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Leah Van Blarcom Beezley papers, 1903-1960

Identifier: 001.04.07

Papers relating to Leah Grace Van Blarcom's student days at Lewis Institute, Chicago: three grade reports from 1903 to 1904, a photocopy of her diploma with an Associate in Arts degree, a printed music score for the “Klahowya Two Step” by Jennie A. Murphy published by Joseph Flanner, Milwaukee, Wis., 1904, copy autographed by composer “To Leah”; snapshot-type photograph of a Klahowya reunion, ca. 1930s; letter to Charles F. Beezley from Edwin H. Lewis, 1921; 2 copies of theater program Lewis Institute music event, 1903; memorial service program for George N. Carman, 1941; IIT Alumni Fund honor roll, 1960.


  • Creation: 1903-1960


Collection Size

1 Folders

Biographical Note

Leah Grace Van Blarcom attended Lewis Institute around 1904. She was a member of the Klahowya society, the first collegiate sorority at Lewis Institute. She later married Charles F. Beezley, Jr. who also attended Lewis Institute. They had at least one child, Grace Beezley McLucas. Other materials related to Van Blarcom Beezley can be found at the historical society in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

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