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Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) -- Students

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 166 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha Chi Rho Phi Gamma Chapter collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-019
Abstract

Collection includes materials collected by Robert Lavin ('53) from his time as part of the Phi Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi Rho at Wesleyan University.

Dates: 1951-1953

Alpha Delta Phi Wesleyan Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-ADP
Abstract

The Alpha Delta Phi Records consist of materials related to the Middletown Chapter at Wesleyan University including its alumni groups, the Adelphic Educational Fund (AEF) and the Alumni Literary Society (ALS).

Dates: 1832-2017

Henry "Hank" Anderson (class of '40) papers on student activism

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-085
Abstract

The Henry "Hank" Anderson papers on student activism contain his collection of papers on student activism on college campuses.

Dates: 1967-2003

John Andrus papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1000-220
Abstract

The John E. Andrus Papers (1862-1934) include documents; business, political, and personal correspondence; and Wesleyan academic work.

Dates: 1862-1934

April 29th Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: 1000-151
Abstract In January 1982, Wesleyan University eliminated their aid-blind admissions policy. In response, students from a group called the April 29th Coalition protested the University's decision. The organization collected 1,284 signatures of students demanding Wesleyan return to an aid-blind system. They also demanded several changes to the financial aid and admissions system. Later in the semester, students held a 150 hour sit-in on the second floor of North College, one hour for each year that the...
Dates: 1982

Arnold, Herbert (session 1), June 8, 2015

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents In his two interviews, Herbert Arnold discusses topics including: his childhood in Bavaria (now Czech Republic); deporation during WWII; attending Germantown High School in Philadelphia through an American Field Service scholarship; attending university in Germany in Freiburg and Wurzburg; studying under Gerd Tellenbach; teaching intensive German Language at Wesleyan (1962); joining the Wesleyan faculty (1963); the Wesleyan College Plan; tenures of University presidents including Vic...
Dates: June 8, 2015

Arnold, Herbert (session 2), June 12, 2015

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents In his two interviews, Herbert Arnold discusses topics including: his childhood in Bavaria (now Czech Republic); deporation during WWII; attending Germantown High School in Philadelphia through an American Field Service scholarship; attending university in Germany in Freiburg and Wurzburg; studying under Gerd Tellenbach; teaching intensive German Language at Wesleyan (1962); joining the Wesleyan faculty (1963); the Wesleyan College Plan; tenures of University presidents including Vic...
Dates: June 12, 2015

Stephen Beekman Bangs letters to Sylvester Smith

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: 1000-218
Abstract

The collection consists of letters dating from 1840 to 1841 from Bangs to his friend and Yale student, Sylvester Smith. Topics of conversation include Bangs planning visits to see Smith in New Haven, Bangs' preference of the city of New Haven over Middletown, discussion of activities and classes at Wesleyan, Bangs' poor health and temporary leaving the University, and discussion of mutual friends and acquaintances.

Dates: 1840-1841

Douglas J. Bennet papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-032
Abstract These professional papers contain materials from his undergraduate studies, including materials from Bennet's position as co-president of fraternity Alpha Chi Rho. There are also materials from his graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Harvard University. The bulk of the materials cover his professional career, beginning as administrative assistant to Ambassador Chester Bowles in India in the mid 1960s, and continuting through his many years in Washington D.C. He...
Dates: 1940-2004

Lorenzo Whiting Blood diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: 1000-032
Abstract The volume is a 131-page manuscript diary kept by Blood from May 17, 1835 to July 28, 1844. All entries are shorter than a full page, apart from a few exceptions. The diary begins with Blood describing his abusive childhood, and he then introduces himself as a freshman at Wesleyan University. During his freshman year, he became a member of the Missionary Lyceum student organization, and he traveled across Connecticut preaching at the Connecticut State Prison in Wethersfield, the American...
Dates: 1835-1844