Located in Bloomington, Illinois Wesleyan University is one of the many colleges and universities that dot the landscape of central Illinois. The school was founded in 1850, and its notable alumni include Governor Lester Hunt of Wyoming and the celebrated soprano Dawn Upshaw. Created with materials from the University Archives, this digital collection provides photographs, maps, and plans that document the school's transformation over the past century and a half. Visitors will find over 1,130 items here, including a postcard illustrating the proposed campus plan of 1922 and several historic films from 1932 and 1943. Other materials cover fraternity life, glee clubs, campus leaders, and the buildings that constitute the brick-and-mortar foundation of the institution. Visitors can also search the collection by keyword.
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