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Gladys Moyer Dean papers, 1907-1947

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-24

Scope and Contents

This collection contains memorabilia from Gladys Moyer Dean, a graduate of William Smith College and a member of the class of 1912, the first class to graduate from William Smith. The materials document her time at William Smith College and include correspondence with her parents, play notices, invitations, programs, dance cards, and term reports. Also included are a number of contemporary publications and articles about the college as well as numerous copies of the Pine (William Smith yearbook) and The Ridge (William Smith literary magazine). William Smith College catalogs from 1908 to 1913 are also included.

Dates

  • 1907-1947

Biographical Note

Gladys Moyer Dean was a member of the first class of William Smith College (class of 1912). She was born on July 12, 1891 in Buffalo, NY and died on September 12, 1982. Dean attended Lafayette High School in Buffalo. She lived in Miller House on campus, and was a Liberal Arts major and the editor-in-chief of the yearbook (the Pine). She was also on the Board of Control for the college and played a part in the college's production of "Princess Chrysanthemum." Dean married Ernest W. Dean during her time at William Smith College.

Extent

2 Linear Feet ([2 boxes])

Abstract

This collection contains memorabilia from the estate of Gladys Moyer Dean. Dean was a member of the first William Smith Class (1912). Her daughter Constance Dean Adair donated the items on June 25, 1998.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following series:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Memorabilia
  3. Publications and Books
  4. Photographs

Location

Boxes 1-2: Archives Storage, Range 22B, Section 4

Provenance

Gladys Moyer Dean's daughter Constance Dean Adair donated the items to the Archives and Special Collections on June 25, 1998.
Title
Gladys Moyer Dean papers, 1907-1947: A Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva New York 14456 U.S.A. US (United States)