University Audio Recordings
This collection contains audio recordings in analog, magnetic, and digital formats documenting the Lawrence University campus and community. The recordings date from 1947 to 2014. Events documented include Commencement ceremonies, lecture series (including Freshman Studies lectures), reunions and other alumni gatherings, news broadcasts, Conservatory programs, and more. Large portions of this collection were digitized in 2022. Researchers are encouraged to verify with staff the format of individual items and availability for immediate use.
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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.
This collection is arranged in 9 series by subject: 1. Alumni and Reunions, 1991-2014 2. Arts Productions, 1947-2003 3. Campus Events, 1955-2000 3. Commencements, 4. Convocations, 1964-2002 5. Lectures, 1970-2003 6. Milwaukee-Downer College, 1949-circa 2005 7. News Broadcasts, 1965-2005 8. Unknown, undated
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Unless otherwise noted, all items recordings are on audio cassette tape format. Many recordings have been digitized, but some will require preservation reformatting prior to use. Please contact the University Archivist for access.
Method of Acquisition
Recordings were transferred from various offices on campus over a period of many years.
Accruals and Additions
Additional material will be added to this collection on an ongoing basis.
Duplicate copies of recordings were discarded in most cases.
Processed by Sasha Ross and Erin Dix, 2012. Additional processing by Lina Rosenberg Foley and Kim Knuppel, 2021.
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