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Ralph J. Watts Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-MS-075
Scope and Contents The Campus Club presented this scrapbook to Ralph J. Watts and his wife at a dinner for the Campus Club of Lawrence College and the Institute of Paper Chemistry at the Riverview Country Club in 1950. Watts retired that spring as the college's business manager and started the following year as vice president. The scrapbook contains photographs of other college employees, trustees, and honorary degree recipients.

Richard Warch Presidential Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG03-011
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers that document the presidency of Richard Warch, president of Lawrence University from 1979-2004. Items include correspondence Warch sent and received, meeting materials from the Board of Trustees and other groups, the president’s annual report on the state of the university, and speeches Warch gave throughout his presidency. Biographical materials, papers from conferences Warch attended, files related to buildings constructed under Warch's tenure,...

Samuel Plantz Presidential Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG03-003
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of materials that document the presidency of Samuel Plantz, president of Lawrence University from 1894-1924. Biographical materials include photographs, articles written about Plantz, and a death mask of Plantz that was created following his death in November 1924. Most of the correspondence of Plantz is arranged according to a numbering system that he created. Correspondence used by William Raney for his book, The History of Lawrence University,...

Theodore Crane Collection on Henry Merritt Wriston

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-MS-184
Scope and Contents This collection contains reproductions of materials collected by Theodore R. Crane while researching the life and work of Henry Merritt Wriston in the 1960s. The bulk of the materials are copies of speeches and publications by Wriston dating from his years as president of Lawrence College, 1925 to 1937. Also included are correspondence and summaries of interviews with Lawrence staff and faculty conducted by Crane from 1963 to 1966.

Thomas N. Barrows Presidential Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG03-006
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers of Thomas N. Barrows, Dean of Lawrence College from 1935 to 1937 and President from 1937 to 1943. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent and received dating from his tenure as President. Subjects discussed include the construction of the fraternity quadrangle and the administration of the college during the outbreak and early years of World War II. The collection also includes speeches, publications, and photographs.

Thomas S. Smith Presidential Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG03-010
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers of Thomas S. Smith, President of Lawrence University from 1969 to 1979. The collection primarily documents Smith's presidency from his selection through his departure. Materials include articles and biographical information, photographs, calendars, correspondence sent and received, documentation of his installation, and his speeches and writings.

Wilson S. Naylor Presidential Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LU-RG03-004
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the papers of Wilson S. Naylor, a professor of Biblical literature at Lawrence from 1904 to 1934. Naylor also served as Dean of the College from 1920 to 1934 and Acting President from 1924 to 1925. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent and received, primarily dating from Naylor’s tenure as Acting President. Subjects discussed include faculty appointments and the controversy surrounding whether or not to allow students to hold dances on campus....