Norman A. Graebner Papers, 1935-2004
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Brief Description: Papers of Norman A. Graebner (1915- ), professor of history (1956-67), including correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, programs, menus, photographs, manuscripts, course notes, and household financial ledgerbooks relating to teaching at Iowa State College (1948-56), the University of Illinois (1956-67), and the University of Virginia (1967- ); student recommendations and placement; research on American politics, diplomacy and the West in the mid-nineteenth century and American foreign policy in the twentieth century; lecturing; academic publishing; teaching and traveling in England (1958, 1990) and Australia (1962); teaching in Germany (1998-1999) as a Fulbright Scholar; Program and Historical Records Committees of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians (1956-75); the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod; family affairs; the Fulbright Alumni Association (1988-90); The Harry S. Truman Book Awards (1987-92, 1996); the General Accounting Office History Program Advisory Committee (1989-92, 1995); and Graebner's courses as a student at Milwaukee State Teachers College (1938-41, 1947-48).  Principal correspondents include Gilbert Fite, Edward M. Bennett, Richard Van Alstyne, McGraw-Hill Book Company, and Ronald Press. The papers also include materials relating to Graebner's directorship of the Pennsylvania State University Bicentennial Program "Freedom:  Then, Now, and Tomorrow" (1975-76).
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: 15/13/35
Created by: Graebner, Norman A. (1915-)
Volume: 13.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/19/1975; 7/10/80; 6/20/82; 6/25/93; 6/19/95; 8/1/95; 6/8/98; 9/7/99; 12/11/01; 8/13/04
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Arrangement: Chronological by year and alphabetical thereunder, with significant correspondents in separate alpha.
Subject Index
Bicentennial, United States
Cold War
Eastern Illinois University
England - Education
England - History and Geography
Faculty Papers
Foreign Policy
Fulbright Awards
History Department
International Relations
Iowa State University
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
Military Academy, United States
Military History
Mississippi Valley Historical Association
Music -- Australia - History and Geography
Oxford University
Pennsylvania State University
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
Stanford University
State, United States Department of
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]