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Wartburg College Archives: Homecoming & Parent/Family Weekend

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.

Wartburg College Archives

Finding Aid

Campus Life - Homecoming and Parent/Family Weekend

Preface

The 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.

The Archives is committed to providing access to holdings. However, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with the donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-print materials. In such circumstances arrangements may have to be made for digital duplication or transfer to occur before access can be provided.

 

Introduction

Abstract: Homecoming programs, buttons, and Parent/Family Weekend information from 1930-2016.

 

Scope and Content Note

Extent: 21 boxes and 40 a/v items.

Physical Description: Materials include buttons, paper, photographs, and audio and video recordings.

Dates: 1930-2016.

Subjects: Campus Life, Buttons, Homecoming, Parent/Family Weekend, Programs

Related Material:

  • Photograph Collection: Campus Life, Subseries: Wartburg College Ceremonies & Traditions

 

Administrative Information

Restrictions: None.

Preferred Citation: [item title/description], [date]; [(Campus Life) Homecoming]; Wartburg College Archives, Waverly, Iowa.

Acquisition Information: Transfer.

Processing Information: Processing completed by SE on 4/13/18.

 

Event History

History: Wartburg College celebrates Homecoming & Family Weekend in fall term each year. Celebrations typically revolve around a theme, and several events take place Thursday-Sunday. Traditional events include Kastle Kapers (student talent show), the student variety show, the Homecoming parade, the Renaissance Faire, the football game, and Oktoberfest. Hundreds of alumni, parents, and friends come over the course of the weekend to celebrate with students.

Timeline: 1930 (earliest record) – Present.

Bibliography:

Wartburg College. (2017). Wartburg to celebrate Homecoming & Family Weekend Oct. 12-15. Retrieved from, https://www.wartburg.edu/2017/10/03/wartburg-to-celebrate-homecoming-family-weekend-oct-12-15/.

 

Series Description

  1. Homecoming Buttons

  2. Homecoming Programs

  3. Parent/Family Weekend

  4. Audiovisual Materials


 

Homecoming Buttons:

  • Homecoming buttons from 1930-2016.
  • 12 boxes.
  • Arranged chronologically by date.

Container Listing

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

1

1

Buttons

Buttons-St. Paul Luther

1930-1931

1

2

Buttons

Buttons

10/14/1938-10/16/1938

1

3

Buttons

Buttons

10/17/1946-10/20/1946

1

4

Buttons

Buttons

10/14/1949-10/16/1949

1

5

Buttons

Buttons

10/26/1951-10/28/1951

1

6

Buttons

Buttons

1954

1

7

Buttons

Buttons

1955

2

1

Buttons

Buttons

1956

2

2

Buttons

Buttons

1957-1958

2

3

Buttons

Buttons

10/24/1958-10/26/1958

2

4

Buttons

Buttons

10/9/1959-10/11/1959

2

5

Buttons

Buttons

10/28/1960-10/30/1960

2

6

Buttons

Buttons

10/13/1961-10/15/1961

3

1

Buttons

Buttons

10/26-1962-10/28/1962

3

2

Buttons

Buttons

10/18/1963-10/20/1963

3

3

Buttons

Buttons

10/22/1964-10/24/1964

3

4

Buttons

Buttons

10/14/1965-10/17/1965

3

5

Buttons

Buttons

10/13/1966-10/16/1966

3

6

Buttons

Buttons

10/19/1967-10/22/1967

3

7

Buttons

Buttons

10/31/1969-11/3/1968

3

8

Buttons

Buttons

10/24/1969-10/26/1969

4

1

Buttons

Buttons

1970-1971

4

2

Buttons

Buttons

1971

4

3

Buttons

Buttons

10/19/1972-10/22/1972

4

4

Buttons

Buttons

1973-1974

4

5

Buttons

Buttons

10/11/1974-10/13/1974

4

6

Buttons

Buttons

10/17/1975-10/19/1975

5

1

Buttons

Buttons

10/15/1976-10/17/1976

5

2

Buttons

Buttons

10/21/1977-10/23/1977

5

3

Buttons

Buttons

10/6/1978-10/8/1978

5

4

Buttons

Buttons

1979

6

1

Buttons

Buttons

10/9/1981-10/11/1981

6

2

Buttons

Buttons

1982

6

3

Buttons

Buttons

1983

6

4

Buttons

Buttons

1984

7

1

Buttons

Buttons

10/18/1985-10/20/1985

7

2

Buttons

Buttons

10/17/1986-10/19/1986

7

3

Buttons

Buttons

1987

7

4

Buttons

Buttons

1988

8

1

Buttons

Buttons

1989

8

2

Buttons

Buttons

1990

8

3

Buttons

Buttons

1991

8

4

Buttons

Buttons

1992

8

5

Buttons

Buttons

1993

9

1

Buttons

Buttons

1994

9

2

Buttons

Buttons

1995

9

3

Buttons

Buttons

1996-1997

9

4

Buttons

Buttons

1997-1998

10

1

Buttons

Buttons

1998-1999

10

2

Buttons

Buttons

1999-2000

10

3

Buttons

Buttons

2000-2001

10

4

Buttons

Buttons

2001-2002

10

5

Buttons

Buttons

2002-2003

11

1

Buttons

Buttons- Flicker Light

2003-2004

11

2

Buttons

Buttons- Flicker Light

2003-2004

11

3

Buttons

Buttons

2004-2005

11

4

Buttons

Buttons

2005-2006

11

5

Buttons

Buttons

2006-2007

11

6

Buttons

Buttons

2007-2008

11

7

Buttons

Buttons

2009-2010

11

8

Buttons

Buttons

2010-2011

12

1

Buttons

Buttons

2011-2012

12

2

Buttons

Buttons

2012-2013

12

3

Buttons

Buttons

2013-2014

12

4

Buttons

Buttons

2014-2015

12

5

Buttons

Buttons

2015-2016

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1938

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1962

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1963

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1965

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1968

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1984

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1986

 

 

Buttons

Buttons

1987

 

Homecoming Programs:

  • Homecoming programs from 1934-2016.
  • 8 boxes.
  • Arranged chronologically by date.

Container Listing

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

1

1

Programs

Untitled

 

1

2

Programs

Oktoberfest

 

1

3

Programs

History from Ronald Matthias

 

1

4

Programs

Homecoming

1934-1935

1

5

Programs

Homecoming

1935-1936

1

6

Programs

Homecoming

1936-1937

1

7

Programs

Homecoming

1937-1938

1

8

Programs

Homecoming

1939-1940

1

9

Programs

Homecoming

1940-1949

1

10

Programs

Homecoming

1940-1941

1

11

Programs

Homecoming

1941-1942

1

12

Programs

Homecoming

1942-1943

1

13

Programs

Homecoming

1943-1944

1

14

Programs

Homecoming

1944-1945

1

15

Programs

Homecoming

1945-1946

1

16

Programs

Homecoming

1946-1947

1

17

Programs

Homecoming

1949-1950

1

18

Programs

Homecoming

1950-1951

1

19

Programs

Homecoming

1951-1952

1

20

Programs

Homecoming

1954-1955

1

21

Programs

Homecoming

1955-1956

1

22

Programs

Homecoming

1956-1957

1

23

Programs

Homecoming

1957-1958

1

24

Programs

Homecoming

1958-1959

1

25

Programs

Homecoming

1959-1960

2

1

Programs

Homecoming

1960-1961

2

2

Programs

Homecoming

1961-1962

2

3

Programs

Homecoming

1962-1963

2

4

Programs

Homecoming

1963-1964

2

5

Programs

Homecoming

1964-1965

2

6

Programs

Homecoming

1965-1966

2

7

Programs

Homecoming

1966-1967

2

8

Programs

Homecoming

1967-1968

2

9

Programs

Homecoming

1968-1969

3

1

Programs

Homecoming

1970-1971

3

2

Programs

Homecoming

1971-1972

3

3

Programs

Homecoming

1972-1973

3

4

Programs

Homecoming

1973-1974

3

5

Programs

Homecoming

1974-1975

3

6

Programs

Homecoming

1975-1976

3

7

Programs

Homecoming

1976-1977

3

8

Programs

Homecoming

1977-1978

3

9

Programs

Homecoming

1978-1979

3

10

Programs

Homecoming

1979-1980

4

1

Programs

Homecoming

1980-1981

4

2

Programs

Homecoming

1982-1983

4

3

Programs

Homecoming

1981-1982

4

4

Programs

Homecoming

1982-1983

4

5

Programs

Homecoming

1983-1984

4

6

Programs

Homecoming

1984-1985

4

7

Programs

Homecoming

1985-1986

4

8

Programs

Homecoming

1986-1987

4

9

Programs

Homecoming

1987-1988

4

10

Programs

Homecoming

1988-1989

4

11

Programs

Homecoming

1989-1990

5

1

Programs

Homecoming

1990-1991

5

2

Programs

Homecoming

1991-1992

5

3

Programs

Homecoming

1992-1993

5

4

Programs

Homecoming

1993-1994

5

5

Programs

Homecoming

1994-1995

6

1

Programs

Homecoming

1995-1996

6

2

Programs

Homecoming

1996-1997

6

3

Programs

Homecoming

1997-1998

6

4

Programs

Homecoming

1998-1999

6

5

Programs

Homecoming

1999-2000

6

6

Programs

Homecoming- Renn Faire

1999-2000

6

7

Programs

Homecoming

1995-1996

7

1

Programs

Homecoming- "Dawn of a New Knight"

2000-2001

7

2

Programs

Homecoming- "Honoring the Ages"

2001-2002

7

3

Programs

Homecoming- "Building on the Knights Tradition"

2002-2003

7

4

Programs

Homecoming- "Orange You Glad…"

2003-2004

7

5

Programs

Homecoming- "Knight Fever"

2004-2005

7

6

Programs

Homecoming- "Livin' the Knight Life"

2005-2006

7

7

Programs

Homecoming- "Orange Revolution"

2006-2007

7

8

Programs

Homecoming- "Nothing But Knights"

2007-2008

7

9

Programs

Homecoming- "Paint the Town Orange"

2008-2009

8

1

Programs

Homecoming

 

8

2

Programs

Homecoming- "Orange Stampede"

2010-2011

8

3

Programs

Homecoming- "Call All SuperKnights- Orange Power"

2009-2010

8

4

Programs

Homecoming- "Got Orange"

2011-2012

8

5

Programs

Homecoming

2012-2013

8

6

Programs

Homecoming- "Protect This Castle"

2013-2014

8

7

Programs

Homecoming

2014-2015

8

8

Programs

Homecoming- Also Family Weekend

2015-2016

 

Parent/Family Weekend:

  • Parent/Family Weekend information from 1970-2012.
  • 1 box.
  • Arranged chronologically by date.

Container Listing 

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

1

1

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/23/1970-10/25/1970

1

2

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/29/1971-10/31/1971

1

3

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/25/1974-10/27/1974

1

4

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/31/1975-11/2/1975

1

5

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/29/1976-10/31/1976

1

6

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

11/4/1977-11/6/1977

1

7

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

11/3/1978-11/5/1978

1

8

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/28/1979-9/30/1979

1

9

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/3/1980-10/5/1980

1

10

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/30/1981-11/1/1981

1

11

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

11/5/1982-11/7/1982

1

12

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/6/1983-10/9/1983

1

13

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/26/1984-10/28/1984

1

14

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/20/1985-9/22/1985

1

15

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/3/1986-10/5/1986

1

16

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/25/1987-9/27/1987

1

17

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/17/1988-9/18/1988

1

18

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/15/1989-9/17/1989

1

19

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/14/1990-9/16/1990

1

20

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/18/1991-10/20/1991

1

21

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/30/1992-11/1/1992

1

22

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/24/1993-9/26/1993

1

23

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

11/4/1994-11/6/1994

1

24

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/22/1995-9/24/1995

1

25

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/25/1996-9/27/1996

1

26

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/3/1997-10/5/1997

1

27

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/9/1998-10/11/1998

1

28

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/24/1999-9/26/1999

1

29

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/13/2000-10/15/2000

1

30

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/6/2001-10/7/2001

1

31

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/5/2002-10/6/2002

1

32

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/4/2003-10/5/2003

1

33

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/9/2004-10/10/2004

1

34

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/1/2005-10/2/2005

1

35

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

2006-2007

1

36

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/5/2007-10/7/2007

1

37

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

10/10/2009-10/11/2009

1

38

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/24/2010-9/26/2010

1

39

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

9/23/2011-9/25/2011

1

40

Family Weekend

Parents/Family Weekend

2011-2012

 

Audiovisual Materials:

  • Audio and video recordings of speeches, scenes, and events (such as Kastle Kapers) from Homecoming celebrations, 1952-2003.
  • 40 items.
  • Arranged by format.

Container Listing

Format

Series

Content

Date

DVD

A/V

Grant Price induction into the Round Table

10/2005

Cassette

A/V

Chellevold and Hertel at Homecoming

1977

VHS

A/V

President Vogel's speech, Homecoming 1990

1990

VHS

A/V

President Vogel's speech, Homecoming 1991 copy 1

1990

VHS

A/V

President Vogel's speech, Homecoming 1991 copy 2

1990

VHS

A/V

Homecoming and Kastle Kapers

1995

VHS

A/V

Homecoming 1995 Master Edit

10/1995

VHS

A/V

Homecoming 1995

10/1995

VHS

A/V

Homecoming 1997 copy 1

1997

VHS

A/V

Homecoming, "Get Down ToKnight" copy 1

1997

VHS

A/V

Homecoming, "Get Down ToKnight" copy 2

1997

VHS

A/V

Homecoming, "Show Me the Knights"

1998

VHS

A/V

1998 Homecoming video

10/1/1998-10/4/1998

VHS

A/V

Homecoming, "Show Me the Knights"

1998

VHS

A/V

Homecoming, "Show Me the Knights"

1998

VHS

A/V

Homecoming 1999

1999

VHS

A/V

"Good Knight 90s" (Master)

1999

VHS

A/V

Dawn of a New Knight

10/2000

VHS

A/V

Honoring the Ages

2001

VHS

A/V

Homecoming Gala Dinner

10/18/2002

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1989, copy 1

1989

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1989, copy 2

1989

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1990, copy 1

1990

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1990, copy 2

1990

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1991, copy 1

1991

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1991, copy 2

1991

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1991, copy 3

1991

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1996

10/26/1996

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers: Comedy ToKnight

1996

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers: Comedy ToKnight

1996

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1999

10/15/1999

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 1999

1999

VHS

A/V

"Dawn of a New Knight"

2000

VHS

A/V

"Honoring the Ages"

10/18/2001

VHS

A/V

"All in One Knight"

10/17/2002

VHS

A/V

Kastle Kapers 2003

10/16/2003

16mm

A/V

Homecoming 1951-1952

1952

16mm

A/V

Homecoming and Graduation

 

16mm

A/V

Homecoming and game

1956

16mm

A/V

Homecoming and other scenes

1956

 

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