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Howard Mowen and Edwin W. Polk Collections

 Series
Identifier: Series 1
Contains the combination of World War II ephemera, photographs and publications collected by both Mowen and Polk.

Dates

  • 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Many of the newspapers are extremely brittle. For this reason, the Special Collections staff may prohibit the opening or handling of certain items. Some item have been digitized and are available for viewing online.

Extent

From the Collection: 156 boxes

General

Items in this series that were donated by someone other than Howard Mowen have been labeled with the donor's name (e.g. donated by Edin W. Polk) otherwise everything else in this series was a gift of Prof. Mowen.

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Waldo Library, Special Collections
Western Michigan University Libraries
1903 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5353 US
(269) 387-5221