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Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1: Administrative, 1924-1984

Series 2: Newsclippings, 1924-1972

Series 3: Academics, Alumnae, and Events, 1925-1982

Series 4: Photographs and Scrapbooks, 1937-1983

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society records, 1924-1984 UA 289



Title: Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society records
Dates: 1924-1984
Abstract The Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) was founded in 1914 and named in honor of the second Mrs. William Marsh Rice. It was an active organization until the mid 1980s. In 1919, the literary society split to form another society, the Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS). In 1924, an alumnae group for EBLS was formed. The records contain correspondence, scrapbooks, newsclippings regarding activities, programs from plays performed by the society, as well as correspondence and directories from the alumnae group.
Identification: UA 289
Quantity: 21.0 linear ft. (6 OV boxes)
Language:
Language English
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Historical Note

The Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) was founded in 1914 and named in honor of the second Mrs. William Marsh Rice. It was an active organization until the mid 1980s. In 1919, the literary society split to form another society, the Pallas Athene Literary Society (PALS). In 1924, an alumnae group for EBLS was formed.

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Scope and Contents

The records contain correspondence, scrapbooks, newsclippings regarding activities, programs from plays performed by the society, as well as correspondence and directories from the alumnae group.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society Records (UA 289), Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Donations from members Charlotte Talbot, E. Pender Turnbull, Joyce Nagle, Karen Rogers.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1: Administrative, 1924-1984

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence - 1924-1984, n.d.
2 Correspondence, incoming - 1943-1948
3 Directories - 1949/1949 - 1957/58
4 Directory - 1958/1959 - with items addressed to E. Pender Turnbull
5 Directory - 1959/1960 - with notes and E. Pender Turnbull bookmark
6 Directories - 1960/61 - 1967/68
7 Directory 1960/1961 - with items addressed to E. Pender Turnbull
8 Meeting Notes, Minutes, Membership Lists - 1970-1979
9 Meeting Notes, Minutes, Membership Lists - 1980-1984
10 Constitutions - 1952-1955, n.d.
11 Contracts - 1957-1976

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Series 2: Newsclippings, 1924-1972

Box Folder
2 1 Newsclippings - 1924-1940
2 Newsclippings - 1944-1959
3 Newsclippings - 1960-1972
4 Newsclippings - n.d.

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Series 3: Academics, Alumnae, and Events, 1925-1982

Box Folder
2 5 Academics - 1925-1956
6 Alumnae - 1924-1976, n.d.
7 Event Programs, Signs, and Invitations - 1930-1982, n.d.
8 Party Invitation on Pillow Case
9 Play Programs - 1955-1966, n.d.
10 Alice in Wonderland Script
11 De Pelchin Faith Home and Children's Bureau - 1942, 1944

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Series 4: Photographs and Scrapbooks, 1937-1983

Box Folder
2 12 Photographs - 1975-1983, n.d.
13 Loose Materials - Scrapbook - 1937-1945
14 Loose Materials - Scrapbook - 1949
15 Loose Materials - Scrapbook - 1952-1953
16 Loose Materials - Scrapbook - 1954-1955
17 Loose Materials - Scrapbook - 1960-1964
18 Loose Materials - Scrapbook - 1964-1965
Box Folder
3 - Scrapbook - 1938-1942
- Scrapbook - 1945-1950
- Scrapbook - 1942-1948
- 1 Scrapbook Sheet - 1944-1945
- 2 Scrapbook Sheets - 1943
Box Folder
4 - Scrapbook - 1947-1948
- Scrapbook - 1949
- Scrapbook - 1950-1951
- Scrapbook - 1951-1952
- Scrapbook - 1952-1953
Box Folder
5 - Scrapbook - 1960-1961
- Scrapbook - 1964-1965
- Scrapbook - 1969-1970
Box Folder
6 - Scrapbook - 1971-1972

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