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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Dorothy Crowder Chessman Papers circa 1987

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Chessman, Dorothy Crowder. Papers

Dates:

circa 1987

Size:

0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Dorothy Crowder Chessman, teacher. The Dorothy Crowder Chessman Papers consist of a manuscript from 1987 titled “University of Chicago Days.” In it Chessman describes her experiences as a student at the University of Chicago.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Chessman, Dorothy Crowder. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Dorothy Crowder Chessman attended Bradley Polytechnic Institute (now Bradley University) from 1915 to 1917. In 1917 Chessman enrolled at the University of Chicago, graduating in 1919 with a Ph.B in English. While at the University of Chicago, Chessman was a member of Pi Beta Phi.

Chessman taught English at Peoria High School after college.

Scope Note

The Dorothy Crowder Chessman Papers consist of a manuscript from 1987 titled “University of Chicago Days.” In it Chessman describes her experiences as a student at the University of Chicago.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

"University of Chicago Days," manuscript, c. 1987