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Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1: Administrative

Series 2: Alumnae

Series 3: Scrapbooks

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

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



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: 11.0 cubic ft.(4 boxes)
Language:
Language English
Repository: Woodson Research Center

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.

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Scope and Contents

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

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Carolyn Dortch

Processing Information note

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.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1: Administrative

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

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Series 2: 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
5 Constitution of SLLS Alumnae Chapter
6 Directory Books, 1952/53, 1957/58
7 Membership Directories, 1969-1970
8 Newsletters, 1963-1971

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Series 3: Scrapbooks

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

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