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Alethea E. Paul Sleight papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/207

Scope and Content

The collection (circa 1937-2008) contains a notebook (circa 1937) compiled by Alethea Paul Sleight for a class she took at Iowa State called Textiles and Clothing 104: General Textiles. The notebook includes hand-written class notes, assignments, and fabric swatches. The collection also contains a small amount of biographical information about Alethea Paul Sleight.


  • circa 1937-2008

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Alethea Elizabeth Paul was born September 25, 1915. She transferred to Iowa State College (University) as a sophomore in 1937 after first taking classes at Muscatine Junior (Community) College in Iowa. As a student at Iowa State, Alethea was active in Sigma Alpha Iota (national music fraternity), Home Economics Club, Campus 4-H Council, Dormitory Council, Mixed Chorus, Women's Glee Club, and Y.W.C.A. Alethea received her B.S. (1939) in dietetics from Iowa State.

Alethea married Norman Sleight, who studied graduate-level chemistry at Iowa State from 1940 until 1942. Together they had two children, Douglas and Susanne. Alethea Paul Sleight passed away on February 5, 2001, in Newark, Ohio.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 21/7/207. Alethea E. Paul Sleight papers, circa 1937-2008
January 15, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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