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Wendell O. Metcalf Class of 1927 Materials
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Iowa College was founded in Davenport, Iowa in 1846, by a group of ministers from Andover Seminary. This group of eleven misters called themselves The Iowa Band. The college opened its doors in 1848, admitted its first students in 1850, and graduated its first two students in 1854. The college relocated to Grinnell, Iowa, in 1858 and reopened its doors in 1861. The name of the college changed to Grinnell College in 1909.
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The collection contains a scrapbook, thee editions of "The Malteaser" (March, April, May of 1926), Smith Hall materials, reunion materials, and photographs.
Wendell Oliver Metcalf attended Grinnell College from 1923-1926. He died in 1993.
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Materials donated by Wendell's son, Richard Metcalf, in February of 2018.
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Four Cyclones (1925, 1926, 1927, and 1928) were separated from the collection.
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- Grinnell College -- Students (Subject)