Seattle University Guild Scrapbooks, 1948-1986  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Seattle University Guild
Seattle University Guild Scrapbooks
1948-1986 (inclusive)
1948-1978 (bulk)
12 linear feet, (9 scrapbooks and 1 box)
Collection Number
RG 030 (collection)
The Seattle University Guild (1948-1978), founded by A.A. Lemieux, SJ, planned and promoted cultural events on behalf of the university. The collection contains nine scrapbooks and one box of miscellaneous materials. Special events included fashion shows featuring clothing from the shop of John Doyle Bishop in Seattle and exhibits featuring jewelry art designed by Salvador Dali.
Seattle University, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Special Collections
Special Collections
Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-296-6209
Fax: 206-296-6224
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

In 1948, before Seattle University established its offices of advancement and public relations, Father Lemieux, SJ inaugurated the Seattle University Guild and invited prominent Seattle women to assist him in promoting Seattle University to the wider Seattle civic community. During a vibrant thirty year history the Guild sponsored cultural and social events that received prominent coverage in Seattle newspapers.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection reflects the history and activities of the Guild from 1948-1978, including minutes from meetings, scrapbooks of newsclippings and vintage print programs.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Seattle University Guild Scrapbooks, Special Collections, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Seattle University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Seattle University--Societies, etc
  • Women--Washington (State)--Seattle--Societies and clubs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle University Guild
  • Seattle University. Office of the President
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Clippings (Information artifacts)
  • Minutes
  • Scrapbooks