Joseph A. Russell Papers, 1920-90 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/10/15
Acquired: 8/15/1977, 4/5/2013
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Predominant Dates: 1931, 1978
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Description: Papers of Joseph Albert Russell (1910-1999), Head of the Department of Geography (1949-1966), Professor of Geography (1949-1972); contains articles, awards, journal entries, newspapers clippings, photographs, publications, a scrapbook, and travel writing; including materials related to Russell's 1920 automobile trip in the American West and Mrs. Dorian Russell (mother of Joseph A. Russell), Karafuto Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Malay Peninsula, Shanghai, Hong Kong, the Suez Canal, Nikko, Nara and its Vicinity, a picture pamphlet of the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (Frank L. Wright, architect), the Joseph A. Russell Seminar Room dedication, and Russell's recollection of meeting Mohandas Gandhi.