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Guide to the Lois Pollack Wolff Collection on Student Life, 1951-1952

Finding aid prepared by Andrea Benefiel

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
June 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wolff, Lois Pollack
Title: Lois Pollack Wolff Collection on Student Life
Dates: 1951-1952
Abstract: Handbooks, programs, campus calendars, shirts, and ephemera documenting the student experience of Lois Pollack Wolff, a Mallory Hall resident at University of Florida from 1951-1952.
Extent: 1.25 Linear feet. (1 carton and 1 box).
Identification: MS Coll. 134
Language(s): English

Biographical Note

Lois Pollack Wolff attended the University of Florida from 1951 to 1952, and resided in Mallory Hall. As a student she participated in intramural sports, attended a variety of campus events and activities, and engaged with student organizations. She attended classes in Business Education, Physics, and a number of Comprehensive Courses.

Scope and Content

Contains shirts, handbooks, programs, campus calendars, and a variety of ephemera documenting the student experience at University of Florida from 1951 to 1952. Of note are a catalog of text books and supplies from the Florida Book Shop, lyrics of comedy songs for the women of Mallory Hall to be set to the tune of "Jingle Bells" and "Up On the House Tops," and handbooks for the university library and intramural sports.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lois Pollack Wolff Collection on Student Life, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Nancy Wolff-Diaz, 2014.

Contents List

Box Folder
1 1 Campus Calendar. 1951 October 1 - 1952 May 4
1 2 Course Schedule. 1951-1952
1 3 F Book. 1951-1952
1 4 Florida Alumnus. 1952
1 5 Florida Book Shop, catalog of text books and supplies. 1951
1 6 Florida Relays, 9th Annual, program. 1952 March 29
1 7 Football programs and memorabilia. 1951
1 8 Gator Growl, program and technical script. 1951
1 9 Mallory Hall, comedy songs. [1951?] December 17
1 10 Mallory Hall housing receipt. 1951 September 11
1 11 Programs, fliers and other ephemera. 1951-1952
1 12 Registration appointment cards. 1951-1952
1 13 Seaboard train ticket, Miami to Gainesville. 1951 September 17
1 14 Student Organizations -- Alpha Epsilon Pi, ephemera. 1951
1 15 Student Organizations -- B'nai B'rith Foundation, ephemera. 1952
1 16 Student Organizations -- Lyceum Council, ephemera. 1951
1 17 Student Organizations -- Tau Epsilon Phi, invitations. 1951
1 18 Student Organizations -- Zeta Beta Tau, Alpha Zeta Chapter, invitations. 1951 September 29
1 19 University of Florida Intramurals handbook. 1951-1952
1 20 University of Florida Libraries handbook. circa 1951
2 T-shirts and sweat shirts. circa 1951 . (4 shirts)

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

College students -- Florida -- Conduct of life.
Women college students -- Florida.

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