Found in record series 41/20/130

Allan Hicks’ senior expense book and cavalry patch, 1942

Ellen Swain, Archivist for Student Life and Culture

Ellen has directed the Student Life and Culture Archives since 1999. She holds a BA from Earlham College, an MA in American History from Indiana University and an MS in Information Science from the University of Illinois. She is a former president of the Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) (2011-2013) and a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA)(2013). Her favorite record series is the Allan Hicks Papers (RS 41/20/130).



Katie Nichols, Archives Program Officer

Katie has worked for the University Archives since 2014 and joined the Archives Research Center team in 2019. She holds a BA in English Literature and an MS in Library and Information Science. One of her favorite record series is the Walrus ( RS 41/66/869), an alternative student newspaper published during the 1960s and ’70s.

Walrus cover, 1968

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