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Illinois State University Walker Hall Time Capsule Collection, 1940-1954

By Paige Miner

Collection Overview

Title: Illinois State University Walker Hall Time Capsule Collection, 1940-1954

Predominant Dates:1953-1954

ID: UH/IAI2019_02

Creator: University Housing Services

Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The Walker Hall Time Capsule Collection contains four series of material. The first series contains administrative material. The second series encapsulates student life. The third series contains publications at the time of capsule burial. The fourth series contains photographs and other memorabilia from the Walker Hall Time Capsule Collection.

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

The Walker Hall Time Capsule Collection was found during the demolition of Walker Hall in 2008, and contains material from the years of 1940 to 1954. Materials include publications, pamphlets, photographs, and memorabilia.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Series I: Administration, 1953-1954, contains faculty directories, and finance reports of the business manager.

Series II: Student Life, 1952-1954, contains student directories, information on Selective Service for students, and material about Orientation Week of 1953.

Series III: Publications, 1945-1954, contains University Bulletins and Catalogues, an Illinois State Normal University Newsletter, Alumni Quarterly, and copies of the Pantagraph.

Series IV: Memorabilia and Ephemera, 1940-1954, contains aerial photographs of Illinois State Normal University, as well as a University-appointed student appointment book.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The entire collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Materials held within the Dr. JoAnn Rayfield Archives are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: These materials were transferred to the University Archives after the year 2008. The exact year of transfer is not known. They were inventoried as part of the larger University Archives collection in 2011.

Preferred Citation: Walker Hall Time Capsule Collection, Dr. JoAnn Rayfield Archives, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois.

Processing Information: Materials were rehoused in acid free folders and boxes. Paper clips were removed.


Box and Folder Listing

Series I: Administration, 1953-1954.Add to your cart.
Series I contains faculty directories and financial reports.
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Folder 1: Faculty Directories, 1953-1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Finances - Report of the Business Manager, 1953.Add to your cart.
Series II: Student Life, 1952-1954.Add to your cart.
Series II contains material on student life including student directories, Selective Service information, and Orientation Week programs.
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Folder 3: Student Directories, 1953-1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Selective Service and Military, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Orientation Week, 1953.Add to your cart.
Series III: Publications, 1945-1954.Add to your cart.
Series III contains University Bulletins and Catalogues, pamphlets, newsletters, and copies of the Pantagraph and Alumni Quarterly.
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Folder 6: University Bulletins and Catalogues, 1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bulletins, 1945-1953.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Life Bulletins, 1952-1953.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Pamphlets, 1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Newsletter, 1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Alumni Quarterly, 1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Publications, 1946-1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Pantagraph, 1954.Add to your cart.
Series IV: Memorabilia and Ephemera, 1940-1954.Add to your cart.
Series IV contains memorabilia, including a blank student appointment book, and aerial photographs of Illinois State Normal University.
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Folder 14: Appointment Book, 1954.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Aerial Photographs, 1940-1954.Add to your cart.