David H. Willson papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains course materials, including lecture notes, reading lists and exams, correspondence, manuscripts, publications, clippings and notecards.
- circa 1926-1981
- Willson, David Harris, 1901- (Person)
Language of Materials
Use of Materials
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Requests for permission to quote from the David H. Willson papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
Biographical Sketch of David H. Willson (b. 1901)
David Harris Willson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1901. He earned his bachelor's degree in history from Haverford College (Haverford, PA) in 1921 and his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1925. Dr. Willson joined the faculty in the history department at the University of Minnesota in 1924. His area of emphasis was the Tudor-Stuart period and general English history. In 1967, his text History of Englandwas published.
11 boxes (14.3 linear feet)
Collection contains the papers of David H. Willson, professor of history at the University of Minnesota.
Other Finding Aid Available
A finding aid with a partial contents list is available in University Archives.
Source of acquisition
The collection was donated to University Archives by Mrs. David Willson on April 1, 1976. Additional materials were deposited in March 1981.
Collection has not been processed.
- Great Britain -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Minnesota. Department of History
- David H. Willson papers, circa 1926-1981
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
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