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Edna M. Sale (1882-1978) Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/66
The series consists of unbound pages from Edna Marie Sale's scrapbook, along with many associated loose items. Of particular value is Sale's notebook relating to coursework in physical culture. Her notes on poise, gesture, breathing, and tone of voice, along with pertinent written exercises, illuminate the School of Oratory curriculum of the early twentieth century. Clippings, a small volume of correspondence, dance cards, the scrapbook pages and photographs reflect family and personal interests dating from the last years of the nineteenth and early years of the twentieth centuries.

Dates

  • 1889-1970, n.d.

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

Edna Marie Sale graduated from Northwestern University (School of Oratory) in 1907. She was an active member of Zeta Phi Eta, the professional communication fraternity. The series consists of unbound pages from Sale's scrapbook, along with many associated loose items. Of particular value is Sale's notebook relating to coursework in physical culture.

Arrangement

The Edna Marie Sale collection is organized as a series of alphabetically-arranged folders.

Method of Acquisition

Virginia Wren Moore, Edna Sale McCoy's niece, donated the scrapbook to the University Archives in April, 1995 (Accession #95-86).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; December 6, 2005.
Title
Guide to the Edna M. Sale (1882-1978) Scrapbook
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
06/12/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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