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Mae Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 375

Scope and Contents

The Mae Anderson papers, 1900-1925, consists of newspaper clippings and a scrapbook.

Newsprint Materials contains newspaper clippings and other loose, printed materials dating from 1900 to 1917. Included are news articles and photocopies of news articles covering the topics of lifestyle, fashion, entertainment, and consumerism. There are also examples of music lessons, sewing lessons, and handwriting practice.

The collection also includes Anderson's college scrapbook. Materials in the scrapbook include pictures of school activities and social life, with particular focus on various events and parties attended by Anderson.

Dates

  • 1900-1925 and undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Historical Note

Mae Anderson grew up in Monmouth, Illinois. She attended Augustana College in Rock Island, 1918-1920 and 1923-1925 and obtained a degree in English. She stopped attending school after her sophomore year, but returned in 1923 and completed her degree in 1925. Anderson was involved in the Woman's Club, Phrenokosmian Society, and Berean Bible Society while at Augustana.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Mae Anderson grew up in Monmouth, Illinois. She attended Augustana College in Rock Island between 1918 and 1925 and obtained a degree in English. The Mae Anderson papers, 1900-1925, consists of newspaper clippings and a scrapbook.

Arrangement

Materials arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Michael L. Nelson, July 2013.

Existence and Location of Originals

Location of original articles unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Elizabeth Mayer, 2013. Revised by Atticus Garrison, August 2015.

Title
Mae Anderson papers, 1900-1925 and undated.
Status
In Progress
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
August 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States