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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Bryn Mawr College. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Lois Linn Killough attended Bryn Mawr College, graduating with the class of 1947 with a degree in Geology. Killough remained highly involved in alumnae activities post-graduation. She married Onno B. Buss and had two children. Killough volunteered the Interfaith Human Relations Council and the Women's Program Committee. She worked for the Cox Travel Bureau (travel consultant), the Olson Travel Organization (tour conductor), and the Humble Oil and Refining Co. (evaluation geologist). Killough died February 11, 1998.
The Lois Linn Killough Buss scrapbooks houses the two scrapbooks of Lois Killough, Bryn Mawr class of 1947. The bulk of the material in Volume 1 is from Killough's Bryn Mawr career, from 1943-1947. Volume 2 contains material from 1947 only.
The collection consists of two volumes. Much of the first scrapbook is devoted to vacations taken during Killough's time at Bryn Mawr, and much of what is directly related to the College consists of clipped magazine articles which, if somewhat impersonal, do give a very interesting view of the media's perception and presentation of Bryn Mawr in the late '40s and (it appears) early '50s. Volume 2 consists of materials from Spring Break '47 and Graduation. Both scrapbooks are meticulously captioned.
This collection seems valuable mostly as a record of the possibilities for social life for Bryn Mawr students during the late forties. It would be of value to those interested in Bryn Mawr's history during this time period, especially those interested in the vacations of students.
- Bryn Mawr College
- Finding Aid Author
- ?, Cassidy Gruber Baruth
- Finding Aid Date
- June 21, 2017
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17)