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Alvarez, Geraldine. Papers
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Special Collections Research Center
Geraldine Alvarez was a University of Chicago alumnus who remained active in the university community throughout her life. This small collection consists of university memorabilia and class reunion materials.
The collection is open for research.
When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Alvarez, Geraldine. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library
Geraldine Alvarez (University of Chicago, Ph.B. '34) was the wife of Luis Alvarez, a University of Chicago alumnus and winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1995, she was awarded an Alumni Service Citation by the university for her participation in various charitable organisations, including: the Alumni Cabinet, the Alumni Schools Committee, the University of Chicago Club of Metropolitan Chicago, the Women's Board, the Oriental Institute, and the Children's Research Foundation.
This collection consists of a single series, Student Activities, and is composed of University of Chicago memorabilia and class reunion materials.
The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:
|Box 1 Folder 1|
Plaque of a Wyvern, n.d.
|Box 1 Folder 2|
Playbill for theatrical production of Uncle Tom's Cabin, staged at Mandel Hall, 1931
|Box 1 Folder 3|
Program for the fiftieth reunion of the University of Chicago's class of 1934, 1984
|Box 1 Folder 4|
Program for University of Chicago emeritus reunion for the classes of 1939 and 1944, 1999
|Box 1 Folder 5|
Program for University of Chicago reunion of 1989, program for the University of Chicago's 79th Annual Inter-Fraternity Sing, Program for the University of Chicago Alumni Awards, 1989
|Box 1 Folder 6|
The University of Chicago Songbook, which includes the university's alma mater and big ten fight songs, 1929