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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Starrett School for Girls Records 1931

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Starrett School for Girls. Records

Dates:

1931

Size:

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Records, photographs and memorabilia from the University of Chicago Lower Rickert House, part of the Woodward Court residential hall that was demolished in 2001.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Starrett School for Girls. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

The Starrett School for Girls was a boarding and day high school located at 4515 Drexel Boulevard. Founded in 1883 by educator, author, and suffragette Helen Ekin Starrett (1840-1920), the school was affiliated with the University of Chicago.

Scope Note

The Starret School for Girls Records contains the 1931 school yearbook, “The Star-ette,” with notes and signatures from the peers of the original owner, Margaret Wilder. Along with photos of students, faculty and staff, the yearbook contains advertisements for local businesses.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

“The Star-ette Nineteen Thirty One,” Yearbook, 1931