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Lucy Lewton Papers

Identifier: BC20-15

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains the scrapbooks, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials of Barnard College alumna Lucy Lewton. Included in the collection are programs, fliers, letters and postcards, clippings, drawings and photographs, and personal items such as a dance card. Items in the collection are primarily from Lewton's time at Barnard from 1918 - 1922; however, some theater playbills and programs range in date from 1923 to 1965.


  • Creation: 1918 - 1965



This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


5.61 Linear Feet (1 full size document box, 6 custom size document boxes)




This collection consists of the scrapbooks and correspondence of Barnard College alumna Lucy Lewton.

Collection Arrangement

The collection's contents have been placed into seven boxes. Due to the condition of one of the scrapbooks, pages, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items have been removed from their original order, undergone preservation, and rehoused in custom sized boxes. Boxes 1 - 4 contain scrapbook volumes. Boxes 5 and 6 contain artifacts that accompanied the original scrapbook. Box 7 contains correspondence and other personal papers from the original scrapbook that has been rehoused into folders and organized in chronological order.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

The acquisition date and source is unknown.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Dinah Handel, August 2015.

Guide to the Lucy Lewton Papers
In Progress
Dinah Handel
© 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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New York NY 10027 United States