Bryn Mawr College: The Mary Whitall Worthington Diary, Volume 11

Browse images on OPenn | TEI XML | Download data
Thumbnail image of diary; no text alternative available.
Click the image to view this diary in a page-turning viewer.

A continuation of Mary Worthington’s diary during her junior year at Bryn Mawr College. Mary Worthington, M. Carey Thomas’s “dear, intelligent niece,” recorded the significant events and emotions of her college years and life as part of the Class of 1910.

Title: Mary Whitall Worthington Diary, Volume 11
Authors: Worthington, Mary Whitall
Call number: 9LS 30
(Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr College)
Publisher: Bryn Mawr College
Language: English.
Date: From 1908 to 1909
Place:  Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
Subjects topical: Bryn Mawr College; Alumni and alumnae; Class of 1910; Women–Education (Higher); Women–Education–History
Subjects geographic: Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
Genres: Diaries

View the Mary Worthington diaries on the Bryn Mawr website:
 http://triptych.brynmawr.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/BMC_MWW

Visit Bryn Mawr College Department of Special Collections website:
http://www.brynmawr.edu/library/speccoll/index.html

Table of Contents:
(links lead to pages on OPenn)
  • fol. 2r — July 24, 1908
  • fol. 7r — July 27, 1908
  • fol. 12v — “American Line Passenger List” pamphlet
  • fol. 15v — August 9, 1908
  • fol. 21v — July 19, 1908
  • fol. 24v — August 12, 1908
  • fol. 24v — August 16, 1908
  • fol. 26v — August 22, 1908
  • fol. 31v — Letter from Belfast
  • fol. 38r — August 25, 1908
  • fol. 40v — August 26, 1908
  • fol. 41v — September 3, 1908
  • fol. 48r — August 9, 1908
  • fol. 48r — August 11, 1908
  • fol. 52r — September 3, 1908
  • fol. 55r — September 24, 1908
  • fol. 62r — September 25, 1908
  • fol. 65r — October 10, 1908
  • fol. 72v — October 31, 1908
  • fol. 75v — English Literature reading list
  • fol. 77r — English Literature reading list
  • fol. 81r — November 8, 1908
  • fol. 83r — Invitation to join Bryn Mawr Chapter of the College Equal Suffrage League
  • fol. 84v — November 15, 1908
  • fol. 85v — Emblem from the Christian Union of Bryn Mawr College
  • fol. 87r — Flyer for the “40th Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Ass’n”
  • fol. 87v — Song, “America,” lyrics
  • fol. 88r — List of committees and officers
  • fol. 88v — Program schedule
  • fol. 90r — “Declaration of Rights Ratified by the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848”
  • fol. 97r — “The Twentieth Century Club” card
  • fol. 101r — Letter from Bryn Mawr Varsity Hockey Team
  • fol. 101v — November 16, 1908
  • fol. 102r — Porgram from student play, “Le Bourgeois gentilhomme”
  • fol. 104v — November 28, 1908
  • fol. 106v — November 29, 1908
  • fol. 109r — Letter from Bryn Mawr Department of Economics and Politics
  • fol. 109v — Invitation for Bryn Mawr College Chapter of the Equal Suffrage League of Pennsylvania address by Mrs. Philip Snowdon
  • fol. 111r — December 6, 1908
  • fol. 111v — Program for play, “Miss Hobbs”
  • fol. 114r — Program for “Expositions of Classical and Modern Chamber Music”
  • fol. 115r — Advertisement for opera “Thais” at Philadelphia Opera House
  • fol. 116r — Invitation to debutante ball
  • fol. 116v — “Give of Dance”
  • fol. 119r — Advertisement for opera “Aida”
  • fol. 120v — December 9, 1908
  • fol. 122v — January 2, 1909
  • fol. 123v — January 14, 1909
  • fol. 125r — Program for “The Oaks Peerless Minstrel Entertainers”
  • fol. 126v — Name card
  • fol. 127r — New Year’s card to the Whitall family from M. Carey Thomas and Mary Garrett
  • fol. 131r — January 31, 1909
  • fol. 133r — Program for “Expositions of Classical and Modern Chamber Music”
  • fol. 135v — Invitation to oyster roast
  • fol. 138r — February 3, 1909
  • fol. 156v — Advertisement for opera “Carmen”
  • fol. 158v — English Composition exam
  • fol. 160v — English Literature exam
  • fol. 161v — Law exam on torts
  • fol. 164r — Ticket stub for play, “Votes for Women”
  • fol. 165r — Newspaper clipping, “Gift of $250,000 for Bryn Mawr”
  • fol. 166v — Advertisement for opera “Le Nozze di Figaro”
  • fol. 167r — February 12, 1909
  • fol. 171r — February 15, 1909
  • fol. 171v — Program, “Haverford College Musical Clubs” 1909
  • fol. 177r — Handmade play program for, “A Doll’s House”
  • fol. 180r — February 19, 1909
  • fol. 181v — Invitation to the “Modern Democratice Ideal” lecture
  • fol. 183r — Envelope from National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • fol. 183v — Letter from Anna Howard Shaw of the National American Woman Suffrage Association regarding a lecture
  • fol. 187r — Voice training notes
  • fol. 187v — Advertisement for play “Hedda Gabler”
  • fol. 188r — Advertisement for play “The Master Builder”
  • fol. 189v — February 21, 1909
  • fol. 189v — March 11, 1909
  • fol. 191r — March 16, 1909
  • fol. 191v — March 26, 1909
  • fol. 191v — April 19, 1909
  • fol. 192r — Letter from M. Carey Thomas
  • fol. 195v — Program for the play, “In a Balcony”
  • fol. 199v — Card with butterly, “To the Class of 1911 from the Class of 1912”
  • fol. 200r — Play program, “Sumscrumrudent”
  • fol. 202r — Oxford v. Cambridge Gymnastic Competition program
  • fol. 207r — April 8, 1909
  • fol. 209r — Aptil 9, 1909
  • fol. 211r — April 12, 1909
  • fol. 213v — April 18, 1909
  • fol. 218v — Play program, “When Knighthood was in Favor”
  • fol. 219v — April 19, 1909
  • fol. 222v — April 20, 1909
  • fol. 223r — Wedding invitation
  • fol. 224r — May 18, 1909
  • fol. 224v — Program for “Expositions of Classical and Modern Chamber Music”
  • fol. 226v — April 30, 1909
  • fol. 228v — May 18, 1909
  • fol. 229r — Program for “Annual Concert Glee and Mandolin Clubs of Bryn Mawr College”
  • fol. 232v — Invitation to Haverford College Junior Play
  • fol. 233v — James Whitall name card
  • fol. 236r — Play program for “The Medea of Euripides”
  • fol. 242v — June 21, 1909
  • fol. 243v — July 4, 1909
  • fol. 243v — Program for play, “Great Caesar!”
  • fol. 248r — May 26, 1909
  • fol. 249r — July 6, 1909
  • fol. 252r — July 17, 1909
  • fol. 252r — Final examinations paper
  • fol. 252v — English Composition exam
  • fol. 255v — Newspaper clipping, “Bryn Mawr holds closing exercises” [partial]
  • fol. 256v — Newspaper clipping, “Bryn Mawr holds closing exercises” [full]
  • fol. 288r — Letter

Decorations

  • fol. 9v — Photos: On board SS Westerland
  • fol. 10v — Photos: Miss Applebee and Me; ‘Taylor dear’ and Miss Applebee; Miss Applebee; Babe
  • fol. 11v — Photo: Mr. Pierce and the Family
  • fol. 17r — Photos: Val
  • fol. 26r — Photo: Women in costume; no caption
  • fol. 31r — Photos: Pictures of Ireland
  • fol. 43r — Photo: Horse drawn carriage; no caption
  • fol. 68r — Photo: Court Place, Iffley
  • fol. 68v — Photo: Oxford, Christ Church, Peckwater Quadrangle
  • fol. 74r — Photo: Pembroke; no caption
  • fol. 74v — Photo: Pembroke; no caption
  • fol. 81v — Sketch of dorm hallways
  • fol. 103v — Photo: William Howard Taft “Votes for Women”
  • fol. 110v — Photo: Mary Nearing
  • fol. 121v — Photo: Pembroke East
  • fol. 124r — Photo: Office Room, Washington’s Headquarters, Valley Forge
  • fol. 130v — Photo: [Val?]; no caption
  • fol. 163v — Photo: The Cloisters
  • fol. 165v — Photo: [Group of students]
  • fol. 166r — Photo: Peg and me
  • fol. 201v — Photo: Baby McKenney. Freshman year 1906.
  • fol. 216r — Sketch of “recording invention”
  • fol. 217r — Sketch of light beam and mirror
  • fol. 218r — Photo: Georgi as Dibbs
  • fol. 220r — Photo: My room from the window
  • fol. 220v — Photo: Door of library
  • fol. 221r — Photo: My room from my bedroom door
  • fol. 221v — Photo: North end of Reading Room
  • fol. 222r — Photo: My desk-untidy as usual
  • fol. 225r — Photo: The Swimming Pool
  • fol. 225v — Photo: The Gymnasium
  • fol. 226r — Photo: The new gym, bright and glorious!
  • fol. 236v — Drawing of columns in front of building with Mary Worthington written on top
  • fol. 237r — Sketch of theater stage
  • fol. 237v — Photo: Elsa as Jason
  • fol. 238r — Photo: Jean as Medea
  • fol. 238v — Photo: Scene from a student play
  • fol. 241v — Photo: Scene from a student play
  • fol. 247v — Photo: One of the library fireplaces
  • fol. 251v — Photo: Karin[?] in her study at college

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *