Herman B Wells in South America as part of the Council for Inter-American Cooperation

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1941 (Creation date: 1941)
Main contributor
Wells, Herman B
The Herman B Wells papers includes materials pertaining to Wells' family and personal finances, his activities in the banking profession, his work in Germany for the United States government after World War II, and to his research and teaching and professional activities as a member of the faculty of Indiana University. 

His collection of home movies were largely filmed by Wells himself between the late 1930s and early 1950s.
Wells, Herman B; Indiana University, Bloomington; Indiana University--Presidents; College presidents--Indiana; Council for Inter-American Cooperation
South America
Herman B Wells Papers
University Archives
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Physical Description
8 mm Kodak film
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Finding aid for collection ; Digital exhibition with full description 
Herman B Wells papers, Collection C75, Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

Bibliographical/Historical Note

Before becoming president of Indiana University, Herman B Wells served as an assistant cashier at the National Bank of Lebanon before going on to work for the Indiana Bankers Association, the Indiana Commission for Financial Institutions, and the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions. He was named dean of the Indiana University School of Business administration in 1935 by IU President William Lowe Bryan. In 1937 he was named acting president of the university and president the following year, a position he held until 1962. Upon his retirement, IU created the position of University Chancellor, which Dr. Wells held until his death in 2000.
Other Identifier
Collection Identifier: C75

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