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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...
1892-1894, 1955-1959, 1991-2000s
Identifier: MC 46
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.
Identifier: AC 72
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...