Marilyn Nesper Hewlett Papers
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Marilyn Nesper Hewlett, 1945
Scope and Contents
The Papers of Marilyn Nesper Hewlett include her course notes while she was an undergraduate majoring in speech between 1942 and 1945 and from some of her graduate work during 1946 and 1947. She received her B.A. in Speech and Dramatic Art in 1945 and her M.A. in 1947, both from the State University of Iowa. Of particular interest are her notes as a participant in "Speaking for Victory," Iowa's wartime student speaking program. The 1945 Hawkeye yearbook described this program as an opportunity for students to speak about war-related topics such as financing the war, rationing, and post-war international organizations.
Marilyn Eloise Nesper Hewlett was born in Toledo, Ohio, on December 10, 1923. She received her B.A. in Speech and Dramatic Art at the State University of Iowa in 1945 and her M.A. in 1947. After receiving her master's degree, she moved to Chicago, Illinois, to teach at Pestalozzi-Froebel Teachers College and the University of Illinois. In 1946 she married Richard G. Hewlett, also of Toledo, Ohio. Marilyn Nesper Hewlett died May 28, 2005, in Bethesda, Maryland.
[D. Anderson; 11/2008]
Folder, "Hewlett, Marilyn Nesper," Alumni and Former Students Vertical Files collection (RG 01.15.01)
Hewlett, Marilyn Nesper. "An Analysis of Theories of Speech Arrangement as Developed by Selected Ancient Rhetoricians." Master's thesis, State University of Iowa, 1947.
Papers of Walter F. Loehwing (RG99.0034)
Box Contents List
Voice and Phonetics, 1942-1943
Survey of Spanish Literature, 1942-1943
Literature and the Art of Writing, 1942-1943
Contemporary Literature, 1943
Public Discussion and Debate, 1943-1944
Educational Psychology; Measurements, 1944
Methods in Speech, 1944
Stage Direction, 1944
Argumentation and Debate, 1944-1945
Radio Broadcasting, 1944-1945
Speech Pathology, 1944-1945
Iowa's wartime student speaking program, "Speaking for Victory," 1943-1946
British and American Oratory Speech, 1945-1946
The European Novel, summer 1946
Critical Studies in Oratorical Theory, summer 1946