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Beloit College--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

Dance collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 69
Overview The Dance collection contains mostly programs, flyers, posters, and invitations for various dance performances, notably by the groups Chelonia, Orchesis, and Terrapin. There are a small number of news articles, clippings, and press releases regarding the groups and events.

Dexter Clary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 36
Scope and Contents

This collection of materials by Dexter Clary, an early trustee of the college, follows his missionary work through handwritten journals and correspondence.

D.K. Pearsons collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 81
Overview Daniel Kimball Pearsons was a successful businessman who, in 1889, donated $100,000 to Beloit College, the first of many donations to the college and to many small, independent colleges throughout the nation. By the time of his death nearly 23 years later, Pearsons had given more than $5 million to higher education, $500,000 of which went to Beloit College. These donations allowed the college to, among other things, build a new science building, named Pearsons Hall of Science, and which now...

Dolph Stanley collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 105
Overview Dolph Stanley was a basketball coach and athletic director at Beloit College from 1945-1957. Stanley's teams won 40 straight Midwest Conference games and six consecutive titles. This collection contains mostly news articles by or about and photographs of Dolph Stanley. There is also a small amount of correspondence and biographical materials.

Donald A. Murray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 74
Overview Donald A. Murray was a professor of Modern Languages, teaching French and Spanish seminars. He kept a diary for a number of years while at Beloit. The diary itself covers a variety of topics. A few notable ones relate to the Beloit Plan, underclassmen common course, department hiring, his seminars, Miller Upton's resignation, the college's financial problems, and the beginning of Martha Peterson's presidency. This collection consists entirely of his diary, with a small folder...

Edward Dwight Eaton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 002
Overview Edward Dwight Eaton was the second president of Beloit College, serving two separate terms, 1886-1905 and 1907-1917. This collection gathers his personal and Beloit College-related correspondence, correspondence with his family, some biographical materials, inauguration documents, a few news clippings, some of his and his family's writings, and his Alumni Office file.

Ellsworth Huntington collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 57
Overview Ellsworth Huntington, a graduate of the class of 1897, published a significant amount about race, human population, and anthropology. He worked at Euphrates College in Turkey and taught Geology at Yale University. This collection primarily holds original copies of Huntington's publications, both pamphlets and books. There are photocopies of a number of articles about Huntington as well, with two photographs.

Emerson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 46
Overview This collection contains papers of certain members of the Emerson family, especially regarding their connections to Beloit College. Family members primarily represented are Professor Joseph Emerson, Art Hall curator and art department founder Helen Brace Emerson, and Joseph's father, Ralph Emerson.

Emerson Hall cup

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2016-23