Laura Lee (1914-1987) Papers
Scope and Contents
The Laura Lee Papers fill one box and span the period 1930-1987. The papers are organized into five categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, speeches, and publications.
The Biographical materials, spanning the years 1930-1987 consist mainly of Northwestern faculty biographical records, curricula vitae, college applications, and clippings.
The Correspondence, spanning the years 1955-1979, is primarily comprised of letters expressing gratitude for presentations given by Lee. A separate folder contains messages of condolence to Lee after the death of her husband.
The Teaching files, spanning the years 1966-1979, contain miscellaneous course notes and handouts and the qualifying examinations Lee prepared for Ph.D. Candidates in the School of Speech.
The Speeches file, spanning the years 1967-1977, consists of numerous program books for conferences and clinics at which Lee spoke and the papers and speeches she presented at the conferences.
The Publications, dating from 1959-1977, consist of various articles Lee wrote, the Northwestern University Syntax Screening Test, a report on Grammatical Development, and a review of a book she wrote.
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 Laura Lee Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, speeches, and publications.
The papers are organized into five categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, speeches, and publications.
Method of Acquisition
The Laura Lee Papers were donated to the University Archives as part of the Irving and Laura Lee Papers by Laura Lee in August 1979 as Accession No. 79-159.
A small amount of duplicated material was discarded. Three video tapes of Irving and Laura Lee at the Purdue Colloquium and nine films by Irving Lee about Speech and Communication were separated and filed with the University Archives Video Tape and Film Collection.
Margaret Faverty and Mary Grybeck, July 1997.
- Guide to the Laura Lee (1914-1987) Papers
- Margaret Faverty and Mary Grybeck
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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