Gladys Moyer Dean papers, 1907-1947
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
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.
2 Linear Feet ([2 boxes])
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.
The collection is arranged in the following series:
- Publications and Books
Boxes 1-2: Archives Storage, Range 22B, Section 4
Gladys Moyer Dean's daughter Constance Dean Adair donated the items to the Archives and Special Collections on June 25, 1998.
- Gladys Moyer Dean papers, 1907-1947: A Finding Aid
- Description rules