Lloyd R. Hawley papers and autograph skin, 1905-1915  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Hawley, Lloyd R
Lloyd R. Hawley papers and autograph skin
1905-1915 (inclusive)
0.9 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
Animal skin with autographs from friends and relatives of Lloyd R. Hawley, Whitman College, Class of 1910.
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Lloyd R. Hawley was a 1910 graduate of Whitman College, where he earned a B.S. While at Whitman, Hawley was a member of the Phi Delta fraternity and served as manager of the football team during the season of Whitman's victory over the University of Washington football team. He married Neva Greene, whom he met while attending Whitman, and they resided in Spokane, Washington. His daughter, Elizabeth Hawley Corliss, attended Whitman for two years, and his granddaughter, Mary Jane Corliss Shea, graduated from Whitman in 1971.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Lloyd Hawley papers and autograph skin collection contains postcards, a scrapbook made by Lloyd R. Hawley during his time as a student at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, letters, Whitman College musical programs, and materials from the Whitman College football team and school dances. The collection also includes a 3 feet x 2.5 feet hide with over 50 autographs of friend and family. Most autographs include the signer's name, hometown, and date. Several autographs are complemented by illustrations. Among the signers is Neva Greene of Spokane, Washington, who had been romantically involved with Chester Maxey when he was a student at Whitman. Maxey went on to become the seventh President of Whitman College. Ultimately, Hawley and Greene were married. Other signers include Hawley's Whitman College classmates. While attending Whitman, Hawley kept the skin mounted on the wall of his dormitory room in Billings Hall.

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Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright transferred to Whitman College.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Whitman College