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Wenonah Lydia Saum scrapbook

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16622

Content Description

This collection consists of a scrapbook of Wenonah Lydia Saum documenting her time as a student at the University of Virginia in 1923. The album contains photographs, postcards, cafeteria tickets, napkins, plant matter, and many musical, dance, and theater programs from productions held at the University. Many of the photographs are captioned and include photographs of acquaintances and views of buildings and landscapes at the university and also from the surrounding area.


  • Creation: 1923

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Repository has no information about copyright ownership for this collection and is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from it.

Biographical / Historical

Wenonah Lydia Saum was born in Adair, Iowa on 7 November 1903. Saum was one of the first females to graduate with a degree from the graduate education program at UVA.


.44 Cubic Feet (1 small oversized flat box)

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Condition Description


Wenonah Lydia Saum scrapbook
Lauren Zuchowski Longwell
17 November 2021
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

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