Founding of Lawrence University
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
By-Laws, Charter, and Amendments
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the by-laws, charter, and amendments of Lawrence University, dating from 1847 to 2015. It includes materials documenting revisions to the by-laws and legal records from the 1964 consolidation with Milwaukee-Downer College. Also included are copies of the bill presented to the legislature of the Wisconsin territory in 1847 and a manuscript and photostatic copy of the charter.
Original Letters and Miscellany of Lawrence College Collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two volumes of assorted original correspondence and legal documents pertaining to the founding and early years of Lawrence University. Materials date from 1845 to 1934. The date that the volumes were assembled is unknown.