Robert N. Huff Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection of personal papers reflects his work for the college and activities in the community, especially his role in the restoration and opening to the public of the Levi Coffin House in Fountain City. The Robert N. Huff Papers consists of letters written by Robert N. Huff to his wife, Elizabeth (Bell) Huff, while he was traveling on college business as well as material concerning the Levi Coffin House in Fountain City.
- Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1993
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The collection is open without restrictions.
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Some materials may be protected by copyright. Permission to reproduce and to publish for commercial purposes must be requested from the Archivist.
Biographical or Historical Information
Robert Nixon Huff was a long-time Earlham administrator and Richmond civil leader. Huff was born in Fountain City, Aug. 27, 1903, the son of Dr. Oliver N. and Sophia (Bogue) Huff. He graduated from Earlham in 1925 and worked in Richmond businesses until 1939, when he became assistant to Earlham president William C. Dennis. He was subsequently Director of the Development, Director of Public Relations, Director of Alumni Relations, Director of Earlham College-Indiana University Center, and Director of Community Affairs until his retirement.
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Method of Acquisition
Donation, 1993, by Herberta (Bell) Gross of Richmond, Earlham graduate 1931. Herbert was Huff's sister in law.
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Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository