Guide to the Ida Grady Scrapbook, 1927-1930


Nancy Ida Grady, a native of Asheville, N.C., graduated from Duke University's Woman's College in 1928. Scrapbook contains clippings, programs, invitations, calling cards, and miscellaneous ephemera with inclusive dates 1927-1930.

Collection Details

Record Group
Ida Grady Scrapbook
Grady, Nancy Ida
0.5 Linear Feet, 1 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, invitations, programs, poems, and other assorted ephemera and memorabilia. Among the programs are several from church services in Durham and Asheville, theatre productions including performances by the Taurian Players and the YWCA, and several guest lectures at Duke. Also present are exams, quizzes, and study questions from courses at Duke in Bible study, religions of China and Japan, Egypt and Mesopotamia. The scrapbook has been disassembled and foldered for preservation purposes. Detached clippings and assorted ephemera are housed in envelopes.

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[Identification of item], Ida Grady Scrapbook, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Front Cover
Box 1
Folder 1
Loose material inside front cover
Box 1
Folder 2
Loose material, page 1 and Clippings, page 1
Box 1
Folder 3
Pages 1-2
Box 1
Folder 4
Loose material, pages 2-3 and Clippings, pages 2-3
Box 1
Folder 5
Pages 3-4
Box 1
Folder 6
Pages 5-6
Box 1
Folder 7
Pages 7-8
Box 1
Folder 8
Loose material, pages 8-9 and Clippings, pages 8-9
Box 1
Folder 9
Pages 9-10
Box 1
Folder 10
Loose material, pages 10-11 and Clippings, pages 10-11
Box 1
Folder 11
Pages 11-12
Box 1
Folder 12
Loose material, pages 12-13 and Clippings, pages 12-13
Box 1
Folder 13
Pages 13-14
Box 1
Folder 14
Loose material, pages 14-15 and Clippings, pages 14-15
Box 1
Folder 15
Pages 15-16
Box 1
Folder 16
Loose material, pages 16-17 and Clippings, pages 16-17
Box 1
Folder 17
Pages 17-18
Box 1
Folder 18
Loose material, pages 18-19 and Clippings, pages 18-19
Box 1
Folder 19
Pages 19-20
Box 1
Folder 20
Photographic negatives, pages 20-21
Box 1
Folder 21
Loose material, pages 20-21 and Clippings, pages 20-21
Box 1
Folder 22
Clippings, inside back cover
Box 1
Folder 23
Back Cover
Box 1
Folder 24

Historical Note

Nancy Ida Grady was from Asheville, N.C. and a 1928 graduate of the Woman's College at Duke University. While at Duke, Grady was Secretary-Treasurer of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), a member of the Historical Society, and Vice-President of the League of Women Voters.

Related Material

  • Duke University Archives Scrapbook Collection, 1916-ongoing (Duke University Archives)
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  • Alice Craven scrapbook, 1915-1924 (Duke University Archives)
  • Maude Brown scrapbook, 1924-1937 (Duke University Archives)
  • Virginia Hicks scrapbook, 1921-1925 (Duke University Archives)

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The Ida Grady Scrapbook were received by the University Archives as a gift in 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Joshua Larkin Rowley, April 2009

Encoded by Joshua Larkin Rowley, April 2009

Accession UA2008-0070 is described in this finding aid.