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Guide to the EC​ Normal School/​State Teacher's College Clippings,​ 1913-​1950

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:
Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE UHC301

Accession Number:

Collection Number: University Historical Collection 301

Creators: L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Title: Eau Claire Normal School/State Teachers’ College Clippings

Dates: 1913-1950

Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (1 half archives box)

Location of Collection: A10/3d

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Newspaper clippings and a pamphlet regarding the establishment and growth of the Eau Claire State Normal School and the Eau Claire State Teachers College. A 1913 pamphlet entitled “WHY the Normal School at Eau Claire Should Be Constructed NOW” outlines the “urgent need” for the school in the Chippewa Valley. Newspaper clippings document the growth and development of the Eau Claire Normal School, which evolved into the Eau Claire State Teachers College in 1927.

Biographical / Historical Note

In 1913, a Citizen’s Committee made up of notable Eau Claire residents Emmet Horan, O. H. Ingram, and J. S. Owen, among others, submitted the proposal to the Wisconsin Legislature to establish the Eau Claire Normal School. The school opened in September 1916 in a single building, Schofield Hall. In 1927, the school was authorized to offer four years of higher education and to grant the degree of bachelor of education. The name was changed from Eau Claire State Normal School to Eau Claire State Teachers College.

Content Description

Newspaper clippings and a pamphlet regarding the establishment of the Eau Claire State Normal School and the growth and development of the school which became the Eau Claire State Teachers College in 1927.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to the Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: Eau Claire Normal School/State Teachers’ College Clippings, 1913-1950. UHC301. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Arrangement: Flat arrangement.

Subjects

Personal Names:
Schofield, Harvey A.
Davies, William R.

Corporate Names:
Eau Claire State Normal School
Eau Claire State Teachers College

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