First Correspondence Student at Illinois | University of Illinois Archives

Title:
First Correspondence Student at Illinois
Date:
February 7, 1955
Description:

Caption on back reads: "Dean Robert B. Browne (left) of the Division of University Extension at the University of Illinois reminisces with Sherman H. Littler, (right), Champaign, who just 21 years ago today (Feb. 7) was the first student to enroll in the then new university service. Prof. Neil F. Garvey, now director of correspondence courses, looks on. Littler enrolled in a correspondence course in accountancy, and got an "A". Since, more than 26,000 persons have enrolled in mail courses, 2,200 last year, and the Extension Division serves as many students a year as the main campus. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS NEWSPHOTO From Joe Wright"

Found in RS 39/2/20, Box 10, Folder ADA-3 Continuing Education & Public Service 1953-58

Phys. Desc:

TIFF

Original print measures 25.3 cm W x 20.6 cm H

ID:
0010535
Repository:
University of Illinois Archives
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Contributor:
Holmes May 17 1989
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