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Natalia M. Belting

Natalia M. Belting

Natalia M. Belting received her Bachelor of Arts from Illinois in 1936 and her Master of Arts in 1937. Three years later, she joined the faculty of the History Department. She was the first woman promoted to Associate Professor, teaching from 1941 to 1985 and authoring several books during her career, including children’s history books. Natalia received the Mother’s Association Medal of Honor. Her faculty papers are kept at the University Archives and include several personal journals.