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Beloit College Directories collection

Identifier: AC 42

Scope and Contents

This collection gathers official Beloit College directories in all their formats dating back to 1906. For student lists prior to 1906, see the Beloit College Register collection (AC 21).


  • 1906-ongoing

Access to Collection

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

Biographical / Historical

The 1906-1907 directory lists students by class, faculty, and college administration, as well as other things that might be found in the Beloit College Catalogue, such as the academic calendar, administration office hours, Board of Trustees, and committees. This is an official publication from the college Register (Beloit College Bulletin Vol. IV No. VI).

The following academic year, 1907-1908, the publication is the same except it is re-titled Directory.

Starting in 1930 and continuing through 1956, the directory changed formats to a less formal listing of students, faculty, staff, their addresses and phone numbers, and a summary of student demographics. 1957 brought back a formal printed cover to the directory, and in 1966, the students got their own directory. The student directory was briefly titled "Who's Who" in 1977, and in 1978 it changed again to "Who's Where?".


3.25 linear feet (4 boxes; further additions are expected)

Language of Materials



This collection contains lists of Beloit College students, faculty, and staff, along with phone numbers, email addresses, and in early-to-mid 20th century directories, student hometowns, student demographic information, academic calendars, administration office hours, Board of Trustees lists, and committee lists.

Physical Location

Shelved at 1/6/7-8

Processing Information

This collection has been compiled over time through separate accessions from offices and individuals.  Accompanying documentation may or may not be available.  Because original order of the documents is unknown, College Archives staff have arranged them.  
Beloit College Directories collection
Michelle Tom
October 2013
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

700 College St.
Beloit WI 53511 USA