US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.86
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Wes Davies Papers 1990-1995
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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.
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Included are “memories of a Freshman Year”, a reminiscence given at the class of 1940’s 50th reunion dinner on June 2, 1990, as well a “Moments in a Grinnell Experience” given at the Class of 1940’s 55th reunion dinner on June 2, 1995. These typed speeches include photographs of comical sketches of the Grinnell experience as drawn by Wes Davies. In an oversize drawer marked “Moments in a Grinnell Experience”, there are drafts of the sketches, full-sized sketches, and copies of the reminiscences.
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Given the Archives by the Alumni Office, 2003.