Catherine Desireau Chance papers

Catherine Desireau Chance papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Chance, Catherine Desireau
Title: Catherine Desireau Chance papers
Dates: 1930-1948
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of musical, church, and social programs, a Parthenian Society scrapbook from the late 1930's, and Chance's scrapbook from Athens High School (Athens, Ga.) and Agnes Scott College (Decatur, Ga.).
Coll. Number: ms2997

Biographical/Historical Note

Catherine Desireau Chance was the daughter of Dr. Claude Chance of Athens (Ga.). She was valedictorian of the Athens High School class of 1946 and attended Agnes Scott College and the University of Georgia.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Agnes Scott College.
Athens High School (Athens, Ga.).
Chance, Catherine Desireau
Programs (documents)
Students--Georgia--Social life and customs.
University of Georgia. Parthenian Society.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Catherine Desireau Chance papers. MS 2997. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Parthenian Society scrapbook, University of Georgia, late 1930's
Indexed, each page with picture and information on the person. Those included are: Inez Barthelmess, Nancy Hardy, Barbara Jenkins, Grace Wilbanks, Woodville Campbell, Martez Debndm, Dorothy Jarnagain
2Holy Trinity bulletins; school awards; Agnes Scott programs; Pepsi Cola award; Ga-Ga Tech ticket, 1946
3Music programs; TLS Sam W Wood, Athens High School, to Dr. Chance re Agnes Scott College scholarship award, 1947
4TLS from J. R. McCain, President of Agnes Scott re Catherine attending University of Georgia; UGA student art program; valentine card, 1948
page 1-newsarticles re Catherine's Agnes Scott scholarship & flyer regarding such
p. 2 Certificate of Distinction from UGA Dept of Art
p. 3 manuscript article by Catherine 'What College Should Mean to Me' TLS, Father Wright, Emanuel Episcopal Church to 'Casey' 24 May 46
p. 4 dried orchid
p. 5 Newsclips re winning DAR Good Citizen; letter re Pepsi-Cola scholarship
p. 6-National Beta Club certificate
p. 7-Athens High School card drawings on board, 'Beauties', 'The Maroon Goon'
p. 8-drawing: 'Military, Athletics'; 'I have/would have voted' tags; AHS program 'Dead of the Night'; typed program AHS, 3 one-act plays
p. 9 newsarticles re graduation AHS, invitation, 1946
p. 10-AHS graduation program; typed speech ' The Citizen & His Community'
p. 11-certificate for concours de Francais & pin program AHS senior banquet; Valedictorian certificate
p. 12-program etc. from Univ of the South
p. 13-individual cards from graduation gifts?
p. 14-AHS 11 th grade report card
p. 15-Cards from graduation
p. 16 & 17 telegram from Elizabeth & Terry, other cards
p. 18-ALS Lorton to Catherine
ALS Mary Elizabeth Jackson to Catherine; card; program from Agnes Scott
p. 19-article regarding honor system; typed info on Agnes Scott student government; ALS from Nancy Parks & TLS from Marie Adams
p. 20-ALS from Mac Compton; Agnes Scott info; TLS from Harry Tisdale, Holy Trinity, Decatur