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Wartburg College Archives: Campus Offices

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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Academic Advising

Abstract: Records (1936-2013) of Wartburg’s academic advising, including records of Berefung participants, Career Services, Counseling Services, Learning Resource Center, Pathways Center, and Wartburg’s substance abuse policies.

Extent: 18 boxes.

Dates: 1936-2013.

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Academic Affairs

Abstract: Records (1890-2015) of Academic Deans of Faculty, Honorary Degrees recipients, Summer Sessions, May Terms, Educational Programs, Elderhostel, Faculty Management, and Grants. 

Extent: 37 boxes. 15 Audiovisual Items.

Dates: 1890-2015.

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Admissions

Abstract: Records (1936-2016) of Wartburg’s Admissions Department, including viewbooks, and financial aid.

Extent: 17 boxes. 70 Audiovisual Materials. 

Dates: 1936-2016. 

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Alumni/Parent Relations

Abstract: Records (1826-2019) of Wartburg alumni and alumni events. Collection includes audiovisual materials.

Extent: 32 boxes and 24 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1826-2019.

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Business Office

Abstract: Records (1921-2015) of Wartburg’s Business Office, Controller’s Office, and Health Services. Collection includes financial ledgers and cassettes.

Extent: 19 boxes, 29 ledgers, 15 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1921-2015.

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Campus Ministry

Abstract: Records (1925-2016) of Wartburg’s Campus Ministry. Collection also includes audiovisual materials (cassettes).  

Extent: 7 boxes and 14 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1925-2016.

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Development Office

Abstract: Records (1927-2015) of general information about the development of Wartburg. Collection also includes records of campaigns and scholarships.

Extent: 20 boxes, 46 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1927-2017.

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Dining and Retail Services

Abstract: Records (1897-2012) of Wartburg’s dining services and bookstore.

Extent: 6 boxes.

Dates: 1897-2012.

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Human Resources

Abstract: Records (1923-2015) of Wartburg’s human resources. Collection also includes information about faculty and staff personnel as well as non-academic personnel.

Extent: 15 boxes.

Dates: 1923-2015.

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Information Technology Services

Abstract: Records (1981-2007) regarding the Information Technology Services (ITS) at Wartburg.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1981-2007.

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Institutional Research and Assessment

Abstract: Records (1880-2012) of various reports/accreditations from departments and other higher education establishments. Collection also includes records of enrollment management and student ratings of instruction. Collection includes audiovisual items of accreditations.

Extent: 26 boxes and 2 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1880-2012.

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Library 

Abstract: Records (1920-2014) of information regarding the various libraries on the Wartburg College campus. Records pertain to library administration, buildings, circulation, collection development, curriculum, general records, publications, student employees, and technology. Collection includes audiovisual items as well as bound volumes.

Extent: 46 boxes, 25 bound volumes, and 13 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1920-2014.

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Marketing and Communication

Abstract: Materials (1935-2016) related to the functions of the Division of Marketing and Communication, including promotional materials for campus offices, events, alumni and personnel, historical information, press releases, publicity, and audiovisual items.

Extent: 215 boxes, and 36 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1935-2016

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Operations and Maintenance

Abstract: Records (1866-2016) of the Operations and Maintenance Department, regarding various Wartburg buildings, maintenance, blueprints, and sustainability. Collection includes audiovisual items documenting buildings’ and projects’ development.  

Extent: 82 boxes and 15 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1866-2016.

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President’s Office

Abstract: Records (1842-2010) of Wartburg administration, Presidents/President’s reports, and governing bodies. Collection includes audiovisual materials, including audio reels, cassettes, and VHS tapes.

Extent: 93 boxes and 20 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1842-present.

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Registrar’s Office

Abstract: Records (1885-2015) – records of academic planners, registrar, and schedules of classes. Collection includes information regarding graduation.

Extent: 18 boxes.

Dates: 1885-2015.

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Residential Life

Abstract: Records (1936-2009) from the Residential Life Office, including housing proposals/assignments/applications for Grossmann and Lohe Hall, as well as various reports.

Extent: 13 boxes.

Dates: 1936-2009.

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Security and Safety Office

Abstract: Records (1971-2014) from the Security Office/Campus Security, including reports, policies, and various miscellaneous information.

Extent: 2 boxes.

Dates: 1971-2014.

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Student Life

Abstract: Records (1919-2019) from Wartburg’s Student Life Office, the Center for Community Engagement, diversity at Wartburg, and Orientation. The collection also includes cassettes regarding student life.

Extent: 15 boxes and 95 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1919-2019.

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Wartburg West 

Abstract: Records (1985-2012) of Wartburg West. Collection includes applications, handbooks, and newspaper clippings.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1985-2012.

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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