Alumni Who Earned Advanced Degrees, 1880-1963

Collection Overview

Title: Alumni Who Earned Advanced Degrees, 1880-1963

Record Series: 08/03/01 [Box 19]

Record Group:

08/03/01 Alumni Relations Collection

Creator: ISNS / ISTC / SCI

Date: 1880-1963

Extent: 1 box (0.42 linear feet)

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

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Custodial History:

This material was stored in the basement of Gilchrist Hall until preparations for Gilchrist Hall's repairs following the October 2005 fire.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The Alumni Association sent this material to SC&UA in June 2006.

Sensitive Materials Statement: Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], in the [Series Title] #[series number], [folder number or title when applicable], [Collection Name], Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa. 

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Scope and Content

This series is a collection of Alumni Association reports on UNI alumni who earned advanced academic degrees from 1880 through about 1963; alumni engaged in particular occupations; and alumni sorted by county of residence. 

In one group of reports, alumni are divided into categories depending on the advanced degrees that they earned, including Ph. D, M. D., D. D. S., D. V. M., D. D.,and J. D.  There are also files sorted by occupations, including guidance counselors, school superintendents, coaches, researchers, and collegiate faculty and staff.  There is a file of men with master's degrees.  Finally, there is a file of alumni arranged by Iowa county of residence.  There is biographical information about most of the alumni in these files, including graduating class, occupation, academic degrees, address, and spouse.


Box 1

  • Folder 1: Alumni with doctorates, 1880-1963
  • Folder 2: Alumni with doctorates, who earned a master's degree at UNI
  • Folder 2: Alumni who earned the M. D. or D. D. S. degree
  • Folder 3: Alumni who earned the D. V. M. degree
  • Folder 4: Alumni who earned the D. D. or other degrees in theology
  • Folder 5: Alumni who earned law degrees
  • Folder 6: Alumni who were appointed to federal bureaus or state agencies
  • Folder 7: Alumni who are researchers or writers
  • Folder 8: Alumni who are elementary guidance counselors
  • Folder 9: Alumni who are in college positions
  • Folder 10: Alumni who are school superintendents outside of Iowa
  • Folder 11: Alumni who are special teachers
  • Folder 12: Alumni who are coaches
  • Folder 13: Alumni men who have master's degrees
  • Folder 14: Alumni arranged by Iowa county

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, July 2006. Updated by Gerald Peterson, June 18, 2013; Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and April 2018; and Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, March 2020. Linear feet updated August 27, 2017.