02. Manuscript Collections
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Overview A. Howard Meneely papers focus on Alexander Howard Meneely, his interactions and achievements of Wheaton College and his academic/writing pursuits. The documents in the series span the years of 1918-2002, with the bulk dates being from 1940-1960. The bulk dates, 1940-1960 is the time frame before Meneely became President at Wheaton and his term at Wheaton. These papers contain his publications, newspaper clippings, inauguration details, hospital and insurance bills, correspondence letters, ...
Dates: 1918-2002; 1940 - 1961
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Content The collection includes the following items: 1. Letter to "Nellie", signed "Katie", from her "Prairie home", 21 Feb. 1852. 2. Compositions, all dated 1854: Chronicles 19:1; "A Chapter of Chronicles"; "Stray Leaf fr. a Teachers Diary!"; "Love is not always clothed in light!"; and "Would you be a Genius?" 3. Constitution of F.A.F., a society "for the...
Scope and Contents This manuscript collection includes personal, academic, professional, and legal documents regarding Dr. Anna Rechnitzer, a German professor at Wheaton from 1946 to 1963. The collection includes personal letters in German covering 1925-1950. It contains a family tree drawn by hand that is accompanied by description of family genealogy in German as well as documents and correspondence in German regarding family business and property, covering 1946-1959. The special collection includes...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Antoinette Thomas Dress Pattern Collection includes three hundred dress patterns from various pattern makers specifically from Anne Adams, Butterick, Hollywood, Jean Hardy Patterns, McCall's, Polynesian Pattern, Printed Pattern, Simplicity, Stretch and Sew, and Vogue. For the most part the patterns have been used and annotated by Thomas. The collection also includes thirty-six Boy Scout Merit Badge Pamphlets.Later additions to the collection include crochet dress...
Dates: 1932-2002; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1970
Abstract At the request of José Manuel, Agustín Domingo, and Louisde Arechaga, Don Juan Alonso Guerra y Sandoval, the Principal King of Arms of Spain, prepared this history of the nobility of the Arechaga family and its branches, including Mendieta, Aguirre, Vergara, and Asteyza. The family is Basque and the history of the ancestors involves events in that region.
Dates: November 29, 1752
Scope and Contents This collection contains the materials created by Nancy in the course of her life's work as a textile artist. The first series, Artworks, consists of images of most of Nancy's major works of art. The second series, Alphabetical Art Files, contains her correspondence with dealers, museums, collectors, and providers of raw materials for her work. The collection also contains private correspondence with family and friends, samples of the wool and other material she worked with, cassette tapes of...
Scope and Contents This collection contains information regarding Beryl Proctor Fenstemacher's family life. It also contains correspondence with Wheaton individuals from 1940 to 1989, scrapbooks, photograph albums, articles and pictures within Wheaton publications regarding or written by Beryl, photographs of Beryl during and after her Wheaton College career, clothing worn by Beryl at her wedding to William Fenstemacher, her contributions to the Wheaton Annual Fund, correspondence written to Wheaton staff, and...
Dates: 1922-1999; 1960 - 1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description Records of the Chaminade Music Club, including programs, fliers, meeting records, newsletters, calendars, etc.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912-2012
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diaries and notebooks kept by the Chase family of Lowell, Massachusetts between 1874 and 1909. The first series contains the diaries of Mrs. J. M. Chase, who journaled about daily household activities such as gardening, cooking, family news, and church activities. The second series consists of the stuy notebooks of Roscoe Chase, who attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1882 to 1884. The final series contains other assorted Chase family material from...
Abstract The Cole and Wieand families papers focus on Samuel Valentine Cole and Helen Wieand Cole, their interactions with Wheaton College, and their academic/writing pursuits. The papers also contain supplementary information about Samuel's brother, William Isaac Cole, and Helen's sister, Irma C. Wieand. The documents in the series span the years 1878 to 1975 with the bulk dates between 1897-1925, Samuel Valentine Cole's term as president. These papers include letters, publications, manuscripts, wills,...
Dates: 1878-1975; 1897-1925