Eileen Bigelow scrapbooks, 1939-1952  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bigelow, Eileen
Title
Eileen Bigelow scrapbooks
Dates
1939-1952 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.55 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number
5974 (Accession No. 5974-001)
Summary
Two scrapbooks created by Eileen Bigelow; one from her time as a student at North Jr. High School and Everett High School and the other containing programs relating to Y-Teens, a YWCA club for teenagers, for which Bigelow was the Program Assistant in Houston, Texas.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Eileen Bigelow Long was born circa 1929 in California to parents Doris and Lowell Bigelow. Her brother, Gerald, was born circa 1926. Lowell Bigelow died in a fire in Everett, Washington, on August 26, 1929. Eileen spent much of her early life in Everett, where she attended North Jr. High School and Everett High School. In the early 1950s, she lived in Houston, Texas, and worked as a Program Assistant for the Y-Teens, a YWCA club for teenagers. Eileen Bigelow married William Long, Jr., in 1954. The couple lived in Seattle with their children, Cynthia and Michael.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Two scrapbooks created by Eileen Bigelow. Box 1 contains a scrapbook (1939-1946) from her time as a student at North Jr. High School and Everett High School, and includes school newsletters, student identification and membership cards, drama club materials, "Y" Camp (Camp Cavanaugh) information, correspondence, photographs (of both Bigelow's friends and of Shirley Temple, including one autographed photograph of Temple), clippings, Everett High School ephemera, and more. Box 2 contains the other scrapbook (1950-1952) which primarily consists of programs, brochures, and other materials regarding Y-Teens, a YWCA club for teenagers, for which Bigelow was the Program Assistant in Houston, Texas.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • High school students--Washington (State)--Everett
  • Personal Names :
  • Bigelow, Eileen--Archives
  • Bigelow, Eileen--Friends and associates--Photographs
  • Bigelow, Eileen--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Everett High School (Everett, Wash.)--Students
  • YWCA Houston--Employees
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Personal correspondence
  • Scrapbooks

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)