October 2012 American Archives Month: Alumnae Costume Balls

In celebration of October as American Archives Month, Connelly Library will be sharing a series of posts throughout the month to highlight material from Moore’s Archives. The Moore College of Art and Design Archives documents the history of the college as well as the work and activities of our faculty and alumnae/i.

Annual Alumnae Association Balls: 1924-1930

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Along with records and manuscripts, Moore’s archives also house a rich collection of images detailing our college’s past. These photographs document the lively costume balls organized by the school’s Alumnae Association and attended by students and staff alike.

Interested in viewing more materials or using the Archives for your research? Patrons are granted access to the Archives by appointment. Contact Joelen Pastva, Cataloging & Metadata Librarian at 215-965-4055 or jpastva@moore.edu to schedule an appointment.

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