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Baas, Alexius, 1885(?)-1970 Title: Alexius Baas Papers, 1906-1970
Quantity: 4.9 c.f., 5 tape recordings, and 195 photographs
Call Number: M95-112; M2002-017
Abstract: Papers of Alexius Baas, a Madison, Wisconsin resident known for his association with several amateur musical organizations and for his “All Around the Town” column which appeared in the Madison Capital Times. The column dealt with historic preservation and other topics of local interest. Draft literary works in the collection include an autobiography, accounts of canoe trips on the Wisconsin and Flambeau rivers, and recollections of his dogs. There are also musical scores and play scripts, engagement calendars (1947-1961) frequently containing diary-like notations, notes and student papers, horoscopes cast for various celebrities, photographs of Baas and of historic Madison buildings used in his columns, scrapbooks containing clippings of his articles (1943-1963), and biographical information concerning his musical career (1906-1935).
Babcock, J.W. (Joseph Weeks), 1850-1909 Title: Joseph Weeks Babcock Papers, 1864-1922
Quantity: 1.7 cubic feet (4 archives boxes and 1 flat box) and 28 photographs (1 folder)
Call Number: Wis Mss KP; PH 2595
Abstract: Family papers of Joseph Babcock, a lumberman and politician of Necedah, Wisconsin, consisting of family correspondence to and from Babcock; Mary F., his wife; Charles Ebenezer, their son, also a prominent businessman of Necedah; and Eva F., Charles' wife. J.W. Babcock's correspondence also consists of letters to Richard Goodell, a Republican from Platteville, while Babcock served as the Republican U.S. Representative from Wisconsin's Third District. Topics focus on the help Babcock requested from Goodell while politics required him to stay in D.C. during his re-election campaign and Goodell's search for legal work after passing the bar exam. There are also reminiscences of the elder Babcock written by Barney, a volume containing data on Third District Republican conventions, and several ledgers and cash books pertaining to a real estate venture of Charles Babcock and Harry Barney. Photographs include portraits of family, friends, and associates of Babcock, circa 1880-1890.
Babcock, S. M. (Stephen Moulton), 1843-1931 Title: Stephen M. Babcock Papers, 1814-1931
Quantity: 5.3 cubic feet (13 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder), 1 tape recording, and 9 photographs (1 folder)
Call Number: Wis Mss HG; File 1894 December 27 Oversize; Audio 1181A; PH 629
Abstract: Papers of Stephen Moulton Babcock, a University of Wisconsin professor and inventor of the Babcock milk fat content test, consisting of personal correspondence, account books, 1866-1926, Cornell University classbooks, brief and irregular diary entries for the years 1852-1882, memorandum books, 1906 lectures on dairy chemistry to the four-year agricultural students, a diploma of honorable mention from the Board of Lady Managers, the Columbian Exposition, December 27, 1894, a recipe book of May C. Babcock, and the recorded sound track from U.S. Department of Agriculture Motion Picture Service film 161-T-B interviewing Babcock about his milk testing apparatus. The letters consist of early family correspondence of Stephen Babcock's father, Peleg B. Babcock, Bridgewater, New York, concerning his agricultural and dairy pursuits and political interests; letters from Babcock's classmates at Tufts College, Cornell, and Göttingen, Germany; some correspondence concerning chemical analyses and experimental dairy work; correspondence with his fiancee and wife, May Crandall, of Winfield, New York; letters of friends and relatives of both the Babcock and Crandall families; requests for autographs; letters from organizations and individuals soliciting funds; and letters from faculty colleagues and fellow scientists.
Babula, Mary Title: Mary Babula papers
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet 2 folders
Call Number: Accession 2016/294
Abstract: Mary Babula's papers consist of awards and recognition for her work in education, as well as files related to her career and personal life.
Back, Gunnar, 1907-1983 Title: Gunnar Back Papers, 1931-1965
Quantity: 1.0 cubic foot (3 archives boxes), 96 disc recordings, 6 tape recordings, 0.2 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box), 0.4 cubic feet of negatives (2 negative boxes); plus 6 videorecordings, and 7 reels of film (16 mm)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 210AF; Disc 66A; Audio 1226A; PH U.S. Mss 210AF; AC 731; AD 586; CB 984; SCA 482; MCHC76-057
Abstract: Fragmentary papers of Gunnar Back, a radio and television news broadcaster, including biographical clippings, photographs, scripts and other writings, publicity, photographs, sound and video recordings, and correspondence. Well documented programs include Cross Fire which includes recorded interviews with Chester Bowles, Paul Douglas, Charles A. Halleck, Hubert Humphrey, Walter Reuther, Alexander Wiley, and others. Documenting Back's expertise in radio documentaries are transcripts, recorded broadcasts, and additional recorded interviews for a series on alcoholism and venereal disease. General news and entertainment scripts and newsletters document work for KFAB/KFOR in Lincoln, Nebraska, and WJSV in Washington, D.C. Individuals featured in the general reportage include William O. Douglas and Gen. Walter Bedell Smith; topics covered include Germany and Vietnam. The correspondence consists primarily of audience reactions to the cancellation of Cross Fire and Congress Today and to coverage of the Army-McCarthy hearings. Also included are drafts and notes for articles about Don Ameche, Ralph Bellamy, and Spencer Tracy written for the Collegiate Digest and other publications while a student at the University of Wisconsin. The photographs are primarily snapshots of Back broadcasting. Most are unidentified, but there are snapshots of him with Marian Anderson, Tom Ewell, Hubert Humphrey, Estes Kefauver, Robert Kennedy, Henry Cabot Lodge, Nelson Rockefeller, and Robert Taft Jr., and at work at KFAB/KFOR in Nebraska, at WJNO in Florida, and in Germany. Two signed photographs of Obie Newcombe Jr. show marines fighting on Tarawa. Films and videotapes received with the collection including interviews with Marian Anderson, Pearl Buck, Jimmy Durante, Helen Hayes, Stan Musial, Richard Nixon, and Ed Wynn as part of These Are Americans (WFIL) are unprocessed.
Bacon and Lewis (Firm) Title: Bacon and Lewis Records, 1805-1870
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 6 volumes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss BF
Abstract: Financial records of a general merchandise firm operated by A. Sidney Bacon and (William C.) Lewis at Lexington, Virginia, mainly in the 1850s. These men also appear to have operated the Washington Hotel which they supplied from their general store. The volumes record the names of customers, their purchases, and bills; items furnished to the hotel; and the general accounts of the company. Some volumes include an index to customers' names and some volumes make reference to James D. Davidson who seems to have lent Bacon and Lewis some capital for the start of their joint venture (Vol. 2, 1850-1853). Volume 5, 1854-1855, is the daybook of “Bacon and Jordan transferred to Bacon and Lewis.” Volume 4, 1852-1870, is the record kept by Lewis during his work as Commissioner of the Rockbridge County Court and shows fees received for managing executors' sales, etc.
Badger Flyers Title: Badger Flyers Records, 1928-1956
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 202
Abstract: Records of the Badger Flyers and the Wisconsin Dairy and Ice Cream Supply Men's Association, dating from 1928-1956. Advertisements for their annual convention and meeting notes from annual general meetings and executive meetings comprise the bulk of the collection.
Badger Herald Title: Badger Herald student newspaper
Quantity: 58 Linear Feet 52 volumes, 5 flat boxes, 39 large flat boxes 58 linear feet of bound and loose newspaper editions
Call Number: uac110
Abstract: This collection includes both print and microfilm copies of the student newspaper at UW-Madison titled the Badger Herald. According to the Badger Herald website, "The Badger Herald is the nation's largest fully independent student newspaper located in Madison, Wisconsin. The Herald publishes weekly print editions and provides 24-hour online coverage. The Herald strives to present objective news, entertaining sports and arts coverage and insightful editorial stances that reflect the interests and tastes of the University of Wisconsin community. In the process, we also hope to train the next generation of student journalists for success."
Badger State Folklore Society Title: Badger State Folklore Society Records, 1946-1956
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 174
Abstract: Records of the Badger State Folklore Society, an organization designed to encourage the collection, preservation, and publication of Wisconsin folklore. Included are correspondence, folk tales, and a subject file. The correspondence documents the Society's initial organization and internal operation; discussions about the intended scope and focus of the group; efforts to solicit membership; the problems the Society faced in publishing Badger Folklore; and its attempts to popularize folklore by organizing ethnic exhibits and sponsoring speakers, folk plays, and folk dancing. The folktales are composed of essays on various ethnic customs, local legends, place names, and cemetery inscriptions not only in Wisconsin but throughout the United States.
Badger Theatre (Stoughton, Wis.) Title: Badger Theatre Records, 1917-1957
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (4 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 186AN
Abstract: Financial records, correspondence, and other papers documenting the history and daily operations of the Badger Theatre, Stoughton, Wisconsin. Among the correspondence are letters to Charles Guelson and Gust Roe, managers of the theater during the 1920's. Other records include a file on the Allied Independent Theatres of Wisconsin, booking agreements, income tax records, flyers advertising coming films, insurance policies, and a small file concerning Badger Confections.
Baer, Charles Howard, 1942- Title: Charles Howard Baer Papers, 1963-1972
Extent: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 576
Abstract: Photocopies of papers collected by Baer and Roger Tauss while Northwestern University students engaged in Ph.D. research on local black political and social structure in Bolivar County, Mississippi. Much of the material relates to the North Bolivar Farm Cooperative and attempts to establish and maintain a food processing plant in the Delta. The collection includes a historical sketch, several reports, and financial and crop records of the Cooperative, a 1970 study and progress report prepared for the Cooperative on the feasibility of establishing a food processing plant, and a Tufts University School of Medicine study on the Negro population in the county (1968). There is also a 1968 report of the Agriculture Committee of the House of Representatives concerning hunger in the U.S., miscellaneous Council of Federated Organizations papers (1963-1965), a few leaflets and clippings regarding a boycott by students at Delta State College, and notes and a partial transcript from the 1967 arrest and trial of Baer and Tauss in Cleveland, Mississippi (considered by them to be an example of police harassment).
Baetz Family Title: Baetz Family Papers, 1828-1963
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and 242 photographs (1 archives box)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 134; PH Green Bay Mss 134
Abstract: Personal and business papers of a Two Rivers, Wis. family which operated a local newspaper, The Two Rivers Reporter, the Baetz Printing Co., and the Baetz Land Co. The bulk of the collection consists of the personal papers of Arthur and Ella Estey Baetz and their children. This consists of correspondence, family newsclippings, programs and memorabilia relating to various schools and colleges attended, family recipes, a 1951 diary of Ella's, materials relating to the Baetz and Estey families, obituaries, and miscellaneous items. There are also scattered records relating to the newspaper, printing company, and rental property. Of particular interest, are letters written home by the four Baetz children including daughters Margaret and Gertrude who attended college, pursuing nursing careers, and son Arthur Byron who became Head of Printing and Binding at Northland College in Ashland. The letters written by both Margaret and Gertrude discuss nursing education, medical practice, college life, and their later work as registered nurses. There are also some letters written by Margaret while she served as a First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. The Baetz photographs are primarily of family, but also include images of Stout Typographical Society field trips (Stout Institute, Menomonie, Wis.), World War II in the South Pacific, burning of the Baetz home, Northland College, and hospital and nursing scenes.
Baéz, Tony, 1948- Title: Tony Baéz Papers, 1968-2008
Quantity: 27.8 cubic feet (70 archives boxes), 15 photographs and 8 CD-ROMs (1 archives box), 3 tape recordings, and 53 videorecordings
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 8; PH Milwaukee Mss 8; Audio 1475A; VBC 122-VBC 124; VHA 926-VHA 975
Abstract: Papers of Tony Baéz, a leader of Milwaukee's Hispanic community, 1968-2008. Includes files relating to his work at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Most of these materials are associated with bilingual education, or other alternative educational programs, including Milwaukee's South Division High School. Other materials include his work with schools and districts outside of the Milwaukee area, including Hostos Community College in New York City. Files pertaining to his involvement in educational and Hispanic organizations are also included, as are research and writings on these subjects by both Baéz and other authors. The collection also contains numerous VHS tapes of a local PBS television show co-hosted by Baéz titled Adelante.
Bagnall, George L.;
United Artists Corporation
Title: George Bagnall Files: United Artists Corporation Records, Series 1B, 1936-1950
Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 99AN/1B
Abstract: Files of George Bagnall, vice president in charge of production who conducted preliminary negotiations with producers and directors, oversaw the progress of production, and maintained a broad range of relationships with producers during the exhibition period. Bagnall's major duties, as reflected in this series of papers, were to keep track of the financing and production costs for the various films. The files include correspondence with producers and directors; budgets, audit reports, balance sheets, preproduction cost sheets, loan repayment statements, wage earners reports, and tax returns; and correspondence with unions and trade guilds. In addition, Bagnall was president of two small production companies, Romaine Films and United Artists Productions (successor corporation to Walter Wanger Productions). Extensive agreements, financial papers, and reports may be found for these companies, as well as information on such details as operating expenses, Social Security, and other tax matters. Materials relating to Walter Wanger Productions/United Artists Productions are found throughout these files.
Bahr, Carol D. Behrend Title: Carol D. Behrend Bahr Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 5.8 linear ft. (13 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes) of papers and 4 folders of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 690
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Carol D. Behrend Bahr, who as a thirteen-year old girl during World War II wrote a letter to the Stars and Stripes seeking a military pen pal and received 1,500 responses from American soldiers and sailors. The letters written to Bahr make up the majority of this collection. In them, the soldiers and sailors generally thanked her for thinking of them, told her a little about their war experiences, and described their plans for after the war. Transcriptions of all the letters are included. Many correspondents sent along little pieces of memorabilia that are collected in two scrapbooks. Several newspaper clippings relate the story of Bahr's letter and the responses she received. Photographs include one shot of Bahr in 1943 and the many pictures that her pen pals sent to her.
Bailey, Jacob W. Title: Jacob W. Bailey Letters, 1850-1862
Quantity: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)
Call Number: SC 217
Abstract: Letters addressed to Jacob Bailey, West Point, New York, concerning his negotiations with William B. Slaughter and others to collect on his investment in land in the City of the Four Lakes, a city to be located on the north shore of Lake Mendota in Dane County, Wisconsin, which never was built.
Bailey, Louise, 1869- Title: Louise Bailey Diaries, 1893-1950
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (43 volumes in 2 archive boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Mss 291; Micro 592
Abstract: Diaries of Bailey, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, relating to her personal life and finances as a student at Whitewater Normal School, 1898-1900, and her long career as a school teacher in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Bailey, Thomas J., d. 1891 Title: Thomas J. Bailey Papers, 1842-1844 , 1852-1918
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (1 archives box and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 21
Abstract: Two ledgers and twelve combination personal and shop diaries kept by Thomas Bailey and his son Henry, tool and cabinetmakers at Fort Howard, Green Bay, and De Pere, Wis. The entries from 1853 to about 1890 illustrate the variety of output from one local shop in Wisconsin before the development of the factory system. Entries from 1842 to 1845 record the establishment of the First Baptist Home Missionary Society in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Baillie, Edward P. Title: Edward P. Baillie Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 0.8 linear ft. (2 archives boxes and 4 oversized folders) of papers and 0.4 linear ft. (1 archives box) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 941
Abstract: The papers and photographs of Edward P. Baillie, an officer in the Coastal Artillery who later served at a stateside prisoner of war camp during World War II. His time at the prisoner of war camp in Ruston, Louisiana is documented by a directory of the camp, roster of the prisoners, and various passes, as well as a sketch and several watercolor paintings by the prisoners. The camp held German and Ukrainian prisoners, largely officers. A large amount of study materials from his time at a radar school at the Presidio show the information being presented to the students. The collection also contains numerous souvenirs collected by Baillie and his wife, Sarah, in the several states and bases at which he served during the war. Sarah stayed with Baillie as he was transferred around the country and often found war work at nearby bases. Largely ephemeral in nature, these souvenirs document the stateside soldier as tourist. Many of the souvenirs are postcards, but they also include menus, flyers, and advertisements for local establishments from places like a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico, the Carlsbad Caverns, Muir Woods, Lake Tahoe, New Orleans, and San Quentin prison. A newspaper from San Francisco welcomed war workers to the city, introducing restaurants and other places of interest in the city. Photographs correspond to the souvenirs in that they document the travels and recreational activities of Edward and Sarah rather than his military service. The photographs of landlords show that Sarah lived off base and needed to find accommodations. Edward is in uniform in most of the photographs and there are shots of other uniformed men at the Army base in San Rafael, California.
Baird, Elizabeth T. (Elizabeth Thérèse), 1810-1890 Title: Elizabeth T. Baird Papers, 1795, 1827-1899
Quantity: 0.6 cubic feet (1 archives box and 3 oversize folders)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 206
Abstract: Papers of Elizabeth Thérèse Fisher Baird including correspondence, land records, and newspaper articles written by Baird. The correspondence contains letters from Baird to the Waring family discussing life in and around Green Bay from 1869-1876 including a letter written after the Peshtigo Fire. The newspaper articles were from a series entitled "O-De-Jit-Wa-Win-Wing ---- Contes du Tempes Passe" published in the Green Bay State Gazette, recounting her life on Mackinac Island, Michigan and in early territorial Wisconsin. The legal records include a 1795 pension record, an indenture certificate and other legal land documents. Also includes letters in German from C.A.L. Tanks while in Fort Howard to his sister Mrs. Otto Tanks from 1875 to 1888.
Baird, Henry S. (Henry Samuel), 1800-1875;
Baird, Elizabeth T. (Elizabeth Thérèse), 1810-1890
Title: Henry and Elizabeth Baird Papers, 1798-1937
Quantity: 3.5 cubic feet (5 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: Wis Mss V
Abstract: Papers of Henry Samuel Baird, an attorney in Green Bay, Wisconsin, active in Territorial politics and Indian affairs, and of Elizabeth Thérèse Fisher Baird, his wife, and other family members. Correspondence, clippings, and other materials concerning the fur trade, Indians, and the Civil War draft, Peshtigo fire relief, real estate transactions, genealogy, and family matters.
Baird, Henry S. (Henry Samuel), 1800-1875;
Baker, James Sherman, 1815-1892
Title: Henry S. Baird and James Sherman Baker Papers, 1845-1918
Quantity: 17 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Green Bay Micro 55; Micro 522
Abstract: Records of Henry S. Baird and his son-in-law, James Sherman Baker, lawyers and land and insurance agents in Green Bay, Wisconsin, who also served as agents for the John Jacob Astor family property in Brown County, Wisconsin, 1862-1892. Includes correspondence, 1850-1892, primarily regarding land transactions. Prominent correspondents include Talbot C. Dousman, Rufus B. Kellogg, and Increase A. Lapham. Also includes tax receipts, financial reports on the Kellogg National Bank, deeds, mortgages, cancelled checks, bills and receipts of the Baird and Baker families, 1857-1895, and Baird's account book, 1856-1874.
Baker Land and Title Company (Saint Croix Falls, Wis.) Title: Baker Land and Title Company Records, 1879-1958
Quantity: 7.6 c.f. (7 archives boxes, 2 flat boxes, and 28 volumes), 33 reels of microfilm (35mm), and 2 cassette tape recordings
Call Number: River Falls Mss AZ; River Falls Micro 167; Micro 2062; Tape 139A
Abstract: Business records of an early St. Croix Valley land speculation office which evolved into a general real estate agency, and personal papers of agency owner Harry D. Baker. Originally known as the Cushing Land Agency, the company was established in 1854 to manage the land and water power investments of Caleb Cushing, a Massachusetts lawyer. Included are detailed financial records, letterbooks and a few client case files, records relating to land acquisition and sale, occasional administrative and advertising papers, and some maps which document the transition from an agency chiefly involved with timber cutover land sales for agricultural purposes to one selling developed farms and vacation lake homes. Harry D. Baker in 1893 joined his father, agency owner Joseph Stannard Baker, in the firm's management where he worked until 1966. Harry Baker's papers document his civic involvement in St. Croix Falls and regional communities and relate to the First Presbyterian Church, Red Cross and county assistance following a 1922 tornado, Polk County Council of Defense during World War I, and establishment of Interstate Park at the St. Croix River Dalles, Wisconsin's first state park. Reminiscences about the land agency, his childhood, father J. S., First Presbyterian Church, and Interstate Park are in a tape-recorded interview with Baker and a series of letters which Baker wrote to his long-deceased brother Clarence. An unpublished booklet containing recorded dialect renditions of stories told by Swedish immigrant Olag Strandberg is also part of the collection.
Baker, Charles Minton, 1804-1872 Title: Charles Minton Baker Papers, 1823-1900
Quantity: 6.0 c.f. (15 archives boxes) and 206 photographs (1 archives box and 3 albums)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss N; PH 1957; PH 1959; PH 2690
Abstract: Papers of Baker, a Lake Geneva, Wis., lawyer, member of the first state constitutional convention, railroad director, and Civil War draft commissioner, consisting primarily of letters and other papers, 1823-1879, relating to his collection agency and general law practice, local history materials, and biographical materials.
Baker, Frank E., 1877-1961 Title: Frank E. Baker Papers, 1932-1948
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss R
Abstract: Papers of Baker, a Milwaukee educator and president of the Milwaukee Normal School, consisting of published articles and unpublished manuscripts for articles, speeches, and book reviews. As a pacifist, many of Baker's speeches before and during World War II deal with the impact of the war on higher education and students. Other speeches on social issues and education reflect Baker's liberal viewpoints.
Baker, George S., collector Title: Advertising Ink Blotters, circa 1900-circa 1950
Extent: 6.3 c.f. (17 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: M2006-028
Abstract: Advertising ink blotters dating from the first half of the 20th century and consisting of 72 albums and miscellaneous loose blotters collected by George S. Baker. A significant portion of the collection consists of blotters from Milwaukee and other Wisconsin locales but blotters from other states are also represented. Subjects include automobiles and services, clothing, food, household goods, manufacturing, medicine (remedies and tonics), politics, and transportation. There are several folders and albums labeled miscellaneous which represent other advertising. The two oversize blotters are from Chevrolet and Union Mutual Life Insurance.
Baker, John Earl, 1880-1957 Title: John Earl Baker Papers, 1916-1952
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Wis Mss QH; Micro 134
Abstract: Papers of John Earl Baker, a railway and road building expert who was a director of famine relief in China for several decades. Included is extensive correspondence from Baker, chiefly to his family discussing daily life, his work, and political events. Also included are newspaper clippings concerning Baker, an unpublished biography written by his sister Alice, and two pocket diaries containing brief entries. The microfilmed and manuscript portions of the collection overlap but are not duplicates.
Baker, Joseph Stannard, 1838-1912 Title: Joseph Stannard Baker Papers, 1886-1970
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (1 archives box, 1 flat box) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: River Falls Mss EG; River Falls Micro 8; Micro 432
Abstract: Miscellaneous papers concerning Joseph Stannard Baker, a prominent early resident of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, and his family. Included are microfilmed memoirs of Baker, recounting his family's history from their arrival in America in the seventeenth century through his own experiences during the Civil War, first in the Secret Service and then in a regiment; obituaries and memorials for members of the Baker family, including a biographical sketch of his son, author Ray Stannard Baker and a memorial booklet for son Clarence Dwight Baker; a chart and letters, 1893, about Baker's hydraulic ram which provided the first indoor plumbing in St. Croix Falls; letters, 1886-1912, from Baker to his family and three letters between Florence Baker and Ray Stannard Baker; a family history including many anecdotes about Baker's father and his involvement in the temperance and anti-Masonic movements in New York; photocopies of Ray Stannard Baker's family photographs; a folder of information about the James Stannard Baker family; a genealogy of the Ray Stannard Baker family compiled by Jessie Beal Baker; and family group chart.
Bakken, Henry H. Title: Henry H. Bakken Papers, 1923-1966
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (2 record center cartons)
Call Number: M77-120
Abstract: Collected published and unpublished works of Henry H. Bakken, professor of agricultural economics at the University of Wisconsin from 1924 to 1966. As a professor and a scholar, Bakken advocated strongly for agricultural cooperatives, researched the marketing of potatoes, tobacco, and milk in Wisconsin, and consulted around the world on agricultural marketing, reform of agricultural practices, and cooperatives. The collection consists of published books on agriculture that Bakken wrote or to which he contributed and four independently bound volumes that compile both his unpublished and other published writings. The materials document Bakken’s Wisconsin and international scholarly career, in addition to the history of the theory of agricultural marketing and cooperatives, particularly in Wisconsin. The majority of Bakken's published works were published by Mimir Publishers of Madison, Wisconsin.
Balaty, Josephine Title: Josephine Balaty Wisconsin Nursing History Collection, circa 1917-1969
Quantity: 1.1 c.f. (1 record center carton and 1 oversize folder) and 61 photographs
Call Number: M70-118
Abstract: Materials, circa 1917-1969, from Josephine Balaty and other donors concerning various Wisconsin nursing and health organizations; schools for nurses in Oconomowoc, Kenosha, and Milwaukee (including photographs); Sunshine and Shadows and Other Poems, a book including poems for nurses by Alice Hansche Mortenson, R.N.; and other miscellany.
Baldassaro, Lawrence;
Vechio, Diane
[Digitized content]
Title: Italians in Milwaukee Oral History Project Records, 1991-1992
Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (2 boxes) 16 audio cassettes 530 digital files (25.15 GB)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 53
Abstract: Collection consists of transcripts and audio cassettes from an oral history project studying the first generation Italians who settled in Milwaukee's Third Ward. The interviews include information on life in Italy; immigrating to the United States; and work, social, family, and religious life in the Third Ward.
Baldus, Alvin, 1926- Title: Alvin Baldus Papers, 1965-1995
Quantity: 25.0 cubic feet (11 records center cartons, 30 archives boxes, and 7 large card boxes), 105 tape recordings, 2 videorecordings, and 2 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Stout Mss 3; Stout Micro 4; Stout Micro 5; Micro 859; Micro 996; Audio 1083A; VAA 087; VBA 562
Abstract: Legislative papers of Alvin Baldus, a Democratic political leader who served in the Wisconsin Assembly, 1966-1974, represented the Third District in the House of Representatives, 1974-1980, then served again in the Assembly, 1988-1996. The papers relate primarily to Baldus' career in Congress and his second Assembly stint and include personal and biographical information; speeches, recorded radio feeds, press releases, questionnaires, publicity stills, and other press material; constituent correspondence regarding legislation and individual problems; district project files; campaign files; office administrative files; and material concerning Baldus' chairmanship of the Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee of the Agriculture Committee and the Energy, Environment, Safety, and Research Subcommittee of the Small Business Committee. There is an incomplete name index to the correspondence. Although the collection contains virtually no working files on legislation, there are excellent materials on efforts to maintain contact with constituents. Additional subjects in which Baldus was particularly interested and which are well documented include agriculture, the dairy industry, small business, solar energy, practical politics, the Cuban emigrees at Fort McCoy, and the LaFarge Dam controversy. State legislative files include information on tort reform and on establishing a labor concession lien to protect employees (prompted by the closing of the Uniroyal company in Eau Claire, Wisconsin).
Baldwin, Tammy, 1962- Title: Tammy Baldwin Papers, 1981-1998
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 971
Abstract: Papers of Tammy Baldwin, Democratic Senator from Wisconsin (2013-) and Congresswoman from Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional district (1999-2013), documenting her early political career through her tenure in the Wisconsin State Assembly. A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Baldwin began her political career in 1986 with her election to the Dane County Board of Supervisors. She was elected in 1992 to the Wisconsin State Assembly representing the 78th Assembly district, in 1998 she was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as the first congresswoman from Wisconsin, and then in 2012 was elected to the U.S. Senate as the first woman senator from Wisconsin and first openly gay senator to the U.S. Senate. The papers focus primarily on proposed legislation in the Wisconsin State Assembly concerning same-sex partnerships and document Baldwin's involvement in issues such as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual (GLB) civil rights, gays in the military, adoption by same-sex partners, GLB rights at the University of Wisconsin, and opposition by the Religious Right. Included in the collection is correspondence, proposed legislation including drafts and notes and work group documents, media clippings, press releases, legal cases, and subject files.
Baldwin, William H., 1891-1980 Title: William H. Baldwin Papers, 1886-1980
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box) and 20 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 24AF; Micro 809; Micro 874
Abstract: Papers of a public relations specialist also well known for his many social welfare activities. Included are correspondence, financial records, reports, proposals, publications, minutes, writings and speeches, and notes. Approximately half of the collection consists of personal correspondence, the bulk of which relates to operation of the Springfield (Mass.) Republican, a family enterprise. Prominent correspondents include his cousins Roger N. Baldwin and Chester B. Bowles as well as William Benton, James Dombrowski, John Haynes Holmes, Earl Newsom, and H. T. Webster. Other personal papers includes copies of speeches, articles, and miscellaneous writings; a 1962 diary; material used for public relations lectures given at Harvard and New York University; and notes made as a student at the University of Wisconsin, 1912-1913. Relating to public relations work are correspondence, client files, publications, and financial records. The client files contain program proposals and publications prepared, distributed, or collected for various accounts. Many of the files relate to Baldwin's ongoing work regarding tariff legislation. Unfortunately other than the finished proposals, the development of most programs is only fragmentarily represented. Publications include Resolved, a newsletter published by Baldwin's firm for non-profit organizations, and lists of attitudes and opinion leaders abstracted from it. Baldwin's interest in social welfare is documented by files on the American Museum of Immigration, Fisk University, the National Urban League, the Urban League of Southwestern Fairfield County (Conn.), the Southern Education Foundation, and other groups. While the majority of these files consist only of correspondence (and that dates mainly from the mid 1950s through the 1970s), there are minutes, financial records, and publications for the AMI, the Southern Education Foundation, and the Urban League of Southwestern Fairfield County. Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., and Whitney M. Young, Jr., appear as frequent correspondents within the NUL files. Family papers consist of correspondence of Baldwin's father William H. Baldwin, Jr., and his mother Ruth Standish Baldwin and a Baldwin genealogy. William H. Baldwin, Jr.'s files contain a letter from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., a speech, and a review of a book by William B. DuBois; those of Ruth Standish Baldwin mainly contain exchanges with staff members of the Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee.
Ball, Farlin Quigley Title: Farlin Quigley Ball Letters, 1852-1911
Extent: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: M2007-079
Abstract: Correspondence of Farlin Quigley Ball (1838-1917) from the time he was a student at the University of Wisconsin through his career as the chief justice of the superior court of Cook County, Illinois. During his last term at University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Civil War broke out and in the summer of 1862 he enlisted with Company G, 31st Infantry Regiment. His Civil War correspondence includes letters to Ball from his brothers Steven Ball (22nd Wisconsin Infantry) and William H. Ball (3rd Independent Wisconsin Light Artillery) as well as letters he received from classmates, many of whom served as officers. These letters document military campaigns, the condition of the army, and difficulties faced by the soldiers and their morale. The letters preceding the war are from other UW students and female acquaintances.
Ball, Phil Title: Phil Ball Papers, 1971-1979
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: M80-027
Abstract: Materials documenting the controversy on where to build new Madison Area Technical College (MATC) facilities. Phil Ball, an aide to Madison, Wisconsin, mayor Paul Soglin, led unsuccessful efforts to keep the facilities in the downtown area. Included are MATC Board meeting materials, correspondence, City of Madison internal memoranda, and news clippings.
Ball, Robert M., 1914-2008 Title: Robert M. Ball Papers, 1935-2007
Quantity: 57.7 c.f., 75 tape recordings, 18 photographs, and 1 negative
Call Number: M2000-009; M2003-040; M2010-048
Abstract: Papers, 1935-2007, of Robert Ball, a career official and commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA), who guided the development of the social security system from 1962 to 1973. As commissioner, Ball presided over several reorganizations of the SSA, major expansions of benefits, and the passage of the Medicare Act in 1965, and also served as a member of a number of Advisory Councils for Social Security (1938-1997) and of the President's National Commission on Social Security Reform, which led to a number of amendments to the Social Security Act in 1983. The papers primarily document Ball's career in the SSA, but also concern his many other social insurance and social welfare policy-related activities.
Ballard, Anson, 1821-1873; ;
Edwards, Nathaniel, b. 1837
Title: Ballard-Edwards Papers, 1838-1874
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 3 flat boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 19
Abstract: Papers of Anson Ballard and Nathaniel Edwards, first and second husbands of Harriet M. Story of Appleton, Wis. Ballard's papers include correspondence exchanged with fraternity brothers at Hamilton College in the 1840s and with Perry H. Smith, his law partner in Appleton. A few papers relate to his extensive landholdings in Outagamie County and to his establishment and endowment of an infant school in Appleton. Edwards' papers contain correspondence relating to his work as a consulting engineer, particularly his work on the Fox and Wisconsin River Canal after 1866. A series of letters to and from the law firm of Stevens and Flower in Madison deals with railroad and other business interests. Other correspondence relates to the operations of a planing mill which he and two partners owned until its failure in 1872. Letters of his first wife, Laura M. Whittlesey, are also included.
Ballard, Clinton, 1860-1946 Title: Clinton Ballard Papers, 1921-1945
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 11
Abstract: Papers of Wisconsin State Assemblyman (1909-1921) Clinton Ballard, including personal and some official correspondence, 1921-1929, two speeches made by Ballard in his retirement years (1941 and 1945), and miscellaneous printed material, most of it relating to Robert M. La Follette's presidential campaign of 1924. Ballard served in several public capacities including State Treasury Agent (1921-1925) and, by appointment of his life-long friend, Governer Fred R. Zimmerman, Superintendent of Public Property (1926-1928). The official correspondence contained in the papers concerns Ballard's activities in these positions. Correspondents include Zimmerman, La Follette, and Robert M. La Follette, Jr.
Bambery, James E. Title: James E. Bamberry Papers, 1866-1960
Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (9 archives boxes and 5 flat boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 124
Abstract: Papers of Bambery, a junior engineer of the U.S. Engineering Office of the Department of War. The collection concerns the activities of the U.S. government's Fox River Improvement Company. Included are business correspondence, legal materials, monthly administrative reports, financial records, payroll records, logbooks of tugboat and dredge activities, and maps and diagrams pertaining to the improvement project for the Fox River. The collection also contains financial records of the Fox River Navigation Company.
Bancroft, Levi H., 1860-1948 Title: Levi H. Bancroft Papers, 1863-1956
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (1 archives box, 1 flat box, and 1 oversize folder), 1 reel of microfilm (35mm), and 50 photographs (1 archives box)
Call Number: Platteville Mss Y; Platteville Micro 14; Micro 661; File 1884 June 18 Oversize; PH 2471; PH 2472
Abstract: Miscellaneous correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and certificates of appointment kept by Bancroft, a Richland Center, Wisconsin, Republican politician and lawyer, who served as attorney general of Wisconsin from 1911 to 1913. Included are letters from Bancroft to his family describing his life at the University of Wisconsin Law School, 1882-1884; a few family letters written during the early years of his practice in Richland Center; Civil War letters from Robert M. Delap; correspondence to his wife, Myrtle De Lap Bancroft, concerning her paintings of Senator Robert La Follette and other Wisconsin political figures; and genealogical notes on the Bancroft and De Lap families. Photographs primarily include portraits of Bancroft, his family, and associates, including fellow U.W. students, circa 1861-1948.
Banker, Paul P., 1884-1962 Title: Paul P. Banker Papers, 1958-1961
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss H
Abstract: Papers of Banker, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, including clippings, correspondence, and essays dealing with Fort Atkinson local history and with German-Americans in Wisconsin, with photographs relating to the essays.
Bankhead, Lee, 1936- Title: Lee Bankhead Papers, 1962-1971
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 303
Abstract: Papers of Lee Bankhead, a civil rights worker in Bolivar County, Mississippi, who served as local head of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and as a staff member of the Tufts-Delta Health Center. In the collection are biographical materials, general correspondence, newsletters, and a variety of materials on the above two organizations and on other groups such as the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative with which she had some interest or involvement.
Banks, William H. Title: William H. Banks Papers, 1902-1909, 1945
Quantity: 0.3 c.f. (1 archives box and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: River Falls Mss EU
Abstract: Papers of William Banks, a physician in Hudson and later Baldwin, Wisconsin in the early twentieth century. The papers consist primarily of letters from his mother and father in Windsor (Minnesota) and his brother, John Frazer in Milwaukee. The bulk of the letters document routine matters such as house cleaning and the weather. Other subjects documented include hunting deer with his brother, the illness of his uncle in 1907 and the treatment he received from Dr. John Colvin in Minneapolis, and requests from his family to treat friends and relatives. Also included are two certificates of merit (1945) issued to Banks by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Washington Governor Monrad C. Wallgren in appreciation of his services given without compensation to the Selective Service System of the United States government during World War II.
Bannister, Harry Ray, 1894-1967 Title: Harry Ray Bannister Papers, 1936-1967
Quantity: 5.6 c.f. (14 archives boxes), 8 tape recordings, and 13 disc recordings
Call Number: U.S. Mss 86AF; Tape 432A; Disc 71A
Abstract: Papers of an NBC executive who served as vice-president for station relations, 1952-1961. Although his twenty-year tenure as station manager at WWJ/WWJ-TV, Detroit, Michigan, is given only light coverage, there are notable files on his years with the network. Included are correspondence, clippings, reports, speeches and writings, recordings, and biographical information. Among the prominent correspondents are Martin Agronsky, Leonard Bernstein, Martin Codel, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Gerald R. Ford, J. Edgar Hoover, Lyndon B. Johnson, Allan Nevins, George W. Romney, and Robert A. Taft. There are also routine correspondence and memoranda exchanged with various NBC executives such as David C. Adams, Robert Kintner, David and Robert W. Sarnoff, Sylvester L. Weaver, Jr., and Frank White on matters concerned with affiliate policy and relations, programming, and the development of television broadcasting. Speeches and writings include correspondence, reviews, publicity, and background information about his autobiography; free lance articles; and drafts and typed copies of speeches presented to several professional organizations and to two congressional committees.
Bantry Sister City Organization. Title: Bantry Sister City Organization Minutes
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 203
Abstract: Meeting minutes of the Bantry Sister City Organization, 2005-2006; this organization met to discuss ways to improve the sister city relationship between Bantry, Ireland and La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Barasch, Norman, 1922-;
Moore, Carroll, 1913-
Title: Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore Papers, 1957-1968
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 171AN
Abstract: Papers of two playwrights who have collaborated on productions for television, motion pictures, and the stage. Included are multiple drafts of three plays, Make a Million (1958), Send Me No Flowers (1960), and Waltz Me Around Again (1968); a story outline for the film That Funny Feeling (Universal, 1965); sketches performed by Carol Burnett on The Garry Moore Show (CBS); scripts for ten episodes of The Danny Kaye Show (CBS); and biographical notes on Moore.
Barbee, Lloyd A., 1925-
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Title: Lloyd A. Barbee Papers, 1933-1982
Quantity: 125.0 c.f. (115 archives boxes, 70 record center cartons, 34 card boxes, and 3 flat boxes), 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 3 tape recordings
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 16; Milwaukee Micro 42; Micro 920; Audio 983A
Abstract: Papers of Lloyd A. Barbee, a Milwaukee civil rights activist, lawyer, and Wisconsin state legislator (Assembly, 1964-1977). Included are personal correspondence; legal files; campaign files; legislative subject files concerning abortion, the ERA, prison and court reform, the Assembly Judiciary Committee, the Democratic Party, the Judicial Council, and court reorganization; and files concerning his involvement in groups such as the Milwaukee United School Integration Committee, Freedom Through Equality, Inc., the NAACP, and Milwaukee Legal Services. Over half of the collection consists of research material and legal records of the class action desegregation suit Amos, et al. vs. Board of School Directors of the City of Milwaukee, et al. and its subsequent remand trial. Barbee served as counsel for the plaintiffs for the duration of the trial from 1965 to 1980. Included are correspondence; transcripts, exhibits, and other court records; as well as charts, tables, graphs, maps, reports, school board minutes, and other materials concerning research on student, teacher, and administrative assignment patterns, pupil transfer policies, and building facilities.
Barber, Joel Allen, 1834- Title: Joel Allen Barber Papers, 1832-1918
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 136
Abstract: Primarily letters exchanged by Barber, a surveyor in northern Wisconsin and later a soldier in the 25th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and his parents in Vermont from 1854 to 1865. Written from Superior, Ashland, and La Pointe, Barber's letters refer to economic conditions and pioneer life, to Indian affairs, and to Catholic and Protestant missions. Also included are Civil War letters by Barber; letters from his father, G. A. Barber, while in Montpelier participating in sessions of the Vermont House of Representatives; and miscellaneous items including a Revolutionary War pension statement and genealogical data on the Green family; two letters, Sept. 4 and 27, 1870, written by Joseph C. Cover, U.S. consul at Fayal in the Azores; and a printed memorial address by Col. Clement A. Lounsberry.
Barczak, Gary J., 1939- Title: Gary J. Barczak Papers, 1973-1978
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 92
Abstract: Papers of a Democrat who represented the 24th Assembly District (1972-1982), consisting almost entirely of correspondence, memoranda, hearing testimony, reports, drafts, and research material pertaining to the Assembly Special Committee on Telephone and Electricity Rate Disparities, 1973-1974, for which Barczak acted as chairman. Of later date is a 1978 newsletter.
Bardon, Thomas, 1848-1923 Title: Thomas Bardon Papers, 1883-1922
Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 boxes incl. 5 volumes)
Call Number: Northland Mss A
Abstract: Papers of Bardon, an Ashland, Wis., financier, including personal correspondence, 1907-1921; business papers concerning mineral and timber landholdings in Michigan, Minnesota, and Northern Wisconsin, Indian lands, and two Arizona ventures, the Shattuck Mine and the Denn-Arizona Copper Company; and business accounts.
Bardwell, Elizabeth Title: Elizabeth Bardwell Papers, 1935-2002
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (2 record center cartons), 2 videorecordings, and 3 film reels
Call Number: M2000-014
Abstract: Papers of Elizabeth Bardwell, a Madison, Wisconsin environmentalist and journalist. Bardwell was especially concerned with urban restoration and beautification, and limiting uncontrolled urban growth. Her activities included advocating for bike paths and lanes, hiking and bridle paths, and organizing local environmental groups. She formed Capital Community Citizens in 1964. As a study of urban expansion and with the assistance of Capital Community Citizens, Bardwell researched and published the book, More is Less, in 1973. Bardwell also served as chairman of the Wisconsin Natural Beauty Council and attended the United Nations Habitat Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1976.
Barkin, Solomon, 1907- Title: Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project: Solomon Barkin Interview, 1977
Quantity: 8 tape recordings
Call Number: Audio 662A
Abstract: One of a series of tape-recorded oral interviews conducted with Textile Workers Union of America leaders by James A. Cavanaugh of the Historical Society staff, documenting the origins, growth, and decline of the TWUA, internal disputes, relations with other unions, and organizing drives. The interviews document textile unionism prior to the formation of the TWUA, as well as discussing major strikes and gains made through collective bargaining. Specific references are made to organizing activities in Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The Solomon Barkin interview is part of the Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project
Barkin, Solomon, 1907- Title: Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project: Solomon Barkin Interview, 1977
Quantity: 8 tape recordings
Call Number: Tape 662A
Abstract: One of a series of tape-recorded oral interviews conducted with Textile Workers Union of America leaders by James A. Cavanaugh of the Historical Society staff, documenting the origins, growth, and decline of the TWUA, internal disputes, relations with other unions, and organizing drives. The interviews document textile unionism prior to the formation of the TWUA, as well as discussing major strikes and gains made through collective bargaining. Specific references are made to organizing activities in Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The Solomon Barkin interview is part of the Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project
Barland Family Title: Barland Family Papers, 1825-2008
Quantity: 6.4 cubic feet (11 archives boxes and 5 flat boxes), 5 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 51 photographs; plus additions of 8.4 cubic feet (7 record center cartons and 5 archives boxes) and 178 photographs
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss AG; Eau Claire Micro 35; Eau Claire Micro 19; Micro 34; Micro 956; PH 4963; M2004-230; M2005-055; M2010-112; M2013-153
Abstract: Personal and business papers of three generations of the Barlands, a family with strong ties to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, together with papers of several related families, the Newlands, the Reads, the Schlegelmilchs, and the Wilsons. Included are personal letters, diaries, photographs, financial records, and genealogical materials. The papers document the life of Thomas Barland, a minister and inventor who emigrated from Scotland to Illinois and then to Eau Claire (1853). Barland's correspondence discusses pioneer life in Illinois and Wisconsin, the Civil War, slavery, and his religious views. Also documented are Barland's sisters, Betsy Barland Moffat and Jessie Barland Newlands Moore, the mother of Senator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada; Thomas' son John C. Barland, a Civil War soldier and dairy farmer; John's son, T. Gordon Barland, a prominent Eau Claire banker; and John's daughter Agnes Barland McDaniel, a missionary nurse. Noteworthy among the photographs are two snapshots of Agnes Barland McDaniel taken in Siam in the 1920s.
Barland, Thomas H., 1930- Title: Thomas H. Barland Papers, 1956-2000
Quantity: 4.8 c.f. (12 archives boxes); plus additions of 7.4 c.f and 2 tape recordings
Call Number: Mss 35; M61-242; M2011-074
Abstract: Papers of Thomas Barland, an Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, judge and Republican state assemblyman, 1960-1966; including both constituent and general correspondence, legislative committee files, draft bills, state budgets, files concerning government reorganization under the Kellett Commission (1965-1967), and campaign materials. The legislative files reflect Barland's interest in reapportionment, government reorganization, taxation, and civil rights. The papers also document Barland's activities with the Republican Party of Wisconsin, the Eau Claire County Young Republicans, and as a Circuit Court judge (1967-2000), including case files, subject files, and administrative and budget files for the Eau Claire Circuit Court. Correspondents include Ody J. Fish, John F. Kennedy, Warren P. Knowles, Gaylord Nelson, Richard M. Nixon, Alvin E. O'Konski, and Bronson C. La Follette.
Barnes, Bette Title: Bette Barnes papers
Quantity: 6.42 cubic feet 5 record cartons
Call Number: uac29
Abstract: Bette Barnes spent 36 years at UW-Madison as a graduate student, lecturer, and advocate for women in academia, from 1947-1991. Barnes was a life member of Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science (GWiS). She was the chair of the Sexual Harassment Policy Committee in the 1970s and 1980s, and she was an active member of the Committee on Women's Issues in the Medical School. Her papers include her personal research, conference materials, university sexual harassment policy paperwork, and committee notes from 1950-2007.
Barnes, Patrick H., 1899-1969 Title: Patrick H. Barnes Papers, 1918-1969
Quantity: 0.2 cubic feet (1 archives box); plus additions of 3.0 cubic feet, 88 disc recordings, 21 tape recordings, 0.1 cubic feet of photographs (1 folder), and 1 drawing (1 oversize folder)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 59AF; Audio 1893A; MCHC70-074
Abstract: Papers of Patrick "Patt" Barnes, a radio pioneer who was director of public affairs for WISN/WISN-TV, Milwaukee. Contains biographical materials, correspondence, speeches, other writings, audio recordings, a television script, and public service reports.
Barnett Family Title: Barnett Family: Family and Business Papers, 1906-1971
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 21
Abstract: Family and business records from three generations of a Milwaukee Jewish family. Isaac Barnett, who founded the family's textile business, was a Lithuanian immigrant who settled in Milwaukee in 1902 and founded the Barnett Woolen Mills around 1913. The business papers describe the company's 1938 bankruptcy and subsequent reorganization, and activities of another family business, the Muskego Company. The family papers include some genealogical information and letters written after World War II between Israel Barnett and the family's European cousins: Rabbi Saul Schenker, who had survived imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp, and Jenny Trachtenberg, both of whom were then living in France.
Barnhill, Helen I.
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Title: Helen I. Barnhill Papers, 1963-1965
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 4
Abstract: Papers of Helen I. Barnhill, the executive secretary of the Milwaukee Citizens for Equal Opportunity (MCEO). Mrs. Barnhill was also editor of the MCEO Newsletter, active in the organization's housing referral service, and worked with the allied Milwaukee United School Integration Committee (MUSIC). The MCEO was part of the Foundation for Freedom and Democracy in Community Life, an Illinois-based group which also included the United Citizens' Committee for Freedom of Residence of Evanston, Illinois. The collection consists of printed flyers, memos, and other material of the MCEO, and its parent organization; correspondence received by Mrs. Barnhill and pertaining to equal opportunities and housing; and school curricula and schedules for a “Freedom Day School,” to be held in Milwaukee on May 18, 1964. A few housing referral cards and a folder of fragmentary papers from other community groups are also present. Much of the collection consists of printed material.
Baron, Joseph L., 1894-1960 Title: Joseph L. Baron Papers, 1910-1960
Quantity: 9.0 c.f. (23 archives boxes), 23 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 13 photographs
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 173; Milwaukee Micro 45; PH Milwaukee Mss 173; Micro 1035
Abstract: Papers of Joseph L. Baron, a Wisconsin Reform rabbi whose Milwaukee rabbinical career at Temple Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun spanned the years 1926 to 1960. The collection documents his school years at Columbia University, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and Hebrew Union College from 1910 to 1920, and highlights the many achievements of his rabbinical career (1920-1960). Included is information on the establishment of synagogues in Madison and Waukesha, Wisconsin, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and the establishment of the Milwaukee Round Table of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, the Milwaukee Jewish Council, the Wisconsin Society for Jewish Learning, the Wisconsin Jewish Archives, and the Department of Hebrew Studies at the University of Wisconsin. Baron's skill as an author and editor is also reflected in the collection; among his many publications are five books: Death in Jewish Folk Religion (1932), In Quest of Integrity (1936), Candles in the Night (1940), Stars and Sand (1943) and A Treasury of Jewish Quotations (1956). The Correspondence spans the years 1910 to 1960 and includes exchanges with such luminaries as Archibald MacLeish, Sinclair Lewis, Carl Van Doren, Clifford Morehouse, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Rabbi David de Sola Pool, Louis Marshall, and Judge Charles L. Aarons. The entire collection is available both in original form and on microfilm.
Barr, Arvil S., 1892-1962 Title: Arvil S. Barr Papers, 1915-1962
Quantity: 2 archives boxes
Call Number: Mss 107
Abstract: Papers of an internationally prominent University of Wisconsin educational researcher and teacher, including correspondence, biographical materials, course materials, financial records, student papers, and grant proposals. The papers document Barr's professional career and his interest in educational testing, teaching machines, teacher evaluation, and quality prediction, through proposals related to Midwest Testing Service, Dembar Publications, the Public School Publishing Company, and a ledger for the Journal of Experimental Education, edited by Barr.
Barratt, Watson, 1884-1962 Title: Watson Barratt Papers, 1915-1961
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 143AN; Micro 625
Abstract: Papers of Watson Barratt, an artist and theatrical set designer, consisting of reviews, playbills, and scripts of plays for which he designed the sets. Biographical clippings refer not only to Barratt's career, but also to that of his wife, writer Louise Rand Bascom Barratt.
Barre Mills Co-operative Creamery (Barre Mills, Wis.). Title: Barre Mills Co-operative Creamery Financial Records
Physical Description: 1.0 cubic foot
Call Number: MSS 090
Abstract: The Bostwick Valley Creamery was in operation by 1907. During its existence, it became a cooperative and the name was changed to the Barre Mills Co-operative Creamery. The Creamery was in business at least until the late 1950s. Fred C. Miller was manager of the Creamery in 1959. This collection of financial materials includes account ledgers from the Creamery from 1928-1957.
Barrett, Thomas M., 1953- Title: Thomas M. Barrett Papers, 1984-2003
Quantity: 21.0 c.f. (21 record center cartons) and 5 photographs (1 folder)
Call Number: M2005-024
Abstract: Papers of Thomas Barrett, a Democrat who represented Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from January 1993 to January 2003. The papers document Barrett's legislative career, and consist of news clippings, press releases, office files, and subject and committee files focusing on banking and finance, energy and commerce, education, and health care.
Barron County Teachers College (Wis.) Title: Barron County Teachers College Records, 1907-1962
Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet (3 archives boxes, 2 flat boxes, and one oversize folder of drawings) and 9 photographs
Call Number: Barron Series 50; PH 6589
Abstract: Records of the Barron County Teachers College in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, 1907-1962. Minutes of the Board, 1907-1962; financial records, 1907-1964; blueprints, 1927 and 1948; administrative records, 1906-1964; teachers' registers, 1907-1962; and class photos, 1908-1949. The teachers' registers typically include student's name, date of birth, name of parents, and address.
Barron County (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Barron County (Wis.). Treasurer: Property Tax Rolls, 1868-1990
Quantity: 56 reels of microfilm (35 mm) and 42.0 c.f. (249 volumes)
Call Number: Barron Series 6
Abstract: Tax rolls showing name of owner, land description, acreage, valuation of real and personal property, amount of taxes, date and amount of payment, and by whom paid. Scattered years through 1957 and every fifth year, 1960-1990.
Barry, Lynda Butler, Jeff Comics Cousins
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Title: Comics Room collection
Quantity: 3.5 Linear Feet One records storage box, one flat metal edge box, and one letter document box Final project zines, assignments, lecture notes, ephemera, and comics
Call Number: uac138
Abstract: This collection includes both paper and digital materials. The paper materials include 32-page final projects, 2-page color comics, zines, sketches, and illustrations created by the students in the courses Images, Making Comics 1, and Making Comics 2 taught by Lynda Barry and Jeff Butler at UW-Madison between 2013 and 2022. It also includes original hand-drawn assignments, artwork, event posters, fliers, and lecture notes by Barry created between 1998 to 2022. Lynda Barry's digital materials include meeting minutes, syllabi written and illustrated assignments, student work, comic strips, photographs, PowerPoint presentations, written and illustrated reports, paintings, ink drawings, essays, teaching notes, interviews, and video drawing tutorials. Lynda Jean Barry is an educator, cartoonist, and graphic novelist known for her weekly comic strip "Ernie Pook's Comeek" and and award-winning graphic novels such as One! Hundred! Demons! and Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor. In 2013 she became the Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Creativity. Her courses explore the transformative impact of drawing on self-expression, communication, and transdisciplinary research, particularly for students who do not consider themselves artists. Jeff Butler is an illustrator, cartoonist, and 3-D artist known for his work illustrating products for role-playing games including Dungeons and Dragons, and comics including The Green Hornet. Butler began teaching comics courses at UW-Madison in 2019. The Comics Room in the George L. Mosse Humanities Building is a popular community workspace used by students, alumni, and workshop attendees equipped with art supplies, a color copier, and a comics library funded by a grant from the Chazen Family Endowment. Barry hosts open studio hours on Sundays.
Bartell, Gerald A., 1914-1990 Title: Gerald A. Bartell Papers1938-1987 (bulk 1958-1977)
Quantity: 2 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 354 audio recordings, 17 reels of film (16 mm), and 2 videorecordings
Call Number: Micro 671; Audio 1764A; AB 845-AB 854; AE 625-AE 626; AE 655-AE 658; CD 084; VBA 531-VBA 532
Abstract: Papers and recordings of Gerald "Jerry" A. Bartell, a Wisconsin broadcasting executive, including radio scripts, correspondence, subject files and audio recordings of radio shows. The radio scripts are of a promotional and educational nature and were broadcast on behalf of the Wisconsin Arts Council Inc. (WAC) over WHA and the Wisconsin Educational Network. The correspondence and subject files relate to the creation of the Wisconsin Arts Council, the Wisconsin Arts Board and involvement with other arts organizations, the Macfadden-Bartell Company, and other business ventures in the field of radio and television. The audio recordings include Playtime for Children and midday reports for WAC and the Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB). Also includes a few films similar to the Playtime for Children radio program.
Bartlett, Eliot Fitch Title: Ball-Bartlett-Fitch Family Papers, 1889-1992
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes) and 93 photographs
Call Number: Mss 991; PH Mss 991
Abstract: Papers compiled by Eliot Fitch Bartlett on various members of the Ball, Bartlett, and Fitch families of Milwaukee (Wis.) and Massachusetts, spanning three generations and consisting of correspondence, news clippings, genealogical materials, and photographs. The papers reflect Eliot Fitch Bartlett's involvement in local politics, social activism, and veterans' affairs including his membership in the American Veterans Committee and the Concord (Mass.) Democratic Town Committee. The correspondence between family members comprises the bulk of the collection documenting life among a socially prominent, upper-middle class family from the 1920s until the 1970s and concerns school experiences, women's suffrage, vacations, family events, and daily life. Also included are numerous news clippings and other biographical materials about individual family members particularly Eliot Fitch Bartlett's mother, Ruth Fitch Mason (1890-1974), a Milwaukee, Wisconsin native and respected poet, and her mother, Eliza Eliot Fitch. In addition, there is one box of photographs consisting of individual and group photographs of Eliot F. Bartlett, Ruth Mason, Grant Fitch, Walter Scott Bartlett Jr., and the Fitch home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as well as other miscellaneous and unidentified photographs. Finally, there is a small amount of genealogical material for the Allis, Cobb, Robbins, Laning, Mason, Moore, and Whetten families.
Bartlett, William W., 1861-1933 Title: William W. Bartlett Papers, 1821-1934, 1944-1962
Quantity: 10.0 c.f. (21 archives boxes, 10 flat boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss BY; Eau Claire Micro 34; Micro 582
Abstract: Papers of Bartlett, a prominent local historian in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, consisting of personal papers and his historical writings. The personal papers contain biographical and family information; correspondence, 1896-1934, with considerable information on local history topics; and files on Eau Claire activities in which Bartlett was involved, including the Eau Claire County Old Settlers' Association (1890-1929), the Prohibition Club (1885-1894), the Chippewa-Eau Claire Memorial Highway, and the local school system. The historical writings series contains published and unpublished writings, original source materials, and research notes. The bulk of this series consists of lumbering materials (1821-1932), mostly from the Daniel Shaw Lumber Company, but also from other area companies. Other topics include the Ezra Cornell/Cornell University lands in Wisconsin (1880-1892) and John Deitz and the Cameron Dam incident (1905-1919, 1945).
Bartlett, William W., 1861-1933, collector;
N. A. Preston, photographer of C-52;
Holgar Swanson, photographer of D-595-43, D595-46, D-595-47, D595-50;
Carl G. Johnson Company, Commercial Photographers and Photo-engravers, photographer of A-203
Title: William W. Bartlett Collected Negatives, circa 1850-1937
Quantity: 7.2 cubic feet (3 archives boxes and 18 negative boxes)
Call Number: PH 7031
Abstract: William W. Bartlett negative collection, consisting of copy and original glass plate, nitrate, paper, and acetate negatives, circa 1850-1937, including William W. Bartlett family photographs and trips to Louisiana and Cripple Creek, Colorado; and extensive views of logging, lumber, and sawmill operations in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and northern Wisconsin. Other images include churches, schools, government, residences, and other buildings in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and construction of the Eau Claire Public Library, 1903. Also included are copy photographs of etchings, paintings, and photographs (made 1783-1880) of Civil War military figures, Native Americans, and others in U.S. and Wisconsin history.
Bartley, Russell H. Title: Russell H. Bartley Papers, 1974-1992
Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 236
Abstract: Collection of a UWM Department of History faculty member. The collection focuses primarily on the course work and programs developed by Russell Bartley and includes course syllabi, course bibliographies, and lectures. The collection also documents Bartley's work to expand Latin American cultural and educational opportunities for students through the development of video and media projects, research grants, and special seminars.
Barton, Albert O. (Albert Olaus), 1869-1947 Title: Albert O. Barton Papers, 1858-1948
Quantity: 5.0 cubic feet (25 archives boxes) and 22 photographs
Call Number: Wis Mss OY; PH 163
Abstract: Papers of Albert O. Barton, a journalist, historian, and participant in the Progressive Party movement in Wisconsin. The papers consist of correspondence, primarily for the years 1916-1947; manuscripts of articles for the Wisconsin Farmer of which Barton was assistant editor; notes on state and local history; and drafts of original stories, poems, and plays. Many letters and notes contain biographical material on Robert M. La Follette Sr., and on the La Follette family. Barton also collected data on other persons of Wisconsin interest, notably John F. Appleby, Ole Bull, Hans C. Heg, Marcus Thrane, and Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Also present is information on the history of early Madison and Dane County, on soldiers of the Revolution and the War of 1812, on Norwegian settlement in the state, and on old cemetery inscriptions. Included are a few small groups of manuscripts of other persons collected by Barton. Photographs consist of images of Norway collected by Barton, including some made by Axel Lindahl.
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 Title: Bruce Barton Papers, 1881-1967
Quantity: 63.4 cubic feet (151 archives boxes and 8 flat boxes), 5 disc recordings, and 0.2 cubic feet of photographs (2 folders); plus additions of 1.0 cubic feet
Call Number: U.S. Mss 44AF; Disc 30A; Disc 70A; Audio 605A; PH 2930; PH 3181; M93-240
Abstract: Papers of Bruce Barton, an author, politician, and chairman of the board of the advertising agency Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn. Voluminous correspondence, which divides into general, client, and literary categories, reflects Barton's wide-ranging interests in politics, religion, advertising, business, literature, and philanthropy. The political correspondence includes letters from every President and every Republican Presidential candidate of the mid-twentieth century. Of special interest are the files for Calvin Coolidge, Thomas E. Dewey, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover, and Wendell L. Willkie. There is, however, little material pertaining to Barton's own congressional career. Correspondence relating to advertising may be found chiefly in client files, including informative files on the American Tobacco Company, Du Pont, General Electric, General Mills, New York Telephone, United Fruit, and United States Steel. Literary correspondence includes exchanges with editors and publishers as well as with the readers of his many articles, editorials, and books. The papers contain a nearly-complete set of Barton's political and religious articles and addresses, either as drafts or in printed form. Also included are manuscripts for a play and several motion pictures, none of which were produced; speeches; and miscellaneous notes. Also part of the collection are the papers of Barton's father, William E. Barton, a Lincoln authority; writings by his daughter, Betsey Barton; recordings; several diaries; photographs; and miscellaneous promotional material.
Barton, John Rector, 1897-1965 Title: John Rector Barton Papers, 1912-1965
Quantity: 2.6 c.f. (7 archives boxes), also available on 6 reels of microfilm (35mm); and 57 photographs
Call Number: Mss 401; Micro 1056; PH Mss 401
Abstract: Papers of a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of rural sociology concerning his work in Danish folk schools in the 1930's, his U.W. teaching of a Farm Short Course and working with the rural community, and his nurturing of rural cultural activities. With John Steuart Curry, U.W. Artist in Residence, Barton developed a rural arts program, centered in Madison, which achieved national attention after the publication of his book Rural Artists of Wisconsin in 1948. The collection contains an extensive set of materials relating to the publication of this book, and to other rural arts activities in which he was involved. Barton served on the Wisconsin Free Library Commission between 1947 and 1959, and also present are papers on the Commission, particularly on its 1956 search for an executive director. Additional papers document Barton's childhood, education, and retirement, and provide information on his wife, Rebecca Chalmers Barton, director of the Governor's Commission on Human Rights from 1949 to 1963. Included in the collection is correspondence with August Derleth, Aaron Bohrod, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Photographs include images related to Barton's rural studies including Labrador in 1926 and Denmark in 1939. There are also photographs of stone carvings by Boris Gilbertson of Herbster, Wis., 1941.
Bartosz, Adam, 1894-1980 Title: Adam Bartosz Papers, 1917-1980
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm); plus additions of 0.2 c.f.
Call Number: Micro 908; Milwaukee Micro 35; Stevens Point Micro 18; M82-157
Abstract: Poetry, plays, literary writings and newspaper articles by and about Bartosz, editor-in-chief (1954-1973) and editor (1937-1954) of the Stevens Point Gwiazda Polarna. Among the newspaper articles is a series which comprises his 1931 “History of the Polonian Press” in the United States, articles about prominent individuals connected with the Polish press, and his compilation of Gwiazda Polarna news clippings, circa 1968, entitled “60 Years of Gwiazda Polarna, Stevens Point and 105 Years of Polish Press in America.” There is also a run of Bartosz's weekly column in the Gwiazda Polarna, 1938-1940, 1959-1970. Bartosz's personal writings include a short play, a one-act sketch, typewritten poems, and a handwritten volume of poetry, dated 1917. Most of the material is in Polish. Also included is correspondence, as well as other records related to Polish heritage activities.
Bascom, Lelia, 1875-1968 Title: Lelia Bascom Papers, 1815-1968
Quantity: 1.0 cubic foot (2 archives boxes and 1 half-archives box), 0.2 cubic feet of photographs (1 folder and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Mss 957; PH Mss 957
Abstract: Papers of Lelia Bascom, a University of Wisconsin professor, Quaker social activist, and Madison civic leader, largely relating to her interest in the Bascom family. Included are fragmentary correspondence of her father William Russel Bascom and other members of the family, photographs, a narrative genealogy of the Russel Bascom family, and genealogical notes. In addition there is personal correspondence received during her final years and volumes recording expenditures for clothing, charitable donations, and other personal items over a 50-year period.
Basilica of St. Josaphat (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: Basilica of St. Josaphat Album, 1928
Quantity: 0.8 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Historic Photo Collection 28
Abstract: Photo album of basilica interior views. Artfully inscribed by hand is the text, "The Pastor, Sisters, and Parishioners of St. Josaphat Parish take much pleasure in dedicating this Album to the great Architect and Builder of their Basilica, Erhard Brielmaier, 1841-1917."
Bassett, Norman, 1891- Title: Norman Bassett Papers, 1932-1956
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Mss 186; Micro 574
Abstract: Papers of a president of Demco Education Corporation, a Madison, Wisconsin, printing and library supply company which published Demcourier (1932-1943), a catalog-literary magazine. The bulk of the collection concerns preparation of this magazine. Included are manuscript copies of articles and correspondence pertaining to special features on notable American authors and artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, August Derleth, Carrie Jacobs-Bond, Rockwell Kent, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Louis Untermeyer. The collection is available both in paper form and on microfilm.
Bates, Daisy, 1914?-1999 Title: Daisy Bates Papers, 1946-1966
Quantity: 2.2 cubic feet (6 archives boxes), 6 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 4 tape recordings, 123 photographs (1 archives box and 1 oversize folder) and 0.2 cubic feet of realia (1 box)
Call Number: Mss 523; Micro 801; Audio 814A; PH Mss 523; PH Mss 523 (3); M93-074
Abstract: Papers of Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist who as head of the Arkansas NAACP was a leading figure in the desegregation of the Little Rock schools in 1957. Included in the collection are general correspondence, primarily relating to her speaking engagements and writing; speeches and biographical statements; and copies of drafts to her memoir The Long Shadow of Little Rock (1962). Also includes copies of clippings pertaining to Daisy Bates, L.C. Bates, her husband, and the school desegregation crisis in general; research files on the nine students who integrated Central High School; behavioral record cards of many Central High School students (1955-1958); Arkansas and Little Rock NAACP records; a few audio recordings; and photographs documenting the activities of Daisy Bates and her involvement in the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School.
Bates, William W. (William Wallace), 1827-1912 Title: William W. Bates Papers, 1857-1912
Quantity: 0.5 c.f. (1 archives box and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 85
Abstract: Papers of Bates, a shipbuilder at Manitowoc, Wis., and Chicago, and authority on subjects connected with navigation, consisting of a number of blueprints, drawings, specifications, and plans for vessels; a few bills and receipts; letters to George C. Walker about his yacht; several muster rolls and letters relating to Bates' Civil War service in the 19th Wisconsin Infantry; and the manuscript of his “American Navigation; The Political History of Its Rise and Ruin” published in 1902.
Battell, Louis T. Title: Louis T. Battell Civil War Papers, 1862-1865
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: M2003-065
Abstract: Civil War documents, 1862-1865, of Company D of the 24th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry compiled by Lieutenant Louis T. Battell. The papers consist of Muster Rolls and Descriptive Lists with pay and clothing records of individual soldiers, quarterly returns of deceased soldiers and of ordnance and ordnance stores, and monthly returns of clothing, camp and garrison equipage. In addition there is miscellaneous correspondence with the Ordnance Department, the Treasury Department, the auditor's office, and written statements of those who were lost from the regiment and under what circumstances.
Batty, Dora M. 1900-1966 Title: Dora M. Batty Poster Series: Survivals of the Past, 1924
Quantity: 0.6 cubic feet (1 flat box)
Call Number: PH 3432
Abstract: Color lithographs, from the "Survivals of the Past" series, 1924, by Dora M. Batty, published by the London Underground, printed by John Waddington Ltd., primarily featuring royal guards and landmarks, corresponding to Underground stops. The posters were produced for display in the interior of the cars, and inside and outside the buses and trams. Batty designed posters for the Underground Group and London Transport from 1921 to 1938. In the 1920s and 1930s, Batty designed more posters for London Transport and the Underground than any other female artist.
Bauer, Clara Title: Clara Bauer Papers, 1971-1988
Quantity: 3.6 c.f. (9 archives boxes)
Call Number: Stout Mss 12
Abstract: Papers of a Durand, Wisconsin, activist in the anti-nuclear power movement. Materials include correspondence, legal materials, and newsclippings pertaining to resistance to installation of Tyrone Energy Park, a nuclear power plant, in Dunn County, Wisconsin, as well as newsletters and press releases of anti-nuclear power organizations including the Citizens for Tomorrow (founded by Clara and Lucille Bauer), the Badger Safe Energy Alliance, and Northern Thunder. Also included are scattered materials documenting the Wisconsin Farmers Union.
Bauer, William Waldo, 1892-1967 Title: W. W. Bauer Papers, 1925-1963
Quantity: 14.6 cubic feet (7 archives boxes, 90 volumes), 44 tape recordings, 367 disc recordings, and 3 films
Call Number: U.S. Mss 7AF; Disc 46A; Disc 48A; Audio 279A; Audio 1277A; DC 792-DC 794
Abstract: Papers of W. W. Bauer, a director of the American Medical Association's Bureau of Health Education, primarily composed of radio and television scripts and recordings. The scripts, which were produced under Dr. Bauer's supervision, relate to programs broadcast over the NBC, ABC, and CBS networks, as well as to numerous programs prepared for local stations. Among the titles represented are NBC's Doctors at War, Doctors at Work, and To America's Schools--Your Health; ABC's Medical Horizons; and CBS's Stephen Graham, Family Doctor. There are also scripts, 1931, written for WRJN, Racine, Wisconsin; copies of Bauer's column for the Racine Times-Call, 1925-1926; speeches; and scripts written by Mrs. Bauer for the Wisconsin State Medical Society and produced on WHA. Correspondence, 1952-1959, concerns Bauer's nationally-syndicated column, “Here's to Your Health.” Also included are excerpts from AMA annual reports on the media, other special reports, and a scrapbook of miscellaneous promotional material.
Baughman, James L., 1952- Title: James L. Baughman Papers, 1985-1992
Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet (2 records center cartons)
Call Number: M93-143
Abstract: Papers of James Baughman, member and later chair of the Wisconsin Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR). The collection documents the Committee, the issues it investigated, and, to a lesser extent, the Commission. The USCCR was established in 1957 as an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding agency of the Executive Branch for the purpose of investigating allegations of denial of civil rights. The state committees serve as local fact-finding agencies.
Baughman, James L., 1952-2016 Title: James Baughman Political Ephemera Collection, 1896-2012
Quantity: 8.5 cubic feet (2 records center cartons, 1 archives box, 6 flat boxes, and 3 oversize folders)
Call Number: PH 7052
Abstract: Collection of political campaign ephemera collected by Jim Baughman, a University of Wisconsin professor in the School of Journalism, principally consisting of United States presidential campaign buttons from 1896 (William McKinley/William Jennings Bryan) through 2012 (Barack Obama/Mitt Romney). The collection includes cased buttons maintained in Baughman's original arrangement by presidential campaign. Also included are loose campaign buttons and ephemera from both national and Wisconsin state elections as well as a few non-Wisconsin items.
Baukhage, Hilmar Robert, 1889- Title: Hilmar Robert Baukhage Papers, 1906-1962
Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes), 5 tape recordings, and 26 disc recordings
Call Number: U.S. Mss 95AF; Tape 453A; Disc 80A
Abstract: Papers of a writer, newspaperman, and Washington news commentator for NBC and ABC, primarily consisting of scripts, journals, speeches, and recordings. Scripts and discs relate almost exclusively to Baukhage's regularly-scheduled ABC radio program Baukhage Talking. Among the news events covered in the scripts are World War II, the 1944 political conventions, President Roosevelt's death, Truman's inauguration, the Nuremberg trials, the Cold War, and the Berlin crisis. Among the recordings are broadcasts about Roosevelt's funeral, the Japanese surrender, a speech by Andrei Gromyko before the Security Council in 1947, and Thomas E. Dewey's concession to Truman in 1948. The journals are comprised of notes on interviews during the 1940's with Washington, D.C., personages such as James F. Byrnes, John Foster Dulles, Harry Hopkins, Cordell Hull, Louis Johnson, George C. Marshall, Wayne L. Morse, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Robert A. Taft. Also present is an autobiographical manuscript and a history of Stars and Stripes. The remainder of the collection is comprised of speeches, fragmentary correspondence, and miscellaneous early writings.
Baumann, Isabel H., 1906- Title: Oral History Interview with Isabel H. Baumann, 1980
Quantity: 8 tape recordings
Call Number: Tape 809A
Abstract: Interview conducted in April 1980 by Dale Treleven of the Historical Society staff with Isabel Baumann, a Dane County, Wis., farm organization activist, with information on her youth near Stoughton, teaching in a rural school near Sun Prairie in the 1920s, the evolution of a modern dairy farm in the 1920s and 1930s and women's work on a farm in that period, the Pierceville Mothers' Club, the Dane County and state Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, and a radio series called the We Say What We Think Club. The final two tapes lack an abstract. They include Baumann's observations on women in the farm movement, her acquaintance with Mrs. Raymond Sayre of Iowa and Congresswoman Virginia Smith of Nebraska, daylight savings time, school consolidation, the growth of agri-business, and the histories of “The Clearing” and “The Ridges.”
Baumann, Isabel H., 1906- Title: Isabel H. Baumann Papers, 1924-1976
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 591
Abstract: Papers of a farm organization activist including scripts from the radio series called the “We Say What We Think Club,” minutes of the Pierceville Mothers' Club concerned with improving rural education, newsletters of the Dane County Rural Federation, and miscellany.
Baumgartner, Harry E. Title: Harry E. Baumgartner Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft. (2 folders) of papers and 0.6 linear ft. (2 archives boxes) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 1030
Abstract: Papers and photographs from the World War II service of Harry E. Baumgartner, a Madison native who served with the 135th Medical Regiment. Majority of the collection consists of Baumgartner's photographs from his basic training at Camp Shelby (Mississippi) through his overseas service in Australia and New Guinea. The majority of photographs are unidentified but have been grouped into either Camp Shelby or Pacific. The Camp Shelby photographs include shots of the regimental band, soldiers in various poses, tents, vehicles, local scenery, and a chaplain performing a religious service. In general they provide a feel for the atmosphere of training in Mississippi in 1941. The Pacific photographs feature aboriginal people, some Japanese prisoners of war, and members of the regiment providing medical care to wounded soldiers. There are also numerous unidentified shots of scenery, buildings, vehicles, and soldiers in uniform. These photographs show the backdrop of his service in the Pacific, focusing on recreation and military life rather than battles and military aspects. Papers are scattered and consist mostly of membership materials for the 135th Medical Regiment Association, a veterans' organization that held reunions for past members of the unit. Also includes obituary, discharge form, and scattered military documents from Baumgartner's service.
Bauser, Edward. United Artists Corporation Title: Edward Bauser correspondence: United Artists Corporation records, Series 8F, 1947-1950 (bulk 1950)
Quantity: 1.2 cubic feet (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 99AN/8F
Abstract: Correspondence mainly from 1950 of Edward Bauser, the assistant to Henry J. Muller, the corporate comptroller, and Walter Liebler, the head foreign comptroller. Topics covered include balance sheets, income statements, settlement statements, producer's allocations, the management of film prints and accessories, invoices, and tax and currency regulations.
Bay Area Community Council (Green Bay, Wis.) Title: Bay Area Community Council Records, 1991-2012
Quantity: 3.4 cubic feet (3 records center cartons and 1 archives box)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 201
Abstract: Records of the Bay Area Community Council (BACC), an organization founded in 1990 with the mission to unite business, government, and non-profit organizations to improve the local communities. The records consist of board and committee minutes, studies and project files, surveys, activities and events, and conference files as well as documentation on the BACC's Alcohol Abuse Task Force and Immigration Task Force.
Bay Area Student Committee to Abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities Title: Bay Area Student Committee to Abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities Records, 1958-1965
Quantity: 4.0 cubic feet (11 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 90
Abstract: Records of Bay Area Student Committee to Abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities (BASCAHCUA), an organization (1960-1964) of students from the San Francisco Bay Area active in both national and local opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Much of the collection focuses on BASCAHCUA's exposé of the biased representation of a 1960 anti-HUAC demonstration in San Francisco that appeared in the film Operation Abolition. Organizational and operational records consist of internal and external correspondence, financial records, public relations materials, legal material, minutes, and agenda. The internal correspondence between officers Burton White and Irving Hall reflects the dissatisfaction felt by San Francisco members with White's neglect of them in favor of national activities. In the external correspondence there are letters from Aubrey Williams and James Roosevelt. Also includes a reference file of newspaper clippings and printed matter on related topics.
Bay View (Wis.). Title: Village of Bay View Records, 1879-1887
Quantity: 5 volumes 1 folder
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 60
Abstract: Village of Bay View records. Contains four volumes, including a docket book, tax roll, and meeting minutes.
Bayley, Calvin C., 1809-1903 Title: Calvin C. Bayley Papers, 1830-1904
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Oshkosh Mss O
Abstract: Papers of Bayley, a Waupun, Wisconsin, teacher and farmer, including incoming correspondence relating to education at Amherst College, Amherst, Mass., where he received a bachelors and masters degree; at Manlius Academy, Manlius, N.Y., where he was principal, 1838-1846; and at Ripon College, Ripon, Wis., where he was principal, 1856-1861. Letters, 1843-1848, from his sister, Huldah Leavens, refer to the Spring Farm Association, a Fourierite phalanx at Sheboygan Falls, Wis. Also present are genealogical materials, photographs, recollections of the Republican Convention in Pittsburgh in 1856, and other writings and business papers.
Bayley, Edwin R., 1918- Title: Edwin R. Bayley Papers, 1941-1986
Quantity: 6.2 c.f. (16 archives boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Mss 774; Micro 1187
Abstract: Papers of a Wisconsin newspaper reporter, writer, aide to Governor Gaylord Nelson (1959-1961), press officer in the Kennedy administration (1961-1963), National Educational Television executive (1964-1969), and dean of the School of Journalism of the University of California-Berkeley (1969-1985). Included are printed and draft newspaper and periodical articles (available only on microfilm); personal and professional correspondence; speeches; original research material, notes, and drafts of his book on Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's relations with the press; and an oral history interview. Correspondents include Gaylord Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee chancellor J. Martin Klotsche, former Milwaukee Journal associates, and Wisconsin Democrats such as Patrick Lucey and John Reynolds. The McCarthy files include copies of the senator's state income tax forms and information on interviews with the journalists who covered him such as Joseph Alsop, Laurence Eklund, John Patrick Hunter, Miles McMillin, George Reedy, Morris Rubin, and John Wyngaard, and with Nathan Pusey.

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