Overview of the Collection
Special Collections & University Archives
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
Reference Code: USGZE AS167
Accession Number: 07-012
Collection Number: Archives Series 167
Creators: Pomp & Circumstance (Eau Claire, Wis.)
Title: Pomp & Circumstance (Eau Claire, Wis.) Commencement Kit
Quantity: 1.8 linear feet (1 flat box)
Location of Collection: A3/1c
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Kit containing memorabilia, cartoons, and spoof publications for graduating UW--Eau Claire seniors.
The kit appears to have been produced by UW--Eau Claire students and is believed to have been issued only for the spring commencement in 1980.
The kit contains a UWEC board game, a small box of memorabilia (matches and napkins from local bars and restaurants, a rock from the Chippewa River, a bag from the university bookstore), an issue of the Water Street Journal, a satirical newspaper, and a portfolio of cartoons and farcical artwork.
Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives 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 not owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
Preferred Citation: Pomp & Circumstance (Eau Claire, Wis.) Commencement Kit, 1980. AS 167. Special Collections & University Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.
Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in July 2006
Arrangement: Single item.
Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire -- Students
College students – Wisconsin – Eau Claire – Humor
Commencement ceremonies – Wisconsin – Eau Claire