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Max Yount collection

Identifier: MC 122
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

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

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

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....
Dates: 1930-2003

Paul Nesbitt collection

Identifier: MC 75

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

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...
Dates: 1900-2000

Porter Family papers

Identifier: MC 87

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

Porter Scholars records

Identifier: AC 88
Dates: 1958-1993, 2012, bulk 1958-1969

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...
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

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

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

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...
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

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

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

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