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Jolafern Torgerson papers, 1941-1949
- Jolafern Torgerson papers
- 1941-1949 (inclusive)19411949
- 0.04 linear feet, (1 box)
- Collection Number
- Jolafern "Jolly" Hayden Torgerson Crawley was born in 1923 and attended the University of Puget Sound from 1941 until her graduation in 1945. This collection contains correspondence, dance cards, invitations, theatre programs and posters, and ephemera created or collected by Torgerson during her time as a student.
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Jolafern "Jolly" Hayden Torgerson Crawley was born on October 10, 1923 and grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She matriculated at University of Puget Sound (then College of Puget Sound) in 1941 and graduated in 1945 with a degree in Sociology. During her college years, she was president of Tri Delta sorority, active in the Campus Playcrafters Theatre, and served on the editorial staff of The Trail. She later earned a master's degree and was a social worker in the Seattle and Federal Way areas from 1950-1985. In retirement, she traveled to more than 80 countries. She died Spetember 26, 2022, two weeks shy of her 99th birthday.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection contains correspondence, dance cards, invitations, theatre programs and posters, and ephemera created or collected by Jolafern "Jolly" Torgerson during her time as a student at University of Puget Sound.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
[Name of document, date.] Jolafern Torgerson papers. University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections. Tacoma, Washington.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|Campus Playcrafters Theatre Productions||1941-1949|
|Dance Cards and Invitations (folder 1 of 2)||1941-1945|
|Dance Cards and Invitations (folder 2 of 2)||1941-1945|
|Freshman Orientation Materials||1941|