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Laura G. Levy Jackson Scrapbook

Identifier: BC15-01

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This scrapbook was compiled by Laura Jackson during her time as an undergraduate at Barnard and afterwards as an alumna. The scrapbook has a narrow focus on Barnard, with no personal annotations or letters. The scrapbook contains a detailed record of her exam results, beginning with entrance exam materials and continuing through final examinations during her senior year. Highlights include a grammar-oriented 1890 English exam and the questions from Jackson’s entrance exam. The scrapbook continues past Jackson’s graduation, containing invitations from the college to alumnae events and articles from various newspapers about Barnard. The last section of the scrapbook contains articles about Barnard from Jackson’s days as a student. The scrapbook also contains newspaper clippings about Barnard and women's education.


  • Creation: 1888 - 1961


This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

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


1.14 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook)




The Laura G. Levy Jackson Scrapbook was compiled by Jackson during her time as a Barnard undergraduate and after graduation as an alumna. Materials in the scrapbook consists mainly of examinations and clippings related to Barnard.

Collection Arrangement

The scrapbook is arranged in a bound volume by topic, and chronologically within each topic.

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.

Conservation Note

The volume was microfilmed. Treatment was documented with color slides. The volume was collated and disbound. The pages and scraps were surface cleaned, washed, and deacidified. Pages were encapsulated in polyester film. The volume was post bound in full cloth and titled use a gold-stamped leather label. Conservation treatment perfomed in February, 2007.

Processing History

The Collection was processed and finding aid written by Johana Godfrey in November 2011. Finding Aid updated by Heather Lember in May 2014.

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 Laura G. Levy Jackson Scrapbook
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Heather Lember
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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