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Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Materials are in English.
Collection consists of the World War II correspondence between geologist (Byron) Courtney Waddell and his fiancée and then wife, Australian-born Lola Yvonne Line.
This collection is open for research.
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.
The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Legal Documents; III. Memorabilia; IV. Miscellaneous; V. Writings.
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.
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Completed in 2012