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Guide to the Jaap Mynheer Letters MSS.2631

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Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

March 2014

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Language Usage:

English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Jaap Mynheer Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2631

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1950

Abstract:

Jaap Mynheer of Zwolle, Holland, writes to friend Jo-Anne Liebenberg of Bronxville, New York, about foreign perceptions of American universities, a coming depression, and meeting Donald B. Watt, the director of the "Experiment in International Living."

creator

Mynheer, Jaap

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Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Jaap Mynheer Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Scope and Contents note

Jaap Mynheer of Zwolle, Holland, writes two letters to friend Jo-Anne Liebenberg of Bronxville, New York, a student at Sarah Lawrence College, about foreign perceptions of American universities. These perceptions relate to living situations and interactions between boys and girls. He discusses meeting Donald B. Watt, the director of the "Experiment in International Living." Mynheer also talks about avoiding the next depression by preparing for the next war and mentions the possibility of being in the army in 1951.

Biographical/Historical note

Jaap Mynheer of Zwolle, Holland writes to friend Jo-Anne Liebenberg of Bronxville, New York, a student at Sarah Lawrence College.

Jaap Mynheer Letters Box SC0029 Folder 2631.1