Mary Lee Spence Papers, 1964-2002 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/13/46
Acquired: 8/12/1992; 4/27/2004
Volume: 9.7 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Mary Lee Spence, professor of history (1973-90), including correspondence, reports, publications, speeches, reviews, course materials and vitae concerning departmental committees, the Committee on Program Evaluation (1985), LAS advising awards (1985-86), students, honors programs, Ph.D. examinations, Spence's co-editorship and editorship of The Expeditions of John Charles Fremont (1970-85), professional activities, Spence's promotions to associate and full professor and retirement, the History Department Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (1974-90), the Report of the External Evaluation Committee on the History Department (1978), the Humanities Committee on Advising (1975-76), the dramatic presentation "Petticoats, Principles, and Perseverance: Women from 1880 to 1940: (1980), the ad hoc Committee on Pre-Law Preparation (1974-77), sabbaticals, the Southwest Institute for Research On Women (1984-87), American Indian-white relations, history of American women, the Institute for Administrative Advancement (1974), Westerners International (1985-88), and the Western Historical Association, of which Spence was president (1981-82); this series also includes correspondence with researchers and research institutions and photocopies and transcriptions of archival documents relating to her research and published works on John C. Fremont, Jessie B. Fremont, and Lily Fremont.