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Academic catalogs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BVU-0005
Content Description This collection of catalogs covers nearly every year of Buena Vista College's and later, Buena Vista University's, existence, from 1891 to the present. The catalogs have gone by many names over the years: Bulletin, Catalogue, View, Buena Vista Today, among them. They list classes, curricular requirements and calendars of activities; occasionally they have photos.Until the 1970s, title pages carried dates for the preceding and current academic years, and this is likely to confuse...

Artifacts collection

 Collection
Identifier: BVU-0012

Baccalaureate and Commencement programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BVU-0003
Content Description This collection contains baccalaureate and commencement programs from 1898 until the present. There are many gaps: 1891-1897, 1899-1915, 1919-1925, 1946, 1949, 1956, 1958.

Campus Newsletters and Announcements (Internal Communications) collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BVU-0004
Content Description This collection consists of publications that were used for internal communications before email existed. The Pulse was intended specifically for students. The Vista View and the Vista Vue were published for faculty, staff, and administration.

Campus Newspaper collection

 Collection
Identifier: BVU-0001
Content Description The Campus Newspapers cover the years 1895-2012 and measure 30 linear feet. Generally, the newspapers capture the interests and activities of Buena Vista students and faculty through the years. The papers also explore topics and issues of the times in which they were published. A special paper edition was published May 27, 2017, commemorating President Fred Moore's years of service.

College and University photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: BVU-0013
Content Description This collection contains photographs depicting the history of Buena Vista College and Buena Vista University through the life of its students and faculty, through campus growth, through events, activities, and student organizations. The majority of photos contain little or no identification, especially where people are concerned. Researchers are encouraged to check the Unidentified files, as well as the Subject files for activities in which a former student may have been involved.

Grace E. Russell scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0005
Content Description Composition notebook filled with programs, clippings, photo reproductions from multiple events that Grace Russell attended. Includes multiple programs from the Chautauqua Assembly starting from the year 1904. Along with the Chautauqua programs are multiple pictures of the landscape and differnt people. The scapbook also includes multiple play and music brochures, travel brochures, and a list of recitals. Multiple pictures of groups on campus including: The Faculty, Y.W.C.A. Cabinet, and Basket...

University records

 Collection
Identifier: BVU-0015
Content Description This collection contains a variety of materials that were kept by the president's office but not necessarily issuing from or the direct responsibility of that office. In some cases, these records were compiled by the Assistant to the President and kept on file for reference.

William H. "Bill" Cumberland papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0001
Content Description Three record boxes and three document cases of files containing documents that "Bill" accumulated during his tenure at BV. These include minutes of various committees, publications, and documents related to his work as an academic. There are also documents related to his work as historian in the writing of BV's history.

Yearbooks collection

 File
Identifier: BVU-0002
Content Description The yearbooks chronicle college student life at Buena Vista College and Buena Vista University. The first yearbook, The Rudder, was published in 1907 and continued until 1937. No yearbooks were published until 1947, when The Beaver Log made its debut. Over the years, the yearbook has changed its name between The Beaver Log and The Log numerous times as well as employing a couple of different titles. In 1989, the...