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Anita Merle York Scrapbook

Identifier: UNMA-172

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Anita Merle York’s scrapbook which she kept from 1923-1926, while an undergraduate student at UNM. The scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, dance cards, memorabilia, sports programs, and theater programs. Some loose items arrived with the scrapbook. These items were placed in a folder and include York’s diploma from UNM, a copy of her transcript, and a program from a concert.


  • 1922-1927

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Biographical Note

Anita Merle York came to UNM in 1923 from Eureka Springs, Arkansas. As an undergraduate student she majored in Arts and Sciences and graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in 1926. While at UNM she was an active participant in Alpha Delta Pi, Dramatic Club, and the YWCA.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)


The collection consists of a collegiate scrapbook containing photographs, programs, dance cards, and memorabilia from York's time as a student at University of New Mexico in the mid-1920s.

Processing Information

Processed by Portia Vescio, November 2017
Finding Aid of the Anita Merle York Scrapbook, 1922-1927
Portia Vescio
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131