Scrapbooks of Marian Blackall Miller, 1907-1929
Scrapbooks, programs, photographs, etc., of Marian Blackall Miller, Radcliffe College Class of 1911.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marian Blackall Miller as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent2.33 linear feet (1 folio box, 1 folio+ box)
Collection consists of Marian Blackall Miller's scrapbooks: one from her college years including correspondence, programs, invitations, examinations, photographs, etc., 1907-1911; the other pertaining to the semi-centennial of Radcliffe College, 1929.
Marian Blackall Miller was born in 1887? and received her A.B. from Radcliffe in 1911. After graduation, she studied at Royal University in Rome and at the School for Social Workers in Boston. In 1915 she married Hans William Miller. In later years she described herself as "housewife and merchant." She was a member of many organizations in Concord, Massachusetts, where she and her husband settled, and was very active in class affairs, serving as permanent secretary and chairing the Class's 60th reunion. She also served as alumna trustee of the College.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: R-75-29, R75-35, R85-10
The 1929 scrapbook compiled by Marian Blackall Miller was given to the Archives on May 16, 1975. Reminiscences of Marian Blackall Miller were given to the Archives by Jane Brooks '47 in May 1985.
Index to scrapbook 1v
- Alumnae Association, Reminiscent Show, 1911, program, 113
- Baccalaureate Service, 1911: program, 120
- Baccalaureate Service, 1911: clipping, Boston Post: Bishop Lawrence advises praduates "to stay at their own firesides," 122
- Basketball, photographs, 101.
- Briggs, Le Baron Russell, "Programme for the Inauguration of the President," 1909, 69
- Cambridge Latin School Club: "Mollentrave on Women", photograph 1910, 131.
- Class Day, 1911, program, 113
- Correspondence, autograph letter, signed Aunt Avis to Marian Blackall, 1911, re Aunt Avis" desire to "study medicine" and the advice she received from Marian Blackall's grandfather, 115.
- Dramatics, unidentified photographs, n.d., 47, 60, 89.
- Exam questions and answers, 1907-1908, 145
- Holden, Ruth '11, photograph, 125
- Idler Club: "Welcome", n.d. 40
- Idler Club: "The Progress of Mrs. Alexander", 1910 photographs, 5
- Idler Club: Speech to Idler, by Marian Blackall, 1910, 99
- Operetta, 1910 unidentified photographs, 60
Index of newspaper clippings in scrapbook 2v
- Alumnae celebrations, 7, 10-17, 27-32
- Briggs, LeBaron Russell, 15,25
- Canfield, Grace Rebecca, 30
- Choral concert, 7
- Clarke, Annie Barber, 30
- Comstock, Ada Louise, 18, 24, 29
- Everett, Emilie, 19,21
- Hoover, Lou Henry, 9-11, 13, 19, 20, 22-24, 26-29
- Lee, Mary, 32
- MacDuffie, Abby Parsons, 30
- Invitations and programs, scattered
- Typed letters, signed, Ada Louise Comstock to Marian Blackall Miller , June 1929: 30
Processed: June, 1979 and August, 1981
By: Bert Hartry,Jane S. Knowles,Isabelle Bland Dry '35, and Eric Nils Lindquist
- Miller, Marian Blackall. Scrapbooks of Marian Blackall Miller, 1907-1929: A Finding Aid
- Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Language of description
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