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Jill Beck Presidential Papers

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: LU-RG03-019
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers of Jill Beck, President of Lawrence University from 2004 to 2013. The collection primarily documents Beck's presidency from her selection through her departure. Materials are in both paper and digital format and include articles and biographical information, documentation of Beck's installation, correspondence, and speeches and writings.

Lawrence College and Milwaukee-Downer College Consolidation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG01-015
Scope and Contents The collection contains records documenting the 1964 consolidation of Milwaukee-Downer College with Lawrence College to form Lawrence University. Official and legal documents, correspondence between the two institutions regarding the logistics of transferring people and materials, financial records, and publications describing the consolidation, including newspaper articles, are included. The bulk of the records date from 1963 to 1965, but materials discussing the future of Milwaukee-Downer...

Lewis M. Alexander Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-MS-166
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting Lewis M. Alexander's service on the Lawrence University Board of Trustees, 1894 to 1931. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence with President Wriston regarding the building of the Alexander Gymnasium. Other materials document the building of Peabody Hall (the Conservatory of Music) and the Schneller-Whiting Gate. The collection also includes newspaper clippings regarding Alexander's death and the October 1934 issue of ...

Lucia R. Briggs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MDC-MS-002
Scope and Contents This collection includes the correspondence of Lucia R. Briggs, the second President of Milwaukee-Downer College, along with articles written about and by her. It also contains photographs documenting Briggs’s 30 year tenure at Milwaukee-Downer College.

Merton M. Sealts, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-MS-173
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials documenting the tenure of Merton M. Sealts as an English professor at Lawrence University, 1948 to 1965. Contents include correspondence, newspaper clippings, faculty meeting minutes, photographs, as well as articles written by Sealts.

Milwaukee-Downer College Records

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Identifier: MDC-RG-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative, financial, and historical records of Milwaukee-Downer College, primarily dating from 1895 to 1964. Records of its predecessor institutions, Downer College and Milwaukee College, dating back to 1848 are also included, as well as records documenting the activities of Milwaukee-Downer alumnae since the consolidation with Lawrence College in 1964. Materials include correspondence, financial records, and subject files of the Board of Trustees, Office of...

Nathan Pusey Presidential Papers

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Identifier: LU-RG03-007
Abstract This collection is composed of the papers that document the presidency of Nathan Pusey, president of Lawrence University from 1944-1953. Materials include both incoming and outgoing correspondence of Pusey, speeches he gave while at Lawrence University, and photographs of Pusey while he was at Lawrence and when he visited Lawrence after leaving as president. The inauguration of Pusey is documented through programs, photographs, and correspondence. Articles, correspondence, and photographs of...

Office of the President Papers, Minutes, and Reports

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Identifier: LU-RG03-013
Scope and Contents This series of bound volumes contains records of the Office of the President dating from 1954 to 1978, during the tenures of Presidents Knight, Tarr, and Smith. Records include papers, minutes, and reports from various administrators, committees, and the Board of Trustees. Correspondence and minutes from the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and the Wisconsin Foundation of Independent Colleges are also included.

Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-RG04-047
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty, and functionally related records pre-dating the creation of this office, from 1891 to the present. Previous titles of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty include the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Academic Dean. Records include files of the dean, annual reports submitted by faculty, records of grants made to faculty, and files documenting other subjects related to faculty and the academic program...

Presidential Search Committee Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-RG02-004
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials documenting the search for a president from 1969 to 2004, during which time Presidents Thomas Smith, Richard Warch, and Jill Beck were appointed. Materials include correspondence between the search committee and nominated candidates for the position, as well as letters from colleges across the country providing suggestions for the new president. Interview schedules and resumes of candidates are also included.