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Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographic prints, as well as some contact sheets and negatives, that document the buildings, people, and events of Benedictine University's campus in Lisle, Illinois. Additional photographs document off-campus events put on by the University, DuPage County and the surrounding areas, and portraits of faculty members and administrators. The collection is an aggregate made up of photographs from a variety of sources. Many of the photos were taken for the...
Dates: 1905 - 2012
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographic prints taken on and around the campus of Benedictine University at Springfield from shortly after its founding in 1929 through the early 2000s. The photos cover a wide range of subjects from events including athletics, picnics, commencement ceremonies, holiday celebrations, alumni reunions, and student theatre performances; locations on and around campus including Becker Library, Godley house, Mueller Hall, various classrooms, student housing, and...
Dates: 1930 - 2008
Scope and Contents Collection consists primarily of correspondence between Probst and several figures, essays he collected and wrote, and his thesis. One item of special notice is the letter Probst received from Saul Bellow. All correspondence from Karl Popper is contained in a separate folder, which includes related items as well.
Dates: 1960 - 1973
Overview James George (Vaclav) Kansa was an author and a reporter for the Chicago Czech-language newspaper Daily Narod. He was born in 1896, probably in Bohemia or Moravia, and moved to Chicago in the Early 1920s. Collection consists of correspondence received by Kanka from political and military figures in various countries. Kanka sent copies of Czech-language books he authored to these individuals and received their responses of thanks, which he then compiled. Notable...
Dates: 1932 - 1963
Scope and Contents The John Mickus Papers include a variety of documents and artifacts that span from 1967-2008. The bulk of the collection is made of grant proposals that Mickus wrote during his time at Southern Illinois University. There are grant proposals that include just the submitted application as well as ones that were awarded to the school. There are also some documents that portray Mickus' professional development as an educator or programs that he supported during his many roles at the university....
Dates: 1970 - 2008
Overview John N. Erlenborn represented the 14th Congressional district of Illinois in the United States Congress between 1965 and 1985 (89th to 98th Congresses). He retired after serving in the 98th U.S. Congress. Collection consists of correspondence with constituents, transcripts of speeches, documentation of all committee work (particuliarly the Committee on Government Operation and the Comittee on Education and Labor), bills introduced by Erlenborn, photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera.
Dates: 1965 - 1984
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the Most Rev. Daniel W. Kucera, O.S.B., who was the President of St. Procopius College and fifth abbot of St. Procopius Abbey at different times during the 1960s and 1970s. The bulk of the materials covers this time period. The collection is largely composed of photographs, which primarily document Kucera’s ordination, abbatial blessing, and years as abbot, although a few photographs from the 1930s capture Kucera as a student. Also included is a large...
Dates: 1937 - 1975
Scope and Contents Ralph Meeker taught at Benedictine University from 1970 until his retirement in 2014. This collection consists of records from the later part of his career, starting in 2001. The majority of the records come from the time during which he served as Dean of the College of Science and reflect his duties in that role. Types of records include correspondence, meeting minutes, and drafts of reports.
Dates: 2001 - 2011
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials generated or employed by the Board of Trustees of Saint Procopius College, Illinois Benedictine College, and Benedictine University from 1959-2011. The bulk of the collection consists of meeting minutes and materials provided to the board for consideration at the time of the meetings. The collection documents the topics addressed by the Board of Trustees and issues faced by the University over the last fifty years, a time of many changes in the practice and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, membership applications, serving schedules, financial records, and materials concerning the social activities of the society. Also included are scrapbooks created by students in the society during their visit to the Catholic Students Spiritual Leadership Convention held August 17-19, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri. Some minutes and serving schedules also exist as typed transcription in the S.W.S.S. Annals between 1914 and 1934.
Dates: 1914 - 1959
Record Group — Box: Honors Committee 1
Dates: 1958 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1994
Scope and Contents The Rose A. Carney papers consist of a variety of items that range from 1942 until 2006. There are Biographical Materials that include Carney's diplomas, dissertations, certificates, and other documents that she received throughout her life. Within this series there is a brief biographical essay written by Carney herself at the time of her retirement in 1990. This document provides insight to the sequence of events that occured in her life. Additionally there are artifacts from her...
Dates: 1942 - 2006
Collection — Box: Mothers and Friends 1
Content Description Collection consists of ledgers and photographic negatives. Ledgers contain minutes, financial information, and membership listings. In some cases news clippings and unidentified handwritten notes have been pasted in. Materials are written primarily in Czech.
Dates: 1935-01-01 - 1964-01-01
Content Description 1 linear foot of documents and scrapbooks
Dates: 1957-01-01 - 1971-01-01
Overview Thomas Dyba was an executive vice president of Illinois Benedictine College from 1974-1989. He was an avid scholar of Abraham Lincoln and this collection features many of his items. Papers include awards and recognitions, including a letter signed by then-president Ronald Reagaon. Carious periodicals and newsletters are part of this collection, many of which arrived posthumously. This collection also contains files pertaining to the creation and exhibition of the Lincoln Funeral...
Dates: 1941 - 1997
Dates: 1926 - 2002
Overview The collection consists of records of th activities funded by the COnsortium, administrative documents on the daily workings of the consortium, grants apploed to by the consortium, and publications created by the consortium.
Dates: 1984 - 2003
Scope and Contents The collection documents most of William Polk Jesse's post World War II and Manhattan Project activities. Publications collected by Jesse are included, which include his notes and notations. Publication written by Jesse are also included, as well as a collection of 96 glass slides whcih correspond to his articles and lectures. The bulk of the collection is comprised of a series of 50 lab notebooks which document the work of Jesse between the years of 1947-1972. There is one scrapbook that has...
Dates: 1891 - 1984
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) 6
- Education, Higher 2
- Illinois Benedictine College (Lisle, Ill.) 2
- St. Procopius College--History 2
- Argonne National Laboratory 1
- Bellow, Saul, 1915-2005 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) -- Buildings 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) -- Employees 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) -- Faculty 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) -- Sports 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) -- Students 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.) -- Buildings -- Birck Hall of Science 1
- Benedictine University -- College of Science 1
- Benet Academy 1
- Black lung 1
- Bohemian Benedictine Press 1
- Catholic Intellectual Tradition Seminar 1
- Catholic universities and colleges -- Illinois 1
- Cermak, Anton Joseph 1873-1933 1
- College trustees 1 ∧ less
- English 17
- Multiple languages 2
- Czech 1
- Meeker, Ralph 2
- Abraham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Ill.) 1
- Argonne National Laboratory (1946-) 1
- Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.). Board of Trustees 1
- Carney, Rose A., 1920-2007 1
- Dyba, Thomas J. 1
- Erlenborn, John Neal, 1927-2005 1
- Jesse, William Polk, 1881-1984 1
- Kanka, James George 1
- Kucera, Daniel W., 1923-2017 1
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
- Mickus, John, 1978-2011 1
- Probst, David K. 1
- Springfield College-Benedictine University 1
- St. Procopius College (Lisle, Ill.). Mothers and Friends Club 1
- St. Procopius College (Lisle, Ill.). Women's Auxiliary 1
- University of Chicago 1 ∧ less