MC.00.043 Kathryn Musser Smith collection, 1914-1966

Kathryn Musser Smith collection 1914-1966MC.00.043

Summary Information

Title
Kathryn Musser Smith collection
Creator
Smith, Kathryn Musser
Inclusive Dates
1914-1966
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Call Number
MC.00.043
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Gerri Mahn, Lisa Kruczek (2009)
Repository
W. W. Hagerty Library 3300 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215.895.6706 archives@drexel.edu

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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

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Dance cards
  • Photographs
  • Programs

Personal Name(s)

  • Cressman, Lara
  • Rocca, Lauren

Subject(s)

  • 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: http://www.dauphincountyhistory.org/research/archives/mg/787

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Collection Inventory

BoxFolder

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

11

Programs and publications 1914-1963   1.0 folder

12

Alumni reunion materials circa 1965   1.0 folder

13

Photographs of students 1914-1929   10.0 photographs

14

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