Extent: 2.0 Scrapbooks
Predominant Dates: 1940-1941
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Scope and Contents: The two Pearl Nielsen scrapbooks are contained in two separate boxes. The first box holds a brown book embossed with a crest-like design. Measuring 8.25" x 11.75", it displays paste-ins of 1940 RECORD articles, invitations to social events, lit society notices and commencement exercises. The pages are brittle and disattached from the binding. The second box contains a brown books with raised decorative designs, bound with a string, measuring 12" x 14.5". It begins with a few photos of the college campus pasted within, then features Nielsen's acceptance letter from registrar Enock C. Dyrness, dated April 9, 1937. More administrative correspondence follows before continuing with paste-ins of invitations, holiday cards, pressed flowers, literary society programs and newspaper articles. Included are photos of campus events and a road trip to Springfield, IL, and Colorado Springs, CO, among other points.
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