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C. Elizabeth McNeil Scrapbook

Identifier: BC15-22

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection consists of a scrapbook that C. Elizabeth McNeil compiled during part of her time at Barnard and a few years after. The materials in the scrapbook include amateur photographs; correspondence with Barnard classmates and administrators; and programs from shows and museum exhibits in New York City.


  • Creation: 1935 - 1940



This scrapbook is restricted due to its fragility. Photocopies can be made for researchers who would like to use this material.

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 Description

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


C. Elizabeth McNeil graduated from Barnard College in 1936. During World War II she was trained as an air traffic controller and was one of the first women to work at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport tower. McNeil also served as president of the American Association of University Women's Birmingham, Alabama Branch.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)




This collection consists of the scrapbook of Barnard College alumna C. Elizabeth McNeil, class of 1936.

Collection Arrangement

The materials in the scrapbook are arranged chronologically.

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

Acqusition Information

Donated by Frances Morris, C. Elizabeth McNeil's niece, in 2013.


No additions are expected

Processing History

This collection was processed and finding aid written by Alice Griffin in July 2015.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.

Guide to C. Elizabeth McNeil Scrapbook
Alice Griffin
© 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States