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Guide to the UWEC Department​ of History Wisconsin History Papers,​ 1954-​1978

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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 AS240

Collection Number: Archives Series 240

Creators: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Dept. of History

Title: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Dept. of History Wisconsin History Papers

Dates: 1953-1980
Quantity: 17.8 linear feet (10 archives boxes and 14 record cartons)

Location of Collection: D10/1f – D10/2e

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Student papers written for Professor Edward Blackorby’s Wisconsin History courses (HIST 154, HIST 480). All of the papers deal with local or regional history in Wisconsin.

Biographical / Historical Note

Edward C. Blackorby was born in May of 1911 in Hansboro, North Dakota. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the State Teachers Colleges in Mayville, North Dakota and both his Masters and Doctorate at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (then known as the Wisconsin State College at Eau Claire) in September of 1959. While at the university, he taught history. Dr. Blackorby retired in May of 1981. He died in August 2002.

Content Description

Student term papers from the 1950s through 1983, written for Professor Edward Blackorby’s Wisconsin History courses (HIST 154, HIST 480). All of the papers deal with local or regional history in Wisconsin. There are 14.2 linear feet of papers; the remainder of the series consists of indexes. Indexes vary in organization, quality, and completeness. The card index (boxes 16-22) is indexed by county and topic, but is ordered by entry number rather than indexing term. Restricted coversheets are organized alphabetically. A number assigned to both the paper and the coversheet links the two together.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: No information available.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public, but authors’ identities have been removed from the papers in order to protect student grade information. Coversheets for papers are restricted.

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: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Dept. of History Wisconsin History Papers, 1953-1980. AS240. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in July 2009 and indexed by Alexander Snyder in 2012.

Arrangement: Coversheets filed alphabetically; papers filed numerically.

Subjects

Personal Names: Blackorby, Edward C.

Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Dept. of History

Geographical Terms: Wisconsin – History

Detailed List of Contents

Series 240: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Dept. of History Wisconsin history papers

Student papers written for Professor Edward Blackorby's Wisconsin History courses (HIST 154, HIST 480). Most papers deal with a local or regional history in Wisconsin.

Dates: 1953-1980

Extent: 17.8 linear feet (10 archives boxes and 14 record cartons)

Container

Contents

Dates

Box/Folder 1/1

Aase - Black

Various

Box/Folder 1/2

Blair - Crinion

Various

Box/Folder 1/3

Cripe - Filter

Various

Box/Folder 1/3

Finley - Guldberg

Various

Box/Folder 1/5

Gunderson - Holdorf

Various

Box/Folder 1/6

Holmes - Klann

Various

Box/Folder 1/7

Klassen -- Lindner

Various

Box/Folder 1/8

Lindquist -- Miller

Various

Box/Folder 1/9

Miller -- Paulsen

Various

Box/Folder 1/10

Paulson -- Rogers

Various

Box/Folder 1/11

Rogowiski -- Skogstad

Various

Box/Folder 1/12

Totere -- Skoug

Various

Box/Folder 1/13

Totere -- Skoug

Various

Box/Folder 1/14

Woodburry – Polk (This box not strictly alphabetical)

Various

Box/Folder 1/14

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/15

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/16

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/17

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/18

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/19

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/20

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/21

Index cards to series

Various

Box/Folder 1/22

Index cards to series

Various

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