Walter Levi Mowrey

Walter Levi Mowrey
2 folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013


Biographical Note:

Walter Levi Mowrey was born January 22, 1897, in Lawrence, Marion County, Indiana, to Charles and Della Mowrey.  He attended Purdue University, graduating in 1920 with a B.S. in Agriculture.  Mowrey worked as farmer before becoming a vocational agriculture teacher at Warren Central High School.  On December 4, 1920, he married fellow teacher Helen Myrtle McConnell.  They continued to live in Lawrence and work as teachers.


Information Found within Collection
“Indiana Marriage Collection.”  Ancestry.  Accessed May 29, 2013.
National Archives and Records Administration.  “1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 U.S. Census.”  Ancestry.  Accessed May 29, 2013.

Scope and Content:

This collection contains Mowrey’s academic records from Purdue and Indiana Universities, as well as several smaller academic institutions.  It also contains documents pertaining to his teaching career, including annual contracts and evaluations.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  Walter Levi Mowrey Papers, 1917-1939

1917-4-17 Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity certificate
1917-1920 Purdue University report cards
1918 Purdue University class registration card
1921-1923 Teacher’s State Certificates
1923 Transcript of education courses, Butler College and Indiana University
1923-1937 Teaching evaluations
1920-1927 Indiana University report cards
1923-1939 Teaching contracts
1930 Letter from Purdue University
1934 Letter from Central Normal College
1923-1934 Teaching licenses

Folder 2.  Walter Levi Mowrey Papers, 1938-1947

1938 Plan of study, M.S. in Education, Purdue University
1938 Purdue University report cards
1938-1939 Teaching evaluations
1940-1948 Teaching contracts
1943-1-12 Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association Annual January Meeting notes
1947 Purdue University transcript
1947 Purdue University academic record, B.S. degree, 1916-1920
1947 Purdue University grading scale
Undated Class schedule
Undated Certificate of life membership, Purdue Memorial Union

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: 1917-1947
Provenance:  Francis Keith, 1970
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 7-12-2013