Guide to the Mary Arden Hauss Collection, 1926-1929


Mary Arden Hauss gradated from Duke University in 1929. The collection includes one scrapbook page and other items from her time as a Duke student. The collection ranges in date from 1926-1929.

Collection Details

Record Group
Mary Arden Hauss collection
Hauss, Mary Arden
1 Linear Feet, 10 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

The collection includes memorabilia from Hauss' time as a Duke University student. The is one scrapbook page that refers to "Rushing parties" on one side and has examination questions from a 1926 history exam and A Christmas Carol program (as presented by Prof. H. E. Spence) on the back. There is also a badge, graduation card, commencement invitation, and other items. The collection ranges in date from 1926-1929.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Mary Arden Hauss Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Scrapbook page, 1926
Box 1
Letter [Hauss invited to pose for "Faire Ladies" section of the Chanticleer], 1929
Box 1
Commencement Program Card and Commencement Week Invitation, 1929
Box 1
Omicron Beta Chapter, Sigma Tau Delta, Certificate, 1928
Box 1
Duke University Athletic Association Ticketbook, 1926
Box 1
Graduation Card, circa 1929
Box 1
Basketball Schedule, 1926
Box 1
Duke University Logos, undated
Box 1
North Carolina Collegiate Press Association Badge, 1928
Box 1

Historical Note

Mary Arden Hauss, of Thomasville, NC, graduated from Duke University in 1929. While a student, Hauss was involved in numerous activities. She was a member of the Omicron Beta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi, the Beta of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and the Alpha Tau Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, and Eko-L. Additionally, Hauss was an Associate Editor of both The Archive and The Chronicle and was Vice President of Women's Student Government. She was also a member of the Taurian Players.

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The Mary Arden Hauss Collection was received by the University Archives as a gift in 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, June 2009

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, June 2009

Accession UA2008-0067 is described in this finding aid.