Yale Scrapbooks


Accession Number: SC U:24
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1885-1890
Size: 1 large flat box; 2 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Walton Dennis
Acquisition info: Donated by Mrs. Lewis Haslam
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Scrapbooks compiled by Walton Dennis before being donated to SLPL by Mrs. Lewis Haslam, a widow of one of his classmates
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, February 2018
Conservation notes: No notes
Scope and Content: The collection contains 3 scrapbooks filled with Yale memorabilia from Walton Dennis’ time at Yale. Items include examinations, event programs, newspaper clippings, and certificates. Mr. Dennis died suddenly in his junior year at Yale.
Arrangement: Collection kept bound in original scrapbook order
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: Formerly catalogued in RB-M oversize, call number 378

Yale Scrapbooks
1 large flat box; 2 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding aid
1/- Scrapbook 1 Contents by Page Numbers

-1-12: Examination for Admission information

-13: invitations and business card

-14-20: Semi-Annual Examination information, program, invitations, and tickets

-21-22: newspaper clippings, tuition statements, programs, and order forms

-23-25: clubs and subscription receipts, tickets, and programs

-26-29: Semi-Annual Examination information,

-30: Woolsey Scholarship Examination information and program

-31-32: Yale University Bulletin

-33-36: invitations, tickets, programs, and newspaper clippings

-37-38: The Yale Foot-Ball Team and Groups of Spectators at the Championship Game Between Yale and Harvard sketches

-39: tickets and football scorecard

-40-41: newspaper clippings

-42-46: Semi-Annual Examination information and photograph of steamer trunks

-47-60: tuition statements, order forms, newspaper clippings, programs, and tickets

-61-62: newspaper clippings and photographs of snow on campus

-64: Yale Glee Club concert program

1/- Scrapbook 2 Contents by Page Numbers

-Inside Front Cover: newspaper clippings

-1-6: newspaper clippings, programs, and expense information

-7: Recitation-Hours information

-8-10: newspaper clippings, event and course schedules, tickets, and Digest of English Lit

-11-14: Semi-Annual Examination information

-15-18: Recitation-Hours information, newspaper clippings, programs, and letter from Edward Oakley

-19-21: newspaper clippings, class schedule, programs, and receipts

-22-25: Gentlemen of ’92 flier

-26-31: newspaper clippings, scorecard, and marks records

-32-35: Semi-Annual Examination information

-36: Cobden Club Medal and Mathematical Prizes information

-37: Recitation-Hours information, class schedule, and marks record

-38-39: Report of the President, programs, and course catalogue

-40-41: The Illustrated Horoscope issues

-42-45: programs, tickets, and newspaper clippings

-46-48: Catalogue of Officers and Students and programs

-49-57: ’90, ’91, and ’92 signs, newspaper clippings, football referee rules booklet, programs, and letter from George Adee

-59-60: Yale Literacy Magazine cover and newspaper clippings

-Inside Back Cover: newspaper clippings

1/- Scrapbook 3 Contents by Page Number

-1-9: newspaper clippings, tickets, marks record, class schedule, financial information, and programs

-10-11: Horoscope magazine flier, stained glass window sketch, and Hamilton Club dinner program

-12-13: newspaper clippings and fraternity badge sketches

-14-17: programs, tickets, luggage tag, note from the dean, and newspaper clippings

-18: Recitation Hall and the New Library sketch

-19-25: programs and newspaper clippings

-26: library certificate

-27-49: Yale Daily News issues, Academical [sic] Department Certificate of Admission, and letter from LL Barnum

-51-55: programs

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