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Robert Irrmann papers

Identifier: MC 59

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Photos, development/donations/fund, correspondence, oral histories, articles about, speeches, notes, writings, publications, awards.


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Biographical / Historical

Excerpted with edits from: The Beloit Daily News (December, 12 1981)

robert Irrmann was a long-standing favorite of the college students and staff, won the teacher of the year award twice, in 1961 and 1973. He served as department chairman from 1960 until his retirement in 1980, after which he continued to teach part-time.

A 1939 summa cum laude honors graduate of Beloit College, he has served as president of the Beloit Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and as secretary of the Academic Senate. Irrmann was also college archivist from 1953 through the early 1980s.

His specialties in history include the areas of medieval, English, political, constitutional, Tudor, Stuart, and Western history. He also teaches courses on Twentieth Century Europe, Fifteenth Century Europe, the French Revolution and Napoleon, the Renaissance and Reformation, and the History of Western Political Thought.

Irrmann has also served as president of the Beloit Historical Society, the Rock County Historical Society, and was been curator of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin starting in 1971.


3 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

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Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

700 College St.
Beloit WI 53511 USA