Western Exhibits Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
030 b40d1f7c-114a-4c6f-8b7e-e1e822a6d94e

Dates

  • 2006- (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.00 Boxes (Whole)
  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)
  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    Collection of materials pertaining to the Exhibits Collection.

    Exhibits

    Exhibits are housed on the right wall. The exhibit author, place and year of the exhibit's initial display are noted. Labels are kept with their pictures.

    Box 1

    "The Muu-Muu: Western's New Black Dress?" Amy Bergseth, Archive Billboard in the Peabody hallway, 2005-2006.

    *Title banner (in pieces), "The Muu-Muu: Western's New Black Dress?" *Small article from The Press, "Snowy Notes Scraped Up While Shoveling the Walk". *School photo from 1958 where every student is wearing the newest fashion trend- the Muu-Muu *Info on Barbara Anne Konheim, the "Catalyst of the Craze" *Article with pictures, "A To-Do Over MuuMuu" (Life Magazine, December 2, 1957) *Photographs from Life Magazine.

    -Girl on phone -Girls reading -Girls on the stairs -Girls with bicycles -By the Duck Pond -Girl by a fountain -Girl on a bicycle -Girls in science class -Girl and boy walking under a bridge

    "The Women of Western College." Amy Bergseth, Front Case of King Library, 2005.

    *Large banner, dark blue on white, reading: "The Women of Western College." *"Helen Peabody 1855-1888": Short biography and a photograph of Helen Peabody and friend at Mount Holyoke. *Photograph of Helen Peabody *"Leila McKee 1888-1904": Short biography and a photograph. *"In October of 1896 Miss McKee dressed up as the Czarina of Russia."

    -Photograph -Scan of the writing on the back of the photograph

    *"Lilian Wyckoff Johnson 1904-1906": Short biography and an article (with photograph) "mentioning that Dr. Lilian Johnson chaperoned her Western students to Cincinnati for a visit." *Portrait of Lilian Johnson, 1907 *"Mary Moore Dabney Thomson 1941-1945": Short biography and photograph. *"An article explaining that Mary Moore Thomson was elected Mother of the Year in 1943 by the American Mother's Committee of the Golden Rule Foundation." Not in Box

    *Notes from Nannie Mills, class of 1862, entitled "76 Wishes of Miss Peabody." *Article entitled "Women Educators of America." Miss Lilian W. Johnson pictured. *Transcript of the speech "Women Hold the Ballot Front" or "Vote, Women, Vote" that Mary Moore Dabney Thomson read while President.

    "Western Then and Now: 1853-1974." Amy Bergseth, Front Case of King Library, 2005.

    *Large banner, dark blue on white, reading: "Western Then and Now: 1853-1974; The Western College Memorial Archives." *Scanned image of a Western Flag. *The Duck Pond, 19th Century *The Duck Pond, 20th Century *Basketball, 1912 *Basketball, 1936 *19th century dorm room with double bed *20th century dorm room with bunked beds *Horse and Carriage *Station Wagon, World War II Era *Anatomy Class, 19th Century *Science Class, 20th Century *Quote from the 1953 Multifaria, "The Best of the Past is Part of our Present." *All the classes prior to 1879 outside Peabody Hall *The class of 1968 outside Peabody Hall

    Box 2

    "The Western Spirit: An Introspective Look at Class Tradition." Maggie Shell, Peabody Gallery 120, 2006.

    Folder 1 *Unused, unidentified images

    -Small 1764 Class Motto -Small 1760 Class Motto -Small image of girls posing by lamp -Small image of girls doing their nails. -Small image of an early class -Small image of field hockey -Small image of '69 flag -Small image of old class -Small image of girls outside on the front steps of Peabody -Small image of girls outside talking by the duck pond -Small image of girls celebrating and wearing beanines -Small image of a girl using a typewriter at her desk in her dorm room -Small image of a girl coming out of the bathroom with a towel on her head -Small image of girls wearing beanies and dancing in a line -Small image of balloons coming down from the ceiling at a dance -Small image of a girl sitting at the duck pond -Small image of girls in a dorm room with a bunkbed -Small image of girls sitting in window seats -Small image of girls at the lodge -Small image of people horseback riding -Small image of girls playing in the leaves -Small image of girls walking barefoot -Small image of girls playing tug of war in the mud -Small image of the class of 1923 with their flag -Small image of the class of 1919 with their flag -Small image of the Tree Day lantern drill, "W" formation -Image of a girl using a typewriter at her desk in her dorm room -Image of field Hockey -1769 Class Motto -1756 Class Motto -Image of balloons coming down from the ceiling at a dance -1765 Class Motto -1759 Class Motto -Image of girls outside on the front steps of Peabody

    Intro Banner (behind Folder 1)

    Frames, objects and mounted photos (In order of setup; Frames are on the shelf near the Box)

    *Introduction Label (Small black frame, blue background)

    *Class mottos (Large Black frame, blue and black background)

    -Small 1856 class motto -Large 1860 class motto -Large 1870 class motto -Label -Large 1864 class motto -Large 1862 class motto -Small 1865 class motto -Large 1874 class motto

    *Senior Class Tradition- The Howl (Small silver frame, black background)

    -Picture from Cumberland Falls, Ky. -Picture on a Riverboat -Label -Picture of girls with suitcases

    *Junior Class Tradition- The Junior Garb (Small black frame, blue background)

    -Label -Image of girls in their Garb -Image of girls in their Garb -Label

    *Sophomore Class Tradition- The Sophomore Stunt (Small silver frame, black background)

    -Image of girls performing in the 1945 Sophomore Stunt -Label -Image of girls performing in the 1945 Sophomore Stunt -Label

    *Freshmen Class Traditions- Hell Day and College Day (Small black frame, blue background)

    -Label on Hell Day -Image from a Hell Day -Image from a College Day -Label on College Day

    *Flag/Tree Day (Large black frame, blue and black background)

    -16 images of various class flags -Label

    *Flag/Tree Day Part II (Large silver frame, black and blue background

    -Label and four images about the longevity of the Flag Day -Label and image from the 1918 Tree Day -'Did You Know?' Label about the missing flags and two images of flags hanging in the trees -Label and three images of Freshmen performing 'Drill' during early Tree Days.

    *Objects in a case (Not kept in this record group!)

    - -Tree Day program (housed in College Events and Traditions) -Letters between "Big Sister" and "Little Sister" (housed in Students) -Class songs (Housed in College Events and Traditions) -Beanie (Housed at Patterson Place)

    *Class flag (Black frame, gray background; Housed at Patterson Place)

    Labels from the case (behind the wall banner in the box)

    *Images and labels on the blue and black wall partition, which was borrowed from King Library. At the back of Box 2.

    -Label about the progression of the years and the maintenance of traditions (mounted on matboard with tacks on the back). -Images, in no particular order (mounted on matboard with tacks on the back)

    *Girls in beanies dancing in a row *Four girls posing by a lamp post *Girl climbing a tree *Girls talking by the duck pond *Girls posing by a fence *Girls in a circle on the ground under a tree *Girls posing by an old building with a "Do Not Enter" sign *Girls playing tug-o-war in the mud *Girls doing their nails

    -"The Best of the Past is Part of our Present" quote Label (mounted on matboard with tacks on the back.)

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Materials do circulate and may only be used in the archives.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    http://westernarchives.lib.miamioh.edu/show_content.php?unique_id=79

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