Sarah Purcell Office Files

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US US-IaGG Archives/RG-F-8-8.15

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Sarah Purcell Office Files



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Sarah Purcell graduated with a B.A. in History from Grinnell College in 1992. She also earned an A.M. (1993) and a Ph.D. (1997) from Brown University. She joined the faculty at Grinnell College in 2000. In 2016, she was installed to the named chair, the L. F. Parker Professor of History.

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Folders arranged alphabetically, then chronologically.

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The materials in Box 1 were transferred to Special Collections and Archives by Sarah Purcell in June 2021.

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For additional Social Studies Division materials, see RG-SOC.
For additional Phi Beta Kappa materials, see RG-S Series 1.02.

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