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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Anna Gwin Pickens Papers 1919-1923

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Pickens, Anna Gwin. Papers

Dates:

1919-1923

Size:

1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Anna Gwin Pickens, student. The Anna Gwin Pickens Papers consist of correspondence, University of Chicago handbooks and course books, a passport, notes, photographs, and miscellaneous materials relating to Pickens undergraduate years at the University of Chicago.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Pickens, Anna Gwin. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Anna Gwin Pickens was born on August 23, 1901 in Mississippi.

Pickens entered the University of Chicago in 1919, graduating in 1923 with a Ph.B. As an undergraduate she was active in several campus organizations including: Esoteric, Nu Pi Sigma, Dramatic Club, Portfolio, and the Y.W.C.A.

Pickens received an A.M in history from the University of Chicago in 1948. Her A.M. thesis was titled, "The Murray Colonies of Bolivia."

Scope Note

The Anna Gwin Pickens Papers consist of correspondence, University of Chicago handbooks and course books, a passport, notes, photographs, and miscellaneous materials relating to Pickens undergraduate years at the University of Chicago.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

"The Handbook of the University of Chicago," 1919-1920, 1920-1921

Box 1   Folder 2

"Undergraduate Course Book," (1919, 1921)

Box 1   Folder 3

United States Passport, issued to Anna Gwin Pickens, 1920

Box 1   Folder 4

Four notebooks (n.d.)

Box 1   Folder 5

Notebook, "French" (n.d.)

Box 1   Folder 6

Notes and photographs (removed from books and handbooks), (1916-1920)

Box 1   Folder 7

Matriculation card, University of Chicago Glee Club program, manuscript by Irene Kay Hyman, notes and Correspondence, 1920-1921

Box 1   Folder 8

Correspondence, clippings, and miscellaneous, 1921-1923,

Box 1   Folder 9

Correspondence, 1919-1923

Box 2    Folder 1

Photographs, portrait photo of Anna Gwin, University of Chicago women's group, (ca. 1920)

Box 2    Folder 2

Esoteric songbook (n.d)