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Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

Dottie Shufelt Klopfenstein Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-211
Scope and Contents The Dottie Shufelt Klopfenstein ('65) scrapbook is an ornate wood-bound photo memory book from the Class of 1965 freshman retreat at Potawatomi Inn. Additional color photographs from the sophomore retreat are matted on black construction paper and include annotations in white ink.

Elizabeth Green Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-032
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Green papers contain material relating to the life and career of Elizabeth and Albert Green, father and daughter. It comprises fifteen series and includes Articles, Biographical, Correspondence, Business Correspondence, Music Education, Programs, Travel, Books, Manuscripts, Music Scores, Personal Journals, Lectures, Media and Photographs.

Elsie Dow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-084
Scope and Contents The Dow papers are organized into five series (Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Publish Material and Secondary). The bulk of the collection relates to Dow’s teaching and speaking career and includes notebooks, speeches and class notes. Another portion of some significance is genealogical files located with the biographical series. The collection contains several folders of correspondence in various series.

Enock Dyrness Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-085
Scope and Contents The papers of Enock C. Dyrness contains one folder containing biographical material; however, the bulk of the collection deals primarily with his professional interests, including correspondence with Henry C. Thiessen, and later Thiessen's estate. Secondary material includes pamphlets and surveys about Wheaton College and various mission agencies. The collection occupies .42 linear ft.

Esther Lindquist Erickson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-163
Scope and Contents The Esther Lindquist Erickson ('37) scrapbook measures 15" x 11.25" , and sports a red, pebbled cover. It displays the typical items treasured by students of the era: literary society invitations, cartoons, train tickets, room assignment notices, postcards and holiday greeting cards, in addition to articles reporting campus events and visits from special speakers. Tucked into the back are telegrams, receipts, chapel programs and greeting cards. A small envelope dated Sept. 11, 1937, contains...

Esther Young Depue Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-147
Scope and Contents The Esther Young Depue scrapbook is green, measuring 9 1/4 x 13, tied with a string. Several loose pamphlets are tucked into the front, with items such as a 1940 banquet invitation, homecoming highlights and literary society invitations, in addition to several Wheaton College Bulletins from 1940-42. The latter pages of the scrapbook are blank. The pages are yellowed and crumbling.

Frank Earl Herrick Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-088
Scope and Contents The Herrick papers consist of memorabilia and scrapbooks that document his student and poetic careers. The bulk are scrapbooks containing poems written during his lifetime and that highlight events in the life of Wheaton College and the surrounding community.

Frederick Johnson Papers

 Collection — Box 1&2
Identifier: SC-119
Scope and Contents The Frederick E. Johnson Collection is composed of private manuscripts, correspondence, and secondary materials related to Brazillian missions, the Vietnam War and other political/social issues from the 1960s.

G. Henry Waterman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-160
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection span Dr. Waterman's long career in the ministry to his studies in Greek including his time teaching in the Wheaton College Graduate School. Included in this collection are numerous sermon notes, thesis study on the Tagalog language and translations of the New Testament in the Philippines, material on translating the NIV Bible, his work on the Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary, correspondence, syllabi, papers, and his final study on The Structural Approach to...

Genevieve Weyenberg (Van Houtum) Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-140
Scope and Contents The Genevieve Van Houtum box contains five books relating to her student years at Wheaton College. The first is her Class of 1933 graduation diploma, displayed in blue fold-over boards. The second book is a photo album, measuring 10 x 7, featuring photos of campus staff, faculty, scenes and notable guest, such as William Pettingill, H.A. Ironside and Grace Livingston Hill.  The third book is green, measuring 7.75 x 10, with a photo of Blanchard Hall pasted on. Inside are paste-ins from...

Geraldine Kellogg Dresser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-130
Scope and Contents The Dresser materials comprise one thick "Memory Book," plus several small diaries, financial records and address booklets. The Memory Book is green, 6 X 9 1/4, and includes pasted-in items within the first half, leaving the second half blank. The items are Christmas cards, invitations, commencement programs, and literary society programs. The booklets, contained in a separate box, are dated thus: Diary, 1929-35; Diary, 1939; Financial Records, 1927-47; Financial Records, 1936-41; Diary-travel,...

Gordon L. Rhoad Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-165
Scope and Contents Measuring 3 x 4 1/2, the Gordon L. Rhoad diary is black and flexible, embossed with "Lett's Quikref Diary." Entries run from Jan. 1, 1924 to October 9, 1924. Under the column called "Owner's Name and Address" on the Personal Memoranda page is written, "Gordon L. Rhoad, Mbooni Machakos, Kenya Colony, Africa." The entries chronicle his daily life, travels and occasional missionary activity in the U.S., Kenya and Europe.

Harriet Crawford Hone Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-164
Scope and Contents The Harriet Crawford Hone ('44) scrapbook is green, measuring 10 1/4 x 14. The first page features paste-in photos of Blanchard Hall and V. Raymond Edman (whose 1941 inauguration program is attached later in the book). Following are photos and items from her freshman year, 1940-41. Most of the images are identified with the names of the participants. Included are invitations, holiday greeting cards, recital and play programs, and commencement exercises.

Hazel Willard Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-132
Scope and Contents Embossed with the words, "The Girl Graduate, Her Own Words," and decorated with flowers and feminine imagery, this scrapbook chronicles the college career of Hazel Willard, graduate of North Belvidere High School in Belvidere, IL. Aside from a few photos featuring Wheaton College faculty and students, the majority of the scrapbook is filled with invitations to campus recitals, literary society notices, game tickets, recipes, inspirational and college-related clippings, and alumni notices. Four...

Helen Louise Safford Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-180
Scope and Contents The Helen Louise Safford ('12) scrapbook is green, measuring 7 1/4 X 9 1/2, inscribed on the cover as "The Annals of My College Life, designed by Frances F. Gilbert." The first section features a photo of Safford in her graduation gown, then images of the Glee Club, the Ladies' Quartet, campus buildings and finally President Charles Blanchard. Additional loose photos are tucked into the middle of the book. Pasted within are class schedules, admission tickets, invitations and photos of...

Hon. Daniel R. Coats Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-098
Scope and Contents The collection, organized into 9 series (Administrative, Committee Files, Constituent Service, Correspondence, Legislative Records, Media Relations, Policy Records, Media, and Memorabilia), is composed of nearly two decades of service in the House and Senate, featuring a thorough cross section of all political events during those years. Most of the collection consists of documents stored in folders and boxes. Many of these records correspond to Coats' work on two prominent Senate committees:...

J. Dennis Hastert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-177
Abstract Wheaton College (IL) has been designated to receive the congressional papers of outgoing Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert. For Hastert, the decision to assign his papers to his alma mater was an obvious choice. “Over the years, I have witnessed the work of many Wheaton graduates who serve in all branches of government. They came equipped with the highest caliber education, one that is bent on engaging the world and addressing its needs. My hope is that these papers will help to further...

J.B. Russell Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-007
Scope and Contents The Russell papers contains biographical information, in the form of genealogical information.   Correspondence in the collection contains correspondence sent and received in the form of family letters, letters from Elizabeth Alexander, from Elbert and H. W. Sutcliffe, letters to Elsie Isabel Gunn Russell and various postcards.  Photographs of the Russell family are found in the collection.  Along with J. B. Russell's papers are several diaries of Edna Russell (November 19, 1894-June 2,...

Jean Leckemby Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-142
Scope and Contents The Jean Leckemby scrapbooks number four volumes, spanning her years at Wheaton during 1937, '38, '39 and '40. Each volume contains programs of campus events, literary societies, rulebooks, holiday cards, correspondence and newspaper clippings. The books measure 10 1/2 x 14.

Jeanne Murray Walker Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-072
Scope and Contents The Jeanne Murray Walker papers are organized into five series, Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Media and Research Material. The bulk of the collection is divided amongst the Manuscripts and Correspondence series. The manuscripts comprise mostly play-related files, rather than poetry. The correspondence is mostly that which was received by Ms. Walker dating from 1990 to 2003.

Jennie Benson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box I
Identifier: SC-128
Scope and Contents This small book, embossed in gold lettering depicting the word "Autographs," is Jennie Benson's 1882 collection of reminiscenses from her Wheaton College classmates. Each page presents a poem, warm sentiment or simply the name of friends who signed it. The handwriting, scripted in various colors of ink, demonstrates the straight, elegant, deliberate cursive of the day. A typical inscription reads, "Dear Jennie, Be assured that you will never be forgotten by your room-mate of 1872. Ella Norwood,...

John Brobeck Papers

 Collection — Box 28
Identifier: SC-112
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...

John D. Nutting Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-009
Scope and Contents The John D. Nutting Collection contains the personal library and papers of Rev. John D. Nutting of Cleveland, Ohio. Rev. Nutting was a pastor, missions official, and missionary to Mormons. This collection includes pro and contra-Mormon material, some dating from the nineteenth century.The collection is organized into eleven series: Biographical, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Maps, Newspapers and Articles (1877-1919), Anti-Mormon Pamphlets, Periodicals, Utah Gospel Mission, Nutting...

John J. Coleman Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-166
Scope and Contents The John J. Coleman diary numbers 96 pages in a leather binding, now dis-attached at the covers. Each page contains Coleman's script. The book measures 3 X 5 1/2. His handwriting is legible as he engagingly relates daily life at Wheaton College during the years in which he attended, 1886-89.

John Stoll Scrapbook

 Collection — Box I
Identifier: SC-139
Scope and Contents The John Stoll box holds two slim folders. The first contains photos of the track and field team, with a red 1944 Second Place ribbon. Also included is an unused postcard depicting Notre Dame University, homecoming programs, and articles about champion marathon runner Gil Dodds. The second folder contains a War Ration Book, frosh rules, a 1945 Washington Banquet program and two Wheaton College Bulletins, dated Feb 1945 and Sept. 1942.

Julia and Herman Fischer Family Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-117
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...

Kenneth Taylor Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-012
Scope and Contents The collection (about 10 linear feet) consists primarily of various drafts, revisions, and dictaphone tapes concerning the development of the Living Bible and the Taylor's Bible Story Book. The boxes are arranged chronologically, representing the order in which each section was completed. Most of the biblical books went through several revisions before a final translation was accepted. Since it was difficult to determine whether a given revision was the "1st revision," "2nd revision," etc, it...

Lois Stratton Scrapbook

 Collection — Box I
Identifier: SC-129
Scope and Contents The Lois Stratton (1909) scrapbook is black and oblong, measuring 11 x 7. The contents are loose from the binding. A sheet tucked into the front describes its contents: invitations, play programs, name tags, literary society menus, student handbooks, pressed flowers and commencement exercises. Photos include faded images of gathered students, in buildings and outdoors. Stratton's diploma is pasted in the back, indicating her graduation from the Wheaton College School of Music.

Louise C. Johnson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-146
Scope and Contents The Louise C. Johnson scrapbook is oblong, measuring 12 X 8 1/2. The College crest is imprinted on the cover and the book dated 1925. The first several pages cite the names and address of classmates, written by them to Johnson, including reflections and remarks. Notes, napkins, recital lists, drawings, room assignment cards, homecoming programs, articles. cartoons, graduation invitations and daily schedules are pasted within, comprising the bulk of the book.  Photographs portray campus faculty...

Luci Shaw Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-046
Scope and Contents The Luci Shaw Collection includes the papers of Luci Deck Shaw Hoyte. Luci Shaw, her professional name, is an accomplished poet, essayist, and teacher. Included in the papers of this poet and publishing executive are correspondence, manuscripts, and published works. Her papers comprise 39 linear feet of material. Correspondence includes personal, family, as well as professional and business. The various correspondence cover the years of 1922 to the present, with the earliest being...

Lucille Swanson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-157
Scope and Contents The Lucille Swanson scrapbook is black, its hinges bound with a white leather strip. It measures 16 1/2 x 12 1/2, and features the Wheaton College crest embossed on its cover. The first pages are inscribed with names and addresses of classmates. The next section features black and white photos of students and campus scenes, with a few images showing trips to Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and a Senior Sneak to Turkey Run State Park, Indiana. The remainder of the book includes paste-ins of...

Luella Edwards Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1.A
Identifier: SC-173
Scope and Contents The Luella Edwards scrapbook is composed exclusively of photos. The images, two or three to a page, serve as a travelogue, detailing a 1930s trip from the campus of Wheaton College to the Black Hills science station. There are several striking shots of the North Dakota wastes, and the construction of Mt. Rushmore. The album is black, measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4. Folded and tucked into the back is a 1937 copy of The Sunday School Messenger, featuring an article about "The Little Brown Church in the...

Malcolm Forsberg Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-108
Scope and Contents The Malcolm Forsberg Papers are composed of correspondence from Malcolm's time at Wheaton College, 1930-1932. As well, there are grade slips and memorabilia items.

Margaret and Kenneth P. Landon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-038
Scope and Contents The papers of Kenneth P. and Margaret Landon present unique views into the life and culture of Southeast Asia. Margaret, best known for her work Anna and the King of Siam, and Kenneth, a Presbyterian missionary and later Southeast Asia specialist with the U.S. State Department, were both graduates of Wheaton College. Both exhibit distinct qualities that offer the researcher many opportunities.The collection is organized into 12 series (Biography/Correspondence, Siam Missionary...

Marian Jane Downey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-190
Scope and Contents Marian J. Downey Papers is composed of a small amount of correspondence from the 1930s, a few manuscripts and class notes from her years as Professor of English at Wheaton College from 1926-1950, and primarily numerous folders of secondary material likely accumulated during her teaching tenure.

Marjorie E. Smith Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-210
Scope and Contents The Marjorie E. Smith ('48) scrapbook is a embossed black photo album measuring 10 x 7. There is an introductory letter from Smith dated 1999 describing the album's contents of annotated photos from her trip to the Black Hills, South Dakota in Summer 1947.  Highlights include: Field Anthropology class with Dr. Mixter; bird watching photos; outdoor commencement with Dr. Edman.

Mark A. Noll Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-116
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals (ISAE) Conference notes, book manuscripts, and articles. The ISAE Conference notes include information from conferences from the early 1980s through the early 1990s and include letters of correspondence, conference schedules, and papers written by conference participants. The books and manuscripts includes works written from as early as 1983 and into the early 1990s. Many include correspondence,...

Martha Dunham Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-148
Scope and Contents The Martha Dunham scrapbook measures 10 1/4 x 14. It is black and tied with a string, spanning the years 1938-9. Tucked into the front are two notebook sheets with handwritten notes, briefly explaining the contents of the scrapbook. Included are campus event invitations, holiday cards, pressed flowers, invoices and campus publications such as the Bulletin and the Record. The pages are numbered to 51, although the total page count exceeds that figure.

Mary F. McDonald Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-212
Scope and Contents The Mary F. McDonald ('10) scrapbook is a compact gray-blue bound 9 x 6

Mary Meter Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-137
Scope and Contents The hinged cover of this scrapbook, inscribed as "Scraps," are made of blond decorative wood, measuring 7 X 9. "Scraps" features the memories of Miss Mary Meter of Northville, NY, '43. It includes freshman programs, grade cards, literary society invitations, one pressed flower, itineraries for Women's Glee Club, typed Bible verses, "thank you" cards and a few personal notes to friends. Additional casual, handwritten notes describe the particulars of events such as the All Informal, simply...

Mary Ruth Howes Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1and3
Identifier: SC-184
Scope and Contents The three Mary Ruth Howes ('53) scrapbooks contain clippings, memorabilia and campus-related programs. The first is an 11 x 14 white covered album, bound with gold cord with Wheaton College and the college seal in blue felt lettering. It covers the 1949-1950 academic year and includes athletic programs and clippings of the 1950 Revival, and groundbreaking for the Nicholas Library and Memorial Student Center. The second scrapbook is 12x12, deep red in color and covered with roses. It covers...

Mattie Woodard Sketchbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-213
Scope and Contents The Martha B. "Mattie" Woodard sketchbook contains laboratory notes and drawings from her Zoology course by Professor R.C. Mullenix taken spring 1899.  The 10x7x.5 inch sketchbook was from Boyer's Series of Science Tablets designed by E.R. Boyer, published by Central School Supply House, Chicago, 1895.  The tablet sold for 40 cents and containted thirty sheets of both high-grade drawing paper and ruled paper, bound with cardboard covers and cloth-bound edge and brass fasteners. Included are...

Media: Photo | Fan Pow Foong

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1068

MEM | Class of 1960

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1071

MEM | Pillow

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2008-004

Mignon Rittenhouse Papers

 Collection — Box I.1
Identifier: SC-092
Scope and Contents The collection are organized into seven series (Biographical, Correspondence, Legal/Financial, Manuscripts, Photographs, Published Material and Secondary). The collection is concentrated within the manuscripts and secondary series, both containing materials relating to two of Rittenhouse's books, The Amazing Nellie Bly and Seven Women Explorers. Manuscripts also contains poetry written by Rittenhouse. Correspondence is both business-related and personal. Correspondence...

MSS | Alumni

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1015

MSS | Blanchard Hall, acrylics

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1055