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Scrapbook of Mary Cole, covering her four years at Wellesley from 1912-1916. Scrapbook includes photographs of and programs for many Wellesley events and traditions, including concerts, vespers, debates, dances, hoop rolling, class numerals, Commencement, Tree Day, Baccalaureate, Float, Field Day, May Day, and Class Day. Includes several newspaper articles about the 1914 College Hall Fire and subsequent fundraising and rebuilding efforts, including articles from the Boston Record and the Boston Evening Globe; also includes a program for a fire benefit performance. Scrapbook includes items such as birthday candles, dried flowers, pills, ticket stubs, valentines, and fabric, pasted in with handwritten notes beneath; bound copy of Wellesley "Students' Hand-Book" for class of 1916, presented by the Christian Association; suffrage pamphlets; newspaper clippings; announcements and invitations; and programs from other colleges.

Physical Description

168 pages, 78 with fold outs, 28 loose pages.


Wellesley, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts; Hanover, New Hampshire; Washington, District of Columbia; Poughkeepsie, New York


College Hall Fire, 1914, Concerts, Commencement ceremonies, Weddings, Friendship, Music, Dance parties, Suffrage, Hoop Rolling, Tree Day, Commencement, Baccalaureate, Float Night, Field Day, College Hall, Houghton Memorial Chapel, Billings Hall, Norumbega Cottage, Mary Hemenway Hall