Walter John Lemke Letters

MC 1478

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Heather Young, 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Lemke, Walter John
Walter John Lemke Letters
Inclusive Dates
MC 1478
.01 Linear Feet (1 Folder)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Walter John Lemke Letters was donated to the Special Collections Department by the survivors of Lynnette Wilson Thorp in July 2001.

Preferred Form of Citation

Walter John Lemke Letters (MC 1478), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, Newspaper clippings, Photographs, and other documentation of Mrs. Thorp's death and memorial service.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by item type.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Folder 1

Folder 1 item 1-7

Walter Lemke to Lynnette Wilson [Thorp] , 1949-1967

Includes an enclosure "From my mailing list," 2 pp of names and addresses of Lemke's former students and other associates in the Washington, D. C. area.

Folder 1 item 8

Ernie [Deane] to Lynnette Thorp, May 23, 1956

Folder 1 item 9

Photograph of Lynnette Thorp, 1944-1945

Lynnette Thorp seated at manual typewriter inspecting a copy of the Arkansas Traveler when she was editor.

Folder 1 item 10

Invitation to a memorial honoring Lynn Thorp, May 19, 2001

On the verso are a photocopy of her obituary in the Washington Post, May 19, 2001, and notes written by her husband, Matt Thorp.

Folder 1 item 11

Obituary from the Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas,and the Beacon of the Palisades Community Church in Washington, D.C., May 30. 2001

On the verso are testimonials from two of Lynnette Thorp's admirers.


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