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Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16697

Content Description

High school memory scrapbook and photo album of Bessie Marie Africa of Kanawha, Iowa from 1923 to 1927. The scrapbook is in a "School Friendship Book binding" assembled by Bessie Marie Africa documenting her high school years at Sanborn High School. It includes correspondence, programs, and mementos from theater, basketball, and football, and a declamatory contest. There are two large dolls created out of crepe paper.

Dates

  • 1923 - 1927
  • Majority of material found within 1925

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : scrapbook album

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Caroliniana Jeffrey Rovenpor by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 2 May 2019.
Title
Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
2022-08-16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States