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Marie Brink memory book, Sidney Lanier High School, 1922

Identifier: W-0017

Scope and Contents

This 200-page journal includes items compiled by high school senior Marie Brink to document her experiences at Sidney Lanier High School. Most of the materials are from 1922, although there are a few earlier materials included. The collection, in a "memory book" designed and decorated by Helen A. Haselton and published by The Reilly and Lee Co., includes ephemera such as class work, report cards, commencement programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, party favors, and flowers. In addition, the journal also includes notes and good wishes written by Brink's teachers and fellow students. There are also school newspapers and playbills, as well as a number of pamphlets related to plays, concerts and other community events that Brink attended, mostly from Montgomery.


  • 1922


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

Marie Brink was a high school senior in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1922.


0.3 Linear Feet

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Memory book of high school senior Marie Brink, documenting her experiences at Sidney Lanier High school in 1922

Physical Location

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama


Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

Related Materials

There are other high school memory books in the A. S. Williams III Americana Collection and in the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library. See staff for assistance.


Title on phase box spine: Sidney Lanier High School 1922

Processed by

Haley Aaron and Martha Bace, 2013



Guide to Marie Brink memory book, Sidney Lanier High School 1922
September 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266