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Mary Elizabeth Anderson papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20210303

Content Description

This collection contains materials related to Mary Elizabeth Anderson's education and her career as one of the first science and technology librarians for NASA. It includes materials related to Anderson's grade school coursework; Purdue University student materials such as orientation documents, dance cards, science and math course notebooks, and honorary and sports membership materials; NASA reports, booklets, correspondence, memos, organizational charts, service awards, and publications such as the 1959 Inspection booklet which includes the invitation, schedule, and the NASA first anniversary report.

Acquisition Type



Collection was donated by Mary Elizabeth Anderson's niece, Karen S. Carter.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1930 - 1985



3.125 Cubic Feet (Three cubic foot boxes)


Box 1: Early life, grade school, and high school education Box 2: Purdue University student experience; University of Michigan Library Science degree experience; Professional career Box 3: Purdue University Debris yearbooks marked with music, sports, and honorary society participation