Helen C. Hess (Class of 1933) Photograph Album

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Helen C. Hess (Class of 1933) Photograph Album
Creator:
Call Number: UA8
Dates: circa 1930-1940
Physical Description: 1 volume
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Collection Overview
Title: Helen C. Hess (Class of 1933) Photograph Album
Call Number: UA8
Dates: circa 1930-1940
Physical Description: 1 volume
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
Helen Caroline Hess (1911-1990) attended East High School in Rochester, New York. She graduated from the University of Rochester in 1933, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. She was a member of Theta Tau Theta sorority, the sorority council, the Marsiens honor society, and Phi Beta Kappa. Hess's activities included serving as editor-in-chief of Croceus, news editor of Cloister Window, and associate editor of the Blue Book for incoming freshman; serving as class historian; and playing hockey. Hess worked in the film testing division of the Eastman Kodak Company. She was a member of Brick Presbyterian Church, and her interests included photography.

Scope and Content
This photograph album created by Helen C. Hess (Class of 1933) contains images of the University of Rochester's Prince Street Campus, River Campus, Memorial Art Gallery, and Commencement 1933. It also contains photographs of downtown Rochester and a fire on Lake Avenue in 1935. A number of images show Hess and friends on trips to parks and other sites in the surrounding area, including Conesus Lake, the Adirondacks (for a state geologic field trip), Durand Eastman Park, Ellison Park, Roseland on Canandaigua Lake, Niagara Falls, Hemlock Lake Park, Powder Mills Park, Hamlin Beach Park, and Letchworth Park.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased through eBay, 2016.Access
For access to this collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu) at least two business days prior to your planned visit.

Please note: Some materials may be restricted or require permission for use.

Use
To request reproductions or permission to publish materials from the collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu). Researchers may be responsible for determining any copyright questions.



Citation
[Item title, item date], Helen C. Hess (Class of 1933) Photograph Album, UA8, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055
archives@library.rochester.edu

Finding aid publication date: April 2016


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