Ella Wiswell Papers

Founder of the Russian language program at the University of Hawaii, where she taught from 1951 to 1968. The Ella Lury Embree Wiswell (1909-2005) papers consist of personal information (family letters, passports, photographs), UH information (employment records, articles, degree), some Japan files on John Embree and Suye Mura, her translations, research materials on Nikolaevsk-on-Amur, Russia (her birthplace), and correspondence. The collection includes photographic materials on Ella and various members of her family, as well as materials about her and John Embree’s daughter Clare Embree.

  • 7 archival boxes, plus other materials (tapes, newspapers, photos, etc.)
  • Finding Aid

Webster Hall
Webster Hall 1961

Webster Hall
Webster Hall 1983

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