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(C:22/8/36)

FF1 [inside OSB] - B3A, 9, 2

Record Group: 22 C
Record Sub-Group: 36
Records Title: UMC; Student Life and Activities; Memorabilia; Tonn Collection
Dates: 1946-1949
Volume: 0 cubic feet, 0 linear feet; 1 FF [inside OSB]

Scope and Content Note

(A02-161)
This Record Sub-Group contains sixty-two photographs taken by University of Missouri Alumnus, Robert W. Tonn, who graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism in 1949. The photographs were used for a poster-board display during the 1999 Reunion of the Class of 1949. The photographs depict various campus scenes and activities, including halftime of the 1948 Homecoming football game and the St. Louis Symphony under the direction of Vladimir Golschmann. Some of the photographs document Tonn's association with Missouri Showme, The Missouri Student, The Missourian, and the Savitar.

Note to Archivist: The photographs were removed from the poster boards for preservation purposes. The arrangement and text descriptions for each board were noted and included with the collection and with the box list in 723.

Biographical Note: Robert William Tonn, of Kirkwood, Missouri, graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. His University activites include Showme, the official campus magazine, sponsored by Sigma Delta Chi; Savitar, the University yearbook; and the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into series. The Sub-Group is arranged alphabetically.

Inventory

FF 1

Item 1 - Freelance photograph of women atop Gamma Phi Beta sorority house overlooking a group of men

Item 2 - Freelance photograph of a group of men on steps

Item 3 - Freelance photograph of fans in bleachers

Item 4 - Freelance photograph of an evening sorority meeting

Item 5 - Freelance photograph of Ruf Nex

Item 6 - Freelance photograph of four women at a banquet

Item 7 - Freelance group photograph featuring Jesse Wrench

Item 8 - Freelance group photograph of men in suits

Item 9 - Showme photograph of students drinking in a restaurant

Item 10 - Showme photograph of a female student walking by a statue

Item 11 - Showme photograph of University of Missouri cheer leader, Nancy Lee

Item 12 - Showme photograph of legs protruding from a tent surrounded by bottles

Item 13 - Showme photograph of a male student holding a fish

Item 14 - Showme photograph of students lounging in front of the columns

Item 15 - Showme photograph of dining students

Item 16 - Showme photograph of an "O-K-M-Tex Rubbers" dispenser

Item 17 - Columbia Missourian photograph of Scoop Queen, Carol Clayton (as seen in 1949 Savitar)

Item 18 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a wrecked building

Item 19 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a woman instructing a children's dance class

Item 20 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a group of men and women around Christmastime

Item 21 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a man speaking on-stage

Item 22 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a woman instructing a children's dance class

Item 23 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a man instructing a children's dance class

Item 24 - Columbia Missourian photograph of a group of men and women on a benches at night

Item 25 - Missouri Student photograph of "opera singer" Lauritz Melchior greeting students"

Item 26 - Missouri Student photograph of "St. Louis Symphony conductor Vladimir Golschmann with orchestra members"

Item 27 - Missouri Student photograph of St. Louis Symphony First Strings

Item 28 - Missouri Student four men roasting marshmallows

Item 29 - Missouri Student photograph of a man speaking before a crowd

Item 30 - Missouri Student photograph of student couples meeting on campus

Item 31 - Missouri Student photograph of a group of men and women on benches at night

Item 32 - Missouri Student photograph of students riding in an old car

Item 33 - Photograph of couples at Barnwarmin' dance

Item 34 - Photograph of two couples at a dance

Item 35 - Photograph of five men at a party

Item 36 - Photograph of men and women at a party

Item 37 - Photograph of four couples at a dance

Item 38 - Photograph of three couples at a dance

Item 39 - Photograph of Earleyn Fromme posing in a gown

Item 40 - Photograph of Peggy Field posing in a gown

Item 41 - Photograph of Earleyn Fromme posing in a gown

Item 42 - Photograph of Peggy Field posing in a gown

Item 43 - Photograph of MU cheer leaders on the football field

Item 44 - Photograph of MU cheer leaders during football half-time

Item 45 - Photograph of marching band during football half-time

Item 46 - Photograph of marching band during football half-time

Item 47 - Savitar photograph of Missouri Governor Phil Donnelly presenting a bouquet to Coming-Home Queen, Jane Froman (University President also shown) at Homecoming half-time program, 1948

Item 48 - Savitar photograph of "two students polling history professor Jesse Wrench"

Item 49 - Savitar photograph of Barnwarmin' Queen, Marilyn Wade and her attendants, 1947

Item 50 - Savitar photograph of students sitting in front of the columns

Item 51 - Savitar photograph of Governor Donnelly greeting Homecoming Queen Kay Gray, 1948

Item 52 - Savitar photograph of dancing students

Item 53 - Savitar photograph of women with brooms and buckets

Item 54 - Savitar photograph of three women at a dance

Item 55 - Savitar photograph of two Gamma Phi Beta students, Sally Clapp knitting, the other playing a xylophone

Item 56 - Savitar photograph of sorority sisters singing around a piano

Item 57 - Savitar photograph of Phi Kappa Psi men looking at a magazine

Item 58 - Savitar photograph of men in front of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house

Item 59 - Savitar photograph of sorority sisters singing around a piano

Item 60 - Savitar photograph of four female students playing cards on a bed

Item 61 - Savitar photograph of four students drinking tea

Item 62 - Savitar photograph of men playing cards

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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