Skip to main content

Joseph T. Mengel, Jr. Collection: Series 2: Personal Correspondence

Scope & Content Note

Contains Joseph T. Mengel, Jr.’s personal correspondence, dating from early letters home from camp in the 1930s through his schooling and career. The majority of correspondence is written by Mengel to his parents. This portion of the collection also includes journals, daily planners, and Mengel’s stamp collection.

Contents List

Box 4:

Folder 1: Late 1930s – early 1940s

Folder 2: Navy Department Bureau of Ships, 1946

Folder 3: Ashville School for Boys, 1946-1950

Folder 4: Archaeology Field Camp, Point of Pines, Arizona, 1952

Folder 5: University of Southern Mississippi Field Camp, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, 1953

Folder 6: Graduate School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1954-1956

Folder 7: Oliver Iron Division, Ishpeming, Michigan, 1955

Folder 8: Armed Forces Recruiting, 1956

Folder 9: Mobil Oil Company, Billings, Montana, 1956-1958

Folder 10: Ph.D. Program, Madison, Wisconsin, 1959-1962

Folder 11: Europe Trips, 1965 and 1967

Folder 12: Superior, Wisconsin, 1961-1979

Folder 13: 1980s – 1990s

Folder 14: Undated

Folder 15: Journal, Jan. – June 1990

Folder 16: Daily Planners, 1991-1994

Folder 17: Personal Notes, 2000s

Box 5:

Folder 1: Stamp Collection (1)

Folder 2: Stamp Collection (2)

Folder 3: Stamp Collection (3)

Series 2: Personal Correspondence

Physical Description: .75 linear feet (1.5 AB)

Processed by: Shana Aue and Laura Jacobs