Cecile Gebhart collection
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.
- 1916 - 1921
- Gebhart, Cecile (Person)
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.
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
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.
Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US