Inventory of the Robert Paul Carlson Papers 1953-2007 Carlson, Robert Paul Papers UA 5.106

Inventory of the Robert Paul Carlson Papers, 1953-2007

A Collection in the
Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number UA 5.106


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
00/05/UA 5.106
Title:
Robert Paul Carlson Papers 1953-20071960-1990
Quantity:
0.40
Creator:
Carlson, Robert Paul arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English
Abstract:
This collection contains news clippings, correspondence, and photographs collected by Robert Paul Carlson, William and Mary class of 1966, from 1953-2007. The bulk of the material is made up of news clippings about Carlson's involvement with preserving the history of Maine Township in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he taught Social Studies for 50 years. Also included in the papers are two DVDs, including one from a 2007 message by New York Senator Hillary Clinton about Carlson, her former high school teacher, being inducted into the Maine Township's Wall of Honor. The other DVD features two 2005 news clips from ABC 7 and WTTW in Chicago, Illinois about Carlson teaching for almost 50 years at Maine East High School.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Robert Paul Carlson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center from Gift of Donald Buchanan. on 08/06/2009.

Processing Information

Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2009. Further description and arrangement by Peter Klicker, SCRC Staff, in December 2009.


Biographical Note

Robert Paul Carlson was a member of the College of William and Mary class of 1966. He was a teacher at Main East High School in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he taught for 50 years.Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Robert Paul Carlson">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Robert Paul Carlson</a>.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains news clippings, correspondence, and photographs collected by Robert Paul Carlson, William and Mary class of 1966, from 1953-2007. The bulk of the material is made up of news clippings about Carlson's involvement with preserving the history of Maine Township in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he taught Social Studies for 50 years. Also included in the papers are two DVDs, including one from a 2007 message by New York Senator Hillary Clinton about Carlson, her former high school teacher, being inducted into the Maine Township's Wall of Honor. The other DVD features two 2005 news clips from ABC 7 and WTTW in Chicago, Illinois about Carlson teaching for almost 50 years at Maine East High School.

Index Terms

    Genre/Form of Material:

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Topical Term:

  • Maine East High School (Park Ridge, Ill.)
  • Maine Township (Ill.)--History--20th century.
  • Park Ridge (Ill.)--History--20th century.
  • Teachers

Detailed Description of the Collection

1
  • 1
    1
    Introduction, Nomination for Maine Wall of Fame
    2006
  • 1
    2
    Saving Maine Township High School East
    1968-1970
  • 1
    3
    History of Maine Township High School
    1995
  • 1
    4
    Mainites in Motion (Cold War Current Events Club)
    1961-1964
  • 1
    5
    Margaret Lowery Memorial Fund Committee
    1973
  • 1
    6
    Veterans' Memorial Stadium, Veterans' Day and Memorial Day Rememberances
    undated
  • 1
    7
    Maine Historical Society, Carlson Sponsorship
    1973
  • 1
    8
    Social Science Department Award Presentation
    1973-1976
  • 1
    9
    State Capital Trip
    undated
  • 1
    10
    Maine High Assembly
    undated
  • 1
    11
    Erling Lunde, Honorary Membership in Maine Historical Society
    1972
  • 1
    12
    Tedis Zierins (Latvian)
    undated
  • 1
    13
    Maine Historical Society, Cherry Pie Festival
    1971-2005
  • 1
    14
    Park Ridge Historical Society
    1973-1985
  • 1
    15
    Apollo Chorus
    undated
  • 1
    16
    Association of Maine Alumni
    undated
  • 1
    17
    Maine Centennial
    2002
  • 1
    18
    Social Science Club
    2004-2005
  • 1
    19
    Public Education, Community College
    undated
  • 1
    20
    Thacker Junior High School
    undated
  • 1
    21
    Study of Douglas McArthur
    undated
  • 1
    22
    Honorary Degree from Ripon College
    1996
  • 1
    23
    Newspaper Articles Featuring Paul Carlson
    1962-1968
  • 1
    24
    Who's Who Among America's Teachers
    1998
  • 1
    25
    White House Letters, Hillary Clinton
    1994-1996
  • 1
    26
    TRI-M: Modern Music Masters
    1952-1980
  • 1
    27
    Miscellaneous Correspondences
    1962-2001
  • 1
    28
    Correspondences with Students
    1968-1999
  • 1
    29
    Newspaper Articles on Retirement
    2006
  • 1
    30
    Maine Wall of Fame Nomination Letters
    2006
  • 1
    31
    Poem, "All in the State of Mind"
    undated