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Chester Francis Luther papers

 Collection
Identifier: WUA091

Scope and Contents

The Chester Francis Luther papers include correspondence between Luther and Senator Mark O. Hatfield, reports from the Office of the College of Liberal Arts Dean, and letters to the Board of Trustees about the resignation of Roger J. Fritz. Photographs, event pamphlets, and other university ephemera from Luther's tenure at Willamette University are also represented.

Dates

  • 1936-1986

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Library acts as “fair use” reproduction agent.

For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections.

Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Biographical Note

Chester Francis Luther was born October 12, 1906 near Auburn, California. He received his Bachelor of Arts in 1928, his Master of Arts in 1929, and his PhD in 1932 from Stanford University. Luther joined the faculty of Willamette University in 1936, succeeding retiring professor James T. Matthews. From 1940 until 1946, Luther served as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Luther taught mathematics at Willamette until 1972. After his retirement Luther actively campaigned for the University's department of Alumni and Parent Relations.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

The Chester Francis Luther papers include correspondence between Luther and Senator Mark O. Hatfield, reports from the Office of the College of Liberal Arts Dean, photographs, and letters to the Board of Trustees about the resignation of Roger J. Fritz.

Arrangement

Materials in this collection retain original order.

Physical Location

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Marilyn Luther Egan, 2015.
Title
Chester Francis Luther papers, 1936-1986
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid processed by Christopher McFetridge.
Date
© 2015
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections Collection Descriptions

Contact:
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 United States