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Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cleo Fitzsimmons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73
Overview The Cleo Fitzsimmons papers documents Fitzsimmons' career as a professor and department head in Home Management at Purdue University. Materials include correspondence, photographs, awards, publications, and faculty hood belonging to Fitzsimmons.
Dates: 1928 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Correspondence, 1928 - 1998

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 73, Series 1
Scope and Contents Series includes correspondence written to Cleo Fitzsimmons. Letters primarily relate to her service in Iowa and Indiana.
Dates: 1928 - 1998

Photographs, circa 1950 - 1995

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 73, Series 2
Scope and Contents Series includes three photographs of Cleo Fitzsimmons; two portraits and one in her office at Purdue.
Dates: circa 1950 - 1995

Awards and Certificates, 1928 - 1986

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73, Series 3
Scope and Contents Series includes Chicago Alumni Association of Iowa State College Merit Award, 1928 Iowa State College Memorial Union, Life Member, 1928 University of Illinois, Doctor of Philosophy, 1945 Who’s Who in American Women Award, 1967 Purdue University, Distinctive Service to the University, 1968 Indiana Home Economics Association, Distinguished Service Award, 1969 Purdue University, School of Consumer and Family Sciences Deans Club, 1984 [Marble plaque and pin.] University of Illinois, Certificate of...
Dates: 1928 - 1986

Published Material, 1944 - 1998

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 73, Series 4
Scope and Contents Series includes publications by or about Cleo Fitzsimmons. Publications includes serials primarily from Purdue's Home Economics and Agricultural Experimental Station, articles authored by Fitzsimmons, clippings about Fitzsimmons, and her master's thesis.
Dates: 1944 - 1998