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Coulter, Mabel Post



  • Existence: October 21, 1880 - April 19, 1977

Biographical Information

Mabel Post (Coulter) Smith was born October 21, 1880, to Stanley Coulter, Purdue’s first Dean of Science, and grew up near Purdue University. She left Indiana to study and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1902 from Smith College. By 1907, Mabel had returned to Lafayette, Indiana, and married Albert Smith, a Purdue Civil Engineering graduate. They had two children, Catherine and Frederick. She died April 19, 1977, and is buried in Lafayette, Indiana.



Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mabel Post Coulter papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 17, Placement: 22
Identifier: MSF 77
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one notebook of Mabel Coulter containing notations, compositions and Greek prose and some of her correspondence.
Dates: 1880 - 1917