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Paul Seehausen papers

Identifier: L140

Scope and Contents

The collection includes Paul Seehausen’s correspondence regarding his work on Land of the Great Lakes and other textbook projects (1950-1964). Also included are correspondence, newsletters, programs, and other papers relating to adult education programs (1947-1964); annual reports on adult education programs submitted to Indiana University (1945-1949); notes, reports, speeches, and other papers on education, civics, state and national history, the teaching of social studies, and Valparaiso University; and personal correspondence.


  • 1935-1965


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

Paul Seehausen was an Indianapolis social studies teacher in the 1930s; a consultant for social studies with the Indiana Department of Education (circa 1944-1950); a coordinator of adult education for Indiana University (circa 1944-1950); the director of adult education and the summer school at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana (1950-1961). He resided in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana from 1961 to 1965. He wrote a book titled, Land of the Great Lakes (1958), and other articles and textbooks.


1.3 Cubic Feet (4 manuscript boxes)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Paul Seehausen.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2010 August by Jessica Combs,. EAD finding aid created 2010 August by Jessica Combs.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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