By Nolan Eller
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.
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.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
1 small flat box
This collection is open for research.
MSA 275, Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: 1 scrapbook, 1924-1931],