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James A. Blaisdell papers

Identifier: MC 19
Abstract This collection contains documents about and by James Arnold Blaisdell, Beloit College class of 1889, and Beloit College professor of biblical literature from 1903-1910. There is correspondence, news articles, biographical information (including a detailed genealogical history of the Blaisdell family through James A. Blaisdell), articles, an autobiography written by Blaisdell, and photographs. Most of the contents are from his time at Pomona College and the Claremont Colleges in California.
Dates: 1885-1997, bulk 1885-1957

James Zwerg collection

Identifier: MC 123
Abstract James (Jim) Zwerg, class of 1962, was highly visible in his role in the Freedom Rides of 1961. This collection contains materials related to Zwerg's Freedom Ride and his civil rights involvement, including news articles, documentary films, interviews, photographs, Zwerg's own files on anti-discrimination organizations, and correspondence regarding formal recognition of his activities as a civil rights activist.
Dates: 1961, 1985-2006

Janvrin, Aldrich, and Neese family papers

Identifier: MC 126
Abstract Laura Aldrich Neese was a member of the Beloit College class of 1912. She was an artist and philanthropist, and became the first female member of the Beloit College Board of Trustees. She wrote many diaries and created photo scrapbooks during her life, some of which are contained here. The collection also consists of the genealogy of her family, including Janvrin, Aldrich, and Neese branches.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Jay N. "Ding" Darling collection

Identifier: MC 39
Scope and Contents This collection contains many articles about and by Ding Darling, prints and original drawings, correspondence from and about him, photographs, and biographical information. Topics covered include political cartoons, environmental conservation, his duck stamp, and his suspension from Beloit College. Correspondents include Mark Sullivan, Beloit College presidents Melvin Brannon and Irving Maurer, other college administrators like James Gage, Louis E. Holden, Bradley Tyrrell, among...
Dates: 1897-2001

Jerome D. Davis collection

Identifier: MC 40
Abstract Jerome D. Davis graduated from Beloit College in 1866, and became a missionary for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Japan, where he lived for almost 40 years. This collection contains Alumni Office files, correspondence by and about Jerome Davis, biographical information, publications in English and Japanese, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1868-1923

John E. Burris papers

Identifier: MC 010
Scope and Contents This collection contains publications, biographical data, photographs, correspondence, etc.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 2000-2008

John Pfeffer papers

Identifier: MC 85
Abstract Johnny Pfeffer worked as the first janitor of Beloit College from 1866 until 1917. This collection primarily consists of newspaper articles, photocopies of newspaper articles, and transcriptions of a few letters. There is also a copy of the 1895 Codex. In addition to those paper materials are a number of photographs of Pfeffer.
Dates: 1864-1959

Joseph Collie papers

Identifier: MC 38
Abstract Joseph Collie is one of the first three graduates of Beloit College in 1851. He went on to work as a minister. This collection consists of Collie's journals and correspondence, though there is a large quantity of photocopied materials. A number of his sermons are also included.
Dates: 1824-2000

L. Kirk Denmark collection

Identifier: MC 44
Abstract L. Kirk Denmark was a professor and chairman of the Speech and Dramatic Arts department at Beloit from 1947 until 1973, putting on over 300 plays. He founded the Court Theater in 1951 earning great acclaim.
Dates: 1947-1994

Latinos in Beloit Collection

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.
Dates: 1998-2012

Laurence A. Raymer collection

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.
Dates: 1929-1992

Lew Sarett collection

Identifier: MC 95
Abstract Lew Sarett (aka Lew Saretsky), Beloit College class of 1911, was a noted author, lecturer, poet, and professor. This collection gathers materials about Lew Sarett such as news articles, biographical information, and photographs, as well as some of his publications and a small amount of personal correspondence with Beloit College.
Dates: 1908-1965

Logan Museum of Anthropology records

Identifier: AC 72
Abstract Beloit College's Logan Museum of Anthropology was founded in 1893 after Frank G. Logan purchased a collection of around 3,000 Native American archaeological and ethnographic objects that was exhibited at the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition by Horatio Nelson Rust. Originally the collection was housed in Pearsons Hall of Science, but moved to Memorial Hall in 1905 and has been there since. The museum underwent a major renovation from 1992-1995. This collection contains a considerable amount...
Dates: 1881-ongoing

Lorine Niedecker collection

Identifier: MC 76
Abstract Lorine Faith Niedecker was a Wisconsin poet and the only woman associated with the Objectivist poets. She was a member of the Beloit College class of 1926, but she left school during her sophomore year and did not return. This is a collection primarily of writing about Niedecker, and includes her files from the Beloit College Alumni Office and many published biographical and critical accounts. There is a small amount of her poetry and art.
Dates: 1922-2005

Marion H. Hedges collection

Identifier: MC 56
Abstract Marion Hawthorne Hedges worked as an English professor at Beloit College from 1913-1920, before he published the controversial book Iron City and was subsequently asked to leave. After resigning, he worked as a journalist for a few years before going into the work of improving labor relations. This collection contains a significant number of news articles and publication information, as well as correspondence and physical books.
Dates: 1913-1995

Marion K. Stocking collection

Identifier: MC 106
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles, biographical information, English Department materials, photographs, and publications by and about Marion Kingston Stocking, Beloit College professor of English from 1954-1984.
Dates: 1954-2009

Melvin A. Brannon papers

Identifier: MC 003
Abstract Melvin A. Brannon was Beloit College's third president, serving from 1917-1923. The vast majority of the collection consists of correspondence to and from Melvin Brannon during his presidency at Beloit College, 1917-1923. Topics discussed include curriculum, development and fundraising (including academic prizes, constructing and updating buildings, endowments, gifts), the 75th anniversary of Beloit College, campus involvement in World War I, personal and business travel, communication with...
Dates: 1909-1952, 1962, 1985; bulk 1917-1923

Miles P. Squier papers

Identifier: MC 104
Abstract Rev. Miles P. Squier was one of Beloit College's first professors, teaching Intellectual and Moral Science from 1850 to 1864, and remaining professor emeritus until his death in 1866. This collection contains some of his original correspondence, photographs, and published copies of his writing and speeches, as well as photocopies and transcripts of letters, articles, obituaries, and other personal documents. There is also some information on his wife, Catherine Seymour Squier.
Dates: 1836-1890

Mortar Board records

Identifier: AC 76
Abstract The Royal Order of Senior Bench was a senior women's honor society that valued leadership, scholarship, and service to the college. In 1951, it became the Senior Bench Chapter of the national Mortar Board honor society, and also became a coed organization in 1975. This collection contains financial information, correspondence, reports, member lists, constitutions, meeting minutes, event materials, scrapbooks, and member and adviser handbooks.
Dates: 1937-2010, bulk 1951-2000

Parents and Family records

Identifier: AC 84
Abstract The Beloit College Parents and Family collection includes materials relating to campus parent events like Dad's Day, Mother's Day, Parents' Weekend, and Family & Friends Weekend (for a while called Family Weekend and then Parents/Family Weekend), and consist of programs, invitations, and correspondence. There is a small group of materials originating from the Parents Committee, the Parents Council, and the Parents Association, and a collection of Parents Handbooks from the 1980s-2000s. The...
Dates: 1930-2003

Paul Nesbitt collection

Identifier: MC 75
Abstract Paul Nesbitt was a member of the Beloit College class of 1926 who went on to become a professor of anthropology and curator of collections at the Logan Museum of Anthropology. This collection contains correspondence, news articles, photographs, and publications written by Paul Nesbitt, primarily from his time as a professor and curator at Beloit College in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Dates: 1926-1985

Paul Nilson papers

Identifier: MC 77
Abstract Paul Nilson, class of 1911, went on to graduate from the Hartford Theological Seminary and Chicago University, after which he became a missionary in Turkey and president of St. Paul's Collegiate Institute. This collection contains mostly correspondence with and about Paul Nilson, as well as some biographical data and news clippings from the Beloit College Alumni Office.
Dates: 1873-1968

Phi Beta Kappa records

Identifier: AC 117
Abstract This collections contains detailed records on the founding of Phi Beta Kappa at Beloit College. With numerous minute-books and records of meetings throughout the years, the collection encompasses a wide range of history while staying very thorough. Also included are financial records, personal information on initiates, bylaw and other system and procedure pamphlets, a thorough list on visiting scholars and correspondences from various members (notable college figures including John Pitt Deane,...
Dates: 1900-2000

Porter Family papers

Identifier: MC 87
Abstract This collection contains papers from a number of different Porter family members, but primarily includes the papers of Professor William Porter and Lucius Chapin Porter (Beloit College class of 1901). There is also a small collection of Henry Dwight Porter (class of 1867) papers. Among William Porter's papers is a vast collection of correspondence between various Porter family members.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Promotional Brochures Collections

Identifier: AC 89
Scope and Contents This collection gathers promotional materials published by various offices of Beloit College, most prominently from the Office of Admissions. Included are recruitment brochures, viewbooks, booklets, fact sheets, campus/visitor's guides, and other Admissions circulars and mailings. There are also a number of materials created by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (formerly known as External Affairs), specifically entreaties for fundraising and development.
Dates: circa 1900-ongoing

Residential Life records

Identifier: AC 93
Abstract This collection contains records in connection with the Beloit College Residential Life Office, including office memos and emails, correspondence, news articles, student manuals, brochures, flyers, safety information, public announcements, housing lists, documents relating to the Residential Assistant (RA) and Orientation Leader (OL) programs, College Skills Center (Learning Resource Center), housing and lottery information, residence hall & special interest housing information and surveys,...
Dates: 1934-2007

Robert Irrmann papers

Identifier: MC 59
Scope and Contents Photos, development/donations/fund, correspondence, oral histories, articles about, speeches, notes, writings, publications, awards.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert K. Richardson papers

Identifier: MC 90
Abstract Robert K. Richardson served as a history professor for Beloit College in the early to mid-20th century, using a significant portion of his time to establish and manage the Beloit College archives. Additionally, with much help from his wife, he spent his retirement writing a revised and updated History of Beloit College. This collection represents the extensive work he did for that publication, as well as Richardson's personal life and career in higher education.
Dates: 1821-1970

Roger Hull papers

Identifier: MC 008
Abstract Roger Hull was the 8th president of Beloit College, from 1981-1990. This small collection almost exclusively covers that time span. It contains many documents surrounding his inauguration, news articles by and about him, and many photographs, mostly black and white. Most of the documents in this collection were not created by Hull, but rather created by or about the Beloit College community during his administration. Of note are some materials related to the 1986-1987 North Central...
Dates: 1980-1992

Rollin D. Salisbury collection

Identifier: MC 94
Abstract Rollin D. Salisbury earned world-wide fame for his work in the field of Geology. A Beloit graduate of the class of 1881, he worked as a professor at the University of Chicago for 30 years. This collection holds a significant number of Salisbury's publications, as well as print and photocopied articles pertaining to his work and death. There are also a number of photographs and a limited amount of genealogical information.
Dates: 1873-1963