New in the Archives, December 2016

December 8th 2016
Covers of three colorful IU dance cards from the Myra Montgomery Arthur collection

Alma Eikerman papers, 1915-1995 (bulk 1947-1990)

Alma Eikerman (1908-1995) was a metalsmith and professor Indiana University (1947-1978), where she developed the Department of Fine Arts metals program. This collection spans most of her lifetime, providing documentation of her artwork, teaching career, travels, family, friends, and students.

Myra Montgomery Arthur collection of Indiana University dance cards, 1922-1929 (bulk 1925-1926)

Myra attended plenty of campus dances and socials while she was a student at IU, and she collected a number of dance cards along the way! Besides the names of Myra’s dance partners, these tiny dance cards usually include event names, hosts, chaperones, and the bands that played for each occasion. Hoagy Carmichael and his Collegians made a few appearances!

Council of Chief State School Officers, Director of International Education’s records, 1972-2003 (bulk 1994-1998)

Established in 1927, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) undertakes projects to help U.S. state education agencies develop and implement educational policies and advocates for educational reforms at the state and national levels.This collection includes CCSSO committee meeting minutes, grant projects and reports, correspondence, curriculum standards, lesson plans, and publications, as well as a small amount of Dr. Fred Czarra’s (former Director of International Education) personal papers.

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