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Zelda Haus Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.134A

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Scope and Contents

The Zelda Haus Papers cover her time at both Marion Junior College and Susquehanna University.  Haus attended Marion Junior College, a woman's college, from 1923 to 1925.  While there she took part in numerous religiously focused organizations such as the Lutheran League.  These organizations focused on both domestic issues and international issues such as the Armenian Genocide.  In 1925, Haus enrolled in Susquehanna University, located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.  While there she devoted much of her time to attaining her teacher's certificate.  Haus maintained regular correspondence with her family, particularly her mother, and friends throughout this time period.


  • Creation: 1922-1927


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Biographical Information:

Daughter of Rev. and Mrs. L. Raymond Haus, Zelda Haus attended Marion Junior College in Marion, Virginia from 1923 to 1926. While there, she took an active role in various religiously focused student organizations. She then attended Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania from 1926 to 1927, where she devoted much of her time to attaining her teaching certificate. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged into three series: Series 1: Correspondence, 1922-1927; Series 2: Other Materials, 1923-1927; Series 3: Empty Envelopes, 1923-1927.

Acquisition Information:


Guide to the Zelda Haus Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Peter Klicker.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository