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Adolf Andrew Brown Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-172
Scope and Contents The A.A. Brown ('21) photo album, composed of gray construction paper, features a few words of description beneath each image, identifying persons and places. Interesting photos include an aerial of Blanchard Hall, the former chapel located in Blanchard Hall, the graduating class of 1919, and images of the severe damage inflicted upon the City of Elgin after a tornado hit in 1920. The book's covers are black, measuring 11 1/2 x 7. Other images show Charles Blanchard, Darien Straw, Elsie Dow,...

Adrienne Jones Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-135
Scope and Contents The Adrienne Jones scrapbook is blue, embossed with a large gold "W" on the cover, and measures 16 x 12 1/4. Tucked into the front are loose photos of Charles Blanchard and his wife. The introductory pages are columns for the citing of names, addresses and comments of classmates. Further photos display family, friends and college faculty. Included are social event invitations and notices. Other photos show the Field Museum and scenes from various travels, such as Washington, DC.

Anonymous (female) Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-127
Scope and Contents This five-year, green-pebbled clasped diary measures 4 X 5. The anonymous female diarist begins her entries on Jan. 1, 1935, and writes irregularly until Dec. 31, 1936. The entries, featuring her daily functions at home and school, are routine, chronicling such activities as sleighing, homework, church attendance, shopping, tennis playing, instrument practice, etc... Many pages are blank.

Arthur R. Schulert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-175
Scope and Contents The Arthur R. Schulert Papers is composed of biographical material and correspondence from his years at Wheaton College (1940-43), Ohio University and Princeton (1944-46). Manuscripts of his published work "Strontium-90 in Man and His Environment" from the 1960s are also available.

Daniel Holmes Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-103
Scope and Contents The Daniel Holmes Papers are composed of correspondence from 1860-1861 during his time as a student in the Academic Department at Wheaton College.

David Aaronson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1.A
Identifier: SC-176
Scope and Contents The David Aaronson scrapbook contains postcards and photographs detailing a 1947 Chapel Choir tour. A 13-page typewritten, stapled booklet with construction paper covers is loosely included, describing various aspects of his road trip. Stops included Akron, OH, Detroit, MI, South Bend, IN, Paris, TN, and several other cities. Photographs display churches and scenic stops, with a few images showing the Wheaton College campus. The scrapbook is black, measuring 10 X 11 1/2.

DeEtte Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-123
Scope and Contents The DeEtte Barnes Special Collection consists of correspondence and biographical content. The bulk of the correspondence in the collection is letters written from DeEtte in her Wheaton College student days to her mother and family at home. Also included are letters from her mother, Mrs. Stewart [Rena] Barnes, to her and letters from other family members. The biographical content includes DeEttes's grade reports, her daily schedule, and other Wheaton College memorabilia from the 1930s including...

Doris L. McShane Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-171
Scope and Contents The Doris L. McShane scrapbook has faded, leatherlike covers, sporting an imprint of roses beneath the words, "A Girl's Commencement: Rosebud Memories." The 6 X 9 book contains pasted-in articles describing literary society events, in addition to concerts invitations, glee clubs and recitals. Glued within are cloth and construction paper decorations from special events and holidays. Photos portray the Wheaton Academy basketball and baseball teams, including schedules for games. Souvenirs from...

Dottie Shufelt Klopfenstein Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-211
Scope and Contents The Dottie Shufelt Klopfenstein ('65) scrapbook is an ornate wood-bound photo memory book from the Class of 1965 freshman retreat at Potawatomi Inn. Additional color photographs from the sophomore retreat are matted on black construction paper and include annotations in white ink.

Gordon L. Rhoad Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-165
Scope and Contents Measuring 3 x 4 1/2, the Gordon L. Rhoad diary is black and flexible, embossed with "Lett's Quikref Diary." Entries run from Jan. 1, 1924 to October 9, 1924. Under the column called "Owner's Name and Address" on the Personal Memoranda page is written, "Gordon L. Rhoad, Mbooni Machakos, Kenya Colony, Africa." The entries chronicle his daily life, travels and occasional missionary activity in the U.S., Kenya and Europe.

Gospel Tract Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-222

Harriet Crawford Hone Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-164
Scope and Contents The Harriet Crawford Hone ('44) scrapbook is green, measuring 10 1/4 x 14. The first page features paste-in photos of Blanchard Hall and V. Raymond Edman (whose 1941 inauguration program is attached later in the book). Following are photos and items from her freshman year, 1940-41. Most of the images are identified with the names of the participants. Included are invitations, holiday greeting cards, recital and play programs, and commencement exercises.

Hazel Willard Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-132
Scope and Contents Embossed with the words, "The Girl Graduate, Her Own Words," and decorated with flowers and feminine imagery, this scrapbook chronicles the college career of Hazel Willard, graduate of North Belvidere High School in Belvidere, IL. Aside from a few photos featuring Wheaton College faculty and students, the majority of the scrapbook is filled with invitations to campus recitals, literary society notices, game tickets, recipes, inspirational and college-related clippings, and alumni notices. Four...

Helen Louise Safford Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-180
Scope and Contents The Helen Louise Safford ('12) scrapbook is green, measuring 7 1/4 X 9 1/2, inscribed on the cover as "The Annals of My College Life, designed by Frances F. Gilbert." The first section features a photo of Safford in her graduation gown, then images of the Glee Club, the Ladies' Quartet, campus buildings and finally President Charles Blanchard. Additional loose photos are tucked into the middle of the book. Pasted within are class schedules, admission tickets, invitations and photos of...

John J. Coleman Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-166
Scope and Contents The John J. Coleman diary numbers 96 pages in a leather binding, now dis-attached at the covers. Each page contains Coleman's script. The book measures 3 X 5 1/2. His handwriting is legible as he engagingly relates daily life at Wheaton College during the years in which he attended, 1886-89.

John Stoll Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: I
Identifier: SC-139
Scope and Contents The John Stoll box holds two slim folders. The first contains photos of the track and field team, with a red 1944 Second Place ribbon. Also included is an unused postcard depicting Notre Dame University, homecoming programs, and articles about champion marathon runner Gil Dodds. The second folder contains a War Ration Book, frosh rules, a 1945 Washington Banquet program and two Wheaton College Bulletins, dated Feb 1945 and Sept. 1942.

Lucille Swanson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-157
Scope and Contents The Lucille Swanson scrapbook is black, its hinges bound with a white leather strip. It measures 16 1/2 x 12 1/2, and features the Wheaton College crest embossed on its cover. The first pages are inscribed with names and addresses of classmates. The next section features black and white photos of students and campus scenes, with a few images showing trips to Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and a Senior Sneak to Turkey Run State Park, Indiana. The remainder of the book includes paste-ins of...

Luella Edwards Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1.A
Identifier: SC-173
Scope and Contents The Luella Edwards scrapbook is composed exclusively of photos. The images, two or three to a page, serve as a travelogue, detailing a 1930s trip from the campus of Wheaton College to the Black Hills science station. There are several striking shots of the North Dakota wastes, and the construction of Mt. Rushmore. The album is black, measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4. Folded and tucked into the back is a 1937 copy of The Sunday School Messenger, featuring an article about "The Little Brown Church in the...

Malcolm Forsberg Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-108
Scope and Contents The Malcolm Forsberg Papers are composed of correspondence from Malcolm's time at Wheaton College, 1930-1932. As well, there are grade slips and memorabilia items.

Marjorie E. Smith Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-210
Scope and Contents The Marjorie E. Smith ('48) scrapbook is a embossed black photo album measuring 10 x 7. There is an introductory letter from Smith dated 1999 describing the album's contents of annotated photos from her trip to the Black Hills, South Dakota in Summer 1947.  Highlights include: Field Anthropology class with Dr. Mixter; bird watching photos; outdoor commencement with Dr. Edman.

Mary Meter Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-137
Scope and Contents The hinged cover of this scrapbook, inscribed as "Scraps," are made of blond decorative wood, measuring 7 X 9. "Scraps" features the memories of Miss Mary Meter of Northville, NY, '43. It includes freshman programs, grade cards, literary society invitations, one pressed flower, itineraries for Women's Glee Club, typed Bible verses, "thank you" cards and a few personal notes to friends. Additional casual, handwritten notes describe the particulars of events such as the All Informal, simply...

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...

Nora Emily Kellogg Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-168
Scope and Contents The Nora Emily Kellogg diary is written within a booklet inscribed as "National Safe Deposit Company, First National Bank Building, Chicago." The black book measures 2 3/4 X 5 1/2. Within are printed maps of the U.S. and columns for financial transactions. Miss Kellogg uses the interior primarily for citing books read and class notes.

Office of Student Development Records

 Collection — Container: xAccession 2010-0006
Identifier: RG-07-008
Scope and Contents Records of the Office of Student Development include correspondece, academic and administrative committee files, financial information, residence material and subject and program files.

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...

Robert Blanchard Fischer Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-155
Scope and Contents The Robert Blanchard Fischer ('42) scrapbook has been disbound and it's loose pages are approx. 9 x 11. It's contents contain: commencement programs, news articles and program from Wheaton College President Edman's inauguration, literary society and homecoming programs, and miscellaneous newsclippings.

Ruth Mellis Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-138
Scope and Contents The Ruth Mellis material is contained in a 7 X 11 photo album. The first section is occupied with photos of Wheaton College campus and persons. Interspersed throughout are paste-ins of invitations to campus social events such as Student Volunteers, banquets, Annual Spring Concert, Recital and Homecoming. Tucked into the back are newspaper clippings, commencement programs and jacket patches.

W. Lloyd Fesmire Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: I
Identifier: SC-145
Scope and Contents The Lloyd Fesmire scrapbook is spiral bound, with an orange cover sporting a cartoon rodeo cowboy. It is titled with the words, "Senior Sneak '42," which was held at Jack & Jill Ranch in Montague, MI. The interior contains photos of the trip, showing the lake, cabins, bonfires and various group activities, including a talent show. Some pages are blank, and there is no written description to accompany the images. The book measures 5 x 7.

Wheaton Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-110
Scope and Contents The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) Records are composed of three minutes record books from 1906-1956 of the Wheaton WCTU's chapter meetings.