Maxwell R. Garret Papers, 1940-72
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Brief Description: Papers of Maxwell R. Garret (1917- ), professor of recreation (1940-42, 1946-72) and varsity fencing coach (1940-42, 1946-72) including scrapbooks, photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence and awards concerning the fencing teams, fencing, fencing meets, Big Ten (1942-43, 1950-54, 1956, 1958, 1960-62, 1964-66, 1968, 1972) and NCAA (1956, 1958) championships, family activities at Congregation B'Nai Israel, Alpha Epsilon Pi, and Edison Junior High School, university functions, the Athletic "slush fund" (1966-67), military service in U. S. Air Force Special Service units (1943-44), and research materials.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 16/5/21
Created by: Garret, Maxwell R. (1917-)
Volume: 3.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1/1989; 10/25/1989
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Faculty Papers
Physical Training
Slush Fund
World War II - Service and Training
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]