Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MC 37
Overview This collection contains photocopies, originals, and transcription of diaries and letters George L. Collie kept. It also contains manuscripts from his memoirs and books, particularly "The Great Trip of 1910-1911". There is a large collection of his personal diaries, ranging from the years 1874-1954. One of Mrs. Collie's diaries is also present in the collection. The collection also contains letters to and from President Irving Maurer and Frank G. Logan as well as correspondence from the North...
Identifier: MC 89
Overview Helen L.D. Richardson earned a master's degree in English and then started teaching. She married Robert Kimball Richardson in 1940 and moved to Beloit, Wisconsin where she taught English at Beloit briefly. After her husband's death, she primarily focused on the Beloit College Archives, later getting involved with multiple historical societies in Rock County, and Professor Richardson's history of Beloit College. This collection contains materials such as letters, essays, and photographs, some of...
Dates: 1826-1985, bulk 1830-1859, 1935-1967
Identifier: MC 115
Overview Henry Mitchell Whitney, "Whit" for short, was professor of Rhetoric and English Literature from 1871 to 1899 at Beloit College. This collection is comprised of biographical information, photographs, and news articles and other publications by or about Whitney. Also featured are four scrapbooks containing news clippings, photographs, and other ephemera about his family and the Civil War.
Dates: 1862-1911, 1972-1988
Identifier: AC 59
Overview This collection contains records relevant to the High Potential Education Program (HPEP) and its parent organization, the Center for Community Development and Higher Education (CCDHE). This collection contains meeting minutes from various committees (including Academic Policy Committee and the special High Potential Education Program committee) and the Board of Trustees, as well as memoranda and other correspondence between committee members. There are also preliminary and final drafts of...
Identifier: AC 60
Overview This collection gathers journal articles, newspaper clippings, student papers, speeches, and other documents that give historical accounts of Beloit College. Most of the histories focus on the founding of the college through rest of the 19th century, and many were written by Beloit College administrative staff, faculty, and alumni.
Identifier: MC 113
Overview Horace White was the son of one of the original settlers of Beloit in the 1830s, and White himself became a reporter for the Chicago Tribune for which he covered the Civil War and the Lincoln-Douglas debates. This collection is comprised of materials relating to Horace White's life before and after his graduation from Beloit College in 1853. It gathers biographical information, correspondence, photographs, and publications and speeches he wrote and delivered. The...
Dates: 1860-1972, bulk 1860-1916
Identifier: MC 004
Overview The Irving Maurer papers contain correspondence, speeches, Beloit College administrative reports and documents, diaries, and a small number of photographs, most of which were written or created during Maurer's administration as president of Beloit College from 1924-1942. The vast majority of the collection is correspondence between President Maurer and alumni, faculty, students, parents, on- and off-campus organizations, peer college administrators, and many other groups. An accomplished orator...
Dates: 1823-2008; bulk 1924-1942
Identifier: MC 107
Overview Ivan McKinley Stone was first hired at Beloit College in 1930 as a professor of Government. He served Dean of the College from 1951-1964, after which he became the first director of the World Affairs Center until his retirement in 1970. The vast majority of this collection is comprised of copies of correspondence and meeting minutes given to or written by Ivan Stone in his capacity as Dean of the College. There are many documents pertaining to the Beloit Plan. His personal papers include...
Dates: 1925-1994, bulk 1951-1970
Identifier: MC 20
Overview J. J. Blaisdell was one of Beloit College's five "Old Guard" members and a professor of Rhetoric, English Literature, and Philosophy from 1859 until his death in 1896. He was also an ordained minister and an early environmentalist. This collection contains addresses and writings, biographical information, photographs, correspondence, and memorial documents for J. J. Blaisdell. There is a small amount of materials related to his sister, Sarah Blaisdell, and his wife, Susan Allen Blaisdell, as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1859-1896, 1998
Identifier: MC 28
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, news articles, photographs, a diary, and other documents pertaining to or written by Jackson J. Bushnell, and they span from the 1830s (before his time at Beloit College) to well after his death in 1873. There are a number of materials related to the contents of the collection itself and about and by various members of his family.
Dates: 1832-1966, bulk 1854-1873
Identifier: MC 19
Overview This collection contains documents about and by James Arnold Blaisdell, Beloit College class of 1889, and Beloit College professor of biblical literature from 1903-1910. There is correspondence, news articles, biographical information (including a detailed genealogical history of the Blaisdell family through James A. Blaisdell), articles, an autobiography written by Blaisdell, and photographs. Most of the contents are from his time at Pomona College and the Claremont Colleges in California.
Dates: 1885-1997, bulk 1885-1957
Identifier: MC 123
Overview James (Jim) Zwerg, class of 1962, was highly visible in his role in the Freedom Rides of 1961. This collection contains materials related to Zwerg's Freedom Ride and his civil rights involvement, including news articles, documentary films, interviews, photographs, Zwerg's own files on anti-discrimination organizations, and correspondence regarding formal recognition of his activities as a civil rights activist.
Dates: 1961, 1985-2006
Identifier: MC 126
Overview Laura Aldrich Neese was a member of the Beloit College class of 1912. She was an artist and philanthropist, and became the first female member of the Beloit College Board of Trustees. She wrote many diaries and created photo scrapbooks during her life, some of which are contained here. The collection also consists of the genealogy of her family, including Janvrin, Aldrich, and Neese branches.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Identifier: MC 39
Scope and Contents This collection contains many articles about and by Ding Darling, prints and original drawings, correspondence from and about him, photographs, and biographical information. Topics covered include political cartoons, environmental conservation, his duck stamp, and his suspension from Beloit College. Correspondents include Mark Sullivan, Beloit College presidents Melvin Brannon and Irving Maurer, other college administrators like James Gage, Louis E. Holden, Bradley Tyrrell, among...
Identifier: MC 40
Overview Jerome D. Davis graduated from Beloit College in 1866, and became a missionary for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Japan, where he lived for almost 40 years. This collection contains Alumni Office files, correspondence by and about Jerome Davis, biographical information, publications in English and Japanese, and a few photographs.
Identifier: MC 010
Identifier: MC 85
Overview Johnny Pfeffer worked as the first janitor of Beloit College from 1866 until 1917. This collection primarily consists of newspaper articles, photocopies of newspaper articles, and transcriptions of a few letters. There is also a copy of the 1895 Codex. In addition to those paper materials are a number of photographs of Pfeffer.
Identifier: MC 38
Overview Joseph Collie is one of the first three graduates of Beloit College in 1851. He went on to work as a minister. This collection consists of Collie's journals and correspondence, though there is a large quantity of photocopied materials. A number of his sermons are also included.
Identifier: MC 44
Overview L. Kirk Denmark was a professor and chairman of the Speech and Dramatic Arts department at Beloit from 1947 until 1973, putting on over 300 plays. He founded the Court Theater in 1951 earning great acclaim.
Identifier: AC 116
Overview This collection is comprised mostly of gathered materials from other areas of the Beloit College Archives collections, all on the topic of Latinos at the college and in the local area. Materials collected detail student efforts to understand, interact, and recognize Latin@ issues, culture, and experience. Since the original project was completed, more materials have been added relating to Latinos in the Beloit area.
Identifier: MC 088
Scope and Contents Alumni office file, articles written by and about him, correspondence. Folder titles include Beloit State Bank, Blackhawk Teaching Institute, Boy Scouts, Greater Beloit Association of Commerce, Memorials, Rock County Hall of Honor, Rotary Club.
Identifier: MC 95
Overview Lew Sarett (aka Lew Saretsky), Beloit College class of 1911, was a noted author, lecturer, poet, and professor. This collection gathers materials about Lew Sarett such as news articles, biographical information, and photographs, as well as some of his publications and a small amount of personal correspondence with Beloit College.
Identifier: AC 72
Overview 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 amount...
Identifier: MC 76
Overview Lorine Faith Niedecker was a Wisconsin poet and the only woman associated with the Objectivist poets. She was a member of the Beloit College class of 1926, but she left school during her sophomore year and did not return. This is a collection primarily of writing about Niedecker, and includes her files from the Beloit College Alumni Office and many published biographical and critical accounts. There is a small amount of her poetry and art.
Identifier: MC 56
Overview Marion Hawthorne Hedges worked as an English professor at Beloit College from 1913-1920, before he published the controversial book Iron City and was subsequently asked to leave. After resigning, he worked as a journalist for a few years before going into the work of improving labor relations. This collection contains a significant number of news articles and publication information, as well as correspondence and physical books.
Identifier: MC 106
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles, biographical information, English Department materials, photographs, and publications by and about Marion Kingston Stocking, Beloit College professor of English from 1954-1984.
Identifier: MC 003
Overview 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
Identifier: MC 104
Overview 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.
Identifier: AC 76
Overview 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