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Helen A. Paddock (1892-1965) Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/64

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The materials in the Helen Paddock scrapbook date between 1910 and 1915 and document her social, academic, and family life at Northwestern University. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, dance cards, and other memorabilia.

The scrapbook is entitled “The College Girls Record: A Chronicle of Memories.” On the title page, it states “Being a Register of Statistics, A History of Impressions and Events in Four Years of College Life.” It was published by Paul Elder and Company, San Francisco. In addition to the material inserted by Helen Paddock, the book also contains printed drawings, humorous poems, and lists of colleges' colors, mottoes, cheers, etc.

The scrapbook contains pre-printed pages on which the owner could record specific information. These sections were filled in by Paddock, providing details about her friends, schooling, and extracurricular activities. These pages include My Alma Mater, First Impressions, My Studies, and Classmates. Most of the scrapbook is loosely organized according to pre-printed page headers such as Societies, Vacations, and Athletics. Paddock filled these pages with photographs, short captions, newspaper clippings, dance programs, invitations, and letters.

Dates

  • 1910-1915

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 Volumes

Abstract

The materials in the Helen Paddock scrapbook date between 1910 and 1915 and document her social, academic, and family life at Northwestern University. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, dance cards, and other memorabilia.

Method of Acquisition

This scrapbook was transferred to the Northwestern University Archives by Eden Pearlman, Evanston Historical Society as Accession #00-202 on June 22, 2000.

Related Materials

Helen Paddock Truesdell's Alumni Biographical File: Series 51/2, Box 30

Processing Information

Kate Mazurek; July 2000.
Title
Guide to the Helen A. Paddock (1892-1965) Scrapbook
Author
Kate Mazurek
Date
01/07/2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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