Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of materials documenting the history of Main Hall, Lawrence University's main college building that was built in 1853. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, and photographs are included in the collection.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection documents the tenure of Mandell Morton Bober, professor of economics at Lawrence University from 1927 to 1961. Materials include Bober's correspondence with former students, Lawrence faculty, and Lawrence administrative staff; newspaper clippings; publications; and photographs. The collection also contains a pocket edition of the Communist Manifesto published in the late 1880s/ early 1890s.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection documents Marguerite Schumann's tenure as Director of Publicity and Publications at Lawrence University from 1945 to 1968 as well as her later years in North Carolina. Materials include "Schuie's" personal manuscripts, published articles, correspondence, research files, photographs, recipes, and information regarding her memorial services at Lawrence University and Duke University.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers documenting fencing and tennis classes taught by Mary Poulson, professor of Physical Education at Milwaukee-Downer College from 1963 to 1964 and at Lawrence University from 1964 to 1993. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, schedules of classes and events, and score sheets from classes are included In the collection. The fencing records include photographs of fencing matches, fencing catalogs, and programs from fencing championships. Tennis files include men’s and...
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of records documenting the celebration of May Day, a spring tradition at Lawrence from 1906 to 1966 and revived for one year in 2007. May Day celebrations typically involved the crowning of one of the senior women as May Queen and dancing around a May Pole. Parades, folk dancing, and other events were also incorporated in some years. Photographs, programs, and articles make up the bulk of the collection.
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of materials documenting the history of the Memorial Chapel, the main auditorium and concert hall for Lawrence University, built in 1918. The collection includes correspondence, building plans, articles about the chapel, and photographs. Materials on the organs are also included.
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.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of files that document people associated with Milwaukee-Downer College or either of its predecessors, Milwaukee Female College and Downer College (Wisconsin Female College). Files include information on administration, faculty, staff, students, and visitors to the college. Materials in the collection include primarily biographical information, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, and photographs, dating from roughly 1850 to the consolidation of the college...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of subject files on Milwaukee-Downer College, including athletics, academic departments, campus buildings, student organizations and events, and other activities of the college. Materials in the collection include correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, reports, and photographs, dating from 1886 to 1964.
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials documenting the history of the Music-Drama Center, the home of the Conservatory of Music and Theatre department that was built in 1959. The collection includes correspondence, building plans, articles about the building, and photographs. Materials on Harper Hall, Cloak and Stansbury Theatres, and Waterman Library are also included.