Radcliffe College. Class of 1932. Scrapbooks and papers of Radcliffe College Class
of 1932, 1928-1984: 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
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: SC 82
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe
Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Radcliffe College. Class of 1932
Title: Scrapbooks and papers of Radcliffe College Class of 1932, 1928-1984
Quantity: 2.75 linear feet (2 file boxes, 2 folio boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks, photographs, class notes, clippings, etc., documenting the Radcliffe College
Class of 1932.
Accession number: R84-11
This collection was received from Alice Watson '32, class historian, in May, 1984.
Processed: September 1984
By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35
Access. Collection is open for research.
Copyright. Copyright in the Scrapbooks and papers of Radcliffe College Class of 1932
may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Radcliffe College. Class of 1932 Scrapbooks and Papers, 1928-1984; item description,
dates. SC 82, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe
Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Two books have been removed to the Alumnae publications files:
- Past to Remember (1976), Alice Hathway
- Dillaway's Harnden Tavern Tales (n.d.)
The class of 1932 collection is a comprehensive record of the class from 1928 until
1984. Scrapbooks of clippings, photographs of college events and extracurricular activities,
document student years; class notes from the Quarterly, local and national press clippings,
and photographs document later lives and careers. Correspondence, photos and programs
illustrate the continuing interaction of class members and their frequent reunions
both at informal Christmas suppers and at official reunions during Commencement Week.
- Folio box 1: 1vo-2
- Box 2: 3v-7v
- Folio box 3: 8vo-9
- Box 4: 10-22
- 1vo. Class of 1932 scrapbook, 1928-1979
Scope and Contents: Clippings from newspapers and classnotes from Quarterly, programs, tickets, photographs.
Partial index of subjects: Athletics, gym demonstration program, 33 Cartoons, 4, 14;
Catholic Club, clippings, 11; Class officers 1932, 19b, 19c; Choral Society, program,
15; Gray, John Chipman, 108; Idler: photograph, 19a, programs, 3, 20, receptions,
S. 15; Menorah program, 10; Owen, Maribel (Vinson), clippings, 17, 38, 109 Student
life, photographs, 5, 8, 12, 20, 21, 22, 28-31, 36, 40-42; Photographs of reunions,
Christmas supper reunions and families of 1932 are scattered throughout; Window shop,
photograph, 1957; Who's Who in the Class of 1932, 21, 22
- 2. "Charles and Mary" photographs of Harvard/Radcliffe Dramatic Society (?) production,
December, 1931: includes Barbara (Wertheim) Tuchman '31
- 3v. Scrapbook, 1928-1929
Scope and Contents: Clippings, programs and invitations collected by Delia Hodson (mother of Alice Hodson
Watson '32). Partial list of subjects: Baccalaureate, 25v; Basketball, 10v, 13v; Choral
Society, 4v-8v, 14v-17v, 20v, 34v, 39v-41; Class of 1929, scattered; Commencement,
scattered; Comstock, Ada Louise, 20v, 24, 26, 32v, 36v, photograph, 42v; Copeland,
Charles Townsend, 19v; Daniels, Mabel '00, 23v; Hockey, 33, 35v, 38v; Hoover, Lou
(Henry), 24v-25, photographs, 42v; Idler, 17v, 18, 33, 38; Longfellow, Alice Mary,
9 Menorah, 19, 31v; Mother/Daughter Club, 16; Music Club, 18v; Phi Beta Kappa, 3v,
16, 33, 37, 38v; Semi-Centennial, scattered; Tennis, 15v, 18v, 20, 20v, 30v, 37v;
Tutorial House Vincent, Maribel '32, 11v, 12, 14
- 4v. Record of class of 1932: constitution, minutes of class meetings, 1928-1932
- 5v. Biographical material from Quarterly, reunion information Adams-Lyte, 1932-1953
- 6v. As above: MacBrayne-Zuke, 1932-1953
- 7v. Scrapbook of Radcliffe Quarterly class notes, 1954-1984, arranged by name, alphabetically
- 8vo. Scrapbook of Maribel Vinson Owen clippings and photographs, articles about Maribel
Vinson Owen's family, 1957-1962
- 9. Loose material removed from 8vo.
- 10. Newsclippings, 1932-1982
- 11. Correspondence, 1939-1982
- 12. 25th Reunion, correspondence, 1957, questionnaire summary
- 15. 40th Reunion, photographs, 1972
- 16. 45th Reunion, correspondence, 1977
- 17v. 45th Reunion, photographs, 1977
- 18. 50th Reunion, Florence Russell reminiscences, 1982
- 19vo. 50th Reunion, photographs, Houghton Library tea, commencement week photographs.
- 20. Color slides: 25th Reunion, 1957 includes burning of Memorial Hall
- 21. Original drawings for 25th reunion book, undated photographs, miscellaneous photographs,
- 22. Negatives of photographs
Comstock, Ada Louise
Copeland, Charles Townsend, 1860-1952
Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971
Gray, John Chipman, 1839-1915
Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944
Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Longfellow, Alice M. (Alice Mary), 1850-1928
Owen, Maribel Vinson, 1911-1961
Radcliffe Choral Society
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim), 1912-1989
Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.)