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Jeanne Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-32

Collection Scope

This small collection contains papers and memorabilia from both Jeanne Graham and her parents' days as students at Cranbrook and Kingswood. Items include programs, essays, school publications, and clippings. It also includes photographs of the construction of Christ Church Cranbrook.

Dates

  • 1934 - 1957

Creator

Access

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Use

Permission to use collection materials must be requested in writing.

History

An alumna of Kingswood, Jeanne (Hargreaves) Graham graduated in 1957. Her parents, Jeanne Wilson Hargreaves and William B. Hargreaves also graduated from Kingswood and Cranbrook, both in 1935. Jeanne Graham's grandfather, Charles Wilson, gave the commencement speech at the 1957 Kingswood graduation ceremonies and at the time, was the United States’ Secretary of Defense.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (2 MS)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Jeanne (Hargreaves) Graham graduated from Kingswood School in 1957. Her parents, Jeanne Wilson Hargreaves and William B. Hargreaves also graduated from Kingswood and Cranbrook, both in 1935. Jeanne Graham's grandfather, Charles Wilson, gave the commencement speech at the 1957 Kingswood graduation ceremonies and, at the time, was the United States’ Secretary of Defense. This small collection contains papers and memorabilia from both Jeanne Graham and her parents' days as students at Cranbrook and Kingswood. Items include programs, essays, school publications, and clippings. The photographs of the construction of Christ Church Cranbrook were taken from the property of Jeanne Graham’s grandfather, who was a neighbor.

Arrangement

Since the collection is small and contained within one box, it is simply described at the folder and item level.

Acquisition

Gift of Jeanne Graham.

Related Materials

Kingswood School Records (1980-01)

Betty Trost Papers (2005-07)

Processing History

Ryan Wieber, 1997; Gina Tecos, 2016.
Title
Guide to the Jeanne Graham Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Ryan Wieber
Date
1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
Resource record created by Laura MacNewman.

Revision Statements

  • 2016: Revised by Gina Tecos.

Repository Details

Part of the Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Repository

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