Edith Lavinia Lee Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1415
Creators:
Lee, Edith Lavinia
Fairmont Seminary (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1912-1927
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook compiled by Lee, documenting her time as a student at the Fairmont Seminary in Washington, D.C. in the 1910s. The scrapbook mostly documents the social lives of Lee and other students at the school, especially the dances, sporting events, graduations and other activities at the U.S. Naval Academy. The contents of the scrapbook include a huge variety of types of documents, including letters, postcards, greeting cards and telegrams; photographs of students and their activities; drawings and paintings by Lee; report cards; menus; tickets to events; dance cards; calling cards; and a large number of artifacts (ribbons, cloth flowers, insignias, etc.) are also attached to the pages of the album.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Fairmont Seminary was more customarily known as the Bristol School, named in 1904 for its founder, Alice A. Bristol. It was an Episcopal school for girls, offering two years worth of college work preparatory to college. It was located in Northwest Washington, and ceased operation in the 1940s.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center in 2017 by Carol Jarvis, who acquired it from a family member, who acquired it from a thrift store.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Edith Lavinia Lee Scrapbook, ca. 1912-1927, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women -- Education Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calling cards Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paintings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menus Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tickets Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance cards Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Report cards Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Telegrams Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greeting cards Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bristol School (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Naval Academy Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives