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Major, Alice Shaw, 1861-1925



  • Existence: 1861 - June 5, 1925

Biographical Information

Alice Shaw Major was born in 1861 in Shelbyville, Indiana. She graduated from the high school there in 1880. Shaw married Charles Major, a prominent Hoosier author and member of the Board of Trustees at Purdue Unversity, on September 27, 1883. Upon her death in 1925, she donated her husband's extensive personal library, papers, and her estate to Purdue.


Charles Major collection files.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles and Alice Shaw Major papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 2
Identifier: 2024-119