Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Sarah Lane Literary Society records, 1947-2000s UA 287



creator Sarah Lane Literary Society
Title: Sarah Lane Literary Society records
Dates: 1947-2000s
Abstract: The Sarah Lane Literary Society (SLLS), founded in 1947, was named after Sarah Lane, a 1919 graduate who served as the dean of women, 1931-1950. It disbanded in 1965, but its alumnae stayed active through the 2000s. This record contains correspondence, ledgers, information about events, alumnae directories, alumnae newsletters, and scrapbooks.
Identification: UA 287
Quantity: 11 Cubic Feet(4 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Historical Note

The Sarah Lane Literary Society (SLLS), founded in 1947, was named after Sarah Lane, a 1919 graduate who served as the dean of women, 1931-1950. It disbanded in 1965, but its alumnae stayed active through the 2000s.


Scope and Contents

The records contain correspondence, ledgers, information about events, alumnae directories, alumnae newsletters, and scrapbooks.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

directories
scrapbooks
Literature -- Societies, etc.
corrrespondence
Rice University

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sarah Lane Literary Society Records (UA 287), Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Carolyn Dortch

Processing Information

In April 2012, two collections, UA 287 and UA 288, were combined as UA 287. The alumnae information located in UA 288 is under the series alumnae.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Administrative

Box Folder
1 1 Ledger 1957-1965
2 President's Book 1961-1964
3 Events undated
4 Constitution undated
5 University-wide undated



Series II: Alumnae

Box item
2 1 Gavel
2 Metal box contianing SLLS Alums directory cards
3 Vice President's Papers 1963-1971
4 President's Notebook, 1965-1971 1965-1971
5 Constitution of SLLS Alumnae Chapter
6 Directory Books 1952-1958
7 Membership Directories 1969-1970
8 Newsletters 1963-1971



Series III: Scrapbooks

Box
3 Scrapbook 1947-1953
Scrapbook 1951-1952
Box
4 Scrapbook 1956-1957
Scrapbook 1961-1963