Stella Louise Duncan Papers, Mss 656

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Stella Louise Duncan Papers, Mss 656


A few personal papers, photos, a scrapbook of photos and memorabilia from Stella Louise Duncan's student days at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana from 1905 to 1915, and travel diaries of 1927 trip to Europe, including England and Ireland, and 1932 trip to Russia.

The collection consists of a few scattered personal papers, photos, a scrapbook and two travel diaries.The personal papers include Duncan's baptism certificate, a record of her parent's marriage, and letters of recommendation. The individual photos are a similarly fragmented record of her life. The scrapbook contains photos and memorabilia about Duncan’s college career at the University of Montana in Missoula from 1905 to 1915. The photos range from studio portraits to a variety of group photos of students as well as some family pictures. The memorabilia includes Dramatic Club play programs, Theta Phi and other fraternity and sorority materials, music recital programs and dance programs, gentlemen’s calling cards, and gift note cards. The first travel diary records Duncan’s 1927 trip to Europe including England and Ireland and the second records her 1932 trip to Russia.

Items in the Stella Louise Duncan Papers, Mss 656 Collection

Sigma Nu Ball Program
Program from Ball Poudré given by Sigma Nu in honor of Sigma Chi, held at the Elks Hall.

Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta Installation Banquette Program, page 4 and 5
Booklet includes menu, event program, toast and signed member list.

Name Card of Stella Duncan for Alpha Nu Installation Banquette
Table name card for installation banquette.

Certificate of Initiation for Stella Louise Duncan
Certificate confirming Duncan's membership in the Alpha Nu Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. The certificate is signed by the fraternity grand president, treasurer and secretary.

Children in a cardboard box
Two children sitting in a Shredded Wheats box on a lake shore.

Girl with baby in carriage
Girl with baby in sleigh-like baby carriage.

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