Betsy Ross Papers, 1897-1980
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Brief Description: Papers of Betsy Ross, including correspondence, programs, photographs, and publications relating to Ms. Ross' uncle Arthur C. Willard and his presidency (1934-46), Willard's education, faculty service (1913-34), guest lists (1934-36, 1940), President's House (1933-45), Illini Union (1936-41), Airport (1945-54), and retirement (1946).  The series includes Ms. Ross' oral history comments in the Willard administration (Aug. 30, 1967), her "I Fly the Flag" memoir (1984), and photographs of University buildings and events.
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: 2/9/22
Created by: Ross, Betsy (1901-)
Volume: 1.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 1967; 1995
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Arrangement: By type or size of material and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Illini Union
Medical Center
Social Life
Trustees, Board of
World War II - Service and Training
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]