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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Shorey House Records 1970-1976

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Shorey House. Records

Dates:

1970-1976

Size:

2 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Shorey House was the first University of Chicago undergraduate residence to become co-ed. Additionally, the on campus Festival of the Arts (or FOTA) was started by Shorey House residents and Shorey House alumni began to organize and attend house, rather than class, reunions.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Shorey House. Records, [Box#, Folder#], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago

Historical Note

Shorey House was the first University of Chicago undergraduate residence to become co-ed. Additionally, the on campus Festival of the Arts (or FOTA) was started by Shorey House residents and Shorey House alumni began to organize and attend house, rather than class, reunions.

Scope Note

The scrapbook is composed of photographs, memorabilia, and text. In addition to documenting everyday life at the residence, the scrapbook includes photographs and biographies for many of the residents.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

Scrapbook covering daily life at Shorey House, the first University of Chicago undergraduate residence to go co-ed, 1970-76.