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Frank R. Reade Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-2-1-3
Scope and Contents Reade's papers invite leisurely perusal to appreciate his humor and erudition.  His papers are expansive, covering topics from his family and genealogy to administrative correspondence to correspondence with and photographs of the famous men and women of his day.  The collection includes books, journals, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, drawings, photographs, and realia.  The correspondence ranges from a manuscript of a Civil War era diary by Frank Smith Robertson (1841-1926), Reade's...
Dates: 1841 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1948

Maxwell Williams Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-147
Scope and Contents Includes one box with orginal documents from Maxwell William's time at GSWC.
Dates: 1938 - 1941

May Day Festival

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-9
Scope and Contents May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay evolved...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Old English Christmas Festival

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-8
Scope and Contents The papers consist mostly of records of the work that went into planning Christmas events. This work can be divided into four groups; committee plans, memoranda, graphic art, and memorabilia. Committee planning: Represents the beginning process of creating the school festivals. They include business letters, guest lists, invitation lists, duty lists, was well as rough drafts of event programs, directions for decoration, lyrics of suggested music, and material lists. Most of this material...
Dates: 1920's-1930's

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