Collection SC/064 - Shively Oral History Interviews

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US ILfC SC/064

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Shively Oral History Interviews


  • 1983 (Creation)


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Catherine Shively was the wife of Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Lake Forest College Ralph Shively.

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This collection contains oral history interviews with Lake Bluff residents about their time living in the town. The interviews were conducted by Catherine Shively over a two month period. The collection contains photocopies of Shively's handwritten notes taken during the interviews, as well as typed copies of the interviews.

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  • English

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Interviews were conducted by Catherine Shively.

Interviewees include the following people (in alphabetical order):

Christian Elfert
Thomas Grant
Katherine Kuhlman
Kenneth Masonick
Edward Muto
Henry Spruth
Floyd Weshinskey
Helen Weshinskey
Charles Wesselhoeft

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