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Box 13

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Artifacts, 1971 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 6
Scope and Contents This series inculdes pins, magnets, commemorative coins, artwork, gifts, and other objects May had on display in her office or received throughout her career. One photograph in series six shows some of these items on display in May's office. Of note is an autographed illustration by Lloyd Alexander and Lester Abrams and a hand-painted cel from the Weston Woods Studios production of "Patrick" from 1973.
Dates: 1971 - 2011

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