Madeline Ashton Papers

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US ILfC SC/095

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Madeline Ashton Papers



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Madeline Ashton taught Modern Languages at Lake Forest College.

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The collection consists of College historical documents collected by Madeline Ashton in the early 1960s. It appears from correspondence in the collection that Ashton survey various offices around campus and brought all the files together. The materials very well may be the start of the formal College Archives.

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Currently the collections remains named the "Madeline Ashton Papers." The files could be put into the formal record group system of the College Archives. Thus far they have been kept together under Ashton's name. Some material may be duplicated elsewhere in the archives.

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      Madeline Ashton found the material while scouring college offices as she worked on a history of Lake Forest College.

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