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Rollin T. and Thomas C. Chamberlin papers

Identifier: MC 31
Abstract Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (1843-1928), class of 1866, was a professor of science at Beloit College from 1873-1886. Though his academic interests were wide-ranging, he is best known for the Chamberlin-Moulton Planetesimal Hypothesis, a theory of solar system formation. His son, Rollin Thomas Chamberlin also was an accomplished geologist, and together they embarked on a survey trip to China in 1909 for the Oriental Educational Investigation Commission. The Chamberlins' papers include...
Dates: 1873-1997; bulk 1909-1948

Beloit College Roy Chapman Andrews papers

Identifier: MC 14
Abstract This collection consists mainly of materials written about or by explorer and naturalist Roy Chapman Andrews (Beloit College class of 1906), including personal correspondence between Andrews and other notable Beloit College figures like George L. Collie, Alonzo W. Pond, and Frank G. Logan. There is also an original manuscript copy of Andrews’ book Meet Your Ancestors, along with documents from the Roy Chapman Andrews Society. The remaining materials are mostly articles written about Andrews and...
Dates: 1903-2009

Sports collection

Identifier: AC 99
Abstract This collection documents the activities of many of Beloit College's athletic organizations, including intercollegiate sports teams, intramurals, clubs, and the Athletics Department in general. There are a considerable amount of materials related to the Midwest Conference throughout the collection, as well as game and tournament programs, news clippings from Beloit College and outside publications, news releases from the College, team records, statistics, rosters, and schedules. Sports...
Dates: 1851-ongoing

Stephen Pearl Lathrop collection

Identifier: MC 64
Abstract On October 13, 1849 Stephen Pearl Lathrop became Beloit College's fifth faculty member, and taught chemistry and natural history. Lathrop Herbarium—formerly a room in Chamberlin Hall that housed mineralogical and botanical collections, many of which were part of the original college cabinet for the teaching of the sciences, including anthropology—was named for Professor Lathrop. This collection contains correspondence and other writings by Lathrop produced mostly during his time at Beloit...
Dates: 1852-1996

Stephen Peet and Stephen D. Peet collection

Identifier: MC 84
Abstract Stephen Peet was one of the original founders and trustees of Beloit College. His son, Stephen Denison Peet, was in the college's first graduating class of 1851, and he went on to become a prominent archaeologist and founder of the journal American Antiquarian. This collection gathers various works about the two Stephen Peets, including articles, biographies, and genealogical research, as well as some of their correspondence, professional publications, and other miscellaneous materials. Of...
Dates: 1821-1979, bulk 1821-1910

Student Handbooks collection

Identifier: AC 56
Abstract This collection contains nearly the entire run of Beloit College's entire run student handbooks from 1887 to the 2006-2007 academic year. Originally published by the college YMCA, then the YMCA and YWCA, the Associated Students of Beloit College, and eventually the Dean of Students office. Generally, the handbooks collect information also available in other sources like the Administrative Policy Manual and college Catalog, but they also contain information very specific to student life. Some...
Dates: 1887-2007

Talma Rowlands diary and other materials

Identifier: MC 93
Scope and Contents This collection contains Rowlands' original diary, which covers the period from 1881-1883, as well as transcriptions of the diary, and student diaries analyzing the diary. There are also a few photocopied newspaper articles and photographs.
Dates: 1881-1994

Theodore Lyman Wright papers

Identifier: MC 120
Abstract Theodore Lyman Wright, a member of the class of 1880, returned to Beloit College to teach Greek and Fine Arts from 1888 until his odd death in 1926. The Wright Museum of Art is named after him. He is well-known for his work on translations of Greek plays and helping put them on at Beloit. A small amount of his materials are in Greek.
Dates: 1847-1997

Thomas D. Christie papers

Identifier: MC 34
Scope and Contents This collection contains mostly documents about Thomas Davidson Christie, including news articles and biographical information. There is also some of his original correspondence from his time following his graduation from Beloit College, where he talks about his upcoming plans to go to and experiences in Turkey, among other topics. There are also some photographs and materials concerning his wife, Carmelite Brewer Christie.
Dates: 1861-1945, 1988

Trustees records

Identifier: AC 107
Abstract This collection contains charters and bylaws, directories, correspondence, handbooks, general information, meeting books, meeting minutes, photographs, and files for individual trustees.
Dates: 1845-ongoing

Turtle Mound Society records

Identifier: AC 108
Abstract The Turtle Mound Society was founded in 1901. Originally composed of 5-8 senior men, the sub-rosa organization's purpose was the "furthering of the high ideals and standards of the College." Initiates were selected on the basis of reputation and demonstration of leadership qualities. This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, member lists, initiation procedures, the Society constitution, by-laws, initiation procedure, and photographs.
Dates: 1901-1975

Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. papers

Identifier: MC 009
Abstract Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. was the ninth president of Beloit College, serving from 1991-2000. This collection gathers materials relating to Beloit College by and about Victor Ferrall, primarily during his tenure as president. These include many news articles, inauguration documents, correspondence, retirement information, transcriptions and drafts of speeches and addresses, and copies of his publications (magazine and journal articles, books). His digital records consist of memos, daily planning...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

W. Bradley Tyrrell papers

Identifier: MC 109
Abstract W. Bradley Tyrrell was a Beloit College graduate, class of 1906, as well as the vice president of the college under Irving Maurer. Upon President Maurer's death in 1942, Tyrrell assumed the role of interim president of the college. This collection contains documents relating to Tyrrell's personal and extracurricular professional life, including photographs, programs for speeches he gave, and a diary and scrapbook documenting his African expedition to the Sahara Desert in Algeria in 1925. It...
Dates: 1902-1964

Walter Van Dyke Bingham papers

Identifier: MC 17
Scope and Contents This collection encompasses a large portion of Walter Van Dyke Bingham’s bibliography, containing publisher’s copies of many of his articles from 1913-1953. One of the key topics he discusses is military psychology of soldiers during and after World War II, and other articles convey his interest in the psychology of college students and industry. Also included are some correspondence, photographs, and other writings about both Bingham and his wife, Millicent Todd Bingham.
Dates: 1913-1963

William B. Knapton collection

Identifier: MC 125
Abstract This collection follows the successful coaching career of William "Bill" B. Knapton who coached basketball at Beloit College from 1957-1997. He ended his career with 550 wins.
Dates: 1957-1997

William S. Godfrey collection

Identifier: MC 53
Abstract William Simpson Godfrey was a professor of Anthropology at Beloit College from 1951-1974. The Godfrey Anthropology Building is named in his honor. This collection contains correspondence, scholarly articles, biographical material, Alumni Office files, endowment information, and a scrapbook containing news clippings.
Dates: 1940-1990s

Women at Beloit College collection

Identifier: AC 111
Abstract This collection is arranged into five series: general information, "Coming of the Coed", Women's Governance, Women's Studies, and Womyn's Center. The General Information series contains materials and records related to women at Beloit College. "Coming of the Coed" is a collection of articles, clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, and papers associated to the arrival of women and their first decade at Beloit College. The third series contains bound, handwritten record books with meeting...
Dates: 1872-2008

World Affairs Center and International Education collection

Identifier: AC 068
Scope and Contents This collection is arranged into five series: general information, Center for Language Studies (CLS), Central European Teaching Program (CETP), World Outlook Committee (WOC), and World Outlook Program (WOP). The General Information series is a collection of materials and records related to World Affairs Center (WAC) as a center for international education at Beloit College. The second series contains material, mostly booklets and brochures, for the CLS program. The CETP series mainly consists...
Dates: 1924-ongoing, bulk 1960s

Wright Museum of Art records

Identifier: AC 114
Abstract This collection contains records and publications pertaining to Beloit College's Wright Museum of Art. It consists of collections information; exhibit programs, posters, and cards; administrative museum papers; Beloit Art League records and scrapbooks; and accession forms.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined