Stan's Personal Letters
Stan was known for his generosity. He often bestowed gifts of books from his personal library to his friends, relatives and students, as reflected in the comments from his nephew in this letter dated January 26, 1965.
Stan was a prolific traveler and was fluent in many languages. Here is a letter Stan received written in German from one Alfred Krebs dated 18 November, 1951.
Here is a letter written to Stan's mother after just arriving in Istanbul, detailing visits to old friends from Tarsus.
In this letter dated 15 October, 1959, Stan reports to R. Franklin Thompson, then President of the College of Puget Sound, on his use of the Danforth Foundation Grant. Also below is the letter in which Stan accepted his appointment as a professor at the College of Puget Sound, sent to Norton Clapp.
More of Stan Shelmidine's letters may be found in the University Archives.