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Florence Emerson Herbert Heffley Scrapbook

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 31/6/195

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook of Florence Emerson Herbert Heffley affords a colorful view of student life, particularly the social and cultural activities of a very engaged student at Northwestern University during the period 1909-1911. Two additional pieces of correspondence found within the scrapbook date from 1924 and 1949.

Included in the scrapbook are an array of sorority rush memorabilia; dance cards; banquet menus; ephemera; photographs; newspaper clippings and other records pertaining to significant events, especially a remarkable 1910 fight between males of rival graduating classes and a campus outbreak of scarlet fever that same year; a program from the 1910 Northwestern Trig Play; programs associated with class dramatics and declamation contests; and advertisements and programs from concerts and plays in Chicago.


  • 1909-1911, 1924, 1949


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There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to Northwestern University Archives by Sally Burks Brown, October 27, 2019 (Accession #2019-114).

Guide to the Florence Emerson Herbert Heffley scrapbook
Kevin B. Leonard
October 30, 2019
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Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US