Overview of the Collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
Reference Code: AS 604
Accession Number: 19-013
Collection Number: Archives Series 604
Creators: Classen, Terry
Title: Terry Classen Papers
Quantity: .4 linear feet (1 archives box)
Location of Collection: Shelf Location D7/3d
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Terry Classen served as Director of Facilities Management at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from 1985-2015. In this capacity, he coordinated efforts associated with the construction and maintenance of campus buildings. He also worked closely with external agencies regarding land usage and related issues. The contents of this collection consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs that are associated with the history of the university.
Biographical / Historical Note
Terry Classen was the Facilities Management Director at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire for 30 years (1985 - 2015). During his career, he oversaw everything related to campus physical change, such as building construction, improvements, repairs, and land dealings, until his retirement in 2015.
This collection consists of materials collected by Terry Classen during his career as the Facilities Management Director at UWEC. Items consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs that are associated with UWEC. Of particular note are materials related to the construction and maintenance of UWEC buildings.
Acquisition Information: Donated to the Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2017.
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: Terry Classen Papers, 1941-2015. AS604. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.
Processing Note: Processed by Brian Dombrowski in December 2018.
Arrangement: Flat arrangement.
OCLC #: 1108756185
Personal Names: Classen, Terry
Subject Terms: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Facilities
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Buildings
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--History--Sources
College buildings--Wisconsin--Eau Claire
Detailed List of Contents
Box 1/Folder 1
A written account about the construction of “Old Main”
Hoeppner Letter about Schofield Hall construction
A story written by Clarice Chase Dunn about Schofield Hall
|Schofield Hall cornerstone certificate of authenticity||1976, 2013|
Nelson Memorial Carillon program
“Picturing our Past” newspaper clipping
Photos of Schofield Hall
“Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow 1916-1991"
|1/9||Periscope clippings||1957, 1960|
|1/10||View Finder clippings||2009, 2010|
|1/11||Various newspaper clippings||1967, 2010-2014|
|1/12||Look Ahead article about a proposed campus expansion||1947|
|1/13||Property Maps of UWEC campus||1926, 1967|
|1/14||UWEC campus navigation maps||1963-1968|
|1/15||Photos of UWEC campus||1930-1969|
|1/17||Council Oak Materials||1987|
|1/18||Building Dedication Programs||n.d.|
|1/19||Historical Summary of Construction Projects||1994|