The University of Wisconsin : a history

  • 1949-1999
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press
  • v. 1-2. 1848-1925 / Merle Curti & Vernon Carstensen -- v. 3. Politics, depression, and war, 1925-1945 / E. David Cronon & John W. Jenkins -- v. 4. 1945-1971, renewal to revolution / E. David cronon & John W. Jenkins.

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Date
1949-1999
Publisher
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press
Language
English
Description of Original
4 volumes : illustations, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm.
For Staff
METS

Available Contents (4 Volumes)

  1. The University of Wisconsin : a history Volume 1 1949

    1. Wisconsin state university : Madison, Wis., 1879 [illustration]
    2. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1848-1925 : volume I
    3. [Commemoration]
    4. The University charter [facsimile]
    5. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1848-1925
    6. [Dedication]
    7. Preface
    8. Contents
    9. Illustrations
    10. Origins of the state university idea: part one
    11. 1. Origins of the state university idea
    12. Years of the beginning, 1836-1866: part two
    13. 2. The University in territorial days
    14. 3. The aims of the founders
    15. 4. Concerning lands and buildings
    16. 5. Regents, presidents, professors
    17. 6. Students: Mid-Nineteenth century
    18. New foundations, 1866-1887: part three
    19. 7. Of growth and government
    20. 8. President Paul Chadbourne
    21. 9. President John Twombly
    22. 10. President John Bascom
    23. 11. The mind of John Bascom
    24. 12. Financial support from the state
    25. 13. The organization of the faculty
    26. 14. The student body
    27. 15. The student mind
    28. 16. The rise of specialized education
    29. 17. University and public schools
    30. From college to university, 1887-1903: part four
    31. 18. The making of a university
    32. 19. President Thomas Chamberlin
    33. 20. President Charles Kendall Adams
    34. 21. Getting and spending
    35. 22. The University faculty
    36. 23. Students: the end of a century
    37. 24. The rise of collegiate athletics
    38. 25. The University Extension
    39. University of Wisconsin Press
    40. Wisconsin state university : Madison, Wis., 1879 [illustration]
  2. The University of Wisconsin : a history Volume 2 1949

    1. The University of Wisconsin in 1907, 1860, 1899, 1909, 1918 [illustrations]
    2. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1848-1925 : volume II
    3. Charles R. Van Hise [portrait]
    4. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1848-1925
    5. [Acknowledgments]
    6. Contents
    7. Illustrations
    8. The University in the new century: part five
    9. 1. President Charles R. Van Hise
    10. 2. Van Hise: academic leadership
    11. 3. Van Hise: the larger public
    12. 4. President Edward A. Birge
    13. 5. Getting and spending: 1903-1914
    14. 6. Getting and spending: 1914-1925
    15. 7. The University and the state system
    16. 8. The Allen survey and the central board
    17. 9. Letters and science: policies
    18. 10. Letters and science: studies
    19. 11. The college of agriculture
    20. 12. The law school
    21. 13. The college of engineering
    22. 14. The medical school
    23. 15. Student life and interests
    24. 16. Athletics: the newer emphasis
    25. 17. The wider campus: extension
    26. Postscript
    27. Bibliographical note
    28. Sources of income of the University: 1849-1949
    29. An address by Charles R. Van Hise: May 23, 1913
    30. Index
    31. University of Wisconsin Press
    32. The University of Wisconsin in 1907, 1860, 1899, 1909, 1918 [illustrations]
  3. The University of Wisconsin : a history Volume 3 1994

    1. Campus map of the University of Wisconsin, 1925
    2. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1925-1945 : volume III
    3. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1925-1945 : Politics, Depression, and war : volume III
    4. [Dedication]
    5. Contents
    6. Illustrations
    7. Preface
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. Abbreviations
    10. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1925-1945 : volume III
    11. Introduction
    12. 1. Finding a president
    13. 2. The impresario
    14. 3. Camelot by the lake
    15. 4. Unravelled renaissance
    16. 5. A public hanging on Bascom Hill
    17. 6. The manager
    18. 7. The University at war
    19. 8. A faculty University
    20. 9. A community of scholars
    21. 10. In Loco Parentis
    22. 11. A community of students
    23. 12. The educational enterprise
    24. 13. The boundaries of the campus
    25. 14. Two difficult decades
    26. Appendix 1: The evolving face of the campus : major land acquisitions, construction, and remodeling, 1922-45
    27. Appendix 2: The evolution of UW academic programs, 1922-45
    28. Appendix 3: After the Experimental College
    29. Bibliographical note
    30. Photographic references
    31. Index
    32. Campus map of the University of Wisconsin 1925
  4. The University of Wisconsin : a history Volume 4 1999

    1. Campus map of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1971
    2. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1945-1971 : volume IV
    3. The University of Wisconsin : a history, 1945-1971 : Renewal to revolution, volume IV
    4. [Dedication]
    5. Contents
    6. Illustrations
    7. Preface
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. Abbreviations
    10. The University of Wisconsin: a history, 1945-1971 : volume IV
    11. Introduction
    12. 1. Handling the GI invasion
    13. 2. The insider president
    14. 3. A caretaker president
    15. 4. The imperial president
    16. 5. The academic enterprise
    17. 6. Reshaping the Wisconsin idea
    18. 7. The rise of student power
    19. 8. From rights to revolution
    20. 9. The UW system merger
    21. 10. End of an era
    22. Appendix: Campus map of the University of Wisconsin, 1971 [key]
    23. Bibliographical note
    24. Index
    25. Campus map of the University of Wisconsin 1971