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Welcome to the Lawrence Archives Blog!

This is the first post for the first ever Lawrence Archives blog! Posts will be added on a weekly basis and more or less frequently as needed. Posts will include news on upcoming events, exhibits, and other activities going on in the Archives, also known as the meat locker.

Questions, comments, suggestions, random thoughts? Send an e-mail to archives@lawrence.edu or feel free to visit the Archives to discuss in person any issues you have with this blog with University Archivist Julia Stringfellow.

Upcoming Events

October 13-15, 2006

Milwaukee-Downer College reunion weekend

Activities the Archives will be involved in include a show and tell presentation of archival materials from Milwaukee-Downer on Friday, October 13, a session on how to do oral histories as part of the Alumnae College on Saturday, October 14, and oral history interviews with MDC alumnae throughout Saturday. A display of unidentified photographs will be on the first floor of the Seeley G. Mudd Library for alumnae to identify.

Current Exhibits

Photographs and other materials depicting life at Milwaukee-Downer College are on display in the exhibit cases on the first floor of the library. Stop by and learn about traditions that were a part of college life in the 1940s and 1950s.