George W. Lotzenhiser Papers, 1941-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Lotzenhiser, G. W. (George W.)
George W. Lotzenhiser Papers
1941-1970 (inclusive)
.60 cubic ft.
Collection Number
SPC 977-0038 (collection)
Lotzenhiser was a student and faculty member at Eastern Washington College of Education and Eastern Washington State College (later Eastern Washington University). The collection includes yearbooks, scrapbooks, and memorabilia from his student years and some files and a scrapbook from his time as a member of the faculty.
Eastern Washington University
Archives and Special Collections
Archives & Special Collections
Eastern Washington University Libraries
320 Media Lane - 100 LIB
Cheney, WA
Telephone: 509-359-2475
Access Restrictions

Collection is available for research.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

George W. Lotzenhiser Papers; SPC 977-0038; box number; folder number; Archives & Special Collections, Eastern Washington University.

Alternative Forms Available

The scrapbooks from 1941-1942 and 1944-1965 have been digitized as part of the George W. Lotzenhiser Papers digital collection.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Accession No. SPC 977-0038:  Scrapbook and Annotated YearbooksReturn to Top

.35 cubic feet

Gift of George W. Lotzenhiser, June 1977

Materials collected while Lotzenhiser was a student at Eastern Washington College of Education.

Container(s) Description Dates
1: Yearbooks
1: Annotated Copies
Including the signatures of fellow students
Box Folder
1 1
1 2
1 3
2: Unannotated Copies
2: Scrapbooks
On campus activities. Compiled by Lotzenhiser's mother.
Box Folder
2 1
2 2
The later period deals with Lotzenhiser's teaching career at EWSC.
1945-1947; 1961-1965

Accession No. SPC 980-0126:  ScrapbookReturn to Top

.15 cubic feet

Gift of George W. Lotzenhiser, Oct. 28, 1980

Scrapbook is located in Box 2, Folder 2 of accession SPC 977-0038.

Scrapbook dealing with Lotzenhiser's days as a student at EWCE. This volume covers 1945-47 as well as 1961-65 on his teaching career at EWSC.

Accession No. SPC 982-0170Return to Top

0.1 cubic feet

Gift of George W. Lotzenhiser, June 30, 1982

This accession is contained in four file folders, located in box 2 of the Lotzenhiser Papers, SPC 977-0038.

Dr. Lotzenhiser culled this material from his office files. Most of this material pertains to the re-organization of the academic structure of Eastern Washington State College, and discussions about this during 1969 and 1970. One item of correspondence regards the construction of the Fine Arts complex in 1969, and a copy of the Music Department newsletter are included in the collection.

Description Dates
1: Correspondence Received
From Royal A. McClure Company to Dr. Lotzenhiser regarding construction of Fine Arts Complex.
Two photographs attached to this have been removed and filed with the EWU Photograph Collection.
10 October 1969
2: Newspaper Clippings
Two items, from the Easterner, dated 10-7-1969. An item from the Spokane Spokesman-Review of 10-25-1969 is an aerial view of the campus, and it has been filed with the EWU clipping file.
7 October 1969; 25 October 1969
3: Newsletters
A copy of the "Notes from the Staff," EWSC Music Department newsletter of January, 1970.
January, 1970
4: Office Files and Memoranda about Academic Re-organization
"Statement on Government of Colleges & Universities," from AAUP
Report by Dr. John Emens, AASCU Consultant
Memo by Dr. Philip R. Marshall
15 January 1970
Memo by Dr. Philip R. Marshall
21 January 1970
Statement to Faculty by Dr. Emerson C. Shuck
23 January 1970
Memo from Dr. Grant R. Thomas, Chairman of Senate
2 February 1970

Accession No. SPC 983-0190Return to Top

0.45 cubic feet

Gift of George W. Lotzenhiser, April 4, 1983

This collection consists of six (6) items of memorabilia collected by Dr. Lotzenhiser while at EWU as a student, when the school was Eastern Washington College of Education.

Dr. Lotzenhiser was a student at EWCE in the 1940's. He joined the faculty in 1960, and became Dean of the School of Fine Arts when the School of Fine Arts was created in 1972. Dr. Lotzenhiser was an active participant in student activities while at EWCE, and obtained this material at that time.

Container(s) Description Dates
1: Scarlet Arrow Achievement Trophy.
2: EWCE Class Key.
3: Intercollegiate Knights Pin.
4: Intercollegiate Knights Certificate of Membership, Tomahawk Chapter.
5: Scarlet Arrow Honorary Certificate.
6: Intercollegiate Knights Sweater.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students
  • Student activities
  • Universities and colleges--Faculty
  • Universities and colleges--Administration
  • Personal Names :
  • Lotzenhiser, G. W. (George W.)--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Eastern Washington College of Education
  • Eastern Washington State College
  • Eastern Washington University
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Memorabilia
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Eastern Washington College of Education.--Associated Students.--Kinnikinick
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Eastern Washington College of Education (creator)
    • Eastern Washington State College (creator)