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Wartburg College Archives: Academics

Wartburg College Archives is responsible for the collection and preservation of records that document the college’s history, development, operation, policies, people, activities, and events.

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Art Department

Abstract: Records of exhibits, newspaper clippings, art on campus, and personnel within the art department from 1951-2015.

Extent: 5 boxes.

Dates: 1951-2015

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Biology Department

Abstract: Records of curriculum, position vacancies, faculty, newspaper clippings, and programs within the biology department at Wartburg College.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1983-2005.

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Business Administration, Accounting, and Economics Departments

Abstract: Records regarding majors, faculty, programs, economics, and curriculum within the business administration department at Wartburg College. Records regarding accounting majors, admissions, income tax assistance, and the honors program are also included.

Extent: 3 boxes.

Dates: 1914-2013. 

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Chemistry and Engineering Department

Abstract: Records regarding clubs, programs, newspaper articles, and general information within the chemistry department.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1967-2003.

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Education Department

Abstract: Records (1935-2015) of the Education Department at Wartburg College, containing information about curriculum, including course descriptions, field experiences, student teaching and advising, as well as department accreditation materials like standards, applications, reports and correspondence.  

Extent: 11 boxes.

Dates: 1933-2015.

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English and Modern Languages Departments

Abstract:  Records (1942-2011) regarding awards, curriculum, minutes, personnel, and other general information about the English department. Also included are modern languages records regarding curriculum, study abroad, correspondence, and enrollment.

Extent: 2 boxes.

Dates: 1942-2011.

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Global and Multicultural Studies

Abstract: Records (1985-2013) from Global and Multicultural Studies, including news, projects, and forms/guides.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1985-2013.

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Health and Physical Education Department

Abstract:  Records (1955-1979) of admissions, assessment, the Battle Axe, curriculum, majors and minors, and other general information about the health, physical education, and athletic department.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1955-1979.

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History Department

Abstract: Records (1941-2003) of announcements, reports, buttons, curriculum, personnel, and other general information about the History Department.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1941-2003.

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Inquiry Studies

Abstract: Records (1986, 1994-1999, 2005-2006) regarding Inquiry Studies. Collection includes Inquiry Studies 101 Readings in Common, Humanities Newsletter (1986), curriculum, and course syllabus.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1986, 1994-1999, 2005-2006.

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Journalism and Communication Department

Abstract: Records of awards, workshops, curriculum, internships, Society of Collegiate Journalists and other information within the Journalism & Communication Department. Dates range from 1953-2014.

Extent: 3 boxes and 24 a/v items.

Dates: 1953-2014.

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Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science Departments

Abstract: Records (1955-2011) related to the Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science Department at Wartburg. Includes records such as reports, brochures, curriculum, clubs, and other information.

Extent: 2 boxes.

Dates: 1955-2011.

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Music Department

Abstract: Music department records from 1885-2016. Information regarding academics, band, ensembles, musicals, programs, the Wartburg Community Symphony, and Wartburg Choir is included.

Extent: 55 boxes and 218 a/v items.

Dates: 1885, 1927-2016

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Peace and Justice

Abstract: Records (1981-1993, 2006) from Dell Association for Peace and Justice, including reports, awards, lectures, projects, and workshops.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1981-1993, 2006

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Religion and Philosophy Department

Abstract: Records (1955-2006) including the mission statement, correspondence, curriculum, memos, and minutes of the Religion and Philosophy Department.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1955-2006.

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Social Sciences Department

Abstract: Records (2000-2008) from the Social Sciences Department regarding majors, news, position vacancy, brochures, and invites. Collection also includes records from the Psychology Department (1967-2005), Sociology Department (1948-2014), Political Science Department (1972-2008), and Leadership Department (1987-2008).

Extent: 8 boxes, 1 A/V item.

Dates: 1948-2008. 

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Social Work Department

Abstract: Records form the Social Work Department regarding awards, studies, accreditation, and student handbooks from 1972-2006.

Extent: 8 boxes.

Dates: 1972-2006.

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Wartburg College Archives

Kay Grigsby, MSLIS
Grant Price Endowed Archivist
kay.grigsby@wartburg.edu
(319) 352-8457

Vogel Library, Wartburg College   |   100 Wartburg Blvd, Waverly, IA, 50677 |   Phone: 319-352-8500   | Email: asklibrarian@wartburg.edu