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Vertical Files

This record group contains frequently used files and useful documents that are stored in the Reading Room in the Vertical File Cabinet.

Vertical File Drawer 1

Folder One: Acting Presidents

Ohio College Association Annual Report for Western College by Acting President Mary Sawyer, 1912
Letter to Dr. John Molyneaux, from Richard P Ernst, October 1, 1932.
Photograph of John Molyneaux

Folder Two: Alumnae Hall

Alumnae Hall Postcards [4] various views and ages
Photocopy of Photograph of Alumnae hall (1928)
"Alumnae Hall, 1890-1977" Article from WCAA Bulletin, Fall 1977
"Researcher reconstructs old physics lab" by Sigalia Dostrovsky, WCAA Bulletin, 1984
Information Sheet on Alumnae Hall 1890-1977
Information on Alumnae Hall Physics Lab
Letter to "Sirs" from Alpha Phi Omega secretary Kathryn M. Akers, November 21, 1979

Folder Three: Donavon Auble

Recommendation for Appointment to the Graduate Faculty for Donavon Auble, January 31st, 1977
Summary of biography of Donavon Auble
Recommendation for Summer Teaching, 1962 for Donavon Auble

Folder Four: Board of Trustees, 1930-1974

List of Board of Trustees 1930-1974 [7 Type Written]
Handwritten list of Trustees various years [15 pages]

Folder Five: Buildings on Miami's Campus

"Miami University Buildings Past and Present" By Peter Flintermann, Photocopied booklet
"The Stonemason" in WCAA Bulletin, Spring 1977
Photocopies from the book "Biographies of Men and Women for Whom Miami Buildings are Named, by R.E. Glos

Folder Six: Boyd Science Hall/Boyd, William Waddell

William Waddell Boyd short biography
William Waddell Boyd 1862-1944 Short biography
Miami University Bulletin Obituaries, "Dr. W.W.Boyd"
Color Postcard

Folder Seven: Peter Bruner

"Modern Bradley Home is Link to Pre-Civil War Generation" by Jo Brickels, Oxford Press, 1959 [Original and Two copes, with highlights about Cephas Brown and Peter Bruner]
"Former Slave was oxfords First Black Mayor" by Zach Parks, Oxford Press

Folder Eight: Cephas Burns

List of Location of the bridges as of April 2004
Photocopy of Bridge photograph, "Before Cephas Burns built bridges"
"The Stonemason", WCAA Bulletin Spring 1977
"1977 Fund Allocations"
"Cephus Burns" Thursday May 30, 1985, Oxford Press
Ohio Historic Preservation Office listing for the house of "Home of Cephas Burns"
list of "Stonework that is on Western Campus...Attributed to...Cephas Asher Burns"

Folder Nine: Clawson Hall

Color postcard of Clawson hall [2 different ones]
Edith Clawson biography
Edith Clawson 1878-1944

Folder Ten: Construction Information on Western Halls

"Construction Information, Miami University, July 15, 1975"
"The Stonemason", WCAA Bulletin Spring 1977
Map and Article about Western College

Folder Eleven: The Cottage

Typed history of The Cottage
Email print off of request of photographs
Biography of Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth 1810-1895
Open letter "To The Students of Western College" on the Stationary of the Office of the President, Western College, July 5, 1941
Article on The Cottage
Information about The Cottage

Folder Twelve: Drugs and Arrests at Western

"Arrest 12 Persons in Oxford Drug Raids" by Joe Cella, Hamilton Journal-News [Dated 5/5/1970, but refers to Miami Students from Western College. Mistake on part of author]
"12 Arrested at Oxford in Combined Drug Raid" Dayton Daily news, 5/5/1970
"12 Charged after Narcotics Raids in Oxford" Cincinnati Enquirer, 5/6/1970
"12 nabbed on drug charges" Dayton Daily News, 5/6/1970
"12 Arrested at Oxford in Combined Drug Raid" Dayton Daily news, 5/5/1970 Photocopy

Folder Thirteen: The Duck Pond

Information on the Duck Pond
"The Stonemason", WCAA Bulletin Spring 1977
Photocopy of Bridge photograph
Various Postcards of Pond, and Boathouse
Photocopy of Photograph of Pond (1920s)

Folder Fourteen: Faculty and Staff at Western, 1930-1974

List of Western College Faculty, 1930-1974, Including Dates of Employment at Western and Subject(s) Taught [10 pages]

Folder Fifteen: Frank L. Esterquest

Resume of Frank L. Esterquest
Lecture Notes [4 pages]
Article on International Organizations
Final Exam, American History 202, May 1952
Obituary of Frank Esterquest

Folder Sixteen: Western Farms

List of Farms and information about them
Photocopy of a Barn Photograph
Western Roundup Article, 3/30/1939

Folder Seventeen: Fraternity and Sorority Information

Photocopies from the book "Biographies of Men and Women for Whom Miami Buildings are Named, by R.E. Glos

Folder Eighteen : Ghosts and Legends

"Year Old Tammen Mystery Remains Unsolved" by Rob Gates, Miami Student, April 16, 1954
Letter to "Sir" by Delmar Jones, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, May 10, 1955
"Miami Campus Mysteries Still Unsolved" by Irene Wright, Cincinnati Enquirer, April 22, 1972
"Dorm on Miami campus standing vacant...or is it?" By Brian Friedman, OU Post, 10/29/1976
"Why Did Tammen Disappear Forever?" Article
"East Quad R.A. Disappearance still a Mystery after 30 years" By Donna Boen, Miami Student, 1983
"Mysterious Miami" Special Report, January 31, 1996, pp. 8-17 and reprint December 13th, 1996, pp. 20-31 [2 copies]
Report, "The Disappearance of Ronald Henry Tammen Jr." by Rick "Tex" Clevinger, May 27, 1975
Ron Tammens last English paper?, "Letter to brother John" April 13, 1951
"The Ghost of Fisher Hall" Haunted Ohio Book Photocopy
"The Vanishing Student" Haunted Ohio Book Photocopy
Sheet of Information on "Ron Tammen, Jr."
Sheet of Information indicating a URL for more information on "Miami Mysteries and Ghost Stories"
"The Ron Tammen Disappearance" Report by Sue Frazier
Letter to "Mr. Lyle s. Evans" concerning the sale of "Oxford Retreat Company" a Sanitorium that was housed in the building now called "Fisher Hall"
"Miami Professor says Amnesia Not Caused by Overstudy"[sic.]by Gilson Wright, Dayton Daily News, April 28, 1953. - this was a working theory for Tammen's disappearance
"I Offered the information..." part of article concerning Tammen disappearance, Journal news, April 23, 1973
"Miami University possessed by ghostly lore, Shriver says" by Linda Wright, Journal News, Oct. 31, 1992
"Shriver's Tale of Horror mesmerizes students" by Patrick Noll, The Miami Student, Nov. 2, 1999
Photocopy of photograph of students touring Fisher hall
"Miami University Boy Missing 11 Days" Cincinnati Enquirer article, 1953?
"Miami University's Missing Student Case Recalls 16-year-old Myster of Coed" by Gilson Wright, Dayton Daily News, 5/5/1953
"Watchful Waiting Sets In For "Missing" Case", and "Tammen case Might Neer Be Solved" Dayton Daily News
"Cold Case May be Re-opened 55 years later" - Crime and Justice Forum, Gary Ainsworth, January 18th, 2008
"Police Reopen 54-year-old Miami Mystery" by Caroline Briggs, 1/18/08, Miami Student
"Georgia Police exhume Body in attempt to solve Miami mystery, by Caroline Briggs, 2/8/08, Miami Student
Forum Posts concerning the Tammen Disappearance
Case of Oxford's mystery man revived, By Lori kurtzman, Cincinnati Enquirer, January 19, 2008
"More answers may link 1953 cold case to Georgia remains" by Lauren Pack, January 18, 2008
"Oxford Police also confirmed they..." Journal-news, printed 1/17/08
Letter to "Dean of Miami University" from Delmar Jones, Director of Georgia Bureau of Investigation, May 10th, 1955
Western Oxford, V. 9 No. 3, May 1901, "Our Ghost"
"Homecoming Traditions date back to 19th century" by Jeffrey Ball, Miami Student, Oct. 25, 1996
"The mystery that everybody missed" by Kathy Fox, Miami Forum, V.6, no.3, 1997
"Upham Kisses Last a Lifetime" by Melissa Baker, Miami Student, Feb 14, 1997
"Upham Phantom to reveal identity to mystified prof" by J.J. Ulsh, Miami Student, April 29
Information on Elliot Hall
Map of Liberty
"Have ghosts of railroaders haunted screaming bridge?" in The Railroads of Butler County by Jim Bount
"Miami Legends 'Scare-Off' Halloween Spooks" in Miami Student, 10/29/1963 [2 copies]
Letter to "Mr Friedman" from Sue Frazier, October 12, 1976
Letter to "Professor Havinghurst" From James T. Crawford, May 30th, 1973
Public notice "Appeal to all would-be ghost busters" from "Men of Fisher Hall" (1954-55?)
"Mysteries haunt Miami Students" by Lisa Carilo Rose in Journal News, Oct. 30, 1976
"Ghosts, Goblins, Witches, Proessors Loosed on World on Halloween Eve" by John Wyant in Miami Student, 10/64 [2 copies]
"Is Something Going Bump In the Night?" by Alice Hornbaker in Cincinnati Enquirer, Feb 16, 1977
Packet of Information on Oxford Retreat, including map, history and photographs
"The Cremation" in This Miami Student, March, 1895, Vol. 14, no. 6
"Legends: dead or alive?" by Sarah Roos, in High Street Journal, October 28, 1999, pp 11.
"Services Held for Students Involved in Night Tragedy" [2 copies]
"Tragic Implications" from editorial Page of the Miami Student, Tues. May 12, 1959
"Miami Legends" sheet [3 copeis]
Packet on the Oxford Retreat
"Ghost Stories" by Lori Marie Gramlich in Oxford Press, May 2, 1996 [2 copies]
"Miss Peabody Regrets" from Haunted Ohio V Bonus, 9/2/2004
"Mysteries haunt Miami student" by Lisa Cardillo Rose, Journal News, Oct. 30, 1976
"Miami to unveil new history lesson" by Randy McNutt, Cincinnati Enquirer
"Spooky season unearths campus tales of terror" by Bill Wright, Miami Student Oct28th, 1994
Letter to "Ms. Knight" from Ginny Simon, Nov. 20, 1990
Transcript from 1/1/1990, Ginny Simon, David Schmidt, Miami Univ. Ghost Legends
"Spooked yet?" Kumler Chapel article
"Legends of Miami" from Miami Dimensions, Vol.7, No.1, (November 1960)
"Ghost Biker lives in MU Legend" by Mark Spencer in Hamilton Journal-News, October 31, 1998
"Unsolved Mysteries" by Kelly Vice in High Street Journal, Oct. 28, 1999
Excerpt from Haunted Ohio, "Ghastly Ghostly Odors"
"Ax Murderers & Missing Persons" by June Roland in Miami Student, Tues. April 4, 1972
"Murder at Reid" in The Miami Forum, December 13, 1996
Ohio Magazine article, "Ghost Story" by Jeff Robinson with part about Peabody Hall, October 2001
"Ghost Stories" by Lori Marie Gramlich, May 2, 1996

Folder Eighteen Part 2 : Ghosts and Legends On Tape

"Miami Mysteries" (1982) Dr. Phillip Shriver gives his annual presentation on the legends and strange occurrences at Miami University (2 Tapes)
Memories of Western (2000) Debra Hefty Farler ('73) discusses her experiences as a student at Western College for Women. Includes several spooky stories.

Folder Nineteen : William Gran, Western and Miami Math Professor

"A memorial to William Gran" by George Arfken, W.C. McNelly, and R.A. Hefner, December 0, 1963
"Four professors reach emeritus status....William H. Gran", in The Miami Alumnus, Vol. 15, No. 8, 1962
"New Appointments for Western C." (1961)
William Gran's record of pay raises
William Gran's Application for employment
Report from Members of the Faculty, College of Arts and Science, (1960-61) [ 3 copies]

Folder Twenty: Green Beer Day

"The History of Green Beer Day in Oxford" Information Sheet
"Loyal Irish and Other Join To Honor Good Saint Patrick" by Mary Belle Bogan in Miami Student, March 14, 1952
"Miami celebrates Green Beer Day 1996, By Carrie Coogan, March 14, 1996
Entertainment Page of Miami Student, 3/16/1997, about Green Beer Day
"Green Beer Day 1998" in High Street Journal, March 5, 1998 packet of articles
Opinion Page of High Street Journal, March 4, 1999
High Street Journal, March 9, 2000 Green Beer Day articles
High Street Journal, March 8, 2001 Green Beer Day articles
High Street Journal, March 7, 2002 Green Beer Day articles

Folder Twenty-one: Walter Havighurst

Sheet of Information on Walter Havighurst
Sheet of Information, "With Marion"
Curriculum Vitae of Walter Havighurst
"The Scroll" of PHI DELTA THETA, January 1962, Article on Walter Havighurst
Alumni Weekend 1994 packet to memorialize Walter Havighurst
Pay Raise schedule of Walter Havinghust
Photocopied Photograph of Havighurst
"Walter Havighurst 'personified Miami'" Obituary, Miami Student
Letter to "Mary Lynn" on Walter Havighurst's Stationary with handwritten notes
"Varied Summer Activities Attract Miami U. Faculty" by Bob Howard
"Midwell Committee on Creative and Critical Writing" by W. Havighurst
"Slant Walk Report; Havighurst Library, Gift of Mr. And Mrs. Kenneth M. Grubb" from The Miami Alumni, Vol 26. No. 6, Feb. 1973
Saturday Review of Literature, Vol XXVIII, No. I with Walter Havighurst Library
W. Havighurst's Remarks for Havighurst Hall Nov. 5, 1983
Memo "To Members of the Teaching Staff" by Walter Havighurst
Letter to "Dr. Hokue" from Walter Havighurst, Jul. 1, 1950
Letter to "Miss Marshall" from Walter Havighurst on MU Dept. of English stationary
Letter to "Dr. E.H. Hahne" from Walter Havighurst on MU Dept. of English stationary, April 1, 1947
Letter to "Dr. E.H. Hahne" from Walter Havighurst on MU Dept. of English stationary, October 26, 1946
"Facility named for Dr. Walter Havighurst" pg. 4, The Miamian
"About Walter Havighurst" information sheet
Lists of names of editors
Photocopy of invitation to a "Conference for Writers and Readers" at the University of Pittsburgh
"68th Annual Meeting of the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society" itinerary.
Denison University, PHI BETA KAPPA Annual Address program
Letter to W. Havighurst from "President" sent July 1, 1950
"For the Benton Bulletin -- report on a year's leave" by Walter Havighurst (1949-50)
Letter to "Dr. Hahne" from Walter Havighurst on personal stationary
Note about Walter Havighurst's receipt of Rockefeller Grant
Letter to "Dean Harvey Minnich" from "President" from Feb. 25, 1948
Letter to W. Havighurst from "President"
"Oxford Writers Honored at Library Tea" article
"Mr. Havighurst's 'Miami Years' Has New Decade" article
"To Receive Award" article photocopy
"To Dedicate Collection at Miami U. Library" article
"New York Day By Day" by Charles Driscoll article
Letter to Walter Havighurst from "The Secretary of the Board of Trustees" August 16, 1928
Letter to Mr. Ernest Cady from John D. Millett, Oct. 9, 1958
Letter to "Dr. Hahne" from Walter Havighurst on MU Dept. of English stationary, Feb. 15, 1949
'The Benton Bulletin, XIII-20', "Harrison Hall" article
"Special Collections Library Honors Walter Havighurst" article
Photocopied Photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Havighurst
"Decade Added to Havighurst's Miami Years" in Hamilton Journal from Friday, April 25, 1969
"Havighurst Will Address Archaeological Society"
"Children's Author To Speak On Panel Sponsored by PTA" by Mary Bradstreet in The Cincinna[ti Enquirer?]
"Pioneers in Old Wisconsin" review of Walter Havighurst's story 'The Winds of Spring' by Fred T. Marsh in New York Herald Tribune, April 7, 1940
"Ohio Board of Regents Honors MU, UC Profs" in Cincinnati Enquirer, May 20, 1968
Letter to "Miss Boyd" from "President", May 3, 1929
Program for W. Havinghurst's Memorial Ceremony, Feb. 19, 1994
"A memorial to Walter E. Havighurst" from the "Memorial Committee"
Packet of Correspondences with coversheet, "Havighurst, Walter E., Approved by Graduate Council, Nov 5, 1947"
Letter to Mr. Havighurst from "President" on February 28, 1928
Letter to Mr. Havighurst from "President" on March 12, 1928
Letter to Dr. Upham, from Walter Havighurst on March 24th, 1928
Letter to Dr. Upham, from Walter Havighurst on March 5th, 1928
Letter to Miss Marshall, from Walter Havighurst on May 16th, 1928
List of degrees and notes headed, "Walter Havighurst"
"Varied Summer Activities Attract Miami U. Faculty" by Bob Howard
Photocopy of "The Presbyterian Historical Almanac, and Annual Remembrancer of the Church for 1867" by Joseph M. Wilson, Vol. Nine
Photocopy of "Annual Author Booklet, October 14, 1950" by Martha Kinney Cooper
Photocopied excerpts from "Woman's day" September, 1950
"Ties of Shared Devotion" article in WCAA Bulletin, VOl. LVII, No.1, Spring 1983

Folder Twenty-two: Hoyt Hall/Phyllis Hoyt

Document on "Phyllis Hoyt, 1918-"
Photocopy of image of Hoyt Hall

Folder Twenty-three: International Student at Western

"International Students At Western, 1949-1971" roster

Folder Twenty-four: Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins

Biography of Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins
Draft of "A Transformational Vision and Strategy" packet with hand scribed notes
"Motor Voter Presentation at Congressional Black Caucus" by Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, President league of Women Voters, September 17, 1998
"Bridge Building in a Divided Culture: Can We Really Talk to Each Other? Civil Discourse, Politics and Community" Presented to the Westminster Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 4, 1999 by Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, Ph.D., President of the League of Women Voters of the United States

Folder Twenty-five: Edgar Stillman-Kelley

"Dr. Edgar Stillman Kelley, Famous Composer, Succumbs; Held Fellowship At Western" and attached biography of Edgar Stillman Kelley
"Dean Emeritus of Conservatory, Noted Composer, Dies in East" article in Cincinnati Enquirer, Nov. 13, 1944
"Edgar Stillman Kelley; A Biographical Sketch" by Ophia D. Smith, Signed by ESK
Postcard of the Edgar Stillman Kelley house on Western
"Dr. Edgar S. Kelley Dies; Composed Symphonic Works; Held Fellowship at Western" Cincinnati Enquirer, Nov. 13, 1944
Postcard of the Edgar Stillman Kelley house on Western [Different version than above]
Email printout, To: Jacky Johnson, From: Barry Zaslow, "Re: Edgar Stillman Kelley Info Please?"

Folder Twenty-six: Jessica Stillman Kelley

Biography of "Jessie Gregg Kelley"
Handwritten Autobiography of Jessica Stillman Kelley [4 pages]
"Musical Leader; Mrs. Edgar Stillman kelley" news article
Photocopied excerpt of Jesse Stillman Kelley from "The National Cyclopaedia [sic] of American Biography"
"Mrs. Kelley Retires" from Western College Bulletin, May, 1934
Email printout, To: Jacky Johnson, From: Barry Zaslow, "Re: Edgar Stillman Kelley Info Please?"

Folder Twenty-seven: Kumler Memorial Chapel

Postcard of Kumler Chapel
Packet of information about Kumler Chapel and dedication including photograph
"The Stonemason" WCAA Bulletin, Spring 1977
"Chapel Dedicated As Memorial" from Western Roundup, Vol. 10, No. 25
"Alumnae Chapel" newsletter, Sunday, June 18, 1978
"Jere. Prophet Elias Kumler, Minister, Washington D.C." Alumni list
"Legends of Miami; Kumler" from Miami dimension, v. 7, no. 1 (November, 1960)
"Mysteries haunt Miami students" by Lisa Cardillo Rose, Journal News, Oct. 30, 1976
Photocopied excerpt from "The Western Oxford, Vol. X, no. 3, January, 1919
"Alumnae Weekend" program, "9:30 AM Alumnae Chapel"
Image of Kumler construction
Image of Collapse of Kumler
"The Kumler Chapel Story...Through The Windows" from the WCAA Bulletin
Kumler Chapel: A Collage" by Cathy Bauer Cooper, '60 from the WCAA Bulletin, Fall 1983
"Play it again, Ma'am" legend of piano playing in Kumler
Packet of article and photographs that show inspiration for Kumler chapel in Normandy, France, 1962
Two photographs of collapsed Kumler

Folder Twenty-eight: Langstroth Cottage

"Langstroth Cottage considered for Landmark Designation" from The Miamian 9/4/1980, Vol. 10, No. 2
"'The Bee-Man' of Oxford and Langstroth Cottage" booklet compiled and edited by Crossan Hays Curry [1 original copy, 1 photocopy]
Biography sheet of Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth
Biography sheet of Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth

Folder Twenty-nine: Leonard Theater

Handwritten note, "In the spring of 1944..."
Information sheet, "Leonard Theater: 1924"
"Emma Gertrude Leonard" Information sheet

Folder Thirty: Lodge

"The Lodge: 1926" Information Sheet
Letter, "To the Student of Western College:" July 5, 1941
"The Stonemason" from WCAA Bulletin, Spring 1977
Image of Western Lodge Interior

Vertical File Drawer 2

Folder Thirty-one: Mary Lyon Hall

"Mary Lyon" Information Sheet [2 copies]
"Mary Lyon" Information Sheet [Different one]
"New Hall" Editorial from The Western Oxford, April, 1904
Postcards of Mary Lyon Hall [2 different ones]

Folder Thirty-two: Men Admitted to Western

"Western Room, Board Open to Miami Men" by Diana Stark from Miami Student, May 11, 1971
"Western College to go coed" from Dayton Journal-Herald, September 23, 1971
"'For Women' Dropped, Nothing Broke" article
"Western Women ...And Men" from The Miami Student, October 17, 1972
"Toth Captures Smoking Contest" from Miami Student, April 18, 1972

Folder Thirty-three: McKee Hall

"Leila S. McKee" information sheet [2 copies]
McKee hall postcard
Image of Leila Mckee and Mr. Sam McKee on Peabody Hall Porch

Folder Thirty-four: Miami Museum of Art

Art Museum Postcard [2 different ones]
Art Museum Information Sheet
"Miami Art in a Different Light" by Own Findsen, in Cincinnati Enquirer 5/13/1979
"New Miami Museum is a Work of Art" by Jayne Merkel, in Cincinnati Enquirer 10/1/1978
Miami University press release concerning Art Museum
Groundbreaking Ceremony program, December 4, 1976
"The Miami University Art Museum and its Architecture" information sheet
Information on Art Museum "Exhibition Policy"
"Miami museum: A bold idea that works" by Walt McCaslin, in Journal Herald, June 16, 1979

Folder Thirty-four: Miami University Timelines

"Miami University's 'Other Names'" information sheet
Thumbnail photographs of Miami University Presidents 1824-1965 (and to the end of Shriver's tenure)
"An 'Old Miami' Timeline, 1787-1873" information sheet
"A 'New Miami' Timeline, 1885-1945" information sheet
"A 'Miami University' Timeline, 1946-1998" information sheet
"Chronology of Miami University"
"Legend for The Biography of a University" from Our Miami Heritage, c. 1988 by Douglas Wilson

Folder Thirty-five: Richard Monaco, Composer

List of Works by Richard A. Monaco
"Dr. Monaco Receives Award" in Oxford Press 11/19/1970
"Western College Alma Mater" sheet music

Folder Thirty-six: Mount Holyoke and Western

2 Photographs - [Mt. Hoyoke? or Wellesley?]
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of handwritten notes and articles from Mount Holyoke Archives [unique]
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives [unique]
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives [unique]
Photocopies of List of Associated Schools from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of Articles from Mount Holyoke Archives
"A Historical Map of Mount Holyoke College, 1837-1987" Map
Photocopies of Article on Western College from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of Article on Colleges founded under influence from Mount Holyoke from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of Article on Western College and other universities from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives [unique]
Photocopies of "Women's education in three colleges in the western reserve" from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of articles from Mount Holyoke Archives
"Mount Holyoke of the West" article
Photocopies of article from Mount Holyoke Archives

Folder Thirty-seven: Multifaria

Multifaria information sheet
List of Multifaria Dedications

Folder Thirty-eight: National Register of Historical Place- Western Female Seminary

"Preserving our heritage" from Miami student 10/9/1979
WCAA Newsletter, July 1980
"Western campus on National Register" from WCAA Bulletin, Vol. LVII No.1 Spring 1984
Letter to President Shriver from David Brook of State Historic Preservation office, October 5, 1979
Collection of Three letters beginning with letter to "Mr. David Brook" from Phillip Shriver, October 3, 1979
Packet of letters between Mr. Marshall Clark and President Shriver beginning Febuary 11, 1980
Letter to President Shriver from Marshall Clark, February 26th, 1980, and attached article from Miami Student, "Buildings may be demolished" by Jayne Hagerman

Folder Thirty-nine: Needham Fund

Information sheet on "Needham Fund" in Mulitfaria, 1927

Folder Forty: Nellie Tilton Warfield Essay Prize

Information sheet on Tellie Tilton Warfield Essay Prize

Folder Forty-one: Oxford Female College

Oxford Female College, "Ox College" - Alumnae directory, 1833-1928

Folder Forty-two: Oxford Female College History

Information sheet Oxford College History
"The Oxford Female College" excerpt photocopy
"Professing 'Western' Literacy: Globalization and Women's Education at the Western College for Women" by Shevaun Watson and Morris Young

Folder Forty-three: Oxford Lodge No. 67 (Free Masonry)

Early History of Oxford Lodge No. 67, F.&A.M., Instituted in 1822 & Chartered in 1823

Folder Forty-four: Patterson Place

Patterson Place Postcard
James Ramsey Patterson (1834-1913) biography page
James Ramsey Patterson (1834-1913) biography page (Different one)
Partial Report on Patterson Place

Folder Forty-five: Peabody Hall

"The Fire" by Marguerite Whalen, '15, from The Western Oxford, Nov., 1912
"Western'S Third Main Building Celebrates Quiet Centennial", October 18, 1977
'Chapter III' from "Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Western Female Seminary, 1880
Letter to "Miss Butler" From "Adelia Cone", May 27, 1946 (Transcription)
History of Western College, by Sarah Isabella Howe ('65)
Peabody Hall Postcard
Floor plan of Peabody Hall ca. 1918-1924 (2 copies)
Genealogical information sheet on Helen Peabody
Helen Peabody information sheet
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives
Construction information sheet on Peabody Hall
Typewritten information on the first Peabody hall
"Oxford Citizen" news article on Destruction of Peabody Hall in 1861
Helen Peabody information sheet (Different one)

Folder Forty-six: Perfect Posture Campaign

History of perfect posture campaign from Mulifaria 1927

Folder Forty-seven: Presser Hall

Presser hall postcard
Information sheet on Theodore Presser
Information sheet on Theodore Presser (different one)
Reports on Presser hall, photocopies

Folder Forty-eight: Protest at Western

"Administration gives understanding nod to Western hours sleep-out demonstration" by David Pollak, Miami student, April 14, 1969
"Western Tries Open Visitation" by Mike Chritton, The Miami Student, 10/19/1971
"Miami, Western Students to Fast in National Effort for Pakistan" by Mike Cornicelli [Miami Student?]
"Girls Protest While Asleep", April 1, 1969, in Dayton Daily News
"Statement Raps Nixon, Violence", May, 1970
"Coeds protest dorm hour with 'sleep-in'" by AP in Cleveland Plain Dealer, Wednesday April 2, 1969
"Pageant was a beaut!" by Dick Perry, in Tri-County News, 3/2/1993
"Soup spilled on head of student is costly..." Hamilton journal Daily News, Tuesday May 11, 1971
"Campus is Called Wrong Place to Protest War" by John Vesey, Phoenix Gazette, Feb. 4, 1971

Folder Forty-nine: Research Papers/Thesis

Research papers/Thesis listed by Title, year, and author

Folder Fifty: Sawyer Gymnasium

Information Sheet on Mary Alma Sawyer
Information Sheet on Mary Alma Sawyer (Different one)
"Sawyer Gymnasium" from The Western Oxford, Nov. 1913
Three Different Sawyer Gymnasium postcards

Folder Fifty-one: Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks in Order by Last Name

Folder Fifty-two: Sports figures from Miami

Excerpts from "Miami of Ohio- The Cradle of Coaches" by Bob Kurz, Publ. by Troy Daily news, 1983

Folder Fifty-three: Harriet Beecher Stowe desk

"Historic Desk at Western"
"Stowe, Harriet Beecher" information from the Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. 2001.
Email to "" from "" "Re: eReference from diane kaufman
"Oxford- When lyman Beecher Stowe, of New York City, visited Western College..." from The Dayton Herald, June 2, 1940
Notes dicatated by Miss. S.B. Pike

Folder Fifty-four: First Teachers at Western

Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives
Photocopies of handwritten notes from Mount Holyoke Archives

Folder Fifty-five: HS Thobe

"Harry Thobe Ends Career as Miami Fan" Obituary in Oxford Press, March 30, 1950
"H.S. Thobe and Son, Contractors" from Oxford Town, undated ca. 1920
H.S. Thobe and Son Contractors Ad
"H.S. Thobe, Skilled Artisan" in Oxford Town, by Ralph McGinnis
Excerpt from "Memoirs of The Miami Valley, V. III" "Harry Thobe"
"Harry S. Thobe" from Centennial History of Butler Country, 1905
"H.S. Thobe and Son, Contractors" From Oxford Town on Tallawanda or Oxford Town, The Village on the Hill

Folder Fifty-six: Daniel Tenney

Daniel Tenney information sheet

Folder Fifty-seven: Thompson Hall and President Thompson

Photocopied photo
Mary Moore Dabney Thompson information sheet
Mary Moore Dabney Thompson biography sheet
"'New Dorm' at Western to become Thompson Hall" from Dayton News, 12/8/1970
"Western dedicates dormitory in honor of former president" from Hamilton Journal, 12/14/1970
"Thompson Family at Western Dedication" photograph from Oxford Press, 12/17/70
"Western Will Honor Mrs. t..." by Eleanor Adams, from Cincinnati Enquirer, 12/9/1970
"Western Names Dormitory For Mary D. Thompson" in Oxford Press, 12/9/1970
"Honor Former Head of Western; 'The Dorm' to Become Thompson Hall" from Journal? 9/9/1970
"300 Attend WC Dorm Dedication" from Cincinnati Enquirer, 12/14/1970
Photo- Mrs. President Thompson
Thompson Hall postcard
Photo- aged Mrs. Thompson

Folder Fifty-eight: Tree Day

Postcard from Tree Day
"History of Tree Day at Western College, 1894-1933" information sheet

Folder Fifty-nine: Western College for Women 100th anniversary

Western College Bulletin - Centennial issue
Western Life- Centennial issue

Folder Sixty: Western Merger 1974

"Dear Friends:" letter June 1973
"Dear Western Student" letter from the president's office, June 19th, 1973, Signed William c. Spencer
Copy of Agreement of Merger with handwritten notes
"Report of the Planning Team on the Western College of Miami University" in Special Edition of The Miamian, November 12, 1973, Vol. 3, No. 9
Photocopy of complete issue, Western College Alumnae Bulletin, Fall 1974

Folder Sixty-one: WCP- First classes offered Fall, 1974

Photocopies of Course Listings for Western College Program

Folder Sixty-two: Western Traditions

"Festive Days, Special Occasions, Traditions" compiled in 1953 by Gertrude Leonard
List of Traditions information sheet
"Tra-di-tion" Scrapbook photocopies
"Miami University: A Personal History" by Phillip Shriver

Folder Sixty-three: Western during World War One

"Western College For Women" Memo, 8/31/1918
"War Work at The Western College for Women" Information Sheet
"The Farmerettes of World War I and World War II" - News from Western College
Photocopy of Photograph

Folder Sixty-four: Western during World War Two

Photocopy of Photograph of Soldiers
Photocopy of Photograph of Soldiers
"The War at Western College" from June 18, 1942 typewritten sheet
Photocopy of Photograph of Farmers at Western
"Western College Girls Expert Gardners, Outdoing "Farmettes" of World War I" Cincinnati Enquirer, June 30, 1941
"Shall We Try Sheep?" from Scope, March, 1942
"In keeping with the progressive..." letter, signature illegible

Folder Sixty-five: Dorothy Woodland

"Alba Craft" Tapes - Uranium Mining site, [2 tapes]
"Dr. Woodland to be School's First Woman Dean" from Hreefold Advocate, Vol. XII, No. 19?, Wed. April 9th, 1947
"Dr. Dorothy Jane Woodland" information sheet
"Dorothy Woodland, The Manhattan Project, and Alba Craft" information sheet
"Woodland, Dorothy J." list of qualifications and obituary
Listing in book, "Woodland, Dorothy Jane"
Dr Woodland transcribed memories, 1/19/1999
"Theta Chi Delta" membership form, photocopy
Award for 25 years of service at John Brown University
"On The Clover" article
Obituary of Dorothy J. Woodland from the Herald Leader of Siloam Springs, January 24, 1999
"JBU Faculty Members Are Named Outstanding" article
"Unusual Program Made Available to the Public" article from The Herald and Democrat, Feb. 11, 1954
"A Meeting-Ground for Christianity and Science" by Dr. D.J. Woodland, April 30th, 1968
"My present thinking however dwells primarily within..." typewritten paper
"Dr. Dorothy J. Woodland, Professor of Chemistry" memorial speech
Letter to "Dr. Woodland" from "Love, [Illegible]", Jan. 28, 1987
Letter to "Dear Sirs" from Lee T. Netherton, Nept. of Chemistry on John Brown University letterhead, Nov. 17, 1972
Photocopied photograph of Dr. Woodland?
Photocopied photograph of "Woodland house in Wooster"
Photocopied photograph of "Dorothy With Mabel"
Photocopied photograph of Young Dorothy Woodland?
Photocopied photographs of Young Dorothy Woodland?
Photocopied photographs of Young Dorothy Woodland?
Photocopied photographs of Elderly Dorothy Woodland?
Photocopied photograph of Elderly Dorothy Woodland?
Letter, "Dear A. S." from Dorothy Woodland, November 7, 1985
Envelope addressed to "Megan Ruge" of WCMA from "Jan Lancaster, JBU Archives"

Folder Sixty-five: YWCA and Religious Life at Western

"The Young Women's Christian Association and Religious Life at Western" information sheet

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