Ekstrom (William Ferdinand) (1912-1999) papers, 1887-1995 (bulk: 1972-1982)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ekstrom (William Ferdinand) (1912-1999) papers, 1887-1995 (bulk: 1972-1982)
Creator
Ekstrom, William F., 1912-1999
Extent
8.25 linear ft., 1 reel microfilm
Subjects
University of Louisville
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
William F. Ekstrom served as professor of English, vice president for Academic Affairs, and twice acting university president during his tenure with the University of Louisville from 1947 to 1982. The Ekstrom papers deal with various state and national organizations, course material, tests, exams, University of Louisville freshmen rhetoric books, and grade books. Included in Ekstrom's papers are term papers entitled "A papers." Also included are family correspondence, scrapbooks, manuscripts, clippings relating to Ekstrom's early life and to his career at the University of Louisville. His typescript memoir provides a detailed and frank account of his years with the university from 1947 to 1982.