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Beloit College--History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

Beloit College Field and Career Services (FACS) records

Identifier: AC 48
Overview The bulk of these records are newsletters published by the Office of Field and Career Services. These newsletters were published under various titles, which seemed to change every one or two years. There is also correspondence, articles, event flyers, internship and career counseling brochures, and some related literature from prior to the formation of the office that relates to field terms and career services. In the fall of 2009, FACS became the Office of Career Services, and with the newly...
Dates: circa 1975-2008

Beloit College framed prints

Identifier: 2017-4

Beloit College Honors Day records

Identifier: AC 62
Overview The Beloit College Honors Day records contain programs for most Academic Honors Day Convocations (also called Recognition Day) since 1943, and listed within the programs are names of recipients, arranged by field of study. Later editions of the programs offer explanations for the different awards, and various years feature covers designed by Beloit College students. Also held in the collection are correspondence, press releases (especially for Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and...
Dates: 1927, 1945-2009

Beloit College Inauguration collection

Identifier: AC 63
Overview This collection is comprised of published copies of the inauguration addresses from each of Beloit College’s presidents. Beginning with Miller Upton, each president’s file also contains supplementary materials such as correspondence, news articles, and event planning documents regarding the inauguration events.
Dates: 1850-2000

Beloit College Institutional Research records

Identifier: AC 67
Overview This collection consists mainly of reports and self-studies conducted by the Office of Institutional Research (formerly the College Examiner) in support of reviews, evaluations, and visits by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), which accredits Beloit College. There are also various other independent reviews, visit reports, and survey data, as well as statistics and profiles of the college, all dating from the mid-to-late 20th century.
Dates: 1956-2000

Beloit College Junior Exhibition Records

Identifier: AC 70
Overview The Junior Exhibition was a yearly oratory program given by Beloit College's junior class. This collection contains Junior Exhibition event programs from the 1850s to the 1890s, as well as Robert K. and Helen D. Richardson's research on the events, which are typewritten transcripts of other programs, correspondence, and relevant faculty meeting minutes.
Dates: 1854-1893

Beloit College Library records

Identifier: AC 71
Overview This collection contains many documents relating to the planning and construction of Beloit College's Colonel Robert H. Morse Library, and its renovations in the 1990s and 2000s. There are records and correspondence to and from the various library directors, especially H. Vail Deale and Dennis Dickenson, documentation about the library collections, facilities, statistics, annual departmental reports, fundraising, gifts, and publications created by the library staff. The bulk of the collection...
Dates: 1860s-ongoing

Beloit College Missionary collection

Identifier: AC 75
Overview This collection gathers documents about missionaries from Beloit College, including lectures, articles, and other writings. There are some records from the Beloit College Missionary Society, and statistics from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM). Of particular note are documents regarding the missions of Thomas D. Christie (class of 1867) to Turkey, Caleb Frank Gates (class of 1877), and Paul E. Nilson (class of 1911).
Dates: 1849-1919

Beloit College Mug Books collection

Identifier: AC 77
Overview This is a collection of mug books, official Beloit College ID photographs of students by class year, for the class years 1970-2009. Books were alternatively titled "Photo Digest," "Photo Directory," "Picture Book," and "Faces." Most photos were taken during the students' freshman year. Mug books for the class of 1974, 2007, and 2008 are missing.
Dates: 1970-2009

Beloit College Museums collection

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...
Dates: 1892-1894, 1955-1959, 1991-2000s

Beloit College Music collection

Identifier: AC 80
Overview This collection contains many brochures and programs for various college music productions and performances, as well as newspaper clippings about performances, tickets, music scores to plays and itineraries for performances. Groups and programs covered include the Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra (BJSO), Glee Club, and the Performing Arts Series.
Dates: 1800s-ongoing

Beloit College New Student Days records

Identifier: AC 81
Overview This collection contains brochures, schedules, correspondence, other promotional materials, and ephemera from Beloit College’s New Student Days (also known as Freshman Days) orientation week. Also included is information regarding the College's Ten Day Language Orientation Program.
Dates: 1925-2007

Beloit College Registers

Identifier: AC 21
Overview The Beloit College registers are lists of 19th and early 20th century Beloit College and Academy students. They were created and kept by the Archaean Union (and its progenitor literary societies), Professor Joseph Porter, and an unknown individual. They contain information such as who served in the Civil War, hometowns, parents' names, and club affiliations, amongst various other data.
Dates: 1847-1913

Beloit College Religion records

Identifier: AC 92
Overview Most of these materials were generated by the ad hoc Christian College Committee and the Spiritual Life committee. In general, the documents pertain to religion and religious discussions on campus around the 1950s until the 1970s. They also pertain to the creation of the Spiritual Life Program from 2002-2003. Additionally, there are materials pertaining to the relationship between the college and religion and local churches and the college to present.
Dates: 1950s-1970s, 1999-2003

Beloit College Student Symposium records

Identifier: AC 103
Overview The annual Beloit College student symposium showcases student research in the form of papers and presentations. This collection contains mostly programs and planning documentation for the annual student symposia, including the general research symposium, the international symposium, and the short-lived summer symposium. The documents cover the entire lifetime of the events from the year prior to the 1st Annual Student Symposium in 1977 to the first International Student Symposium in 2002...
Dates: 1976-ongoing

Beloit College Theatre records

Identifier: AC 105
Overview This collection contains materials relating to Beloit College's drama and theatre programs. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs of and programs for plays performed at the college by both student and professional troupes, including the Beloit College Players, New American Theatre, Court Theatre, the Festival Theatre program, and other visiting groups. There are various press releases, ads, newspaper clippings, and information on student groups, as well as many original...
Dates: 1869-ongoing

Beloit College Treasurer records

Identifier: AC 106
Overview The treasurer's annual reports, early versions of which were actually published twice annually, contain balance sheets, general statements of income and expenses, and exhibits of funds. These reports were given to the Board of Trustees. The collection here covers the years of 1891-1950.
Dates: 1891-1950

Beloit College William L. Kolb papers

Identifier: MC 63
Overview William "Bill" Kolb was Beloit College's Dean of the College and Provost from 1964-1975. This collection primarily contains materials he created or received while he served that office. Topics covered include the Black Demands of 1969, Christian College Committee, the Danforth Foundation, early Beloit Plan, academic departmental reports, development opportunities, and the South End Complex project. There is also personal correspondence, biographies, news releases and articles about Kolb,...
Dates: 1953-1996

Beloit College World War I collection

Identifier: AC 112
Overview This collection contains predominantly military service records for Beloit College and other local community members, with brief biographical information. There are also articles, correspondence, faculty and trustee meeting minutes, photographs, and pamphlets about various aspects of Beloit College's involvement in World War I.
Dates: 1917-1922

Beloit College World War II collection

Identifier: AC 113
Overview This artificial collection contains documents pertaining to Beloit College's involvement in World War II. There is information on college courses and training programs offered, student and faculty service records, official United States military bulletins, brochures and pamphlets on attending college during wartime, newspaper clippings (primarily from the Round Table), history and remembrances of the College during WWII, photos, and Committee on Military Service correspondence and...
Dates: 1937-2004; bulk 1941-1943

Beloit Seminary records

Identifier: AC 120
Overview This small collection contains record books and other documents created by or about the Beloit Seminary, including a constitution, by-laws, student lists and records, catalogs, event programs, and meeting minutes.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1845-1906, 1941

Bink Noll collection

Identifier: MC 78
Scope and Contents Contains Bink Noll's poetry (drafts, published versions), correspondence (including with other poets like James Dickey, Richard Eberhart, George Garrett, Archibald MacLeish, William Meredith, W. S. Merwin, Stephen Spender, May Sarton), class materials from his courses at Beloit College, photographs, articles about him, other writings, appointment books, notes and observations, and his diary from 1945.
Dates: circa 1945-1986

Biology Department

Identifier: AC 938
Scope and Contents Correspondence, departmental literature, press releases (1947-1989), Beloit Biologist publication (1982-2014), student posters
Dates: 1947-ongoing

Book Store

Identifier: AC 942
Scope and Contents Articles, computer ads, brochures, plastic bag, design ideas
Dates: 1899-2004

Books Behind Bars letters

Identifier: 2017-5

Brown Family papers

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

Buildings and Properties Collection

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

Caleb Frank Gates collection

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'...
Dates: 1881-1945

Campus blueprints

Identifier: 2018-17
Dates: 1918, 1943, 1967

Cannabis Club records

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