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Lillian E. Seydel Rich Sorden scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/107

Scope and Content

This collection (1911-1971) consists of a scrapbook containing college memorabilia including classification cards, programs, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and documents related to Kappa Phi sorority. The photographs include images of campus buildings, family, friends, and social gatherings associated with Kappa Phi. The scrapbook documents her college days and her life after graduation.

Dates

  • 1911-1971

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Lillian E. Seydel was born May 28, 1898. She attended Iowa State College (University) intermittently between 1917 and 1926, earning a B.S. (1926) in Home Economics. She was a member of Kappa Phi sorority. After graduating from Iowa State, Seydel taught home economics in Keota and Sioux City, Iowa. On August 2, 1935, she married A. Bass Rich in Sioux City. They lived in Leroy, Iowa, where he was the Superintendent of Schools. She married Leland Sorden in 1972. She died on May 19, 1987.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (1 oversized box)

Abstract

Lillian E. Seydel Rich Sorden (1898-1987) earned her B.S. (1926) in Home Economics from Iowa State College (University). After graduating from Iowa State she taught home economics in Keota and Sioux City, Iowa. This collection contains a scrapbook that documents Sorden’s college life and her life after graduation. The college memorabilia in the scrapbook includes programs, letters, clippings, photographs, and materials related to Kappa Phi sorority. Photographs include images of campus buildings, Sorden’s family and friends, and social gatherings associated with Kappa Phi.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
RS 21/7/107. Lillian E. Seydel Rich Sorden scrapbook, 1911-1971
Date
January 15, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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