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WSU. Wright State University

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Identifier: WSU
This classification groups together manuscript collections on Wright State University's history.

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Bassett Wright State University Theatre (UA-6) Collection

Identifier: UA-6

This collection contains slides, videos and published materials on Abe Bassett and the Wright State University Theatre. The slides are of productions Bassett produced during his tenure in the Theatre department. The published materials covers Bassett’s time at the Theatrer Department and the other is an autobiography.

Dates: 1970 - 1988

Beta Phi Omega Fraternity History Collection (MS-601)

Identifier: MS-601
Scope and Contents Series I, Official Records, includes materials transferred from the active fraternity. Currently, this series includes only the most recent constitution and by-laws, dated 2018. An electronic version is also available in the E-Archive.Series II, Richard P. Roy, includes materials donated by Richard P. Roy, one of the fraternity’s founding members. It includes documents, photographs, news clippings, and objects from the organization’s early history, as well as materials from later...
Dates: 1967-2018; Majority of material found within 1967-1975

Challenge '95 Papers

Identifier: UA-5

This collection documents the Challenge ’95 Project of Wright State University’s Center for Urban Planning and Public Affairs. It includes minutes, reports, forums and surveys from various subcommittees. Directories and Correspondence are also of interest to the researcher. There also is media with this collection including still photographs, audio and video of the sessions that took place from 1989-1991.

Dates: 1987 - 1994

Charles Colbert Papers

Identifier: MS-258

Papers consist of business correspondence, brochures, and working papers pertaining to Colbert's involvement with the Dayton-Miami Valley Consortium and the Wright State University Engineering Department.

Dates: 1966-1971

Dr. Richard A. DeWall Papers (MS-584)

Identifier: MS-584

The Dr. Richard A. DeWall Papers contain material from Dr. DeWall’s lengthy career. Within the collection there are copies of publications, patent documentation, and presentation slides created by Dr. DeWall. The material mostly relates to Dr. DeWall’s invention of the bubble oxygenator. However, there are some materials from his efforts to create a medical school at Wright State University.

Dates: 1948-2016; Majority of material found within 1955-1989

Phil Donahue Letter (SC-26)

Identifier: SC-26
Scope and Contents

This is a letter to Fred White, Business Manager for the Miami-OSU Dayton Campus (forerunner of Wright State University), from Phil Donahue, thanking him for his appearance on Donahue's show on WHIO, dated March 24, 1964.

Dates: 1964 Mar 24

Donald Earl Lake Musical Score (SC-102)

Identifier: SC-102
Scope and Contents

Cassette tape and two handwritten scores of the WSU Fight Song, "Stand Up and Cheer for the Raiders of WSU"

Dates: 1991

Lillie Howard WSU History Book Project Collection (UA-10)

Identifier: UA-10

Manuscript collection for Lillie Howard’s (Wright State University Vice-President for Curriculum & Instruction, retired) 50th anniversary book project on the history of Wright University, commissioned by the Wright State University Provost’s Office in 2014. It includes interviews with several former WSU administrators, faculty/staff, and members of the university community, as well as planning documents and background materials used in the writing of the book.

Dates: 2014-2018

Charles W. Ingler Papers

Identifier: MS-374
Abstract Ingler was one of the individuals responsible for Wright State University's groundbreaking in 1961 and was an important figure in Dayton. He wrote a book on Wright State University's history titled Founding and Fulfillment, published in 1987. These papers chronicle the life of Ingler, and provide insight into the history of Wright State University and education in state institutions within the greater Miami...
Dates: 1937-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1999

It Happened on Maple Street Book (SC-253)

Identifier: SC-253
Scope and Contents Published in April 2011, It Happened on Maple Street is the true-life love story of USA Today bestselling author Tara Taylor Quinn and her husband, Tim Barney. The two met while attending college at Wright State University in the fall of 1977. The book chronicles their story and is signed by the authors.Also included are exhibit text panels from the exhibit and book signing hosted by Special Collections and Archives in April 2011 as part of National Library Week “Create Your...
Dates: 2011