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Balls (Parties)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Class of 1920 Willard Gifford Taylor scrapbook, 1916-1920

 Item — Box 64
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

"Book of Friends;" school and social functions, dance books

Dates: 1916-1920

Class of 1924, May 25, 1974

Identifier: MOH3
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview collected by David Stameshkin and Deborah Clifford with members of the Class of 1924 at their 50th reunion in 1974. Topics discussed include: why they chose Middlebury; tuition and economic status of students; the role of fraternities and sororities on campus; "neutrals" (students who were not members of Greek societies); sorority "rooms" in town; cars on campus; school spirit and pride; student housing; student supervision and chaperones;...
Dates: May 25, 1974

Class of 1925 Clyde Fussell scrapbook, 1921-1923

 Item — Box 71
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Scrapbook entitled "My College Days at Middlebury," created by Clyde Fussell, Class of 1925. The scrapbook includes a "book of friends," a Middlebury football team roster, a Middlebury baseball team roster and schedule, a theatre program, a track schedule, a tennis schedule, a drama program, a senior ball invitation, newspaper clippings, a Mead Memorial Chapel service program, and a train ticket. The scrapbook also includes materials related to Kappa Phi Kappa, Dramatic Club, fraternities,...
Dates: 1921-1923

Class of 1929 Helen B. Haase scrapbook, 1924-1929

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, created by Middlebury College student Helen B. Haase '29, contains the contact information of other Middlebury students, photographs, dance and party related materials, correspondence, invitations, programs, Greek activities, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1924-1929

Class of 1934 Eleanor Parthenia Orde, 1930-1934

 Item — Box 80
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook created by Eleanor Parthenia Orde, Class of 1934. The scrabook contains Johnson Art Gallery news clippings, exhibit posters, materials pertaining to sculpture, a book of friends, a football schedule, an athletics record, a train ticket, party invitations, sports schedules, performance programs, a campus map, and a wig and pen. Also includes materials related to the Middlebury Dramatic Club, rushing, sororities, the Middlebury Inn, Chi Psi, the literati ball, and Sigma Kappa.

Dates: 1930-1934

Class of 1939 Richard Charles Sabra scrapbook, 1936-1939

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This folder contains loose pages from Richard Sabra's (Middlebury Class of 1939) scrapbook, , which in turn contain dance cards, invitations to dances and other events, newpaper cutouts--some related to the Middelbury College women's ski team, pamphlets of plays, and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1936-1939

Class of 1944 Ingrid Hillevi Monk scrapbook, 1940-1941

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains a collection of ephemera from Monk's first year at Middlebury College including newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, valentines, letters, Winter Carnival tickets and programs, dance cards, academic records, samples of party decorations, and a cigar. Items are accompanied by extensive handwritten commentary.

Dates: 1940-1941

Class of 1953 Patricia Hamilton (Todd) scrapbook, 1953

 Item — Box 82, Volume: 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Winter Carnival; graduation; parties; Florida vacation; Freshman week; dance cards; performing arts and lecture programs

Dates: 1953

Class of 1955 Nancy Walker scrapbook, 1950-1951

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the final portion of Walker's Senior year at Plainview High School in Plainview, NJ (1950/51), and the beginning of her first year at Middlebury College (1951/52). It contains an extensive collection of ephemera including newspaper clippings, Middlebury College application materials, programs from church services, plays (Wig and Pen, Broadway), and musical performances, birthday and other holiday cards, high school commencement materials, rules and regulations for...
Dates: 1950-1951

Invitation to annual hop dance, June 22, 1881

 File — Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: C-Misc 90
Scope and Contents

One printed invitation to an annual hop (dance), dated June 22, 1881. The hop was to be held at the Town Hall in Washington, PA. The invitation is addressed to William E.A. Hunter and Lady.

Dates: June 22, 1881

Ladies in Waiting and Servitor's ball, 1930 - 1937

Identifier: S6
Scope and Contents

Includes dance cards for the Ladies in Waiting ball and the Servitor's ball.

Dates: 1930 - 1937

Letter describing a ball and a party, March 18, 1854

 File — Box 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: C-Misc 67
Scope and Contents

Includes one holograph letter dated 1854 and addressed to Molly[?] from her friend in West Brattleboro. The letter describes a ball and a party.

Dates: March 18, 1854

MCAB scrapbook, 1997-2000

 Item — Box 85.2
Identifier: S2
Scope and Contents

Photo scrapbook made by the Middlebury College Activities board, documenting their members and the events which they organized between the years of 1997 and 200. These events include concerts, plays, and dances.

Dates: 1997-2000

McKinley Inaugural Ball invitation, March 4, 1897

 File — Box 3, Folder: 19
Identifier: C-Misc 108
Scope and Contents

One printed invitation to President William McKinley's Inaugural Ball, held March 4, 1897. The invitation is bound with a red ribbon, and contains portraits of McKinley and his Vice President, Garret A. Hobart, as well as a list of the names of individuals on the Inaugural Ball Executive Committee.

Dates: March 4, 1897

Napier Ball report, February 18, 1859

 File — Box OVR, Folder: 10
Identifier: C-Misc 71
Scope and Contents

Includes 17 page manuscript account of the Napier Ball, likely a draft for a society page article. Famous attendees such as Jeff Davis and Sam Houston, are named in the manuscript, which also describes clothing, music, and activities at the ball in detail. Also included is a dance program card for the ball. Missing page 17 of 18 original pages.

Dates: February 18, 1859

T.S. Gentry letter to A.P. Hardin, February 7, 1846

 File — Box 1, Folder: 42
Identifier: C-Misc 50
Scope and Contents

Includes one handwritten letter written by T.S. Gentry in Lexington, KY to A.P. Hardin in Soulsbury, TN. The letter discusses balls and women's fashions and interests.

Dates: February 7, 1846

United States Naval Academy letter, January 12, 1868

 File — Box 2, Folder: 24
Identifier: C-Misc 82
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter written by "Frank" at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD to Henry Rothermel in Philadelphia, PA. The letter describes life in Annapolis, and leisure activities such as balls and parties.

Dates: January 12, 1868