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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
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.
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.
- Cercle Francais, 122
- Class Day, 1895: 3, 121, 142; 1896, 4
- Class deed, a memorial exposition of the class of 1896, 11
- Classical Club, 61, 121, 122
- Commencement: 1899, 109; 1905, 101; 1896, 59, 60, 61, 62, 119, 124; 1900, 65
- English Club, 127
- Emmanuel Club, 148
- Glee Club, 171
- Graduate Club, 120-26
- Gymnasium, 135
- Harvard theatricals: Delta Upsilon, Hasty Pudding, PiEta, 26, 57, 69, 107, 139
- Idler Club, 120-128
- Philosophy Club, 122
- Phonaskia Club, 135
- Radcliffe, description of, clipping by Alice Sterling Cook, 32