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Marguerite Hall Albjerg papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 11

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three articles written by Marguerite Albjerg.


  • 1927 - 1930


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Biographical Information

(Esther) Marguerite Hall Albjerg was born to Coumbus H. and Theodora Parks Hall in 1895 in Franklin, Indiana. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Franklin College (1917) and a Master of Arts (1922) and PhD (1925) from the University of Wisconsin. She was the first woman to hold the University of Wisconsin's prestigious President Adams Fellowship.

After receiving her PhD, Hall served as the head of History at the Alabama State College for Women until 1927, when she married Victor Lincoln Albjerg.Hall Albjerg was an instructor at Purdue University from 1927-1951 in the History Department, where her husband was a member of the faculty. Although she was unable to serve as a faculty member in the History Department because of her husband's position, Albjerg was later offered a counselor position by the Dean of Women. She authored four books and nearly 30 articles.

Dr. Albjerg's daughter Patricia Parks (Albjerg) Graham (1935) later became a professor as well. Albjerg passed away in Lafayette, Indiana, in 1971.


0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)


The articles have been placed in chronological order.

Processing Information

Material has been placed in acid-free folder and box.
Marguerite Hall Albjerg papers
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-30 by Archives Staff.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-31: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States