Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555
Scope and Contents The Jill P. May papers document the life and career of Professor of Emerita of the School of Education and Curriculum, Jill P. May. The majority of the papers date from the mid-1970s to May’s retirement in 2011. The collection documents the private and professional life of May, particularly her professional activities during her tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers include May’s early life and education, in addition to correspondence with family members that highlight her...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2018
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3, Subseries 2
Scope and Contents This subseries includes publications, manuscripts, research materials, and electronic media from May's extensive career in children's literature. Of note are research materials used for her publications on Lloyd Alexander and Howard Pyle and on Weston Woods Studios and its founder, Morton Schindel. Correspondence related to May's research can be found in series two.
Dates: 1923 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2012