Founding of Lawrence University
Subject Source: Local sources
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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.
Original Letters of Amos Adams Lawrence and Miscellany of Lawrence College, 1845-1883, table of contents
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers belonging and pertaining to Reeder Smith, an agent employed by Amos A. Lawrence in the founding of Lawrence University, and his wife, Eliza Kimball Smith. Papers date primarily from 1846 to 1895 and include correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, and records of donations to Lawrence University. Subjects documented include lawsuits related to land owned by Smith in Appleton and Smith's efforts to raise funds for a new preparatory/female...