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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
Overview 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: AC 945
Scope and Contents Budget documents, including Five-Year Plan (1979-1984), endowment, management strategy center, B-4 and other programs
Identifier: MC 52
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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.
Identifier: MC 118
Overview Charles Winter Wood, class of 1895, was one of Beloit College's earliest African American students and an accomplished theatre actor and professor of English at the Tuskegee Institute. Wood entered Beloit College Academy in 1887 and joined the college proper in 1891. Although he played on Beloit's popular football team, he became best known for his public speaking and acting. After graduating, Wood continued his education at Chicago Theological Seminary, where he received a doctorate of...
Dates: 1888-1985, bulk 1888-1946
Identifier: AC 31
Overview The college charter and ensuing changes and amendments, 1846-present
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Identifier: AC 90
Overview 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.
Identifier: AC 33
Overview 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
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...
Identifier: AC 38
Overview 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
Identifier: AC 69
Overview 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
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.
Identifier: MC 81
Overview 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
Identifier: MC 105
Overview 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.
Identifier: MC 74
Overview 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...
Identifier: MC 002
Overview 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
Identifier: MC 57
Overview 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.
Identifier: MC 46
Overview 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: MC 102
Overview 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
Identifier: MC 18
Overview 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...
Identifier: AC 51
Overview 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.
Identifier: AC 52
Overview 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
Identifier: AC 53
Overview 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...
Overview The Bristol Collection contains 421 objects, mostly textiles, and an associated archive from Frances Bristols’ travels to the state of Oaxaca, Southern Mexico, and Guatemala from 1949-2003. The archive consists of 7,706 color slides, 290 photographs, 78 negatives, and 32 notebook binders (compiled in scrapbook format) of field notes, hand drawn maps, and illustrations of indigenous clothing styles. A User’s Guide accompanies the archive and contains detailed description of its contents as well...
Identifier: MC 66
Overview 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...
- Beloit College--History 140
- 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
- Emerson, Joseph, 1821-1900 3
- Pond, Alonzo W. (Alonzo William), 1894-1986 3
- Richardson, Helen L. D. 3 ∧ less
- Bristol, Frances 1
- 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