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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photos, development/donations/fund, correspondence, oral histories, articles about, speeches, notes, writings, publications, awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains charters and bylaws, directories, correspondence, handbooks, general information, meeting books, meeting minutes, photographs, and files for individual trustees.
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.