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Haskell Institute
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Haskell Institute scrapbook
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Consists of a scrapbook entitled "Annual Report of the Girls' Advisors of Haskell Institute, 1935-1936."

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of a scrapbook entitled "Annual Report of the Girls' Advisors of Haskell Institute, 1935-1936." The scrapbook chronicles the activities of girls at this secondary school in Lawrence, Kansas, that was run for Native Americans by the U.S. Dept. of Interior's Office of Indian Affairs. The material covers the student council, girls clubs, girls dorms and gardens, gym classes, dances, campus queens, letters to parents, work programs, religious and social activities, and pageantry as a means of educating the public about Indian culture and history. Included are 94 gelatin silver photographs of students (some in ceremonial costume) and Haskell Institute scenes.

Collection History


Purchase; 1995. .

Custodial History:

The scrapbook was probably once the copy of Mrs. Margaret Pearson Speelman, the Head Girls Advisor, as the photos are captioned throughout in her handwriting.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Haskell Institute scrapbook; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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