Wittenburg, Florence (UCLA 1934). UCLA Scrapbooks. 1930-1941.
Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 1996 Dec; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Oct; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Oct.
UCLA Library Special Collections©1996 Dec
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575
Title: Wittenburg, Florence (UCLA 1934). UCLA Scrapbooks.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 634
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract: Record Series 634 contains scrapbooks assembled by Florence Wittenburg (UCLA 1934). Scrapbooks document the university days of Florence Wittenburg (née Blackman) and, to a lesser extent, her younger sister Frances.
Creator: Wittenburg, Florence (UCLA 1934)
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[Identification of item], Wittenburg, Florence (UCLA 1934). UCLA Scrapbooks (University Archives Record Series 634). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.
Florence Wittenburg (née Blackman) (UCLA 1934) was the first co-ed appointed to the position of editor for any UCLA publication. Wittenburg served as editor for the award winning 1933-1934 Southern Campus (UCLA yearbook). Additionally, Wittenburg was appointed Honorary Co-ed Colonel of the ROTC at UCLA, and was heavily involved in both greek life and several theater productions.
Record Series 634 contains scrapbooks assembled by Florence Wittenburg. Scrapbooks document the university days of Florence Wittenburg (née Blackman) and, to a lesser extent, her younger sister Frances. Materials include clippings, black and white photographs, telegrams, correspondence, and various UCLA-related and personal ephemera including a sorority pin, dried corsages, event invitations, programs, and ribbons. Topics including athletics, greek life and societies, theater, journalism, and engagements feature prominently.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.