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Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook



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Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook, 1924-1931 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Predominant Dates:1924-1927

Primary Creator: Miller, Leah R.

Extent: 0.4 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: 1 scrapbook

Date Acquired: 10/23/2012

Subjects: Home economics, Miller, Leah Rowena, Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae, Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century, Women's Archives at Purdue University

Forms of Material: Scrapbooks

Languages: English


Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, holiday cards, programs, and mementos documenting the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook (1924-1931; 0.4 cubic feet) documents the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.  It includes her time as a student at Purdue as well as her travels after graduation.  The scrapbook focuses heavily on Rowena's social life with her family and friends.  This scrapbook would be a valuable asset for any individual researching the history of Purdue and student life.  It would also be valuable for an individual researching the time period of the 1920s.  Within the scrapbook are mementos, black and white photographs, programs, holiday cards, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes.  You will also find within the scrapbook is a list of all of Rowena's friends and their hometowns, two tables of sports scores for both the football and basketball teams for the 1924-1925 seasons, and a list of productions and social functions that Rowena attended during her time at Purdue.

Biographical Note

Leah Rowena Miller, called Rowena by her friends, was a member of the class of 1927.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics.  No further information is known at this time.

Subject/Index Terms

Home economics
Miller, Leah Rowena
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century
Women's Archives at Purdue University

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 small flat box

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Gerald Miller

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: MSA 275, Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

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