Guide to the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Commencement Materials, 1917–2007

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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: USGZE AS113
Accession Number: none
Collection Number: Archives Series 113
Creators: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.
Title: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Commencement Materials.
Dates: 1917–2007
Quantity: 2 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Location of Collection: D5/1b
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Commencement programs from 1917–2007.

Historical Note

The first commencement of the Eau Claire State Normal School was held in June 1917. A single annual commencement ceremony was held in the spring through 1964. 1965 saw the addition of summer and winter commencement ceremonies at Wisconsin State University, Eau Claire.  

Content Description

Programs and schedules for commencement and other related events including commencement programs, baccalaureate service programs, schedules of events, and honors week and honors day materials. The programs document speakers, music, graduates, degrees granted, and the order of events at commencement. The collection also contains a file with information about the history of the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire hood. The following programs are missing:  4th annual commencement (1920), 6th annual commencement (1922), and 76th spring commencement (May 1992).

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by the Office of the Chancellor.

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: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Commencement Materials, 1917–2007. AS113.  Special Collections & Archives.  McIntyre Library.  University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland and Heidi Anderson in May 2007.

Arrangement: Chronological.

OCLC #: 13430533 


Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Subject Terms: Commencement ceremonies

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