Campanile Committee Records, 1923-1946
Title: Campanile Committee Records, 1923-1946
Record Series: 08/03/01 [Box 4]
Creator: Campanile Committee
Extent: 1 box (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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Scope and Content
The Campanile Committee was responsible for leading fundraising efforts to build the Campanile. The committee also had some responsibilities for Campanile upkeep and improvement after it was built.
Among the most important documents in this series are the Fasoldt correspondence and the letter from James Owen Perrine. In the Fasoldt correspondence, Dudley Fasoldt writes at length about the Fasoldt clock mechanism that was originally mounted in the Campanile. J. O. Perrine, in his 1946 letter to I. H. Hart, writes about what he believed to be his pivotal role in the acquisition of the clock mechanism.
There are also important exchanges of correspondence between Teachers College officials and the architects of Proudfoot, Bird, and Rawson on the design and construction of the Campanile.
- Folder 1: Campanile Committee minutes and correspondence, 1923-1926
- Folder 2: Campanile Committee correspondence, 1924-1929
- Folder 3: Correspondence, 1924-1946
- Folder 4: Fasoldt correspondence, 1927
- Folder 5: The Campanile--A Vision--A Reality
- Folder 6: Receipt book, 1929-1930
- Folder 7: Programs
- Folder 8: Loyalty song and other songs
- Folder 9: Program: Second Recital Campanile Chimes, Sunday, August 14, 1927, 3:00 P. M.
- Folder 10: The Fifteen Bell Chime; The Historic Fasoldt Clock; The Memorial Campanile: Campus of the Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Volume XXXVIII, Number 4, October 1937, Iowa State Teachers College Bulletin.
Papers re-processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, September 2006 and modified November 7, 2014 by Peterson. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and April 2018 and Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, March 2020. Linear feet updated August 27, 2017.