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Mary Ruth Howes Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1and3
Identifier: SC-184

Scope and Contents

The three Mary Ruth Howes ('53) scrapbooks contain clippings, memorabilia and campus-related programs. The first is an 11 x 14 white covered album, bound with gold cord with Wheaton College and the college seal in blue felt lettering. It covers the 1949-1950 academic year and includes athletic programs and clippings of the 1950 Revival, and groundbreaking for the Nicholas Library and Memorial Student Center. The second scrapbook is 12x12, deep red in color and covered with roses. It covers Howes' senior year and includes photos and annotations of the Black Hills, newsclippings, postcards and memorabilia from 1952-53. The final scrapbook #3 is a large 12


  • Created: 1949-1959
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1949-1959
  • Other: Date acquired: 2008


Conditions Governing Access

There are no specific restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

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


3 scrapbooks

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged with item level control.

Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the Mary Ruth Howes scrapbooks are currently unknown.

Method of Acquisition


Mary Ruth Howes Scrapbooks
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Wheaton IL 60187-5593 USA