Edward G. Howe Papers, 1893-1912, 1963-85
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Brief Description: Papers of Edward G. Howe (1849-1931), Principal of the Preparatory School (1893-1902), including correspondence (1893-1900, 1905-06), brochures, programs (1895, 1901-02, 1905-06, 1908-09), clippings, notices, forms and photographs relating to the university and the preparatory school, the Howe home near the Observatory (1894-95), applications for teaching positions, supplies and equipment, course assignments and offerings and conferences and a zoology and physics class record book (1896-97). Correspondents include Andrew S. Draper, E. Jerome Townsend, David Kinley and Thomas J. Burrill. The series includes clippings and publications relating to Prof. Howe's children: Ralph B. ~04; Paul E. ~06, AM ~07, Ph.D. ~10; Alice ~07; Mary Howe Bebb ~09; Amy L; Edward G. Jr. ~14 and Roger F. ~18. The series includes a copy of "An Investigation of Retail Vegetable Seeds," a 1904 B.S. thesis by Ralph B. Howe and family history notes (1863-85).
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] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 10/12/21
Created by: Howe, Edward Gardiner (1849-1931)
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/6/1975; 6/6/1975; 1/1987
Arrangement: by type of material and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Preparatory Academy
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Mary Howe Bebb