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Strong Stadium Folder Inventory

I. Folder 1- Articles:

This folder contains college bulletins on the dedication from 07/16/1894, BDN articles on the silver anniversary (10/23/59), overdue renovation (6/24/64), and an article by A.P. Fox on the architecture etc. of Strong Stadium.

II. Folder 2- Correspondence from the President's files

1.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 9/15/1933

2.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 11/1/1935

3.[copy] Irving Maurer to George P. Lynde, Beloit, WI, 11/22/1933

4.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 11/22/1933

5.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 12/5/1933

6. Josephine Strong to Irving Maurer, Winnetka, IL, 12/10/1933

7.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 2/27/1934

8. George P. Lynde to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 7/27/1934

9.[copy] Irving Maurer to George P. Lynde, Beloit, WI, 7/30/1934

10.[copy] Irving Maurer to George P. Lynde, Beloit, WI 7/30/1934

11.[copy] Irving Maurer to Continental Illinois Bank and Trust Company, Beloit

WI, 7/30/1934

12.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 10/27/1934

13.[copy] Irving Maurer to Maurice Webster, Beloit, WI, 11/26/1934

14. Projected cost (draft) for renovation of Strong Stadium

15.[copy] Secretary to the President to Maurice Webster, Beloit, WI, 12/3/1934

16. Irving Maurer to Maurice Webster, Beloit, WI, 11/26/1934

17. Josephine Strong to Irving Maurer, Winnetka, IL, 11/28/1934

18.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 11/30/1934

19.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 11/21/1934

20.[copy] Maurice Webster and Alfred P. Allen to David Hadden, Chicago, IL,

12/3/1934

21. Gavin Hadden to Irving Maurer, New York, NY, 12/10/1934

22.[copy] Maurice Webster and Alfred P. Allen to Gavin Hadden, Chicago, IL,

12/3/1934

23.[copy] Irving Maurer to Gavin Hadden, Beloit, WI, 12/10/1934

24.[copy] Irving Maurer to Gavin Hadden, Beloit, WI, 11/27/1934

25. Gavin Hadden to Irving Maurer, New York, NY, 11/30/1934

26.[copy] Gavin Hadden to Maurice Webster, New York, NY, 11/30/1934

27. Gavin Hadden to Irving Maurer, New York, NY, 12/18/1934

28.[copy] Gavin Hadden to Robert K. Jaggard, New York, NY, 12/18/1934

29.[copy] Gavin Hadden to Cunningham Bros., New York, NY, 12/18/1934

30. Article on the Loci of Design by Gavin Hadden

31. Gavin Hadden to Irving Maurer, New York, NY, 1/15/1935

32.[copy] Irving Maurer to C.D.Franks, Beloit, WI, 3/20/1935

33. Edward Dwight Eaton to Irving Maurer, Washington D.C. (undated)

34. C.D. Franks to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 3/18/1935

35. C.D. Franks to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 3/21/1935

36.[copy] Irving Maurer to C.D. Franks, Beloit, WI, 3/26/1935

37. Josephine Strong to Irving Maurer, Winnetka, IL, 2/6/1935

38.[copy] Irving Maurer to Josephine Strong, Beloit, WI, 5/2/1935

III. Folder 3- Dedication (part 1)

Contents of this folder include programs from the dedication ceremony (10/13/1934), menu/program from honorary dedication dinner (10/12/34), and faculty minutes on homecoming on 10/12-13/34.

IV. Folder 4- Dedication (part 2) from the President's files(Correspondence)

1.[copy] Irving Maurer to Gordon K. Chalmers, Beloit, WI, 10/10/1934

2.[copy] Irving Maurer to Mason Dobson, Beloit, WI, 10/10/1934

3.[copy] Irving Maurer to M.A. Bredesen, Beloit, WI, 10/9/1934

4.[copy] Irving Maurer to Maurice Webster, Beloit, WI, 10/9/1934

5.[copy] Irving Maurer to George B. Ingersoll, Beloit, WI, 10/9/1934

6.[copy] Irving Maurer to M.A. Bredesen and Alfred P. Allen, Beloit, WI,

10/9/1934

7. [copy] Irving Maurer to Rolf Rosman, Beloit, WI, 10/9/1934

8. [copy] Irving Maurer to Lawrence Cunningham, Beloit, WI, 10/9/1934

9. [copy] Irving Maurer to Oscar N. Nelson, Beloit, WI, 10/9/1934

10. [copy] Irving Maurer to Gen. Rufus Dawes, Beloit, WI, 9/27/1934

11. P.W. Boutwell to Irving Maurer, no date or place specified

12. [copy] Irving Maurer to Albert G. Schmedeman, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

13. [copy] Irving Maurer to Robert M. Hutchins, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

14. [copy] Irving Maurer to Walter Dill Scott, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

15. [copy] Irving Maurer to Glenn Frank, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

16. [copy] Irving Maurer to John Griffith, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

17. [copy] Irving Maurer to W. A. Ganfield, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

18. [copy] Irving Maurer to H.J. Burgstahler, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

19. [copy] Irving Maurer to Donald Cowling, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

20. [copy] Irving Maurer to Albert Britt, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

21. [copy] Irving Maurer to Silas Evans, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

22. [copy] Irving Maurer to H.M. Gage, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

23. [copy] Irving Maurer to T.H. McMichael, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

24. [copy] Irving Maurer to Henry M. Wriston, Beloit, WI, 10/1/1934

25. [copy] Irving Maurer to Noble Gibson, Beloit, WI, 9/26/1934

26. [copy] Irving Maurer to John F. Herbst, Beloit, WI, 9/26/1934

27. [copy] Irving Maurer to Raymond Kealer, Beloit, WI, 9/28/1934

28.(2 copies) Irving Maurer to Beloit Alumni, Invitation, Beloit, WI, 10/13/34

29. 5 "Finding Lists" for Dinner in honor of Josephine Strong

30. Aermotor Company to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 10/11/1934

31. Edward S. Merrill to Edward W. Hale, Venice, CA, 10/5/1934

32. John L. Griffith to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 10/8/1934

33. T.F. Riggs to Irving Maurer, Pierre, SD, 10/8/1934

34. Maurice Webster to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 10/11/1934

35. Frank Logan to Josephine Strong, Chicago, IL, 10/5/1934

36. Silas Evans to Irving Maurer, Ripon, WI, 10/3/1934

37. Henry M. Wriston to Irving Maurer, Appleton, WI, 10/4/1934

38. Donald J. Cowling to Irving Maurer, Northfield, MN, 10/6/1934

39. Walter Dill Scott to Irving Maurer, Evanston, IL, 10/5/1934

40. President of U of Chicago to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 10/4/1934

41. W.A. Ganfield to Irving Maurer, Waukesha, WI, 10/5/1934

42. Mrs. George L. Collie to Josephine Strong, New Harbor, ME, 10/10/1934

43. Telegram from Walter Dill Scott to Irving Maurer, Evanston, IL, 10/12/1934

44. Glenn Frank to Irving Maurer, Madison, WI, 10/10/1934

45. Beloit Commercial Club to Irving Maurer, Beloit, WI, undated

46. George B. Ingersoll to Irving Maurer, Beloit, WI, 10/10/1931

47. Josephine Hancock Logan to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 10/10/1934

48. Frank G. Logan to Josephine Strong, Chicago, IL, 10/5/1934

49. H.J. Burgstahler to Irving Maurer, Mount Vernon, IA, 10/8/1934

50. Albert Britt to Irving Maurer, Galesburg, IL, 10/3/1934

51. A. Schmedeman to Irving Maurer, Madison, WI, 10/3/1934

52. H.M. Gage to Irving Maurer, Cedar Rapids, IA, 10/3/1934

53. Copy of Oh-h-h-h Beloit (song)

54. Dedication Program, October 13, 1934

55. Board Meeting Attendance notifications

56. College Dinner honoring Josephine Strong programs

57. to Mildred, from ? undated

58. John L. Griffith to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 10/8/1934

59. Order of the Vesper Service

60. Words of Acceptance of the Strong Stadium, 10/13/1934

61. Program of Publicity for Stadium Dedication

62. Ad sent to newspapers for the dedication of the Stadium

63. Irving Maurer to Board of Trustees, Beloit, WI, 9/28/1934

64. Draft for plan of events taking place around dedication

65. List of coaches to be invited? to dedication ceremony

66. Leon G. Herreid to Trustees, notice of meeting, 9/28/1934

V. Folder 5- General Info

Contents include a seating chart, a brief history of the stadium (10/9/84), a news memo of general info from 5/17/71 and 10/22/59, Beloit College news service announcement of 25th anniversary (10/24/59), correspondence from Josephine Strong to Mr. (Gobron? Mobron?) 10/9/34, North Michigan Ave, and a bulletin "concerning the stadium" from October, 1934.

VI. Folder 6- Hancock Field

Contents include documentation concerning the naming of fields, minutes concerning private use of fields, round table citing and clipping of articles concerning name and use of field, trustee records of securities donated to the upkeep of the field, updates on land acquisition, and a bulletin and BDN article concerning 'Hancock Field.'

VII. Folder 7- Rededication

Contained here is a collection of programs from the rededication ceremony of Strong Stadium and Beloit College's Outdoor Athletic Facilities on Saturday, October 2, 1999.

VIII. Folder 8- Renovation Proposal 1998

Contents include a booklet containing blueprints, proposed budget, and thoroughly documented plan of execution for the renovation.

IX. Folder 9- Renovation

Beloit Daily News article on the renovation of the stadium and several copies of a press release on the plans for "a winning future" with the renovation make up the contents of this folder.

X. Folder 10- Ticket Sales (correspondence)

1.[copy] Irving Maurer to Bernard M. Palmer, Beloit, WI, 9/20/1934

2. Bernard M. Palmer to Irving Maurer, Janesville, WI, 9/19/1934

3.[copy] Irving Maurer to Harley T. Hook, Beloit, WI, 9/20/1934

4.[copy] Irving Maurer to Howard R. Green, Beloit, WI, 9/20/1934

5.[copy] Irving Maurer to Holman D. Pettibone, Beloit, WI, 9/17/1934

6. Holman D. Pettibone to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 9/15/1934

7.[copy] Irving Maurer to Bernard M. Palmer, Beloit, WI, 9/15/1934

8.[copy] Irving Maurer to Bernard M. Palmer, Beloit, WI, 7/25/1934

9. Lynn E. Aldrich to Irving Maurer, Chicago, IL, 7/26/1934

10.[copy] Irving Maurer to Lynn Aldrich, Beloit, WI, 7/25/1934

attached is a poem from IM

11.[copy] Irving Maurer to R.K. Jaggard, Beloit WI, 7/25/1934