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Ms-186: Papers Of The Christ Chapel Community Welfare Program, Devin Mckinney Oct 2015

Ms-186: Papers Of The Christ Chapel Community Welfare Program, Devin Mckinney

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Though small and fragmentary, this collection contains important evidence dating from a crucial historical moment. It is particularly valuable to understanding how Gettysburg College responded to heightened pressures (from within and without) to diversify, engage, and reach across lines of race, economics, and social status.

Included are ephemeral announcements of program activities; inter-office memos; purchase receipts; correspondence between and from program members; questionnaires filled out by community children; and photographs taken at program activities.

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Ms-184: Henry Louis Baugher, Class Of 1857, Travel Diary, Elizabeth P. Steinhour Aug 2015

Ms-184: Henry Louis Baugher, Class Of 1857, Travel Diary, Elizabeth P. Steinhour

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The diary consists of one 351 page travel journal including 7 pages of plant samples included at the end of the diary. He wrote about churches he attended in Europe, the scenery, hikes, and historical events including the French Revolution in Paris and the Glencoe Massacre in the Scottish Highlands.


Ms-175: Kate Burr Whiting Travel Journal, Abby M. Rolland Mar 2015

Ms-175: Kate Burr Whiting Travel Journal, Abby M. Rolland

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This collection consists one of one 177 page travel journal, with 136 images included. A letter from 1928 is also included with the journal. The photographs document all the places Kate Burr Whiting traveled around the world.

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Ms-090: Interfraternity Council And Pan-Hellenic Council Records, David Putnam Hadley Jul 2007

Ms-090: Interfraternity Council And Pan-Hellenic Council Records, David Putnam Hadley

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The collection consists of correspondence, official minutes and other organizational details reviewing the activities of the Interfraternity Council and Pan-Hellenic Council, the two student coordinating bodies for the fraternities and sororities at Gettysburg College, from the 1930s - 1980s.


Ms-091: Women’S Student Government Association Papers, David Putnam Hadley Jul 2007

Ms-091: Women’S Student Government Association Papers, David Putnam Hadley

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This collection consists of the early Constitution of the Women’s Student Government Association, a Record Book containing minutes from the late 1940’s to early 1950’s, and some early correspondence. The remainder contains minutes from 1965 to 1971, with gaps in between, and documents pertaining to the activities and actions of the Women’s Student Government Council.