Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
The Addie Eliza Collins Papers is composed of biographical information about her principalship at Wheaton College, correspondence with Collins' decendants, college manuscripts and family photographs. The bulk of the collection centers around a dozen hand-written college papers in delicate script and family photographs from 1870-1900 including her mother, children and grandchildren.
The Adrienne Jones scrapbook is blue, embossed with a large gold "W" on the cover, and measures 16 x 12 1/4. Tucked into the front are loose photos of Charles Blanchard and his wife. The introductory pages are columns for the citing of names, addresses and comments of classmates. Further photos display family, friends and college faculty. Included are social event invitations and notices. Other photos show the Field Museum and scenes from various travels, such as Washington, DC.
The Anson and Adelaide Hemingway Collection is composed of manuscripts, photographs, and secondary material. The bulk of the collection comprises eleven photographs of the Hemingway family from 1900-1920. Another item of note is an original letter dated 1867 from Wheaton College president, Jonathan Blanchard providing a character reference on behalf of Anson.
This collection is composed of primary and secondary material. Photocopies of articles, addresses, and reviews accompany a small amount of biographical information and correspondence. The secondary material includes general articles and press releases about Dr. Kilby and his work, as well as quoting him. Reviews of Dr. Kilby's works are also included. The materials measure four inches in length.
The David Aaronson scrapbook contains postcards and photographs detailing a 1947 Chapel Choir tour. A 13-page typewritten, stapled booklet with construction paper covers is loosely included, describing various aspects of his road trip. Stops included Akron, OH, Detroit, MI, South Bend, IN, Paris, TN, and several other cities. Photographs display churches and scenic stops, with a few images showing the Wheaton College campus. The scrapbook is black, measuring 10 X 11 1/2.
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.
The Edward A. MacDowell Papers are composed of a small collection of photographs and postcards of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. There are pamphlets of MacDowell Clubs and annual reports from the Edward MacDowell Memorial Association (1915,16). A few news clippings from the 1930s highlight events at the colony.
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.
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.
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.
The Gerald Weeks collection contains political and personal memorabilia from the last five years of a local politician's career. There are four types of materials found in the collection: Plaques and certificates; Photos and a photo album covering local political events of the late 1970
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.
The Jim Wallis Papers are composed of book manuscripts, journal articles and book reviews by/about the author, correspondence, press clippings, photographs and audio cassettes (with transcripts). (see also Sojourners Records)
The John and Joyce Schmale Civil War Collection is composed mainly of monographs related to the history of the U.S. Civil War. Manuscript material contains biographical information, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia of various Civil War chaplains.
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.
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.