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Wilhelmina Aveling Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-077
The Wilhelmina M. Aveling Papers contains material relating to the 1928 Wheaton College alumna and long-time YMCA Secretary. College-related memorabilia includes photographs, wedding programs, class notes, and report cards. Memorabilia from her travels includes a pressed-flower book highlighting a trip to Europe, photos from a trip to the American West, and postcards. A typewritten manuscript called Agricola or Rural Righteousness is also included.  Other items in the collection, comprising photos, Wheaton College report cards, an 1893 commencement address, and a wallet owned by Maria E. Blanchard, belong to Wilhelmina's mother, Julia Cook Aveling.

Dates

  • Created: 1893-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.

Extent

2.00 boxes

1 linear foot other_unmapped

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition

Gift
Method of Acquisition The source of the collection is presently unknown, but likely received from a member of the Blanchard family.

Other Descriptive Information

The papers of Wilhelmina M. Aveling focus primarily on her family life and student years at Wheaton College.
Title
Wilhelmina Aveling Papers
Author
Special Collections, Buswell Library Staff
Date
05/01/2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, Buswell Library Repository

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