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Charles Cottingham papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 77

Scope and Contents

Poetry written by Charles Cottingham, "Engineer, Writer, Lecturer": "William Holmes McGuffey" "To A McGuffey Teacher" "At Birthplace of William Holmes McGuffey" "Tablet in Los Angeles Library" The above appear on the first sheet. On the back of that sheet is a copy of a cable address "Edison, New York," Orange, New York, April 26, 1914 [Thomas A. Edison writes of the harmful effects of cigarettes, and he states, "I employ no person who smokes cigarettes."] "Why Michigan Won" "The Smoggers' Athem" (rhythm: "Oh! Say Can You See") "Tippecanoe Below Its Quota" [speaks of war bond sales and defense stamp buying] "Theodore Roosevelt" Message to Panama Canal Builders, Employees and Annuitants - "Not Without Thy Wondrous Story, Can Be Told Our Nation's Glory"


  • 1942-1952


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


1.00 folders

7 poems other_unmapped

1.00 folders

Existence and Location of Originals

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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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