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Arthur C. Turgeon Papers

 Collection — Box: WSU Small Processed Collections: Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: WSP000188
These student papers are approximately two to three pages in length. They cover a variety of topics: "New Concepts of France," "Childhood Reminiscences," "What Every Woman Knows," "Prohibition, Sincerity and the Politician," "Strife," "Prejudices-What They Are and Why We Have Them," "Memories of Quebec," "National Difference," Man and Superman, and "Nocturnal Wanderings."

There is a lengthier theme on "Paul Bourget-A Study in Moral Analysis." And lastly there is a critique of Mr. Turgeon's work by another of Professor Van Horn's students, John Kaufman.


  • 1931


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


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.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)


The collection includes student papers, two to three pages in length, covering a wide variety of topics, all written by Turgeon as a student in Professor Van Horn’s English II, circa 1931. Turgeon received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Wayne University, completing his graduate education of University of Michigan. He taught French at Wayne from the mid-1930’s until 1958.


Arthur C. Turgeon was a student in Professor Van Horn's English II, c. 1931. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from W.S.U. and his doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Michigan. He was a French language professor at W.S.U. from the mid-1930's to 1958.


Arranged in one folder.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Guide to the Arthur C. Turgeon Papers
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
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Repository Details

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