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Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-RG08-022
This collection consists of records documenting the planning, construction, and dedication of the Buchanan Kiewit Recreation Center (renamed the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center in 2011), dating from 1983 to 2011. Records include articles, correspondence, meeting minutes, dedication materials, photographs, and records of the 2010-2011 renovations.


  • 1983-2011


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


0.60 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Biographical or Historical Information

The Buchanan Kiewit Recreation Center was completed in 1986, containing an Olympic-size swimming pool, gymnasium, running track, exercise and weight rooms. It was named in honor of the Buchanan family, Marjorie Buchanan Kiewit '43, and the Peter Kiewit Foundation. In 2011, the center was renovated to incorporate student health and counseling services and wellness programming, and the building's name was changed to the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center.

Method of Acquisition

Most materials acquired prior to July, 2005. Renovation records, 2007-2011 transferred by Lynn Hagee with accessions 2017-09 and 2018-12.

Related Materials

See also building files (series 9) in Richard Warch Presidential Papers, LU-RG03-011.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Erin Dix, 2015


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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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