Scrapbook, 1916-1957, of Mary Neal Bruton Bollin | Manuscripts Gifts 2006 | Front Page 2006 | Previous Issues | Friends of the Library |
Scrapbook volume, 1916-1957 and undated, of Mary Neal Bruton Bollin, the daughter of John Calvin and Elizabeth Bruton and wife of John Hodge Bollin, Jr., containing report cards, playbills, and photographs from Chicora College for Women in Columbia, South Carolina.| Manuscripts Gifts 2006 | Previous Issues | Endowments | Friends of the Library |
Includes invitations to officers’ balls and other dances; photographs of American soldiers in uniform; "Wildcat" insignia badges from the 81st Division; and greeting cards and postcards from American soldiers stationed overseas during World War I.
Items associated with Bruton’s work as a reporter for the Columbia Record newspaper, including a letter, 17 August 1918, to the newspaper editors from the Intelligence Office at Camp Jackson citing censorship violations, and an undated newspaper article and photograph documenting an airplane flight over Columbia taken by Bruton and Lt. E.P. Gaines of the Carolina Aircraft Corporation; and newspaper clippings regarding the service of American troops in the Great War, social functions in the Columbia area, and news of Mary’s wedding on 21 April 1920.