MC.00.043 Kathryn Musser Smith collection, 1914-1966

Kathryn Musser Smith collection 1914-1966MC.00.043

Summary Information

Kathryn Musser Smith collection
Smith, Kathryn Musser
Inclusive Dates
0.5 Linear feet
Call Number
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Gerri Mahn, Lisa Kruczek (2009)
W. W. Hagerty Library 3300 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215.895.6706

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The papers were found in the Alumni Relations Office and transferred to the Archives in 2009.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Correspondence
  • Dance cards
  • Photographs
  • Programs

Personal Name(s)

  • Cressman, Lara
  • Rocca, Lauren


  • College publications
  • Graduation (School)
  • Women college students

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Biographical Note

Kathryn Musser Smith was from Harrisburg, PA and attended Harrisburg High School. She graduated from the Drexel Institute in 1916 from the School of Domestic Science and Arts. She was married to Henry W. Stewart.

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Scope and content note

This collection contains the papers of Kathryn Musser Smith, who graduated from the Drexel Institute in 1916. The collection consists of ephemera gathered during Smith’s time as a student, including roster cards, dance cards, report cards, event invitations, class schedules, and correspondence. There are commencement programs, Drexel Institute song books, other Drexel Institute publications, and several programs for Alumni reunions, one of which includes biographical notes on the lives of students from the class of 1916. Ten annotated black and white photographs show Smith with her fellow classmates, which include several photos taken in front of 3305 Arch Street.

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Related Materials

Related material

The Historical Society of Dauphin County has a small collection of Ms. Smith's, MG 787 - Girton Collection, described here:

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Collection Inventory


Note cards, dance cards, report cards 1914-1916   1.0 folder


Programs and publications 1914-1963   1.0 folder


Alumni reunion materials circa 1965   1.0 folder


Photographs of students 1914-1929   10.0 photographs


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