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Virginia Buettner (1917-2004) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/185
The collection consists of a few loose pages of a scrapbook reflecting Buettner’s social activities while a Northwestern student. Items found affixed to the scrapbook pages relate to sorority rushing, attendance at the 1939 Interfraternity Ball, attendance at the 1936 Waa-Mu Show, participation in Women’s Athletic Association activities, and the 1939 Northwestern commencement ceremony.

Loose items include a Delta Gamma sorority group photograph, 1937; Buettner’s grade records, 1936-1939; Northwestern football game tickets, 1936, 1939-1942; a 1938 Homecoming badge; a New Student Week program, 1935; a 1938 Waa-Mu Show program; a felt depiction of the Northwestern University wildcat carrying a football; and a Wrangler fraternity Annual Spring Formal dance card, 1939.

Dates

  • 1935 - 1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1 Boxes

Overview

The collection consists materials reflecting Virginia Buettner’s social activities while a student at Northwestern University (1937-1942): pages from a scrapbook, and loose artifacts.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged in alphabetical order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to Northwestern University Archives by Bob O’Neill, a relative of Virginia Buettner; February 15, 2019 (Accession #2019-23).

Separated Materials

Buettner’s Syllabus yearbooks covering the four years of her attendance at Northwestern University have been added to the department’s collection of duplicates.
Title
Guide to the Virginia Buettner (1917-2004) Collection
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
February 23, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635