Guide to the Virginia Hicks scrapbook, 1921-1925
Virginia Hicks was an undergraduate student at Trinity College/Duke University from 1921-1925. The topics of the scrapbook include social and academic life at Duke, with a focus on female students. The scrapbook ranges in date from 1921-1925.
- Record Group
- Virginia Hicks scrapbook
- Hicks, Henrietta Virginia
- 1.3 Linear Feet, 1 Item
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Contains autographs, photographs, correspondence, invitations, cards, programs, tickets, Duke football and baseball memorabilia, demerit cards, clippings and issues of the Carolina Buccaneer.
These items were originally included in a 27-page patent collegiate scrapbook with pre-printed pages for friends' autographs, athletics scores, etc. The scrapbook was dismantled upon accessioning. Pages were placed in folders to preserve three-dimensional attachments. Items separated from pages were placed in sleeves.
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The scrapbook contains pages of autographs from Class of 1925 seniors, demerit cards (for tardiness, lateness and smoking), clippings, personal notes, dried flowers, ribbons, postage stamps, Trinity College's "Regulations Pertaining to the Social Conduct of Women" and list of "Senior Privileges." It also includes commencement programs for Duke University and North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC.)
Virginia Hicks was born in Durham, NC. She attended Trinity College/Duke University from 1921-1925. She was a member of the Y.W.C.A., Brooks Literary Society, Glee Club, Junior Big Sisters and the sorority Delta Phi Rho Alpha. She was known for her love of athletics and kept photographs and statistics of Duke's football and baseball teams. She lived in Southgate dorm and graduated in 1925.
- Caviness Hector Brown scrapbook, 1918-1921 (Duke University Archives)
[Identification of item], Virginia Hicks scrapbook, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Virginia Hicks scrapbook was received by the University Archives as a gift in 1994.
Processed by Jessica Wood, July 2006
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, December 2006
Accession A94-79 is described in this finding aid.