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Stephen Pearl Lathrop collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 64

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence and other writings by Lathrop, as well as articles, correspondence, memos, biographical data, and photographs about and of Lathrop.

Dates

  • 1852-1996

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

On October 13, 1849 Stephen Pearl Lathrop became Beloit College's fifth faculty member, and taught chemistry and natural history. Lathrop Herbarium—formerly a room in Chamberlin Hall that housed mineralogical and botanical collections, many of which were part of the original college cabinet for the teaching of the sciences, including anthropology—was named for Professor Lathrop. This collection contains correspondence and other writings by Lathrop produced mostly during his time at Beloit College from 1849-1854. There are articles, correspondence, memos, biographical data, and photographs about and of Lathrop produced after his death in 1854 and well into the 1990s.

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Title
Stephen Pearl Lathrop collection
Status
Completed
Author
Michelle Tom
Date
May, 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Beloit WI 53511 USA
608-363-2485