The Early History of Ripon, Wisconsin, and its College
Follow this timeline for a brief history of the city of Ripon and Ripon College from their founding through 1880.
Learn more about distinguished former students including Al Jarreau, Harrison Ford, Spencer Tracy, Frances Lee McCain as well as some of Ripon’s performing arts history.
The Letters of Mary Thomas Schiek Sargent ’39
Mary Thomas Schiek Sargent ’39 lived in India, Ghana, Afghanistan, Bolivia, Honduras, Somalia and Pakistan.
The Pearl Dopp Collection
Dozens of letters from Pearl Pierce Dopp, a student in Ripon College’s class of 1925.
The Ripon College Antiquities Collection
The Ripon College Antiquities Collection includes Classical Greek, Etruscan, and Hellenistic Vases. The collection also consists of several other types of of objects such as wine pourers and oil containers. In addition, there are Greek, Villanovan and Iron age bronze artifacts, Roman glass vessels, Roman oil lamps, about 200 Roman coins, and seven cuneiform tablets.