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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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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).

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.

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...