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Elma Sharpe Wade Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Scrapbook
Identifier: LU-MS-028
The Elma Sharpe Wade scrapbook contains class schedules from her time at Lawrence College, correspondence about her academic performance at Lawrence College with the Dean of Freshmen, dance cards, greeting cards for various occasions, namecards, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, sketches by fellow Lawrence College classmate Bob Shepard, tuition information, and wedding cards sent by her wedding guests and those who could not attend, beneath each wedding card she wrote the gift her and her husband Sherman Wade recevied. According to a typed biographical paragraph on the scrapbook's first page Elma Sharpe entered Lawrence College in 1926. Due to her father's death in 1927 Elma did not complete her education at Lawrence College. She went on to work at Wisconsin Public Service in Wausau, Wisconsin. Later in her twenties Elma contracted TB and spent two years in a sanitorium. She married Sherman Wade in 1941 and passed away in 1989.


  • 1926-1942
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/26/1993


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


1.00 items

Method of Acquisition

Donated by Camille Wade Maurice, April 26, 1993

Processing Information

Processed by Samantha A. Smith, 2012.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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