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University of Wisconsin--Madison



  • Existence: 1968-

Biographical / Historical

The University of Wisconsin was chartered in 1848. The name officially changed to University of Wisconsin--Madison in 1968.

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Martha Peterson papers

Call Number: RH MS 953
Overview Jamestown, Kansas native Martha Peterson (1916-2006) served as Dean of Women at the University of Kansas and the University of Wisconsin, President of Barnard College, New York, and President of Beloit College, Wisconsin. Peterson, the first woman to serve on the board of ExxonMobil, also served on many other corporate boards. This collection of her papers reflects these activities, as well as her personal and family history. The collection includes professional and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1830-2007 (bulk 1916-2006)