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Davies, Wes

  • Person

Wes Davies, originally from Maywood, IL, graduated from Grinnell College in 1940 with a B.A. in History, and an education and political science minor. He married Dorothy Ziegenmeyer, a local Grinnellian and a member of the Class of 1939. After Grinnell, they lived in Alexandria, Virginia.

Baster, Clara M.

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Clara M. Baster (class of 1924) and Anita A. Lucke (class of 1925) were the authors of this manuscript.  Baster was from Benton Harbor, Michigan.  She majored in English and History while a student at the college, lived in Quad, and was active in Honor G and Y.W.C.A.  According to the 1924 Cyclone (p. 46), she was a “good sport,” “jolly companion on picnics,” and had a “keen sense of humor.”  No information is available on Lucke.

Wyly, Mary Gae

  • Person

Mary Wyly '62 served as a librarian at the College from 1968 to 1976.  This collection includes documents from her desk files.

Preston Family

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The Preston family were merchants in Grinnell from 1869-1962.

Wilson, J. Courtney

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Lenabel B. Courtney was probably born about 1883 and died in 1979. She grew up on a farm near Iowa Falls and moved with her family to Henrietta, Texas, when she was about 16. She and her sister, Nellie, received certificates from Iowa College Academy in 1900, having attended the Academy for only one year. Mrs. Courtney's grandson, J. Courtney Wilson, who conducted the interview, is an attorney in New Orleans and is the brother of Grinnell graduate Robert S. Wilson, ’70.

Mattison, Lillian

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Lillian Mattison graduated from Grinnell College in 1915

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