Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MC 102
Overview From the time he was called to the chair of chemistry and mineralogy at Beloit College in 1881, Professor Erastus Gilbert Smith became an important figure in the Beloit community. He served four terms as mayor of Beloit, and three terms representing the southern half of Rock County in the state legislature. He was president of the Beloit Savings Bank from 1914-1928. Prof. Smith remained in active service as head of the Beloit College department of chemistry until 1921 when he retired as...
Identifier: MC 18
Overview Ethel Bird, class of 1905, was a prolific letter writer during her years as a student at Beloit College. Bird’s correspondence with her parents reveals a lively and teasing wit and provid a fascinating glimpse into the life of a woman student less than a decade after Beloit College became coeducational. A small group of letters describe her experience as a social worker in Halifax, Nova Scotia after an explosion disaster in 1917. Ethel Bird had a distinguished career in social services and...
Identifier: AC 51
Overview This collection contains materials gathered in the event planning process for the annual Folk 'n' Blues (also called Folk and Blues) festivals held at Beloit College. Chiefly represented are contracts between the College and the performers, correspondence, news articles, Committee notes, t-shirt designs, and other logistical documents.
Identifier: AC 52
Overview These records collect documents relating to Beloit College's involvement in forensics, oration, extemporaneous speaking, and debate, primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The College once had several oratory clubs, then called literary societies (not to be confused with literature-based organizations), a few of whom are represented here: the Archaean Society, which later split into two groups, the Alethean Society and the Delian Society, who, when combined for joint events were called...
Identifier: AC 53
Overview This collection gathers original, photocopies, and transcripts of meetings minutes of the conventions from which arose the founding of Beloit College. These include the four conventions held from August, 1844 through October, 1845, the last of which produced a charter and an elected board of trustees. Other materials include Professor Robert K. Richardson's transcripts and notes regarding these conventions and earlier ones held by various groups such as the Presbyterian and Congregational...
Identifier: MC 66
Overview Frank G. Logan was a long time trustee of and significant donor to Beloit College. He helped found its Department of Anthropology and the Logan Museum of Anthropology, on top of many other gifts. This collection gathers personal materials documenting Frank G. Logan's involvement with Beloit College. It is comprised mainly of biographical information, memorial documents, information about his family, particularly his wife Josephine Hancock Logan, and photographs. There is also correspondence...
Identifier: MC 21
Overview This collection contains articles, exhibition programs, biographical information, printed versions and photographs of artwork, and photographs of Franklin Boggs, 32-year professor of art and artist-in-residence at Beloit College from 1945-1977. Boggs' art included subjects like WWII in the South Pacific, military medicine, tanneries, and architecture, among others. He worked in many art formats but particularly in murals.
Identifier: AC 54
Overview This collection contains records kept by Beloit College's Greek organizations. Fraternities and sororities represented in the collection are: Alpha Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Delta Phi Upsilon, Delta Psi Delta, Delta Tau Rho, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, Kappa Gamma Lambda, Phi Epsilon Pi, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Beta Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Pi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Tau Rho, Theta Pi Gamma, and Zeta Kappa Zeta.