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Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)

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1 Wright Hall turns 100
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:12, p.01
10/5/2017 Wright Hall, named for Normal School Professor David Sans Wright, turns 100-years-old. The building began construction in 1915 and was finished in 1917; photo.
2 Valuable lessons to be learned from UNI's historians
Peterson--Gerald Lee (Library Faculty)
Northern Iowa Today 85:2, p.36
7/1/2001 Gerald Peterson talks about what he has learned by studying those who have written about UNI; photo.
3 Latham at the helm
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.6
7/1/1995 Biographical sketch of O. R. Latham; his first days on campus; early objectives; photo.
4 Setting new standards for faculty preparation, professorial rank, and retirement
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.12
7/1/1995 President Latham takes initial steps to improve faculty credentials, regularize the system of faculty rank, and define the possibilities for faculty retirement; photo.
5 Five University of Northern Iowa students awarded Mabel M. Wright Scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1991:65, p.1
9/16/1991 Winners of Mabel M. Wright scholarships announced.
6 Nine University of Northern Iowa students awarded Joseph S. Wright Scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1991:64, p.1
9/16/1991 Joseph S. Wright scholarship winners announced.
7 A time of transitions; the "Golden Twenties"
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.369
7/1/1990 Survey of the local and national background for the Teachers College in the 1920s; photo.
8 Administering the Normal School
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.71
7/1/1990 Duties of the Principal and the Board with regard to appointments and curriculum; continuing difficulties with the Model School; salary controversies; photo.
9 Celebrating a half century of service
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.420
7/1/1990 The Campanile project; the 50th commencement; services of the college to the state.
10 Changing the leadership
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.82
7/1/1990 Analysis of the Board's dismissal of Principal Gilchrist and election of Principal Seerley; photo.
11 Gestation and birth
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.7
7/1/1990 General educational background in Iowa prior to the founding of the Normal School; description of General Assembly actions which resulted in the founding of the school; initial actions of Board of Directors; photo.
12 Getting started
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.27
7/1/1990 A look at the earliest days of the Normal School; description of living conditions; photo.
13 Institutional growth; transfer of governance to the State Board of Education (1906 through June, 1909)
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.255
7/1/1990 Organization of the school into formal departments; Dean of Women Walker develops guidelines for rooming houses; photo.
14 Meeting educational needs, 1890-1902
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.141
7/1/1990 Organization of academic departments, military studies, the Training School; expansion of the curriculum; photo.
15 New and expanded curricula and services (1913 through April, 1917); the Claxton Commission
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.318
7/1/1990 The college expands its services to include extension, rural education, Bible study, student health, and dormitories; a close look at the Claxton Commission Report and the Inside Survey; photo.
16 Other facets of institutional life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.484
7/1/1990 Brief survey of founding and activities of faculty social organizations.
17 President Seerley retires; an assessment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.428
7/1/1990 President Seerley is honored at his retirement in 1928; Professor Lang offers an assessment of his achievement; photo.
18 Student life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.52
7/1/1990 Account of student life, organizations, recreation, discipline, and curriculum in the first ten years of the Normal School; photo.
19 The first faculty
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.30
7/1/1990 Biographical sketches of Principal Gilchrist and Professors Bartlett, Wright, and Webster; photo.
20 The new administration begins its work
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.95
7/1/1990 Principal Seerley realigns relations with high schools and colleges; assumes new title of President; photo.
21 The principal-elect
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.90
7/1/1990 Detailed sketch of Homer Seerley's personal and educational background; photo.
22 The promise of the twentieth century; the teachers colleges
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.218
7/1/1990 The historical background for the change from normal schools to teachers colleges; photo.
23 The quest for adequate financial support
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.37
7/1/1990 Early changes in faculty; General Assembly actions affecting the Normal School; the building of the second hall: South Hall, later Old Gilchrist Hall; photo.
24 World War I and the Teachers College; contention in Cedar Falls
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.348
7/1/1990 Effects of World War I on the campus, curriculum, and students; detailed look at the student teaching controversy with the Cedar Falls schools.
25 Five students awarded $500 Mabel Wright scholarships at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1990:717, p.1
6/25/1990 The scholarships are memorials to Mabel McNally Wright, director of physical training at UNI from 1907-1910. They are designed for women of promising ability who need financial assistance to prepare themselves to teach physical education.
26 University of Northern Iowa student receives three physical education scholarships.
Public Relations News Release 1990:714, p.1
6/25/1990 Christian P. DuPont is the 1990-1991 recipient of three scholarships from the UNI School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services. They are a $500 Joseph Wright Scholarship, a $25 Virginia Ramsey Scholarship and a $150 Wild and White Award.
27 Six University of Northern Iowa students awarded Joseph S. Wright scholarships.
Public Relations News Release 1988:532, p.1
6/21/1989 List of students to receive the scholarship. Winners are Donald Buckman, Tadd Haack, Christian Dupont, Dean Schnetzer, Evan Amdahl, and Robert Gill.
28 Three student awarded $500 Mabel Wright scholarships at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:533, p.1
6/21/1989 Brief biographies of Jodi Henrich, Melissa Lamm and Kimberly Gray; winners of the Mabel M. Wright Scholarships.
29 Dubuque student at UNI receives women's studies scholarship
Public Relations News Release 1986:309, p.1
3/17/1986 Franzen, a junior with a major in English and a minor in women's studies, will receive the $500 Frances L. Webster award; she is president of the Women's Action League.
30 Name of first woman to teach at UNI added to UNI Women's Studies scholarship
Public Relations News Release 1986:288, p.1
3/4/1986 The UNI Women's Studies Advisory Board voted recently to change the name of the award to Frances L. Webster, in honor of one of the four founding faculty members.
31 Wright leaves trust to establish scholarships
UNI Century 10:4, p.6
10/1/1982 Joseph S. Wright, son of David Sands Wright, leaves $161,000 for scholarships in three areas.
32 UNI's first lady
Alumnus 66:3, p.20
9/1/1982 Biographical sketch of Frances Webster; photo.
33 "Macbeth" review questioned
Divelbess--Margaret (Education Faculty)
Northern Iowan 75:16, p.2
10/27/1978 Professor Margaret Divelbess defends the recent production of "Macbeth"; questions claim that 1978 is the 100th anniversary of Shakespearean productions at UNI.
34 Student Receives Scholarship Award
Public Relations News Release 1969:30, p.1
9/23/1969 Bennett receieved a $100 scholarship award from Mrs. Joseph Wright, a 1919 graduate of UNI. Mrs. Wright was married to the late Joseph Wright, son of David Sands Wright, member of the first UNI faculty who taught the first class in 1876.
35 Archives preserves treasures of the past
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 53:3, p.11
9/1/1968 Collections and services offered by University Archives; photo.
36 Buildings get new names
Alumnus 41:3, p.4
9/1/1957 As of June 17, 1957, Campus School is Henry Sabin Hall and Vocational Building is David Sands Wright Hall; biographical sketches of Sabin and Wright; photo.
37 Propose renaming two buildings
Alumnus 39:4, p.Inside Back Cover
12/1/1955 Committee proposes renaming Old Campus School for Henry Sabin and Vocational Building for David Sands Wright; photo.
38 Mail Box
Alumnus 37:2, p.16
5/1/1953 A few letters that were sent to the Alumnus.
39 Extracurricular activities
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.146
7/1/1951 Broad survey of the history of literary societies, campus publications, music and athletics, Greek organizations, and religious groups on campus.
40 Student groups
Alumnus 34:3, p.26
9/1/1950 Student religious groups tell about programs and plans for future development of centers; photo.
41 House being razed for ground-site for construction of Lutheran Chapel
Mayer--Roselyn M. (Student--1953)
College Eye 41:37, p.4
7/28/1950 The D. Sands Wright house was constructed in 1895; razed to make way for Missouri Synod Lutheran chapel; photo.
42 Louella M. Wright
Alumnus 31:2, p.13
4/1/1947 Is now a member of the department of English at the State University of Iowa. She is also the author of a monograph on Amos Noyes Currier. She is the daughter of the late D. Sands Wright, a member of the first faculty at Teachers College.
43 Faculty has long-time record of service
Alumnus 29:3, p.13
7/1/1945 Average term of service of faculty member is eighteen years; roster of those with long service records.
44 Graduate writes biography
Alumnus 28:2, p.9
4/1/1944 Luella Wright writes biography of Peter Melendy.
45 Mrs. D. S. Wright
Alumnus 28:2, p.32
4/1/1944 Died on April 1, 1943, in Red Oak, Iowa; wife of D. S. Wright.
46 Death ends Wright family's long association with ISTC
Alumnus 27:3, p.26
7/1/1943 Eliza Jane Rawstern Wright died April 8, 1943; obituary.
47 Death ends Wright family's association with college
College Eye 34:26, p.1
4/16/1943 Eliza Rawstern Wright died last week at the home of her daughter in Red Oak; lengthy obituary.
48 Mathematics Club is organization over thirty years on campus
College Eye 33:39, p.3
7/10/1942 Professor Wright organized it.
49 Chapel to be dedicated for Lutheran students
College Eye 33:20, p.3
2/13/1942 Description of the dedication ceremony.
50 New Lutheran chapel opens with inauguration services
College Eye 33:19, p.1
2/6/1942 Will open in house formerly owned by Professor and Mrs. David Sands Wright; plan to build chapel on the site; profile of the Reverend Edgar Brammer; photo.

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