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Geraldine Oyen Steindler papers, 1941-1965

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-27

Scope and Contents

Collection of Geraldine Oyen Steindler WS '45 papers from 1941-1949. The collection is contained in one box, including nine items. These items include two photo albums, a scrapbook, two copies of Stage Whispers, an article from The Herald, two articles from The Geneva Times, and an article on the publishing of Geraldine's cookbook.

Dates

  • 1941-1965

Creator

Biographical Note

Geraldine Oyen Steindler was a member of the William Smith class of 1945. As an undergraduate, Geraldine studied English and modern languages and was president of the William Smith Christian Cabinet. She graduated summa cum laude, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Sigma Iota, and Delta Phi Alpha. After graduation she worked for the New York Telephone Company, and married R. A. Steindler, Hobart class of 1949. During their marriage she developed an interest in target shooting, and in 1965 published her book "The Game Cookbook". She was also a regular contributor to "Camping Journal" and a consultant to the Pillsbury Company. She died on August 23, 1985.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet ([1 box])

Abstract

Collection of papers belonging to or regarding Geraldine Oyen Steindler WS '45. One box containing nine items, including two photograph albums, a scrapbook, two copies of "Stage Whispers", an article from The Herald, two articles from The Geneva Times, and an article on the publishing of Geraldine's book "The Game Cookbook".

Location

Box 1: Archives Storage, Range 22A, Section 4

Provenance

The provenance of this collection is unclear, because there are no known records documenting its donation to the Archives and Special Collections. However, it is believed that the papers were donated either by Geraldine Oyen Steindler herself or by her family.
Title
Geraldine Oyen Steindler papers, 1941-1965: A Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Lissa Mele WS '13 with the Archivist Katie Lamontagne
Date
February 2012
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)