Alzina Stone Dale Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection is organized into two series, When the Postwar World was New and Miscellaneous. The first series includes original materials from 1952 which Alzina used in writing the book and more recent correspondence and copies of the manuscript.
The second series, Miscellaneous, contains other writings by Alzina Dale, material concerning her alma mater Swarthmore College, and subjects of interest.
- 1939 - 2012
- Majority of material found within 1997 - 2008
- Dale, Alzina Stone, 1931- (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
After graduating from Swarthmore in 1952, she spent the following summer volunteering with AFSC at a work camp in Finland. She spent most of her time helping to clear wooded fields for farms with volunteers from all over Europe. After her time at the work camp, she traveled through Europe with friends before returning to the United States. She subsequently returned to the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago and earned an M.A. at the University of Chicago Divinity School.
Her book, When the Postwar World Was New (2009) describes her experiences abroad. The collection also reflects her lifelong interest in mysteries.
3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
1952 Halcyon, Swarthmore College Bulletins, and other duplicates of Swarthmore College publications removed to duplicates.
Correspondence with Christopher Densmore, Curator of Friends Historical Library, concerning donation of papers transferred to RG 6/R3/007 Accession file.
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