Arcturus Club Brochures, 1934-1971

Collection Overview

Title: Arcturus Club Brochures, 1934-1971

Record Series: 00/00/09

Record Group:


Creator: Arcturus Club

Date: 1934-1971

Extent: 1 box, 1 folder (0.42 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Arcturus Club Brochures collection, 1934-1971, Archives Record Series 00/00/09, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

The Arcturus Club is a social organization which, according to its constitution, devotes itself “to the attainment by its members of the following objectives: To stimulate creative thinking, to encourage original investigation, to clarify problems of community interest, to perfect the art of deliberative discourse, and to expedite realization of the majority will…”

While not a UNI organization, its officers and members over the years have represented a who’s who of UNI faculty members.

These brochures were donated by the Cedar Falls Historical Society in July 2016. They cover the years 1934-1971, although some years are missing.



Folder 1: Guest Night Program Brochures

Year, date, club president

1934/1935, no date, Robert Getchell (1934), Ivan Mast (1935)

1936, November 20, George Robinson

1937, December 10, Reno Reeve

1938, missing

1939, missing

1940, December 6 (2 copies), R.F. Merner

1941, December 4, W.E. Hays

1942, December 4, J.W. Leavitt

1943, missing

1944, missing

1945, missing

1946, January 11, Roland Searight

1947, January 6, J.H. Peet

1948, January 5, W.B. Fagan

1949, missing

1950, January 5, M.R. Thompson

1951, January 10, Paul F. Bender

1952, January 14 (2 copies), George Bairnson

1953, November 7 (2 copies), Frank P. Butler

1954, December 4, Josef Shaefer

1955, December 3 (2 copies), Myron E. Russell

1956, November 16 (2 copies), Malcolm Price

1957, missing

1958, December 6, Fred F. Kercheval

1959, December 19, Herbert V. Hake

1960, December 3, Maynard Vorhees

1961, December 2 (2 copies), M.R. Thompson

1962, December 8, H.C. Orrick

1963, November 9 (3 copies), Donald F. Howard

1964, December 12, Herbert D. Temple

1965, December 4 (2 copies), William A. Anderson

1966, missing

1967, December 9, William H. Dreier

1968, December 7 (2 copies), Edward J. Thorne

1969, December 6, Henry D. Willoughby

1970, December 5 (Ladies Night, 5 copies), Willard Poppy

1971, December 4 (4 copies), Robert DeVoe

Processing Information

Collection processed by Library Associate Dave Hoing, July 19, 2016. Updated October 2017 and February 2018 (dh). Linear feet updated July 31, 2017.