Guide to the Terry Classen Papers, 1941-2015

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Overview of the Collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O.  Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: AS 604

Accession Number: 19-013

Collection Number: Archives Series 604

Creators: Classen, Terry 

Title: Terry Classen Papers

Dates: 1941-2015

Quantity: .4 linear feet (1 archives box)

Location of Collection: Shelf Location D7/3d

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Terry Classen served as Director of Facilities Management at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from 1985-2015. In this capacity, he coordinated efforts associated with the construction and maintenance of campus buildings. He also worked closely with external agencies regarding land usage and related issues. The contents of this collection consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs that are associated with the history of the university.

Biographical / Historical Note

Terry Classen was the Facilities Management Director at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire for 30 years (1985 - 2015). During his career, he oversaw everything related to campus physical change, such as building construction, improvements, repairs, and land dealings, until his retirement in 2015.

Content Description

This collection consists of materials collected by Terry Classen during his career as the Facilities Management Director at UWEC. Items consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs that are associated with UWEC. Of particular note are materials related to the construction and maintenance of UWEC buildings.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to the Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2017.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: Terry Classen Papers, 1941-2015. AS604. Special Collections & Archives.  McIntyre Library.  University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Brian Dombrowski in December 2018.

Arrangement: Flat arrangement.

OCLC #: 1108756185 


Personal Names: Classen, Terry

Subject Terms: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Facilities
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Buildings
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--History--Sources
College buildings--Wisconsin--Eau Claire

Newspaper clippings

Detailed List of Contents




Box 1/Folder 1

A written account about the construction of “Old Main”



Hoeppner Letter about Schofield Hall construction



A story written by Clarice Chase Dunn about Schofield Hall



Schofield Hall cornerstone certificate of authenticity1976, 2013


Nelson Memorial Carillon program



“Picturing our Past” newspaper clipping



Photos of Schofield Hall



“Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow 1916-1991"


  1/9 Periscope clippings 1957, 1960 1/10 View Finder clippings 2009, 2010 1/11 Various newspaper clippings 1967, 2010-2014 1/12 Look Ahead article about a proposed campus expansion 1947 1/13 Property Maps of UWEC campus 1926, 1967 1/14 UWEC campus navigation maps 1963-1968 1/15 Photos of UWEC campus 1930-1969 1/16 UWEC Postcards n.d. 1/17 Council Oak Materials 1987 1/18 Building Dedication Programs n.d. 1/19 Historical Summary of Construction Projects 1994