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Shared Box 20

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

Anniversaries Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-RG00-010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records regarding Lawrence University anniversaries. Records include invitations, memos, photographs, articles, guest lists, booklets, a cassette tape, and other correspondence. It also includes extensive information on the Sesquicentennial in 1997 including programs, photographs, directories, and reunion information.

Correspondence arranged by a numbering system by Plantz, 1915-1926

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 4
Scope and Contents The series contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of Samuel Plantz. Plantz numbered each of the letters and recorded the number in an index during his lifetime. There is no clear order of how the letters were numbered. Boxes with the numbered correspondence had a date on the front of February 12, 1972. It is unclear if this was the date the letters were received by the Archives from the president's office or the date they were placed in folders and arranged. Letters are arranged in...

Articles, 1956-1962

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents See also full-page color Post-Crescent newspaper articles, 1959-06-05, oversized.

"A Brief View of the Conservatory of Music" scrapbook, 1972

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder Oversized
Scope and Contents This collection consists of subject files documenting departments, ensembles, events, and general history of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University, dating from 1868 to the present. Materials primarily include newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, and brochures.

Articles, 1954-1982

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 15
Scope and Contents See also full-page color Milwaukee Journal newspaper article, 1956-11-11, oversized.

Large newspaper clippings, 1960-1965

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder Oversized
Scope and Contents Stored with oversized materials.

Oversized materials, 1950-2011

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Includes newspaper articles, 1950-1982, and "More Light! Lawrence Collects: Artworks from the Collections of Lawrence University Alumni and Friends," 2011.

Charter, 1913

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder Oversized
Scope and Contents A chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest national honor society in the U.S., was established at Lawrence in 1913 after an extensive campaign by President Samuel Plantz. There were 78 existing chapters in the country at the time.

Diplomas, 1857-1953

 File — Container: Shared Box 20
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Includes diplomas awarded to Lucinda Darling Colman, 1857 and 1865; Adelaide Grant, 1857; Francena Medora Kellogg, 1857; Humphrey Pierce, 1862; Olin Mead, 1890 and 1925; Olla Perry, 1896; Edna Hughes, 1913; Enid Saecker, 1913; Hannah Benyas, 1915; Lauren Tichenor, 1915; Gertrude Thuss, 1925; William Wright, 1925; Mildred Friday, 1926 and 1927; John Schmerein, 1939; Margaret Gilbert, 1940; and Joan English Keirsey, 1953.

Ormsby, David Green, trustee 1885-1894, and donor of funds and namesake of Ormsby Hall

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Folder 22
Scope and Contents Portrait housed with oversized materials.