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Carl and Susan Welty papers

Identifier: MC 112

Scope and Contents

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) materials; articles by and about Susan Welty; Christmas cards; college notes; correspondence; funny animal and bird pictures; manuscripts: Life of Birds (Joel Carl Welty) and Look Up and Hope (Susan Welty); newspaper clippings; photographs of and by the Weltys; published articles and books; speeches; writings. The Archives holds a comprehensive collection of original material (Carl's letters to Susan and photographs of Koblenz, Germany) upon which Welty's book, The Hunger Year in the French Zone of Divided Germany, 1946-47, was based.


  • 1922-2004

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.


8.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes, loose material)

Language of Materials


For an item inventory of the After Koblenz-AFSC-Philadelphia folder, please see the Welty's page on the Beloit College Archives website.

Also availble is an inventory of photographs that accompany Carl Welty's Hunger Years letters from Koblenz, 1946-1047.

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Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections, Beloit, WI Repository

700 College St.
Beloit WI 53511 USA