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Circle K records

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Identifier: AC 90
Abstract Included in the Circle K records are meeting minutes, club activity reports, membership lists, Capitol Kiosk and Capitol Causerie newsletters, committee assignments, correspondence between members, correspondence from the national and regional organizations. Meeting minutes generally refer to various fundraising activities.
Dates: 1988-1992

Civil War Collection

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Identifier: AC 33
Abstract This collection gathers primary and secondary source materials regarding Beloit College's involvement in the Civil War. Of particular note are the lists of Beloit College students and faculty who fought in the war, historical sketches of the era, correspondence between college community members during and about the war, and photographs of soldiers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1854-1965, 2005

Coffee Houses and Cafes Collection

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Identifier: AC 25
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains promotional materials (flyers, posters), artist contracts, photographs, and Round Table articles for events that took place in Beloit College's various cafes and other small venues, including Coughy Haus (C-Haus), Java Joint, and the Breeze Café. Café Series and Coffee and Conversation events are among those documented. There are also a very small amount of records related to the operations of Coughy Haus, such as training manuals, financial information, a...
Dates: 1972-ongoing

Curriculum Records

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Identifier: AC 38
Abstract This collection contains reports, memos, meeting minutes, proposals, brochures and other publications, and general research done by the various entities that develop curriculum at Beloit College, particularly from Academic Senate standing committees, ad hoc committees, and task forces. There is background information on the Beloit Plan, a fairly complete collection of course schedules from the 20th century, and documentary materials starting in 1980 regarding the College's freshman year...
Dates: 1847-1892, 1911-2010

Dance collection

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Identifier: AC 69
Abstract The Dance collection contains mostly programs, flyers, posters, and invitations for various dance performances, notably by the groups Chelonia, Orchesis, and Terrapin. There are a small number of news articles, clippings, and press releases regarding the groups and events.
Dates: 1913, 1939-2008

Dexter Clary papers

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Identifier: MC 36
Scope and Contents

This collection of materials by Dexter Clary, an early trustee of the college, follows his missionary work through handwritten journals and correspondence.

Dates: 1846-1872

D.K. Pearsons collection

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Identifier: MC 81
Abstract Daniel Kimball Pearsons was a successful businessman who, in 1889, donated $100,000 to Beloit College, the first of many donations to the college and to many small, independent colleges throughout the nation. By the time of his death nearly 23 years later, Pearsons had given more than $5 million to higher education, $500,000 of which went to Beloit College. These donations allowed the college to, among other things, build a new science building, named Pearsons Hall of Science, and which now...
Dates: 1890-1912, 1943-1993

Dolph Stanley collection

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Identifier: MC 105
Abstract Dolph Stanley was a basketball coach and athletic director at Beloit College from 1945-1957. Stanley's teams won 40 straight Midwest Conference games and six consecutive titles. This collection contains mostly news articles by or about and photographs of Dolph Stanley. There is also a small amount of correspondence and biographical materials.
Dates: 1947-1991

Donald A. Murray papers

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Identifier: MC 74
Abstract Donald A. Murray was a professor of Modern Languages, teaching French and Spanish seminars. He kept a diary for a number of years while at Beloit. The diary itself covers a variety of topics. A few notable ones relate to the Beloit Plan, underclassmen common course, department hiring, his seminars, Miller Upton's resignation, the college's financial problems, and the beginning of Martha Peterson's presidency. This collection consists entirely of his diary, with a small folder...
Dates: 1962-1977

Edward Dwight Eaton papers

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Identifier: MC 002
Abstract Edward Dwight Eaton was the second president of Beloit College, serving two separate terms, 1886-1905 and 1907-1917. This collection gathers his personal and Beloit College-related correspondence, correspondence with his family, some biographical materials, inauguration documents, a few news clippings, some of his and his family's writings, and his Alumni Office file.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Ellsworth Huntington collection

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Identifier: MC 57
Abstract Ellsworth Huntington, a graduate of the class of 1897, published a significant amount about race, human population, and anthropology. He worked at Euphrates College in Turkey and taught Geology at Yale University. This collection primarily holds original copies of Huntington's publications, both pamphlets and books. There are photocopies of a number of articles about Huntington as well, with two photographs.
Dates: 1865-1966

Emerson family papers

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Identifier: MC 46
Abstract This collection contains papers of certain members of the Emerson family, especially regarding their connections to Beloit College. Family members primarily represented are Professor Joseph Emerson, Art Hall curator and art department founder Helen Brace Emerson, and Joseph's father, Ralph Emerson.
Dates: 1790-1955

Erastus G. Smith papers

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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

Ethel Bird correspondence

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Identifier: MC 18
Abstract Ethel Bird, class of 1905, was a prolific letter writer during her years as a student at Beloit College. Bird’s correspondence with her parents reveals a lively and teasing wit and provid a fascinating glimpse into the life of a woman student less than a decade after Beloit College became coeducational. A small group of letters describe her experience as a social worker in Halifax, Nova Scotia after an explosion disaster in 1917. Ethel Bird had a distinguished career in social services and...
Dates: 1899-1904

Folk ‘n’ Blues Records

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Identifier: AC 51
Abstract This collection contains materials gathered in the event planning process for the annual Folk 'n' Blues (also called Folk and Blues) festivals held at Beloit College. Chiefly represented are contracts between the College and the performers, correspondence, news articles, Committee notes, t-shirt designs, and other logistical documents.
Dates: 1968-ongoing

Forensics Records

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Identifier: AC 52
Abstract These records collect documents relating to Beloit College's involvement in forensics, oration, extemporaneous speaking, and debate, primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The College once had several oratory clubs, then called literary societies (not to be confused with literature-based organizations), a few of whom are represented here: the Archaean Society, which later split into two groups, the Alethean Society and the Delian Society, who, when combined for joint events were called...
Dates: 1848-1956, 1981-1982, bulk 1850-1916

Founding Conventions Records

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Identifier: AC 53
Abstract This collection gathers original, photocopies, and transcripts of meetings minutes of the conventions from which arose the founding of Beloit College. These include the four conventions held from August, 1844 through October, 1845, the last of which produced a charter and an elected board of trustees. Other materials include Professor Robert K. Richardson's transcripts and notes regarding these conventions and earlier ones held by various groups such as the Presbyterian and Congregational...
Dates: 1841-1870

Frank G. Logan collection

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Identifier: MC 66
Abstract Frank G. Logan was a long time trustee of and significant donor to Beloit College. He helped found its Department of Anthropology and the Logan Museum of Anthropology, on top of many other gifts. This collection gathers personal materials documenting Frank G. Logan's involvement with Beloit College. It is comprised mainly of biographical information, memorial documents, information about his family, particularly his wife Josephine Hancock Logan, and photographs. There is also correspondence...
Dates: 1914-1971

Beloit College Franklin Boggs collection

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Identifier: MC 21
Abstract This collection contains articles, exhibition programs, biographical information, printed versions and photographs of artwork, and photographs of Franklin Boggs, 32-year professor of art and artist-in-residence at Beloit College from 1945-1977. Boggs' art included subjects like WWII in the South Pacific, military medicine, tanneries, and architecture, among others. He worked in many art formats but particularly in murals.
Dates: 1945-2000

Fraternities and Sororities records

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Identifier: AC 54
Abstract This collection contains records kept by Beloit College's Greek organizations. Fraternities and sororities represented in the collection are: Alpha Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Delta Phi Upsilon, Delta Psi Delta, Delta Tau Rho, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, Kappa Gamma Lambda, Phi Epsilon Pi, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Beta Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Pi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Tau Rho, Theta Pi Gamma, and Zeta Kappa Zeta.
Dates: 1849-ongoing

George L. Collie collection

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Identifier: MC 37
Abstract This collection contains photocopies, originals, and transcription of diaries and letters George L. Collie kept. It also contains manuscripts from his memoirs and books, particularly "The Great Trip of 1910-1911". There is a large collection of his personal diaries, ranging from the years 1874-1954. One of Mrs. Collie's diaries is also present in the collection. The collection also contains letters to and from President Irving Maurer and Frank G. Logan as well as correspondence from the North...
Dates: 1874-1954

Helen L.D. Richardson papers

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Identifier: MC 89
Abstract Helen L.D. Richardson earned a master's degree in English and then started teaching. She married Robert Kimball Richardson in 1940 and moved to Beloit, Wisconsin where she taught English at Beloit briefly. After her husband's death, she primarily focused on the Beloit College Archives, later getting involved with multiple historical societies in Rock County, and Professor Richardson's history of Beloit College. This collection contains materials such as letters, essays, and photographs, some of...
Dates: 1826-1985, bulk 1830-1859, 1935-1967

Henry Mitchell Whitney papers

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Identifier: MC 115
Abstract Henry Mitchell Whitney, "Whit" for short, was professor of Rhetoric and English Literature from 1871 to 1899 at Beloit College. This collection is comprised of biographical information, photographs, and news articles and other publications by or about Whitney. Also featured are four scrapbooks containing news clippings, photographs, and other ephemera about his family and the Civil War.
Dates: 1862-1911, 1972-1988

Center for Community Development and Higher Education and High Potential Education Program records

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Identifier: AC 59
Abstract This collection contains records relevant to the High Potential Education Program (HPEP) and its parent organization, the Center for Community Development and Higher Education (CCDHE). This collection contains meeting minutes from various committees (including Academic Policy Committee and the special High Potential Education Program committee) and the Board of Trustees, as well as memoranda and other correspondence between committee members. There are also preliminary and final drafts of...
Dates: 1968-1976

Histories of the College Collection

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Identifier: AC 60
Abstract This collection gathers journal articles, newspaper clippings, student papers, speeches, and other documents that give historical accounts of Beloit College. Most of the histories focus on the founding of the college through rest of the 19th century, and many were written by Beloit College administrative staff, faculty, and alumni.
Dates: 1844-1994

Horace White papers

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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

Irving Maurer papers

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Identifier: MC 004
Abstract The Irving Maurer papers contain correspondence, speeches, Beloit College administrative reports and documents, diaries, and a small number of photographs, most of which were written or created during Maurer's administration as president of Beloit College from 1924-1942. The vast majority of the collection is correspondence between President Maurer and alumni, faculty, students, parents, on- and off-campus organizations, peer college administrators, and many other groups. An accomplished orator...
Dates: 1823-2008; bulk 1924-1942

Ivan Stone papers

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Identifier: MC 107
Abstract Ivan McKinley Stone was first hired at Beloit College in 1930 as a professor of Government. He served Dean of the College from 1951-1964, after which he became the first director of the World Affairs Center until his retirement in 1970. The vast majority of this collection is comprised of copies of correspondence and meeting minutes given to or written by Ivan Stone in his capacity as Dean of the College. There are many documents pertaining to the Beloit Plan. His personal papers include...
Dates: 1925-1994, bulk 1951-1970

J. J. Blaisdell papers

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Identifier: MC 20
Abstract J. J. Blaisdell was one of Beloit College's five "Old Guard" members and a professor of Rhetoric, English Literature, and Philosophy from 1859 until his death in 1896. He was also an ordained minister and an early environmentalist. This collection contains addresses and writings, biographical information, photographs, correspondence, and memorial documents for J. J. Blaisdell. There is a small amount of materials related to his sister, Sarah Blaisdell, and his wife, Susan Allen Blaisdell, as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1859-1896, 1998

Jackson J. Bushnell papers

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Identifier: MC 28
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, news articles, photographs, a diary, and other documents pertaining to or written by Jackson J. Bushnell, and they span from the 1830s (before his time at Beloit College) to well after his death in 1873. There are a number of materials related to the contents of the collection itself and about and by various members of his family.
Dates: 1832-1966, bulk 1854-1873