Marian Silveus Papers, 1926-1962

Summary Information

Title: Marian Silveus Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1926-1962

  • Silveus, Marian, 1904-1958
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 60

Quantity: 1.6 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers of a professor of history at the Wisconsin State College, Milwaukee including correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and a small quantity of administrative and biographical materials. The papers document Silveus' career at the college from 1937 through 1958 and her historical research interests. The correspondence comprises the majority of the collection and consists of letters from Silveus' acquaintances, faculty of the college's History Department, and professional associates and organizations. Also included are letters to Silveus from U.S. servicemen during World War II, many of whom had attended the college before entering the armed services. The collection contains several unpublished manuscripts which document Silveus' historical research interests, including An American Learns to Enjoy Art (1958), Christopher Columbus (1937), Foreign Elements in Pennsylvania in the Eighteenth Century (1926), National Societies and Conventions in the Years 1850, 1860 and 1870 (1938), and The Election of 1800 in Pennsylvania (1926).

Language: English

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