H09-1683.5. Palmer, Linda D. (1915-1971). Papers, 1967-1972. 0.25 linear ft.
A native of New York City, Palmer earned degrees at Hunter College (New York City) (A.B., 1935), Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont), Graduate School of French in France (A.M., 1966), University of Paris (D.S.E.F., 1966) and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University (1971). She began her tenure at Hope College in 1966 as an instructor in the French department (1966-1969) and was promoted to assistant professor (1970-1971) before her death in December 1971. The following year the Linda D. Palmer Award in French was established in her honor. The collection contains biographical information, research materials, and her 1971 Ph.D. dissertation, “Rutbeuf, Performer-Poet.”
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