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Western A-Z

(Miscellany that doesn't fall into any other record)
(2 boxes)

BOX 1 : Western A-Z

Folder 1: Various Western Menus, Restaurant Menus and Recipes

* Western College Domestic Science Class Menu for May 17, 1904
* Western College Domestic Science Class Menu for May 17, 1904
* Copy of Western College Domestic Science Class Menu for May 17, 1904
* Architectural Menu
* Folker's “A Miami Tradition”, Menu
* The Glob Restaurant For Ladies and Gentlemen Menu
* Pavillon Caprice Menu
* “A Group of Selected Recipes for the Housewife of America ” from Walter Wright, Chef, Western College Kitchen


Folder 2: Cars on Campus

* Memo to Dean Hoyt and Mr. Keebler from President Young, January 22, 1968
* Memo to Jo Ann Dyson from President Young, January 23, 1968 (two pages)
* Proposal for October 4
* Memo to Cabinet from President Young, January 22, 1968
* “The Use of the College Cars” September 1970


Folder 3: Stereopticon – Directions and Pictures

* Information Card
* Photograph of Projector
* Photograph of Projector
* Notes (two pages)
* Photograph of Projector
* Photograph of Projector
* Photograph of Projector
* Photograph of Projector
* Folding Balopticon Tables Information Page
* Uniform Straight Bill of Lading for Projectors
* Directions for Assembling Stereopticon (three pages)
* Flyer for Open House for Thursday, December 15, Organizing Western College Collection of Physics Experiments
* Letter to Jean from Sigalia


Folder 4: Stationary from the 1930's

* Western College , Oxford , Ohio Stationary Set


Folder 5: Miscellaneous

* 1929-1930 and 1930-1931 Year Tags
* Name Tag & Meal Ticket Envelope
* Wooster Color Day Celebration Pamphlet
* Malloy Services Invoice
* Eulogy for a 9 yr. old Christian boy named Clarence Howard Dixon, September 5, 1890
* Scribbled Note
* Julian Huxley Article, note, & Print Out
* World University Poster
* 15 Miscellaneous Photos (in Envelope)
* Western College Mini Canvas Bag
* Western College 1947 Day Planner


Folder 5: Telephone Directory

* Oxford and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory, November 1950


BOX 2 : Western A-Z

Folder 1: Publications by Western College

* Western College for Women Brochure on the Big Four Route of the New York Central
* Western College for Women Objectives Page


Folder 2: Publications about Western

* The Interior, Vol. XXXV No. 1778, June 23, 1904
* “Western College Pioneered in the Education of Women in the Central west,” Christian News, September 1937
* Women in Science in Nineteenth-Century America , September 1978-February 1979, National Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington , D.C.
* Seven Pages from Women in Science in Nineteenth-Century America Article
* “ Oxford Called Prettiest College Town in Midwest,” Butler County News, Friday, October 18, 1946
* “Welcome to Western,” The Cincinnati Enquirer Pictorial Magazine, Sunday, May 26, 1946
* “Two Scholarships Offered Students,” Taft Tribune, March 6, 1970
* “A Look Beyond the Western College Trees,” Journal-News, Hamilton , Ohio , Sunday, December 17, 1972
* “Havighurst Recalls Miami U. Past,” The Oxford Press, Vol. 41 No. 50, Thursday, June 21, 1973 with “Once Upon A Time in Oxford ” Article
* “Are Private Colleges an Endangered Species?” A Reader's Digest Reprint
* “The College Girl: What Kinds of Young Women Our Leading American Colleges Are Aiming to Produce” Article
* Copy of “Western Female Seminary,” The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, September 1891


Folder 3: Articles on Choosing a College

* Presbyterian Life, December 1, 1960
* “Looking Ahead to College and Careers,” Seventeen, December 1962
* “Education,” Time, December 5, 1960
* “11 pages on The Best College for you,” Mademoiselle, January 1954
* “Intellectually Elite in Smaller Schools?” The Detroit Free Press, Tuesday, July 21, 1970
* “It's A Wonderful College” Reprint from Mademoiselle, January 1955
* Carol Spicer, “Ohio’s Little Halls of Ivy: Mother and Daughter Have Weekend Fun Window Shopping for a College,” Cleveland Plain Dealer Pictorial Magazine, December 1957 [Western on page 6]
• Article Clipping, “Looking Ahead to College and Careers,” by Joan Hawkes, Seventeen Magazine, December 1962 (with parcel post label from donor)


Folder 4: Fashion

* “College Date Dresses; College Rooms Dressed Up,” Life, August 23, 1953
* Fashion with Kay Newlin from Western College for Women, Glamour, August 1958
* “On Campus: Fashion,” The Cincinnati Telephone Bulletin, September 1961
* “ Western College for Women, They're Beautifully Out of Step,” Article


Folder 5: Fashion- Life Magazine article about Muumuus on Western College , Photos and News Article

(Western Trend Setters of the muumuu, a Hawaiian Loose-fitting long dress)
* Copyright Notice and warning
* “A To-Do Over MuuMuu,” Life, December 2, 1957
* Large Photograph of College Picture 1958, “Barbara Konheim 1959 MuMu Craze Importer”
* Photograph of Students in Science Class with MuuMuus
* Photograph of Student on the Phone, Wearing Muumuu
* Photograph of Student Wearing MuuMuu on Bike
* Photograph of Student Wearing MuuMuu near Fountain
* Photograph of Students Wearing MuuMuus, with Bikes
* Photograph of Couple, Woman Wearing MuuMuu
* Photograph of Students Studying, wearing MuuMuus
* Photograph of Students Wearing MuuMuus at Pond
* Photograph of Students on Steps wearing MuuMuus
* “Snowy Notes Scraped Up While Shoveling the Walk,” Wednesday, December 4, 1957
* Two unidentified Photographs


Folder 6: Proposed Oxford College Merger with Western

* Collection of Clippings of Western College Merger Story, November 24, 1916


Folder 7: Oxford Cemetery History

* “Words in Stone Reflect Oxford History,” Miami University Alumni News, Vol. 28 No. 9, August 1975


Folder 8: Oxford Home Tour

* “Oxford Home Tour,” Enquirer, Sunday, October 7, 1956


Folder 9: Sordid Sara (original)

* Sordid Sara Cartoon Original for Round-Up by Gene DeScherer '47 done in 1946


Folder 10: College Bowl

* “ Western College to Send Team for G. E. College Bowl Contest,” The Oxford Press, May 22, 1969


Folder 11: Nixon Visit/ Tour of Miami University and Western College

* “Mrs. Nixon, Daughter Visit Miami University ,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, December 31, 1963
* “Considers Ohio Schools,” The Daily Jeffersonian, Cambridge , Ohio , December 31, 1963


Folder 12: Miscellaneous

• Western College Mace and Medallion Photograph
• “Celebration de la harpe,” Collection <> 1972 Program
• Photograph of a clock
• Photograph of a clock
• Photograph by George Hoxie of Painting
• Dance Recital, December 16th, 1943 Leonard Theatre
• Dedication of Library Building, April 30th, 1972


Folder 13: Miscellaneous

• Western Insignia/Seal on blue paper


Folder 14: Oxford, Ohio

• Oxford, Ohio. Bicentennial Edition. By Oxford League of Women Voters, June 1, 1975


Folder 15: Curtis Ellison Files

• “Curtis W. Ellison’s Files: Eras of Western & Miami Turning Points” CD



BOX 2B&C : Western A-Z

•List of Book Purchases
•List of Book Purchases

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