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Class of 1955 Materials

  • US US-IaGG MS 01.182
  • Collection
  • 1955 - 2010

These boxes contain materials relating to the Class of 1955, primarily collected by the class agents. There are numerous pictures, postcards, posters, and memorabilia from 1951-1955, in addition to reunion materials and two reunion scrapbooks compiled by the class agent Mary Norelius Sanders. Sanders' (nee Norelius) personal student agendas from 1951-1955 are included in the collection. The original accession also included class letters from 1956-2013, which were moved to RG-Alum 3.2 in order to supplement the existing collection of class letters. There are three 1951 NSO pictures in oversize, and one poster.

Edith Wentworth '1918 Papers

  • US US-IaGG MS 01.180
  • Collection
  • 1915 - 1918

Commencement programs, Grinnell College Directory, Grinnell College Bulletin, photograph.

Grinnell College

Harry S. Truman letter 1963

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.91
  • Collection

Letter written by Harry S. Truman, (President of the United States, 1945-1953), regarding a forthcoming visit to Grinnell College in October 1963.

Truman, Harry S.

James B. Fox '1965 Papers

  • US US-IaGG MS 01.184
  • Series
  • 1961 - 2017

Ephemera collected from James Fox's time as a student at Grinnell College, including programs, newspapers, correspondence, and student handbooks. Some alumni materials included.

Fox, James B.

Jesse Macy Papers 1876-1919

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.70
  • Collection

The collection contains correspondence between Macy and several people from the 1870s to 1919, including a letter from Woodrow Wilson thanking Macy for a gift and for his congratulations on the 1910 New Jersey gubernatorial election. There are a number of miscellaneous family documents, Macy’s diary from 1864-65 in Savannah, Georgia, and sixty letters of tribute at the time of Macy’s death.

Macy, Jesse

Jonathon Andelson Letters 1966-1985 1974-1985

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.110
  • Collection

Approximately 400 letters written by Andelson to his parents documenting the life of a student at a private, four-year liberal arts college and in a graduate program at a public, Big 10 university.

Andelson, Jonathan (Class of 1970)

Ric MacDowell Collection 1953-1968 1964-1968

  • US US-IaGG MS/01.172
  • Collection

These materials were collected by Ric MacDowell, class of 1968. The majority of the materials are photographic negatives and AV materials, including reel-to-reel tapes and records.

MacDowell, Ric (Class of 1968)

S. Eugene Thompson Papers 1954-2011

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.163
  • Collection

Personal papers and materials of Shaffer Eugene Thompson '58, including schoolwork from high school, Grinnell College, and graduate school. Files from his time serving as dean of students at Grinnell College, files from his work at Whitman College, Reed College, and personal correspondence, photos, and files.

Virginia Lobell Rosen '48 Papers

  • US US-IaGG MS 01.201
  • Collection

Materials related to the Grinnell College experience of Virginia "Ginny" Lobell Rosen, class of 1948.

Rosen, Virginia Lobell