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Adeline Eliza Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-208
Scope and Contents The Addie Eliza Collins Papers is composed of biographical information about her principalship at Wheaton College, correspondence with Collins' decendants, college manuscripts and family photographs. The bulk of the collection centers around a dozen hand-written college papers in delicate script and family photographs from 1870-1900 including her mother, children and grandchildren.

Adeline Hendricks Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: I
Identifier: SC-134
Scope and Contents The Adeline Hendricks (1915) scrapbook is embossed with the words, "The Girl Graduate, Her Own Book." The covers are leather-lined cardboard, faded, and measure 6 x 9 1/4. The first pages are dedicated to photos of familiar campus scenes and faculty. Six photos feature a boating trip. These images include marginal comments. Tucked within are standard scrap items: literary society invitations and programs, alumni banquet notices, recital and concert programs. A few of the light green pages are...

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.

Alice G. Howard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-105
Scope and Contents The Alice G. Howard Collection is composed of memorabilia dating from 1938-1990. The collection contains Red Cross, American Legion, and U.S. Armed Forces pins, patches, medals, and uniform items related to her volunteer service during World War II.

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...