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Piggott, Clara Elma (later Robinson), S.C. Class of 1897, ca. 1900

 File — Box: 10

Scope and Contents

Assembled by Clara Elma Piggott (Mrs. J. William Robinson), Class of 1897.

A scrapbook that includes:

- Signed application to the YWCJ Union.

- Pressed plants, dated

- Swarthmore College photos (including machine room, science building inside and out)

- Strath Haven Inn photos

- Cyanotype photographs with captions of the stage of International Congress held by Delphic Literary Society (1894) and identified delegates to the International Congress (dressed in traditional garb of various countries)

- Lyrics of Swarthmore songs.

-Photographs (identified students) of Oak Dale School in Lincoln, Va.

- Program of the Swarthmore College Athletic Association

- newspaper clippings, dance invitations

*Fragile* Pages very acidic and crumbling, photographs are light sensitive


  • Creation: ca. 1900

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