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Pearl Nielsen Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-143

Scope and Contents

The two Pearl Nielsen scrapbooks are contained in two separate boxes. The first box holds a brown book embossed with a crest-like design. Measuring 8.25" x 11.75", it displays paste-ins of 1940 RECORD articles, invitations to social events, lit society notices and commencement exercises. The pages are brittle and disattached from the binding. The second box contains a brown books with raised decorative designs, bound with a string, measuring 12" x 14.5". It begins with a few photos of the college campus pasted within, then features Nielsen's acceptance letter from registrar Enock C. Dyrness, dated April 9, 1937. More administrative correspondence follows before continuing with paste-ins of invitations, holiday cards, pressed flowers, literary society programs and newspaper articles. Included are photos of campus events and a road trip to Springfield, IL, and Colorado Springs, CO, among other points.


  • Created: 1940-1941
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1941


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.


2 scrapbooks

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Method of Acquisition


Pearl Nielsen Scrapbook
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

501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 USA