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SC 34

Cook, Alice Sterling, 1875-1933. Scrapbook of Alice Sterling Cook, 1892-1896: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: SC 34
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Cook, Alice Sterling, 1875-1933
Title: Scrapbook of Alice Sterling Cook, 1892-1896
Date(s): 1892-1896
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbook of Alice Sterling Cook, Radcliffe College Class of 1896.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R75-37
This scrapbook was received by the Librarian Georgiana Hinckley, November 1945 from Frank Gaylord Cook.

Processing Information:

Processed: March, 1980
By: Helen Feild, Jane S. Knowles

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the scrapbook created by Alice Sterling Cook as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Scrapbook may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Alice Sterling Cook Scrapbook, 1892-1896; item description, dates. SC 34, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Alice Sterling Cook, born in 1875 in Bridgport Connecticut, was valedictorian of her high school class, and graduated magna cum laude from Radcliffe in 1896. While at Radcliffe, she had great interest in music and theatre both within the college and in Boston cultural life generally. Immediately following graduation, she married Frank Gaylord Cook of Cambridge (Harvard '88), a lawyer. She was devoted to the Congregational Church, and served on many of its Women's Boards. She was Treasurer of the Federation of Women's Boards of Foreign Missions of North America. She traveled extensively particularly to Europe but also made two trips around the world, during which she visited every woman's college in Japan, China and India.


The scrapbook contains club programs, calling cards, tickets and invitations, class schedules, songs and events of Class Day, clippings.

Partial index to scrapbook

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Songs and music
Radcliffe College--Students
Radcliffe College. Class of 1896