Letters to Lynnette Wilson Thorp
These letters from Professor Walter J. Lemke to a former student,
Lynnette Wilson, later Thorp, were given by her survivors to
of Arkansas Department of Journalism and presented to the
University Libraries in July 2001. The file also includes a
photograph of Lynnette Wilson, obituary notices and other documentation
of Mrs. Thorp's death and memorial services, and a short note
from her husband.
of the Collection (11 items)
1-7. Walter Lemke to Lynnette Wilson [Thorp], 1949-1967, n.d.
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.
8. Ernie [Deane] to Lynnette Thorp, May 23, 1956.
9. Photograph, 7 ½" x 9 ¼", Lynnette
Thorp seated at manual typewriter inspecting a copy of the
Arkansas Traveler c 1944-1945, when she was editor.
10. Invitation to a memorial honoring Lynn Thorp held on May
24, 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.
11. Obituary from the Yell County Record, Danville,
Arkansas, Wednesday May 30, 2001, and the Beacon
of the Palisades Community Church in Washington, D.C. On the
verso are testimonials from two of Lynnette Thorp's admirers.