Monthly Archives: January 2012

Research Log #1

I have taken on the responsibilities of looking at the photographs and scrapbooks throughout the 1930s. This week I decided to go through the Digital Archives that the Special Collections Department of the library have posted online. To be completely honest, there weren’t many photos posted for our decade, especially with the lack of pictures […] Continue reading

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Research Log #1

I have taken on the responsibilities of looking at the photographs and scrapbooks throughout the 1930s. This week I decided to go through the Digital Archives that the Special Collections Department of the library have posted online. To be completely honest, there weren’t many photos posted for our decade, especially with the lack of pictures […] Continue reading

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Reasearch Underway…

“The Bullet is published semi-monthly during the college year. It’s purpose is to chronicle the chief events of the college life and to create a greater and finer school spirit.” -The Bullet Mission Statement 1930 … and so it begins. I began by searching the microfilm of the available Bullets from the 1930′s. This will be […] Continue reading

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First Research Log

For our project, I am responsible for looking at student handbooks from the 1950s and for interviewing potential alumnae with Carrie. I have visited Special Collections at Simpson Library, and they have copies of the Bayonet from 1950-1951, 1951-1952, and 1952-1953. I will also try to incorporate the freshman handbook ‘Among the Columns’ from  the […] Continue reading

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Post #1: Just Starting Out

I have chosen to go through the student handbooks and photographs for the ‘60s. I really enjoy looking at photographs because of what they can tell you about a certain time, situation, people, and styles and so on. When I was looking through the photographs of the ‘60s on the Mary Washington archives website I […] Continue reading

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Research Log 1

I am researching the Bullet from 1940 to 1944 and the Alumnae Handbook (now known as the Alumni Magazines) and seeing if I can find anything in the Historic Preservation department that relates to the 1940s. So far I have covered the Bullet up until December 1941, and the random Alumni journals up to 1942. […] Continue reading

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Research Post #1

For my decade, the 1930s, I have chosen to research the department and faculty files. This is one of the most important resources that we have when trying to understand what the classroom would have been like here at Mary … Continue reading Continue reading

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Research Log 1

Looking at the entire Bullet archives for the 1960′s is a big task! To start, I just looked at several issues at random to see the types of articles I would get, the general setup of the paper in the 1960′s, and some of the subject matter that would come up. I was not able […] Continue reading

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Research Log #1

I’m going to be researching the course catalogs from the 1950s, as well as helping with some of the alumnae interviews, if we do any. There are 10 different course catalogs, or “bulletins” available, although some years have duplicate copies … Continue reading Continue reading

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Post #1: The Collection

I had signed up to study both course catalogs and the Aubade for the 1960s, but I have just learned that the Aubade did not begin to be There are ten course catalogs and smaller course booklets detailing the classes available during Summer Sessions. The books all seem to be in very good quality. One […] Continue reading

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