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Identifier: AC 17
Abstract This collection contains materials gathered by the Beloit College Archives staff, relating to Beloit and its vicinity, spreading as far out as the state of Wisconsin and some of northern Illinois. Materials include newspapers, government documents (reports, minutes, laws and ordinances), census data, directories, photographs, 19th century handbills, event programs and planning materials, record books, publications, maps. The general series has groups of records on local buildings, businesses,...
Dates: circa 1837-ongoing
Identifier: MC 102
Abstract From the time he was called to the chair of chemistry and mineralogy at Beloit College in 1881, Professor Erastus Gilbert Smith became an important figure in the Beloit community. He served four terms as mayor of Beloit, and three terms representing the southern half of Rock County in the state legislature. He was president of the Beloit Savings Bank from 1914-1928. Prof. Smith remained in active service as head of the Beloit College department of chemistry until 1921 when he retired as...
Dates: 1869-1970, bulk 1910-1937
Identifier: MC 113
Abstract Horace White was the son of one of the original settlers of Beloit in the 1830s, and White himself became a reporter for the Chicago Tribune for which he covered the Civil War and the Lincoln-Douglas debates. This collection is comprised of materials relating to Horace White's life before and after his graduation from Beloit College in 1853. It gathers biographical information, correspondence, photographs, and publications and speeches he wrote and delivered. The...
Dates: 1860-1972, bulk 1860-1916
Identifier: AC 116
Abstract This collection is comprised mostly of gathered materials from other areas of the Beloit College Archives collections, all on the topic of Latinos at the college and in the local area. Materials collected detail student efforts to understand, interact, and recognize Latin@ issues, culture, and experience. Since the original project was completed, more materials have been added relating to Latinos in the Beloit area.
Identifier: MC 088
Scope and Contents Alumni office file, articles written by and about him, correspondence. Folder titles include Beloit State Bank, Blackhawk Teaching Institute, Boy Scouts, Greater Beloit Association of Commerce, Memorials, Rock County Hall of Honor, Rotary Club.
- Beloit (Wis.) 4
- American newspapers--Wisconsin--Beloit 2
- Greater Beloit Assn. of Commerce 2
- African Americans--Wisconsin--Beloit 1
- Banks and banking 1
- Beloit (Wis.)--Politics and government 1
- Beloit Historical Society 1
- Fairbanks, Morse and Company 1
- Hispanic American students 1
- Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 1
- Money--United States--History 1
- Rock County (Wis.)--History 1
- Rock County Historical Society 1
- White, Horace, 1834-1916 1
- Wisconsin--Politics and government 1 ∧ less