Charlotte Lee (1909-1995) Papers
Scope and Contents
The Charlotte I. Lee papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence dating from 1960-1986, publication and lecture materials, course grades and NU alumni fundraising records. Biographical materials, correspondence, and publications and lecture materials comprise the bulk of the collection.
Biographical materials are comprised largely of clippings, press releases, and vitas. Awards and certificates are also included.
Correspondence, spanning the period 1960-1986, relates to Lee's academic and professional activities. Correspondence pertaining to Lee's contracts with publishers, and her duties as president of the Central States Speech Association, are arranged in topical folders. Lee's publication and lecture materials include notes for and drafts of several articles, lectures, and her book Oral Interpretation as well as an adaptation for performance of The Ring and the Book.
A folder each of course grade records and Northwestern University alumni fund raising records complete the series.
- Lee, Charlotte I. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
The papers of Charlotte I. Lee (Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1945; member of the University's Department of Interpretation faculty, 1945-1974) consist of biographical materials, correspondence dating from 1960-1986, publication and lecture materials, course grades and Northwestern University alumni fundraising records. Biographical materials, correspondence, and publications and lecture materials comprise the bulk of the collection.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
Method of Acquisition
The Charlotte I. Lee papers consist of two accessions. Accession #80-175 was separated from the Wallace A. Bacon papers; Accession #86-240 was donated to the University Archives by Charlotte I. Lee on November 17, 1986.
Two photographs were transferred to the University Archives' photographic collection. A few extraneous items were discarded.
Other Descriptive Information
Note: One videocassette, received as Accession #96-63, has been filed as VC 427 in the University Archives’ Audio Collection. The video, titled “Wisconsin Oral Interpretation Workshop, ‘In Other Words,’” featuring Charlotte Lee as guest speaker, was recorded in November, 1974.
Sr. Lorraine Bilodeau, SSA; March 1988.
- Guide to the Charlotte Lee (1909-1995) Papers
- Sr. Lorraine Bilodeau
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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