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Alma Fontaine Papers

Identifier: Mss. 84 F73

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Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, 1923-1926, kept by Alma Mae Clarke Fontaine while a schoolgirl in New Rochelle, N. Y. containing clippings, reviews and programs from theater productions in New York, N. Y. as well as excerpts from her diary pertaining to the New York theater.


  • Creation: 1923-1926

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Biographical Information:

Alma Clarke Fontaine was born in St. Augustine, Florida. She lived in her youth in New Rochelle, New York. She graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1931, where she was affiliated with Chi Omega. She married Robert L. Fontaine in 1932 and they made their home in the Chicago, Illinois area. She was the first woman elected to the grade school Board of Education in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in 1985.

Guide to the Alma Fontaine Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository