Papers, 1908-2000.

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Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996. Papers, 1908-2000.

Papers, 1908-2000.

Papers, 1908-2000, of Merle Eugene Curti, a University of Wisconsin history professor (1942-1967), including correspondence, speeches, drafts and notes for publications, and other materials. Widely known for his publications, Curti won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Growth of American Thought" (1943). His study of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, "The Making of an American Community" (1959), pioneered the use of statistical information in the writing of local history.

30.8 c.f. (77 archives boxes)7 tape recordings,2 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and2 photographs (1 folder); plusadditions of 8.4 c.f. and1 photograph.

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