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Esther Maria Samuelson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0330

Scope and Contents

The Esther Maria Samuelson Scrapbook dates from 1946 to 1949. The Scrapbook cover has lettering reading, W.C.U.N.C. arched above the university's seal. It consists of black paper and is not annotated. It contains college documents, event programs, newspaper clippings, invitations, photographs, correspondence, tags, flyers, and other memorabilia regarding student life, theatre, and campus activities.

Dates

  • 1946 - 1949

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical or Historical Information

Esther Maria Samuelson of Providence, Rhode Island was a student at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1950 with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish. While a student, Samuelson was a member of the Adelphian Society, Golden Chain, Curriculum Committee, Y.W.C.A., Masqueraders, Botany Club, Phi Psi Omega, Spanish Club, Veterans Club, and Phi Beta Kappa. She was a May Day Chairman, Elections Chairman, Pine Needles Section Editor, and Junior Advisor. Samuelson was also active in many college plays.

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Esther Maria Samuelson was a student at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1950 with a Bachelor's degree in Spanish. While a student, Samuelson was a member of many clubs and college groups such as the Adelphian Society, the Spanish Club, and Phi Beta Kappa.

The Esther Maria Samuelson Scrapbook dates from 1946 to 1949. The Scrapbook contains materials such as college documents, event programs, newspaper clippings, invitations, photographs, correspondence, and other memorabilia.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from Classed Archives in September, 2008.

Offensive Language Statement

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Processing Information

Processed by Andrea Cole, June 2010
Title
Esther Maria Samuelson Scrapbook
Author
Andrea Cole
Date
05/16/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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