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Charles V. and Constance Dean Adair collection, circa 1943-1944

 Collection
Identifier: SC-04
This is a small collection of undated photographs of campus scenes donated by Charles V. Adair and his wife Constance Dean Adair. The photographs are probably from 1944 when Charles Adair was editor of the Echo of the Seneca yearbook.

Among the sports photographs are team and action photos of both football and lacrosse. There are also photographs from a theater performance, fraterity groups, and general student life photographs.

Also in the collection are photographs of campus. Coxe Hall and the Hobart quad are featured in some photographs while other are of the chapel and religious life at the Colleges.

Dates

  • circa 1943-1944

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

This is a small collection of undated photographs of campus scenes donated by Charles V. Adair and his wife Constance Dean Adair. The photographs are probably from 1944 when Charles Adair was editor of the Echo of the Seneca yearbook. There are photographs of football and lacrosse games, religious life, fraternities, campus houses, theatre, and general student life activities.

Biographical Note

Charles V. Adair graduated from Hobart College in 1944 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He went on to become a physician. Constance Dean Adair graduated from William Smith College in 1945. Her mother, Gladys Moyer Dean, was a member of the first class at William Smith College. Constance Dean Adair donated a collection of her mother's college papers and memorabilia to the Archives and Special Collections in 1998.

Arrangement

This collection is not arranged in sereies.

Location

Box 1: Archives Storage / Range 22A / Section 1

Provenance

The photographs were given to the Archives and Special Collections by Charles V. and Constance Dean Adair. The date of the donation is unknown.
Title
Charles V. and Constance Dean Adair collection: A Finding Aid
Status
completed
Author
Martha Clark
Date
January 2015
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)