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Collection — Box: 28
Scope and Contents The John Brobeck collection (SC-112) is a compilation of materials detailing the activities of a professor of physiology. The collection is largely personal correspondence and other papers he has accumulated over the years through his work-related activities and through his involvement in various organizations. The arrangement of the collection is for the most part in keeping with the order Mr. Brobeck bestowed upon it before shipment to the college.Personal correspondence is filed...
Dates: Created: 1935-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1980; Other: Date acquired: 1999
Collection — Box: microfilm
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...
Dates: Created: 1808-2018; Majority of material found within 1808 - 1893
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents The material of the Herman A. Fischer, Sr. Family Collection was likely given to the Wheaton College Special Collections by Raymond P. Fischer, son of Herman Fischer, Sr. Most of the information in this collection spans the years from 1858 to 1934, although it includes several pieces from before 1800. The material is divided into several main categories, each related to Herman Fischer, Sr., his wife Julia Waters Blanchard Fischer, or one of their children. Other categories include Untitled...
Dates: Created: 1733-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1858-1934; Other: Date acquired: 1991
Scope and Contents The Selima Blanchard Allen materials form a collateral collection to the papers of her brother, Jonathan Blanchard. Included are correspondence, diaries, account books, scrapbooks, and personal items ranging in time from 1836-1892.The correspondence spans the dates 1836-1892, with the greatest number of items dated between 1839 and 1853. Thus the main body of Selima's papers falls during a period which is often sparsely covered in the Jonathan Blanchard Papers. Since many of the...
Dates: Created: 1836-1892; Other: Majority of material found in 1848-1892
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents The Wilhelmina M. Aveling Papers contains material relating to the 1928 Wheaton College alumna and long-time YMCA Secretary. College-related memorabilia includes photographs, wedding programs, class notes, and report cards. Memorabilia from her travels includes a pressed-flower book highlighting a trip to Europe, photos from a trip to the American West, and postcards. A typewritten manuscript called Agricola or Rural Righteousness is also included. Other items in the collection, comprising...
Dates: Created: 1893-2010