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George R. Mayhill papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 31, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 250

Scope and Contents

The George Mayhill papers consist of an abstract of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in History in the Graduate School of the University of Illinois, 1942.


  • 1942


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection is in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

George Roger Mayhill was born in Flora, Indiana, on April 10, 1908. As an undergraduate he attended Purdue University, where he received the Bachelor of Science degree, with distinction, in January, 1932.

From 1932 to 1935 he edited the Delphi Journal. In 1935 and 1936 and in the summers of 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941, he pursued graduate work at the University of Illinois. A portion of this was in abstentia in Washington, D. C., and in West Lafayette, Indiana.

In June 1936 he received the A.M. degree in history. His master's thesis was a study of William Jennings Bryan as Secretary of State. During the academic year 1936-37 he assisted in the history department of the University of Illinois.

In 1937 he joined the faculty of Purdue University as an instructor in history and economics. He was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Kappa Phi Sigma.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

The material is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.
George R. Mayhill papers
Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2009-10-12.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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