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Helen Russell Cozad scrapbook

Identifier: MVC0065-MS

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the scrapbook of Helen Russell Cozad, which includes photographs, programs from Mount Vernon Seminary commencement, concerts and other events, small crafts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. The materials range in date from 1927-1929.


  • Creation: 1927-1929

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Helen Russell Cozad was born in Denver, Colorado in 1910 -- graduated from Omaha Public Schools in 1924 and the School of Individual Instruction in Omaha in January 1927 and at the age of 18 traveled alone to Washington DC to attend Mount Vernon Seminary for girls and graduated in 1929 after a two year course in Home Economics both theoretical and practical. She went back to Omaha and attended the University of Nebraska receiving her teaching degree in two years and joined Pi Beta Phi while there. She was married in 1935 in Omaha and in 1945 moved to Portland, Oregon with her family. One daughter, Cynthia Clancy Baldwin.


1 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Language of Materials



This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Helen Russell Cozad, student at Mount Vernon Seminary between 1927-1929. The contents include contact information of friends, personal correspondence, photographs, programs from social events, newpaper clippings, and school-related materials.


Arranged in the scrapbook's original order.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Cynthia Clancy Baldwin, May 8, 2012 (2012.051).



Guide to the Helen Russell Cozad scrapbook, 1927-1929
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America