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Box 14

 Container

Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Personal Life, 1942 - 2018

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes items related to May's early life and personal activities such as scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, family documents, DVDs, and film reels.
Dates: 1942 - 2018

Professional Career, 1923 - 2018

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3
Scope and Contents The Professional Career series holds materials related to May's extensive career at Purdue University and is categorized under three sub-series: Teaching, Writing and Research, and Professional Activities. A large portion of this series includes writings and research May conducted in addition to her teaching duties, and also her participation in many professional organizations such as the Children's Literature Association. Types of materials include teaching materials, manuscripts, research...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2018

Awards and Honors, 1965 - 2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series includes awards, certificates, and diplomas Jill P. May received for her educational degrees and achievements throughout her career.
Dates: 1965 - 2010

Writing and Research, 1923 - 2012

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This sub-series 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

Professional Activities, 1978 - 2018

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3, Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents This sub-series includes documents, pamphlets, photographs, planners, and electronic media related to professional activities May was involved in during her lengthy career at Purdue University. This includes conferences, residencies, programs May was involved in, and book contracts. Of note are materials on the e-journal May co-edited, First Opinions, Second Reactions, her involvement in the Old Master's Program at Purdue, and the creation of the Lloyd Alexander Essay/Scholarship award....
Dates: 1978 - 2018

Jill P. May papers

 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 College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Education, 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...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011