Northwestern

Lee, Charlotte (1909-1995), Papers, Edit

Summary

Identifier
20/43

Dates

  • 1948-1986 (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.00 Boxes (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    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. Charlotte I. Lee was born on August 13, 1909 in Denver, Colorado. She received her A.B. degree in 1930 and her M.A. degree in 1932, both from the University of Wichita. She also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England, in 1939 and took her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1945.

  • 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.

    The correspondence spans the period 1960-1986, is arranged chronologically, and 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.

  • 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.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Course grade records and Northwestern University alumni fund raising records may be used only with permission of the University Archivist.

  • Separated Materials

    Two photographs were transferred to the University Archives' photographic collection. A few extraneous items were discarded.

  • Related Materials

    For additional information about the Northwestern University School of Speech and the Department of Interpretation, see Lynn Miller Rein, Northwestern University School of Speech: A History (Evanston[?]: Northwestern University, 1981).

  • Processing Information

    Sr. Lorraine Bilodeau, SSA; March 1988.

  • 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.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

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