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Guide to the Margaret Bennett Photograph Album, circa 1926-1930

Summary

Margaret Bennett was a 1930 graduate of the Woman's College of Duke University and involved with numerous student groups and organizations including the Student Government Council. Album contains photographic prints and negatives of scenes of student life in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.30.01.0072
Title
Margaret Bennett Photograph Album
Date
circa 1926-1930
Creator
Bennett, Margaret
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet, 1 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Album contains photographs that document student life in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Photographs include formal portraits, candid snapshots taken on what is today East Campus, and baseball players in uniform.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Margaret Bennett Photograph Album, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

box 1
Box 1
Loose Photographs, circa 1926-1930
Box 1
Folder 1
Photograph Album, circa 1926-1930
Box 1
Folder 2
 

Historical Note

Margaret Bennett was a 1930 graduate of the Woman's College at Duke University. She was also class secretary her freshman and junior year, a member of the Student Government Council and the Y.W.C.A. cabinet her junior year, and a member of the Chronicle and Chanticleer staff her senior year.

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  • Woman’s College Oral History Project Records, 2003-2006 (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
  • Woman’s College Records, 1928-1974 (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)


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Provenance

The Margaret Bennett Photograph Album was received by the University Archives as a gift in 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by Josh Larkin Rowley, May 2009

Encoded by Josh Larkin Rowley, May 2009

Accession A95-66 is described in this finding aid.