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Samuel J. Fields scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC 88

Scope and Contents

The Samuel James Fields scrapbook (MC 88) contains a wide array of memorabilia relating to student life at Rensselaer. Newspaper clippings, commencement programs, menus, tickets, dance cards, and other items offer a glimpse into student life on campus and in various New York cities, from the late 1860’s to the early 1900’s. The scrapbook also contains several sketches by Frederic Cozzens.

Dates

  • Created: 1862-1908
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1964

Creator

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Scrapbook kept by Fields, Class of 1867 contains memorabilia and newsclippings relating to student life at RPI.  Also contains several sketches by Frederic Cozzens.

Source of Acquisition

W.S. Fields
Title
Index to the Samuel J. Fields Scrapbook
Author
J.Monger
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Institute Archives and Special Collections Repository

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