Hussey Family Papers, 1879-2000
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Brief Description: Hussey Family Papers (1879-2000) including material on Mary Adeline Hussey (B.A. UI, 1928; M.A. 1929; Professor of English as an International Language, 1947-1974); her brother Stewart Clark Hussey (B.S. UI, 1926; M.S. 1927; Ph.D. 1930); their uncle Alfred T. Hussey, an Illinois farmer; and their mother, Mary Olive Riddle Hussey Materials include family history; graduation and musical production programs (some from the 1880s and 1890s); elementary, high school, college, and graduate school diplomas (1915-1930); travel and tourism information, including Afghanistan and Alaska (c. 1940s-1990s); Alfred Hussey farm and personal account books (c. 1910s-1960s); photographs and photo albums (c. 1910s; 1970s); UI transcripts and exam results for Mary Adeline Hussey and Stewart Hussey (1924-1929); Mary Adeline Hussey teaching materials from Monticello Community High School and the UI; UI Faculty Players Club memorabilia; Mary Adeline Hussey U.S. Civil Service Commission Wartime Employment Correspondence (1940-1943); UI English Department Memos and Business (1950-1973); UI activities and programs (1952-1991); histories and memorabilia for the centennials of the towns of Williamsville and Monticello, IL (1937; 1953; 1991); UI Rhetoric Staff Photographs (1949; 1961); Alfred Hussey Masonic minutes book and certificates (1911; 1914; 1932-1940); Alfred Hussey Automobile Assembly Line Layout Drawings (1922); Stewart Hussey Doctoral Dissertation (1930); and general correspondence from friends, family, students, and colleagues in Germany, Japan, China, Afghanistan, Africa, Colombia, England, and the United States regarding travel, animal rights, politics, UI English Department, and World War II, including letters to Mary Adeline Hussey from UI colleague John Hamilton (1942-1945) and letters to Mary Olive Riddle Hussey from her son Stewart Hussey (1942).
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: 41/20/141
Created by: Hussey, Mary Adeline
Volume: 6.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/31/01
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Arrangement: subject, and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Afghanistan - Education
Centennial, University
Civil Service Commission, Illinois
Class Reunions
English as a Foreign Language, Teaching of (TOEFL)
English Department
Faculty Appointments
Faculty Players Club
Faculty Salaries
Faculty Social Life
Foreign Student Advisors
Fulbright Awards
Graduate Study
High Schools Curriculum
Illinois Alumni News
International Education
Local History
Presidents, United States
Republican Party
Teacher Certification
World War II - Service and Training
Genres/Forms of Material
Farm Accounts
Languages of Materials
English [eng]