University of Southern Mississippi - Cook Library
Correspondence, speeches, articles, reports, minutes of meetings, manuscripts of writings, business records, photographs, and other materials which document Cook's activities as a businessman, publisher, author, and member of the Mississippi State Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning. Including documentation relating to Southeastern Life Insurance Company, Who's who in American education, and the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg
Massachusetts Historical Society
Photographs relating to the family of Horace Mann, Massachusetts lawyer, state and U.S. legislator, abolitionist, educator, and president of Antioch College in Ohio. Two of the photographs are copy photographs of daguerreotypes of Horace's son Benjamin Pickman Mann and relative E.L. Mann; the original daguerreotypes are stored apart from the collection by format. There are also cabinet card portraits of two unidentified men, as well as stereograph views of Antioch College. Photographers include Notman Photograph Company and William H. Partridge, both of Boston, Mass., and R.M. Gano of Yellow Springs, Ohio
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
The bulk of the Alfred W. Lawson papers consist of documents (correspondence, minutes, reports, etc.), related to the Lawson founded Direct Credits Society (1934-1989), Des Moines University of Lawsonomy (1943-1955), and the Humanity Benefactor Foundation (1943-1985). The collection also contains periodicals written and edited by Lawson, books written by Lawson, and biographical documents and ephemera
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
This collection contains the official records of the Office of Institutional Research at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. They reflect the various activities of the office. These records contain material related to a variety of topics including, but not limited to: after graduation surveys, annual reports, departmental profiles, institutional reviews and self-studies, minority data profiles, progress reports, statistical data reports, student enrollment profiles, and University planning. Formats of the material include correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Correspondence, speeches, publications, reports, newsletters, photographs, and other files document Dr. Walter Clinton Jackson's administration at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1934 to 1950. Records chiefly detail new academic programs and departments; improvements to academic programs; efforts to increase music and the arts on campus; student affairs; and the construction of new facilities on campus. Prominent correspondents include Robert Gregg Cherry, Josephus Daniels, Frank Porter Graham, and Robert B. House. Also includes biographical information and materials related to Jackson's tenure as Guilford County director of the Citizens' Service Corps during World War II
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
Correspondence, diaries, plantation records including account books, journals, slave records, bills and receipts, physicians' records, financial records, mercantile accounts, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photos depicting family, friends, and activities at Virginia Military Institute, University of Virginia, and Ohio State University, and other papers, of Iverson Lea Graves (1800-1864), Henry Lea Graves (1842-1892), Iverson Dutton Graves (1845-1906), Henry Lewis Graves, (1885-1958?), and others, documenting their lives as planters in Caswell County, N.C. (1818-1820), Newton County (1833-1919), and Terrell County, Ga. (ca. 1865-1906). Topics include family events, student life at Bingham School (Oaks, N.C.) and Emory College (Oxford, Ga.), Civil War service in 2nd Georgia Infantry Battalion and Confederate Navy and Marines, arrival of Union troops in Newton County, immigration from Scotland (1867), and World War I military service of friends in Europe. Correspondents include Ignatius ... Read More
Macalester College - DeWitt Wallace Library
Educational background -- Coming to Macalester-hiring process -- Draw of Macalester -- First impression of the campus. Tension between new and old faculty -- Crisis of the 1960s/early 1970s. Getting rid of requirements -- Vietnam War, Tim O'Brien. Civil Rights, EEO program. DeWitt Wallace -- Faculty/Administration relationship. Presidents from Rice to Davis -- Macalester student body -- Personal reaction to students/Vietnam War protests -- Requirements, diversity. Occupation of 77 Mac -- German Department and teaching. "Provokateur" publication, in loco parentis -- Financial crisis, vulnerability of departments. German courses, Philosophy Department -- Types of courses taught -- Personal research/publication on Goethe -- Establishing German Study Abroad Program -- Impact of study abroad on Macalester campus -- Other departmental study abroad programs -- Problems with study abroad program-selection of students -- Process of getting tenure -- More recent controversial events. Past ... Read More
Macalester College - DeWitt Wallace Library
Background and work before Macalester. Georgiana Palmer, Lou Garvin -- Prior knowledge of Macalester. Administrative offices in Old Main, President Harvey Rice -- First impressions of Macalester, Classics Department. Georgiana Palmer, "Man and His World" course, relationship with University of Minnesota, Carleton, Minnesota Messenia Expedition -- "Man and His World" course -- First impressions of Macalester students, independent-minded students -- Large number of new faculty hired by Lou Garvin 1966-1967, shift in focus, vocational programs -- Campus climate late 1960's and early '70s, Vietnam War, financial difficulties, DeWitt Wallace -- EEO (Expanded Educational Opportunities) Program, teaching cross-listed -- Teaching in other departments (Art, History, etc.), faculty collaboration, taking studio art courses -- Field work in Greece, work in the Classics field -- Students and excavations -- Religious life and ordination into the Episcopalian Church, religious activities at ... Read More
Macalester College - DeWitt Wallace Library
Education background and activities before coming to Macalester. How found out about Macalester -- Campus visit. Chemistry Department in Carnegie -- Initial reaction to Chemistry Dept., and students and faculty. Coming in as Chairman of Dept. Fred Stocker, Shiflett, growing the department, Lou Garvin, remarkable professors already here, Vietnam War -- EEO, Arthur Flemming, Mac's reputation in the Twin Cities, diversity, international students -- Courses taught at Mac -- Pre-med advising, University of Minnesota Medical School and Al Sullivan -- Interim, and dropping of if -- Campaign for the '80s -- 1980s, John B. Davis -- Presidential Search Committee for Bob Gavin -- Political and general campus climate in the 1980s, Bob Gavin -- Financial problems, change in faculty -- Push for faculty research -- Tenure, Al Beltman -- Publication of textbooks -- Teaching style -- Changes over the years (students, Mac's financial situation, secretaries, academics, affluence, social changes) -- ... Read More
Senator John Heinz History Center
Papers include biographical and genealogical notes on Jospeh Baldwin, typescript excerpts from his diary written while a student at Bethany College, West Virginia in 1849 and one letter. The diary includes brief daily entries that document college life, family news and travel in the region


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