Cornell University Class of 1937 (Women) Records,1937-1997

Collection Number: 41-4-738

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University Class of 1937 (Women) records, 1937-1997.
Collection Number:
41-4-738
Creator:
Cornell University. Class of 1937 Women.
Quantity:
6.5 cubic ft.,
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs, memoranda, memorabilia, questionnaires, clippings, audiotapes, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records of the Class of 1937 Women's Secretary, Carol Cline, include correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs, memoranda, and memorabilia pertaining to reunions; questionnaires and other biographical information for each reunion; a guide for class secretaries, clippings, and other printed material; "Class of 1937 Women, History Since Graduation, 1937-1990," and tape recordings of the Women's Reunion Banquet and Midnight Dormitory Party (1962), Introduction to 1937 Banquet, and the 45th Reunion Banquet at the Johnson Art Museum. Also, questionnaires about the class, 1972-1991.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records of the Class of 1937 Women's Secretary, Carol Cline, include correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs, memoranda, and memorabilia pertaining to reunions; questionnaires and other biographical information for each reunion; a guide for class secretaries, clippings, and other printed material; "Class of 1937 Women, History Since Graduation, 1937-1990," and tape recordings of the Women's Reunion Banquet and Midnight Dormitory Party (1962), Introduction to 1937 Banquet, and the 45th Reunion Banquet at the Johnson Art Museum. Also, questionnaires about the class, 1972-1991. Class of 1937 class and reunion records; and reunion memorabilia, particularly "Flip the Frog" class mascot items.
Also contains files of Merle Ohlinger, including correspondence with Carol Cline. Reunion photographs (1947, 1957, 1962) and parody issue "Naval Day Nudes, May 23 1936."
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Class of 1937 Women.
Cline, Carol Helen, 1915-1985.
Cornell University--Alumni and alumnae.

Subjects:
Class reunions.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Class of 1937 (Women) records, #41-4-738. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Women of '37 correspondence
1938, 1957-1958
Box 1 Folder 2
Women of '37 correspondence
1941
Box 1 Folder 3
'37 correspondence
1942-1980
Box 1 Folder 4-5
Women of '37 correspondence
1957-1958
Box 1 Folder 6
Women of '37 correspondence
1958-1960
Box 1 Folder 7
Women of '37 correspondence
1963-1966
Box 1 Folder 8-10
Women of '37 correspondence
1964-1967
Box 1 Folder 11
Women of '37 correspondence
1966-1982
Box 1 Folder 12
Women of '37 correspondence
1967
Box 1 Folder 13
Women of '37 correspondence
1974-1976
Box 1 Folder 14
Mrs. Helena Abendschein
1936-1937
Box 1 Folder 15
Re: Mrs. Abendschein, Chaperone, Sigma Delta Tau; incl. photo of Mrs. A., correspondence with Mary Donlon
1941-1942
Box 1 Folder 16
Mrs. N. Carter Daniel
1937-1940
Box 1 Folder 17
Letters to Dilly (Esther Dillenbeck Pruden), re: 25th anniversary gift for Carol Cline
1962
Box 1 Folder 18
Dean R. Louise Fitch
1941-1951
Box 1 Folder 19
Prof. John C. Adams, Shakespeare prof.
1943
Box 1 Folder 20
Helen E. Fry '37, mainly re: her service with the American Red Cross in North Africa and Italy
1944-1945
Box 1 Folder 21
Margaret W. Thompson, Assistant to the Dean of Women, 1935-1940; 1944-1948 letters, with the American Red Cross in China
1940-1951
Box 1 Folder 22
Miscellaneous correspondence since 1962, incl. letter from Edith M. Fox, Oct. 21, 1963
1963-1964
Box 1 Folder 23
Class of 1937 records, A-G
1937-1943
Box 1 Folder 24
Class of 1937 records, H-N
1937-1943
Box 1 Folder 25
Class of 1937 records, O-S
1937-1943
Box 1 Folder 26
Class of 1937 records, T-Z
1937-1943
Box 1 Folder 27
1937 women, 10th Reunion questionnaires #1
1947-1948
Box 1 Folder 28
1937 women, 10th Reunion questionnaires #2
1947-1948
Box 1 Folder 29
1937 women (correspondence, newsletters) #3
1946-1948
Box 1 Folder 30
1937 women biographical records
1953-1957
Box 2 Folder 1
Class of 1937, 15th Reunion questionnaires #1
1951-1953
Box 2 Folder 2
Class of 1937, 15th Reunion questionnaires #2
1951-1953
Box 2 Folder 3
Class of 1937, 15th Reunion correspondence #3
1951-1952
Box 2 Folder 4
15th Reunion (newsletters from Cline)
1937, 1952
Box 2 Folder 5
20th Reunion questionnaires #1
1956-1957
Box 2 Folder 6
20th Reunion questionnaires #2
1956-1957
Box 2 Folder 7
20th Reunion correspondence #3
1957
Box 2 Folder 8
25th Reunion Ringbook #1
1961-1963
Box 2 Folder 9
25th Reunion Ringbook #2
1961-1962
Box 2 Folder 10
25th Reunion Ringbook #3
1961-1962
Box 2 Folder 11
Mostly Reunion 1962
1955-1980
Box 2 Folder 12
Mostly Reunion 1962
1948-1982
Box 2 Folder 13
1937 Women 25th Reunion
1961-1963
Box 3 Folder 1-2
25th Reunion reservations
1962
Box 3 Folder 3
'37 Reunion, 1962
1961-1962
Box 3 Folder 4
'37, 30th Reunion
1967
Box 3 Folder 5-6
'37 Newsletter (carbons)
1947-1957
Box 3 Folder 7
Alumni Fund
1937-1958
Box 3 Folder 8
Copies for Alumni News
1938-1966
Box 3 Folder 9
Copies for Alumni News
1966-1967
Box 3 Folder 10
Correspondence with 1937 Women's Officers about Alumni News
1953
Box 3 Folder 11
Class Secretaries Association Meeting
1940-1961
Box 3 Folder 12
A Guide-book for Class Secretaries
n.d.
Box 3 Folder 13
Cornell Alumni News
1937, 1941
Box 3 Folder 14
Cornell Club of Dayton
1939-1967
Box 3 Folder 15
Cornell Dramatic Club
1951-1960
Box 3 Folder 16
Federation of Women's Clubs
1943-1962
Box 3 Folder 17
'37 Reunion photos
1957
Box 3 Folder 18
'37 Reunion photos: 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th
1967, 1972, 1977, 1979, 1982
Box 3 Folder 19
Hinchliff: Letter from Cornell
1947-1960
Box 3 Folder 20
Non-official Reunion Years - literature
1948-1961
Box 3 Folder 21
Reunion material and miscellaneous
1954-1982
Box 3 Folder 22
Reunion workshop materials
1959-1964
Box 3 Folder 23
1955 Reunion - miscellany
1955
Box 3 Folder 24
10th Reunion - miscellany
1947
Box 3 Folder 25
Cornell University class reunions
1957
Box 3 Folder 26
1972 Reunion miscellany
1972
Box 3 Folder 27
Sigma Delta Tau
1941, 1947, 1981
Box 3 Folder 28
'37 Directories
1958, 1972, 1977
Box 3 Folder 29
Women of 1937 Directories
1942-1962
Box 3 Folder 30
'37 Directories
1958-1965
Box 3 Folder 31
Newsclippings
1948-1959
Box 3 Folder 32
Cornell buildings
Box 3 Folder 33
1939 Reunion and Class News (also '36)
1949-1964
Box 3 Folder 34
Newsletters concerning 1939 Women's 40th Reunion
1979
Box 3 Folder 35
Cornell '37 Mortar Board Round Robin
1937-1943
Box 3 Folder 36
Cornell '37 Mortar Board Round Robin
1944-1949
Box 3 Folder 37
Cornell '37 Mortar Board Round Robin
1950-1984
Box 3 Folder 38
Class of '37 Newsletters
1937-1947
Box 3 Folder 39
Class of '37 Newsletters
1948-1961
Box 3 Folder 40
Class of '37 Newsletters
1962-1972
Box 4 Folder 1
Class of 1937 scrapbook, 2nd and 5th reunions
1938-1942
Box 4 Folder 2
'37 women pictures
1939, 1947, 1952
Box 4 Folder 3
Class of 1893 letter to class secretaries
1954
Box 4 Folder 4
LIFE, June 7, 1937 (features class of '37)
1937
Box 5
Album of Cornell songs made for Cornell Alumni Assoc. (6 sides)
Box 5
Recording of Cornell songs (2 sides)
Box 5
Class of '37 banner
Box 5
Freshman beanie
Box 5
White blazer and skirt, '37 emblem
Box 5
'39 button and ribbon, Elizabeth D. Stocking
Box 5
Book, You Can Take Them With You, by Violet Brown Weingarten '35
Box 5
5 reunion buttons
Box 5
Printing block, cut for banquet program, 15th reunion
1952
Box 5
Shoe cleaner, compliments of Ithaca Hotel
Box 5
Origami frog, 10th reunion
1947
Box 5
Reunion photographs
1947, 1957, 1962
Box 5
"Naval Day Nudes" parody issue
1936
Box 5
Postcard from Merle Ohlinger to Miss Marian Stevenson
n.d.
Box 6
"Flip" - stuffed frog, Class of '37 mascot
Box 7
Cowbow hat with button from 1952 reunion
Box 7
Crew hat
Box 7
Metal reunion mugs, (6)
Box 7
Buttons (4)
Box 7
Small Cornell banner
Box 7
"How to care for your wild rock"
Box 7
Megaphone
Box 7
Reunion beer bottle
Box 7
Baseball cap with button "Cincinnati next"
Box 7
V. U. centennial goblet in box
Box 7
Cornell banner
Box 8
Carol Cline letters, 1940s
Box 9
30th Reunion questionnaires and class correspondence
Box 9
40th Reunion questionnaires and photographs
Box 9
45th Reunion questionnaires and photographs
Box 9
Directories, class correspondence
Box 9
Reunion booklets, senior banquet menu
Box 10
Reunion files
Box 10
Class letters
Box 10
Photograph
Box 11
Class history files
Box 12
Files
Box 13
Reunion programs
Box 13
Files
Box 13
Paper miscellany
Box 14
Files
Box 15
Printing block
Box 15
Frog stickers (1 roll)
Box 15
Ceramic frogs (2 green, 1 white)
Box 15
Frog (1-$1 bill origami)
Box 15
Reunion buttons (2)
Box 16
Reunion files
Box 16
Carol Cline letters
Box 17
"Flip" the frog (new crocheted version)