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Special Collections

Idael Makeever Collection
The Idael Makeever Collection is from the estate of Idael Makeever who lived from 1867 to 1954. Documents date from 1888 to 1986. The Idael Makeever Collection consists of eleven series: books/manuscripts, poems, photographs, published poems, short stories, articles/commentaries, biographical information, miscellaneous items, sheet music correspondence, J.L. Makeever books/manuscripts and oversize items. This document is a finding aid for the collection.

Wienhorst Collection
Composer Richard William Wienhorst had a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Valparaiso University. Dr. Wienhorst wanted a set of his compositions to remain in the possession of the University, where and for whom so many of them were written. This link describes the collection and his compositions.