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Identifier: AC 63
Abstract This collection is comprised of published copies of the inauguration addresses from each of Beloit College’s presidents. Beginning with Miller Upton, each president’s file also contains supplementary materials such as correspondence, news articles, and event planning documents regarding the inauguration events.
Identifier: AC 67
Abstract This collection consists mainly of reports and self-studies conducted by the Office of Institutional Research (formerly the College Examiner) in support of reviews, evaluations, and visits by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), which accredits Beloit College. There are also various other independent reviews, visit reports, and survey data, as well as statistics and profiles of the college, all dating from the mid-to-late 20th century.
Identifier: AC 70
Abstract The Junior Exhibition was a yearly oratory program given by Beloit College's junior class. This collection contains Junior Exhibition event programs from the 1850s to the 1890s, as well as Robert K. and Helen D. Richardson's research on the events, which are typewritten transcripts of other programs, correspondence, and relevant faculty meeting minutes.
Identifier: AC 71
Abstract This collection contains many documents relating to the planning and construction of Beloit College's Colonel Robert H. Morse Library, and its renovations in the 1990s and 2000s. There are records and correspondence to and from the various library directors, especially H. Vail Deale and Dennis Dickenson, documentation about the library collections, facilities, statistics, annual departmental reports, fundraising, gifts, and publications created by the library staff. The bulk of the collection...
Identifier: AC 75
Abstract This collection gathers documents about missionaries from Beloit College, including lectures, articles, and other writings. There are some records from the Beloit College Missionary Society, and statistics from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM). Of particular note are documents regarding the missions of Thomas D. Christie (class of 1867) to Turkey, Caleb Frank Gates (class of 1877), and Paul E. Nilson (class of 1911).
Identifier: AC 77
Abstract This is a collection of mug books, official Beloit College ID photographs of students by class year, for the class years 1970-2009. Books were alternatively titled "Photo Digest," "Photo Directory," "Picture Book," and "Faces." Most photos were taken during the students' freshman year. Mug books for the class of 1974, 2007, and 2008 are missing.
Identifier: AC 79
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection contains materials relating to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, held in Chicago, where some artifacts related to Beloit College were on display. Included are many souvenir books and albums, and a guestbook-style register for the expo itself and for visitors to the College’s museums that subsequently held artifacts that were on display at the fair. There are also many drafts and correspondence regarding The Columbian Collections: The...
Dates: 1892-1894, 1955-1959, 1991-2000s
Identifier: AC 80
Abstract This collection contains many brochures and programs for various college music productions and performances, as well as newspaper clippings about performances, tickets, music scores to plays and itineraries for performances. Groups and programs covered include the Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra (BJSO), Glee Club, and the Performing Arts Series.
Identifier: AC 81
Abstract This collection contains brochures, schedules, correspondence, other promotional materials, and ephemera from Beloit College’s New Student Days (also known as Freshman Days) orientation week. Also included is information regarding the College's Ten Day Language Orientation Program.
Identifier: AC 21
Abstract The Beloit College registers are lists of 19th and early 20th century Beloit College and Academy students. They were created and kept by the Archaean Union (and its progenitor literary societies), Professor Joseph Porter, and an unknown individual. They contain information such as who served in the Civil War, hometowns, parents' names, and club affiliations, amongst various other data.
Identifier: AC 92
Abstract Most of these materials were generated by the ad hoc Christian College Committee and the Spiritual Life committee. In general, the documents pertain to religion and religious discussions on campus around the 1950s until the 1970s. They also pertain to the creation of the Spiritual Life Program from 2002-2003. Additionally, there are materials pertaining to the relationship between the college and religion and local churches and the college to present.
Dates: 1950s-1970s, 1999-2003
Identifier: AC 103
Abstract The annual Beloit College student symposium showcases student research in the form of papers and presentations. This collection contains mostly programs and planning documentation for the annual student symposia, including the general research symposium, the international symposium, and the short-lived summer symposium. The documents cover the entire lifetime of the events from the year prior to the 1st Annual Student Symposium in 1977 to the first International Student Symposium in 2002...
Identifier: AC 105
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Beloit College's drama and theatre programs. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs of and programs for plays performed at the college by both student and professional troupes, including the Beloit College Players, New American Theatre, Court Theatre, the Festival Theatre program, and other visiting groups. There are various press releases, ads, newspaper clippings, and information on student groups, as well as many original...
Identifier: AC 106
Abstract The treasurer's annual reports, early versions of which were actually published twice annually, contain balance sheets, general statements of income and expenses, and exhibits of funds. These reports were given to the Board of Trustees. The collection here covers the years of 1891-1950.
Identifier: MC 63
Abstract William "Bill" Kolb was Beloit College's Dean of the College and Provost from 1964-1975. This collection primarily contains materials he created or received while he served that office. Topics covered include the Black Demands of 1969, Christian College Committee, the Danforth Foundation, early Beloit Plan, academic departmental reports, development opportunities, and the South End Complex project. There is also personal correspondence, biographies, news releases and articles about Kolb,...
Identifier: AC 112
Abstract This collection contains predominantly military service records for Beloit College and other local community members, with brief biographical information. There are also articles, correspondence, faculty and trustee meeting minutes, photographs, and pamphlets about various aspects of Beloit College's involvement in World War I.
Identifier: AC 113
Abstract This artificial collection contains documents pertaining to Beloit College's involvement in World War II. There is information on college courses and training programs offered, student and faculty service records, official United States military bulletins, brochures and pamphlets on attending college during wartime, newspaper clippings (primarily from the Round Table), history and remembrances of the College during WWII, photos, and Committee on Military Service correspondence and...
Dates: 1937-2004; bulk 1941-1943
Identifier: AC 120
Abstract This small collection contains record books and other documents created by or about the Beloit Seminary, including a constitution, by-laws, student lists and records, catalogs, event programs, and meeting minutes.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1845-1906, 1941
Identifier: MC 78
Scope and Contents Contains Bink Noll's poetry (drafts, published versions), correspondence (including with other poets like James Dickey, Richard Eberhart, George Garrett, Archibald MacLeish, William Meredith, W. S. Merwin, Stephen Spender, May Sarton), class materials from his courses at Beloit College, photographs, articles about him, other writings, appointment books, notes and observations, and his diary from 1945.
Dates: circa 1945-1986
Identifier: AC 938
Scope and Contents Correspondence, departmental literature, press releases (1947-1989), Beloit Biologist publication (1982-2014), student posters
Identifier: AC 942
Scope and Contents Articles, computer ads, brochures, plastic bag, design ideas
Identifier: MC 23
Scope and Contents The Brown Family Papers encompass a variety of materials. The collection consists of one box of materials with a few oversized items and includes photographs (both individual prints and two scrapbooks), newspaper clippings, correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, writings, and documents. The documents, writings, clippings, memorabilia, and diaries are arranged collectively by family member, the correspondence is arranged chronologically, and the photographs are arranged chronologically. Each...
Dates: 1833-1993, bulk 1880-1917
Identifier: AC 24
Abstract This collection is comprised of materials related to the planning, construction, dedication, and renovations of, as well as articles and correspondence about various buildings at Beloit College. Buildings represented in the collection include but are not limited to: Carnegie Library/World Affairs Center (WAC), Chamberlin Hall of Science/Mayer Hall, Chapin Hall, Eaton Chapel, Emerson Hall, Field House/Sports Center, Memorial Hall/Logan Museum of Anthropology, Middle College, Morse-Ingersoll...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Identifier: MC 52
Abstract Dr. Caleb Frank Gates graduated from Beloit College in 1877. He went on to attend the Chicago Theological Seminar and Edinburgh University. After becoming an ordained Congregational minister, he worked for the American Board of Foreign Missions in Turkey, where he provided aid to Turkish citizens during the Armenian genocide. He also served as President of Euphrates College, Harpoot and Robert College, Istanbul. This collection contains primarily photocopied materials concerning Gates'...
Identifier: AC 27
Abstract This collection documents the brief existence of Beloit College's Cannabis Club (also named, at certain times, Educational Cannabis Organization (ECO), and to a lesser extent, Educational Cooperative Hemp Organization (ECHO)), active in the early 1990s. Included are correspondence, financial information, flyers, "The Clarion" newsletter, and other educational materials publicized by the club. Cannabis Club engaged in political activities, writing to members of the United States government about...
Dates: 1993-1995, undated
Identifier: MC 005
Abstract Carey Croneis was Beloit College's fifth president, and served from 1944-1954. There is a relatively small amount of presidential correspondence primarily from 1946-1950. Subject matter ranges from financial development to issues involving specific students. This includes correspondence to individuals and to Beloit College different groups within the Beloit College community. Croneis presided over the college's centennial, so many documents relating to the planning for centennial...
Dates: 1941-1972, bulk 1945-1950
Identifier: MC 112
Scope and Contents American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) materials; articles by and about Susan Welty; Christmas cards; college notes; correspondence; funny animal and bird pictures; manuscripts: Life of Birds (Joel Carl Welty) and Look Up and Hope (Susan Welty); newspaper clippings; photographs of and by the Weltys; published articles and books; speeches; writings. The Archives holds a comprehensive collection of original material (Carl's letters to Susan...
Identifier: AC 29
Abstract This collection contains records in connection with the Center for Management Services and Applied Research, Inc., a subsidiary corporation wholly owned by Beloit College, and which was a revenue generation strategy involved with investments in technology, manufacturing, and marketing. The corporation was an extension of the Hinckley Engine Project, also known as the HBH Motor (for Hinckley-Beloit-Hornbostel), records for which are also represented here. Materials include Board of Directors...
Dates: 1968-1981, 1993 (bulk 1968-1974)
Identifier: AC 30
Abstract The Chapin Society records are mostly comprised of materials generated for the organization’s annual meetings, also called annual dinners. These materials include invitations, programs, attendee lists, award winner lists, and correspondence, especially between the Chapin Society president or executive secretary and the Beloit College Development Office. Also included are many annual member lists and records of their donations.
- Subject: Beloit College--History X
- Logan Museum of Anthropology 7
- Collie, George L. (George Lucius), b. 1857 6
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 5
- Chapin, Aaron L. (Aaron Lucius), 1817-1892 5
- Richardson, Robert Kimball, 1876-1952 5
- Beloit (Wis.) 4
- Beloit College. Museums 4
- Chamberlin, Thomas C. (Thomas Chrowder), 1843-1928 4
- College Presidents--United States--Wisconsin 4
- Maurer, Irving, 1879-1942 4
- Universities and colleges--Administration 4
- Wright Museum of Art 4
- Beloit College--Buildings 3
- Beloit College--Sports 3
- Christie, Thomas 3
- Eaton, Edward Dwight, 1851-1942 3
- Pond, Alonzo W. (Alonzo William), 1894-1986 3
- Richardson, Helen L. D. 3
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. 3 ∧ less
- Collie, George L. 1
- Gamage, J.R. (James R.) 1
- National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) 1
- Stocking, Marion Kingston 1