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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,...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

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