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Cecile Gebhart collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.163

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook created by Cecile Gebhart during her time as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). It includes photographs of campus buildings and student activities as well as mementos from various events put on by student organizations. Also included are ticket stubs from athletic events, receipts, telephone and package slips, and commencement programs. There are a variety of items involving World War I, including a banner headline from the Lansing State Journal declaring "PEACE," a cigarette smoked on "Peace Night," a clipping from Gebhart's hometown paper about the death of a soldier from influenza, pictures of military training activities, and postcards announcing the safe arrival of soldiers overseas.


  • Creation: 1916 - 1921


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Cecile Gebhart graduated in 1920 with a degree in Home Economics from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). She was originally from Hart, Michigan, and had one brother. While at MAC, she was active in the Sesame Literary Society, the Alpha Chapter of Omicron Nu (a home economics honor society), the Sphinx society, the J-Hop Committee, and the YWCA cabinet. She earned her M.S. from Columbia University and worked for Home Economics Extension at Pennsylvania State University.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 scrapbook)

Language of Materials


Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Cecile Gebhart Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
D. Palazzola
August 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US