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Waddell mss., 1944-1987

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu

Creator
Waddell, Courtney

Title
Waddell mss.,1944-1987

Collection No.
LMC 2509

Extent
300 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
Collection consists of the World War II correspondence between geologist (Byron) Courtney Waddell and his fiancée and then wife, Australian-born Lola Yvonne Line.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Born in Indianapolis, Waddell attended Indiana University, earning a B.A. in Geology in 1938, an M.A. in 1949 and his Ph.D. in 1952. He was a member of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, an honorary and professional geology fraternity and Scabbard and Blade, a national honorary military fraternity.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Legal Documents; III. Memorabilia; IV. Miscellaneous; V. Writings.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence includes letters from Lola Yvonne Line to Courtney Waddell. Legal Documents include immigrations and army records, as well as deeds and wills. Memorabilia includes photographs and greeting cards. Writings include "A Product of the Land Down Under," by Lola Yvonne Line, and Geology and Economic Resources of the Shelburn, Fairbanks, Hutton, and Pimento Quadrangles, by Courtney Waddell.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2005
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Waddell mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Craig Simpson.

Completed in 2012


Series: Correspondence

Box 1 Lola to Courtney, 1944-1946
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  • 1944, Jan.-Dec.
  • 1945, Jan. 18-31
  • 1945, Feb. 1-28
  • 1945, Mar. 1-16
  • 1945, Mar. 17-31
  • 1945, Apr. 1-15
  • 1945, Apr. 16-30
  • 1945, May 1-13
  • 1945, May 13-31
  • 1945, Jun. 1-15
  • 1945, Jun. 16-30
  • 1945, Jul. 1-15
  • 1945, Jul. 16-30
  • 1945, Jul. 31-Aug. 14
  • 1945, Aug. 15-31
  • 1945, Sept. 1-14
  • 1945, Sept. 15-Oct. 1
  • 1945, Oct. 2-15
  • 1945, Oct. 16-31
  • 1945, Nov. 1-14
  • 1945, Nov. 15-30
  • 1945, Dec. 1-14
  • 1945, Dec. 15-31
  • 1946, Jan. 1-14
  • 1946, Jan. 15-undated
  • 1946, Feb. 1-15
  • 1946, Feb. 15-Mar. 1
  • 1946, Mar. 2-14
  • 1946, Mar. 15-29
  • 1946, Apr. 2-15
  • 1946, Apr. 16-May 2
  • 1946, May 3-16
  • 1946, May 17-Jun. 3
  • 1946, Jun. 4-18
  • 1946, Jun. 18-Jul. 2
  • 1946, Jul. 2-15
  • 1946, Jul. 16-31
  • 1946, Aug. 1-16
  • 1946, Aug. 17-Sept. 2
  • 1946, Sept. 3-16
  • 1946, Sept. 17-30
  • 1946, Oct. 1-11

From Lola's Family and Friends, 1958-1971

Maud Courtney Waddell to Courtney, 1963-1966

William B. Waddell to Courtney, 1962-1966

Miscellaneous, 1966, Feb.-Oct.

Series: Legal Documents

Box 1 Immigration Documents, 1945-ca. 1960s

Passports and Passport Documentation, 1945-ca. 1987

Courtney's Biographical Info, 1916-2003

Deeds and Wills, 1889-1975

Army Documents, 1942-1946

Series: Memorabilia

Box 1 Photographs and Hair, 1938-undated

Greeting Cards, 1946-undated

William B. Waddell, 1908-undated

Nannie Bayly Waddell, 1975-1976

Series: Miscellaneous

Box 1 1944-undated

Undated

Series: Writings

Box 1 "An Outline of St. Mark's Gospel," by J. C. Hurd, undated

"A Product from the Land Down Under," by Lola, undated

Geology and Economic Resources of the Shelburn, Fairbanks, Hutton, and Pimento Quadrangles, by Courtney Waddell, 1952, Feb.