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Personal Artifacts pertaining to Abel's Connecticut College Student Experience

 Series — Box: 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Collection of materials acquired during Linda Lee Abel’s undergraduate years at Connecticut College (1965-1969); her time at the Twenty-Fifth Reunion of the Class of 1969 (June 3-5, 1994); and her time at the Thirtieth Reunion of the Class of 1969 (June 4-6, 1999). The collection includes a variety of materials pertaining to Connecticut College’s social and educational environment from 1965-1969. These include photographs, slides, objects and assorted college memorabilia and ephemera (e.g. college ID cards, performance and event pamphlets, programs and tickets, campus maps, various newspaper clippings, letters, report cards, dean’s list recipient cards, college agenda, college diploma, pins, class ring, college flag and Zoology, Bioecology and Histology course work). The collection contains a scrapbook which holds newspaper clippings on coeducation at Connecticut College, an official letter announcing that Connecticut College would become coeducational in September 1969 and other ephemera dealing with coeducation from Connecticut College, Yale, Vassar and Wesleyan. The materials pertaining to the Twenty-Fifth and Thirtieth Reunions of the Class of 1969 consist primarily of color photography of the events and alumni who attended.

Dates

  • 1965-1999

Extent

From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States
860-439-2686