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Wartburg College Archives: Student Life

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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Honors Societies

Abstract: General information about honors societies at Wartburg College. A series of records from 1949-1975 of the Alpha Phi Gamma honor society is also included.

Extent: 2 boxes.

Dates: 1949-1975.

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International Students

Abstract: Records of international students and international programs at Wartburg College from 1963-2012.

Extent: 1 box and 23 video recordings.

Dates: 1963-2012.

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Abstract: Records (1917-2008) of KWAR, Wartburg College’s radio station.  Collection includes content from the Trumpet and the Fortress, Wartburg’s yearbook, as well as cassettes of Wartburg Television’s, Late Knight.

Extent: 9 boxes and 10 A/V items.

Dates: 1917-2008.

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Student Activities

Abstract: Records regarding student organizations and activities from 1935-2014.

Extent: 11 boxes.

Dates: 1935-2014.

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Student Directories

Abstract: Student directory records from 1947-2012.

Extent: 11 boxes.

Dates: 1947-2012.

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Student Government

Abstract: Records of student government including annual reports of the student body president, general information about the student senate, student senate election results, and student senate minutes.

Extent: 12 boxes and 1 video recording.

Dates: 1937-2014.

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Student Handbook

Abstract: Student handbooks from 1948-2012.

Extent: 4 boxes.

Dates: 1948-2012.

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Student Publications

Abstract: This collection includes fifteen separate, short-lived, student publications. These publications include, The AxeThe Bathroom PressThe BugleThe KnightsheetMad Pad ReviewNexusPahlasRise UpSpotlightUp TightVive La CausaWartburg BugleWartville PostThe Scorpion, and The Trumpet. Each separate publication will be considered a separate series within the collection.

Extent: 3 boxes

Dates: 1949-2014

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Wartburg Television

Abstract: Records (1986-2012) of Wartburg Television, including VHS tapes of various Wartburg and community events.

Extent: 1 box and 244 a/v items.

Dates: 1986-2012.

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Wartburg Trumpet




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Kay Grigsby, MSLIS
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(319) 352-8457

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