1937 and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia with a B.A. degree in sociology in 1939 and a Masters in social work in 1943. She also worked toward a PhD degree there. She held social work and administrative positions in Philadelphia, PA, Providence, RI, Richmond, VA, New Hampshire and Cambridge, MA. She had faculty teaching positions at Lakeland College, and Universities in VA, NC, and MA, lastly at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and was also a consultant with the Wisconsin State Division of Health. Luethge passed away in 2010.

Source of Acquisition

Irene Luethge
Method of Acquisition Donated by Irene Luethge, through the Alumni and Constituency Engagement Office, and transfered to Archives, summer 2010

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2012
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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