Skip to main content

Wilhelmina Aveling Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-077

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Created: 1893-2010

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

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


2 boxes

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition


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.

Wilhelmina Aveling Papers
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