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Wilhelmina G. Hedde letter

 Collection — Folder: S623
Identifier: S0623

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from Wilhelmina G. Hedde to the Indiana State Library on June 10, 1935 regarding the donation of her book, Speech. In the letter, she also mentions that her biography can be found in the new American Women. This is a reference to the book, American Women: the Official Who's Who Among the Women of the Nation, edited by Durward Howes.


  • 1935


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Wilhelmina G. Hedde was born on September 12, 1895 in Logansport, Indiana to John and Ida Mae Graves Hedde. She graduated from DePauw University in 1919 and received a master's degree from Northwestern University in 1929. Hedde worked as a speech and drama teacher in both Indiana and Texas and retired in 1969. She was co-author of the book, Speech, a high school textbook published in 1935. Hedde died on May 31, 1988.


"Wilhelmina G. Hedde." Logansport Pharos Tribune, June 1, 1988. Accessed August 29, 2015.

Rumpley, Rose Mary."The History of Speech and Drama Education in the Dallas Public Schools (1884-1970)." PhD diss., University of North Texas, 1971. Accessed August 29, 2015.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts from Wilhelmina G. Hedde on 1935/06/17.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/08/29 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/29 by Laura Eliason.
Wilhelmina G. Hedde letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.