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Alumni Who Earned Advanced Degrees, 1880-1963
Title: Alumni Who Earned Advanced Degrees, 1880-1963
Record Series: 08/04/14
Creator: ISNS / ISTC / SCI
Extent: 0.417 linear feet, 1 box
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.
Language: This material is entirely in English.
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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Alumni Who Earned Advanced Degrees collection, 1880-1963, Archives Record Series 08/04/14, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
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This material had been stored in the basement of Gilchrist Hall. In preparation for the repair of Gilchrist Hall following the fire in October 2005, the Alumni Association sent this material to the University Archives in June 2006.
Scope and Content
This series is a collection of Alumni Association reports on UNI alumni who earned advanced academic degrees from 1880 through about 1963; alumni engaged in particular occupations; and alumni sorted by county of residence. In one group of reports, alumni are divided into categories depending on the advanced degrees that they earned, including Ph. D, M. D., D. D. S., D. V. M., D. D.,and J. D. There are also files sorted by occupations, including guidance counselors, school superintendents, coaches, researchers, and collegiate faculty and staff. There is a file of men with master's degrees. Finally, there is a file of alumni arranged by Iowa county of residence. There is biographical information about most of the alumni in these files, including graduating class, occupation, academic degrees, address, and spouse.
The reason for the creation of these files is uncertain. However, some of them may have been created to show that UNI alumni achieved distincition in many professional fields.
Folder 1: Alumni with doctorates, 1880-1963
Folder 2: Alumni with doctorates, who earned a master's degree at UNI
Folder 2: Alumni who earned the M. D. or D. D. S. degree
Folder 3: Alumni who earned the D. V. M. degree
Folder 4: Alumni who earned the D. D. or other degrees in theology
Folder 5: Alumni who earned law degrees
Folder 6: Alumni who were appointed to federal bureaus or state agencies
Folder 7: Alumni who are researchers or writers
Folder 8: Alumni who are elementary guidance counselors
Folder 9: Alumni who are in college positions
Folder 10: Alumni who are school superintendents outside of Iowa
Folder 11: Alumni who are special teachers
Folder 12: Alumni who are coaches
Folder 13: Alumni men who have master's degrees
Folder 14: Alumni arranged by Iowa county
Collection processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, July 2006; modified, June 18, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and April 2018. Linear Feet updated August 27, 2017.