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Wartburg College Archives: Anniverseries

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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Wartburg History - Anniversaries

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: Contains records related to Centennial (1952), 125th Anniversary (1977), and Sesquicentennial (2002) of Wartburg College.

 

Scope and Content Note

Extent: 8 boxes and 11 a/v items

Physical Description: Paper, including published books, brochures, and newspapers; video and film recordings.

Dates: 1952-2002

Subjects: Centennial, Sesquicentennial, Anniversary, History, Celebration.

Related Material:

  • Photographs Collection
  • Wartburg History- Saginaw, Michigan
  • Wartburg History-Galena, Illinois
  • Wartburg History- Mendota, Illinois
  • Wartburg History- Sterling, Nebraska
  • Wartburg History- Eureka, South Dakota
  • Wartburg History- Hebron, Nebraska
  • Wartburg History- St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Wartburg History- Clinton, Iowa
  • Wartburg History- Waverly, Iowa

 

Administrative Information

Restrictions: None.

Preferred Citation: [item title/description], [date]; Wartburg History – Anniversaries Collection; Wartburg College Archives, Waverly, Iowa.

Acquisition Information: Unknown.

Processing Information: Processing completed by EB on 2/28/2018.

 

Series Description

  1. Centennial (1952)
  2. 125th Anniversary (1977)
  3. Sesquicentennial (2002)

 

Centennial (1952):

  • Material related to centennial celebration of founding of Wartburg College, held in 1952.
  • 2 boxes and 4 16mm films.
  • Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container Listing

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

1

1

Centennial

Academic Day

4/25/1952

1

2

Centennial

Addresses

 

1

3

Centennial

Alumni Day

6/4/1952

1

4

Centennial

Castle Tales

2/1952

1

5

Centennial

Committees- Publications

3/27/1951

1

6

Centennial

Committees- Staff

1951-1952

1

7

Centennial

Congratulations 

1952

1

8

Centennial

Commencement

6/5/1952

1

9

Centennial

Correspondence

6/9/1952

1

10

Centennial

Correspondence- Founding Date of College

4/27/1952

1

11

Centennial

Development Brochures

No date

2

1

Centennial

Festival

10/12/1952

2

2

Centennial

Miscellaneous

No date

2

3

Centennial

‘On to Galena… and then Mendota’ from Lutheran Standard

4/12/1952

2

4

Centennial

Pageant: Milestones in Faith

6/4/1952

2

5

Centennial

Press Releases

 

2

6

Centennial

Recognition Dinner

3/2/1952

2

7

Centennial

Resolution- ALC

10/23/1952

2

8

Centennial

Stickers

No date

2

9

Centennial

“Some Iowa Lutheran Centennials From the Palimpsest

6/1954

2

10

Centennial

Teachers Exchange Conference

3/5/1952

2

11

Centennial

Wartburg Bulletin

1/1952

 

16mm film

Centennial

Centennial Film #1

c.1951

 

16mm film

Centennial

Original "Centennial Year" and lecture Film #28

1951

 

16mm film

Centennial

Commentary Accompanying Centennial Film

 

 

16mm film

Centennial

1951 Centennial film clips from 1928

1928-1951

 

125th Anniversary (1977):

  • Material related to 125th anniversary celebration of founding of Wartburg College, held in 1977.
  • 3 boxes.
  • Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container Listing

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

3

1

125TH Anniversary

Alumni

1977-1978

3

2

125TH Anniversary

Anniversary Committee-Correspondence

 

3

3

125TH Anniversary

Anniversary Committee Meetings

 

3

4

125TH Anniversary

Bach Festival

11/6-11/10/1977

3

5

125TH Anniversary

Birthday Celebration

11/1/1977

3

6

125TH Anniversary

Buttons

1977-1978

3

7

125TH Anniversary

Fritschel (James) Musical Composition
“I’m Looking Out De Window”

7/28/1977

3

8

125TH Anniversary

Grossmann Reunion

5/20/1978

3

9

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail

1977-1978

3

10

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochure “Wartburg College:
Proud in Clinton”

1977-1978

3

11

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “Wartburg College in Dubuque”

1977-1978

3

12

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “Wartburg College:
Salute to Eureka”

1977-1978

3

13

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “Wartburg College:
Trials in Galena”

1977-1978

3

14

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “Wartburg College:
It’s Hebron Influence”

1977-1978

3

15

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “Warburg College in Mendota”

1977-1978

3

16

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “Wartburg College:
Roots in Saginaw”

1977-1978

3

17

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures Wartburg College:
It’s St. Paul Days

1977-1978

3

18

125TH Anniversary

Heritage Trail Brochures “St. Sebald:
Home of Die Wartburg”

1977-1978

3

19

125TH Anniversary

Homecoming 1977 Program

10/20-10/22/1977

4

1

125TH Anniversary

New Guinea Mission Night

5/21/1977

4

2

125TH Anniversary

Newspaper Clippings

4/1/1977

4

3

125TH Anniversary

Postal Cancellation

3/22/1977

4

4

125TH Anniversary

Publications “The First 125 Years”

1977-1978

4

5

125TH Anniversary

Publications “The Heritage of Wartburg College:
125 Years of Partnership in Mission”

1977-1978

4

6

125TH Anniversary

Publications “Wartburg College 1952-1977”
by Gerhard Ottersberg

1977-1978

5

1

125TH Anniversary

The Heritage of Wartburg College

1852-1977

5

2

125TH Anniversary

Clinton

1893-1935

5

3

125TH Anniversary

Dubuque

1853-1857

5

4

125TH Anniversary

Eureka

1910-1933

5

5

125TH Anniversary

Galena

1868-1875

5

6

125TH Anniversary

St. Paul-Luther

1885-1935

5

7

125TH Anniversary

St. Sebald

1857-1868

 

Sesquicentennial (2002):

  • Material related to sesquicentennial celebration of founding of Wartburg College, held in 2002.
  • 3 boxes and 7 VHS recordings.
  • Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container Listing

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

6

1

Sesquicentennial

Alumni Events

7/18-7/21/2002

6

2

Sesquicentennial

Alumni Memories

2001-2002

6

3

Sesquicentennial

Art Work P. Buckley Moss Print

No date

6

4

Sesquicentennial

Board of Regents and Presidents Round Table Dinner

10/17/2002

6

5

Sesquicentennial

Events and Activities

10/21/2001

6

6

Sesquicentennial

Event Schedule

10/2001

6

7

Sesquicentennial

Event – Sebald

6/11/2002

6

8

Sesquicentennial

Fanfare Competition

4/1/2001

6

9

Sesquicentennial

Finale Concert

10/19/2002

6

10

Sesquicentennial

Greeting from President Jack R. Ohle

3/21/2002

6

11

Sesquicentennial

Heritage

2001-2002

6

12

Sesquicentennial

Homecoming Gala Dinner

10/19/2001

6

13

Sesquicentennial

Homecoming Gala Dinner “Creating a Purposeful Future”

10/19/2001

6

14

Sesquicentennial

Homecoming Festival Worship

10/21/2001

6

15

Sesquicentennial

Homecoming Dinner

10/18/2002

6

16

Sesquicentennial

Homecoming Dinner “The Wartburg Ethos”

10/18/2002

6

17

Sesquicentennial

Leadership Committee Statement of Purpose

2/13/2001

6

18

Sesquicentennial

Luncheons

2001-2002

6

19

Sesquicentennial

Note Cards

2001-2002

6

20

Sesquicentennial

Organ Recital

5/25/2002

6

21

Sesquicentennial

Orientation

10/18-10/20

6

22

Sesquicentennial

Partly Following Wartburg

10/20/2002

6

23

Sesquicentennial

Planning

 

6

24

Sesquicentennial

Presidents

 

6

25

Sesquicentennial

Press Releases

2001-2002

6

26

Sesquicentennial

Publicity

 

6

27

Sesquicentennial

“A Sesquicentennial” by Church Offenburger

9/2002-10/2002

6

28

Sesquicentennial

“Still on The Move” Order Form

10/4/2002

6

29

Sesquicentennial

Time Capsule Ceremony- Final Script

10/19/2002

6

30

Sesquicentennial

Time Capsule Dedication Ceremony

10/19/2002

6

31

Sesquicentennial

Timeline

 

6

32

Sesquicentennial

Waterloo Courier Special Sunday Edition

1/27/2002

6

33

Sesquicentennial

Year in Review

2001-2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

1852-2002 Still on the Move (Sesquicentennial), copy 1

c.2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

1852-2002 Still on the Move (Sesquicentennial), copy 2

c.2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg Sesquicentennial video

10/2001

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg at 150 in Celebration of the Wartburg College Sesquicentennial

2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg at College Sesquicentennial MV&E

c.2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg College Sesquicentennial Gala Dinner, Wartburg Field House

10/19/2001

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Sesquicentennial Video "Reflections on the Sesquicentennial Year"

c.2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg College - Sesquicentennial

2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg College - Sesquicentennial

2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg College - Sesquicentennial

2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Wartburg College - Sesquicentennial

2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

A Walking Tour of Wartburg

2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

50's/60's Weekend

7/18-7/21/2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Habitat for Humanity Weekend

7/11-7/14/2002

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Board of Regents Award and Guidelines

 

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

Timeline

 

 

VHS

Sesquicentennial

State Government Resolutions for Wartburg College

 

 

Other Finding Aids

None.

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