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Series 3
Personal papers, 1904-1986
Boxes 89 - 98, OP 14-26, 48

Scope and Content Note

Personal Papers, Series 3 contains information documenting Mildred Seydell's personal life. Included are biographical sketches, birth certificate and marriage documents, employment information, honors and awards, financial documents, travel itineraries and diary, memorabilia and clippings.

Also included in this series is information pertaining to the Paul Bernard Memorial Collection on Belgium established in 1971 in honor of Seydell's first husband; Vasser Woolley Memorial in honor of her brother who was killed in 1962; the Mildred Seydell Collection; and Mildred Seydell's financial contributions to Emory University. Correspondence, financial information, book lists, and publicity comprise the materials found in these groups.

Box Folder Content
89 1 Biographical sketches, 1934-1936, 1939, 1961
89 2 Birth certificate, filed October 23, 1947; Marriage license, filed October 23, 1947
89 3 Calhoun Street School: first grade honor roll, 1897
89 4 Autograph notes from Lucy Cobb friends, March 1904
89 5 Lucy Cobb Institute: Monthly reports, 1906
OP1 5 Lucy Cobb Institute: Diploma, June 5, 1906
89 6 Lucy Cobb Institute: Memorabilia: Programs, 1906-1908
89 7 Lucy Cobb alumnae: Listings 1919, n.d.
89 8 Travel Diary, 1908
89 9 Bride's book, February 5, 1910
89 10 Prenuptial agreement, December 11, 1947
89 11 Contrat de Marriage Max Seydel-Mildred Woolley, December 17, 1947
89 12 Marriage: Legal information, 1947
89 13 Homes, 1940, n.d.,
OP1 6 Drawings and Architectural plans for homes: Plat drawings of property in Fulton County (Land Lot 181, 17th District), 1939, 1944
OP15 Drawings and Architectural Plans for Homes: Sketch of proposed house, Jersey City, N.J.
89 14 Servants: Welbon Rainey Funeral Service program: August 29, 1970
89 15 Employment Contract: Georgian Company January 18, 1930
89 16 Employment Contract: Alkahest Celebrity Bureau, 1935,1940-1941, 1942, 1945
89 17 Employment: Alkahest Celebrity Bureau: Promotional material, 1935-1937, 1940-1944, 1946-1948, n.d.
89 18 Alkahest Celebrity Bureau: Letters of appreciation, 1940, n.d.
89 19 Press passes, 1936-1967
89 20 Business card
89 21 Appointment book, 1934
Honors and Awards
90 1 Speaking engagements 1926-1927, 1932, 1936-1939, 1942, 1950, 1955, 1957-1958, n.d.
90 2 Interviews 1953, 1960, n.d.
90 3 Receptions and Dinners 1950
90 4 Honors and Awards, 1908, 1928, 1930, 1937-1939, 1957,1959, 1970-1972, 1974-1976, 1979, no date
OP3 4 La Fondation Roi Baudouin, 1977?
90 5 The Marquis Biographical Library Society (Who's Who) 1971-1973, 1976-1981, no date
90 6 Order of the Rose Beta Sigma Phi November 1, 1958
90 7 Order of Leopold [1972]
90 8 Order of Leopold [1972]
90 9 Women's Equality Day: Recognition of contributions for the cause of equal rights, August 26, 1981
90 10 Tribute to Mildred Seydell, 1938, 1950, n.d.
90 11 Mildred Seydell Journalism Scholarship: Georgia State University, 1987
90 12 Mildred Seydell Camellia
90 13 "Dogwood Lady"
90 14 Sketch of [Mildred ?]
90 15 Memorabilia: Celebrity Den
90 16 Celebrity Den Guest Book, 1940-1947, 1947-1965, 1967-1968
90 17 Paul and Mildred Seydel Christmas card, 1913
90 18 Miscellaneous notes
Financial
91 1 Insurance, 1934-1935, 1942-1946
91 2 Insurance, 1948-1949
91 3 Insurance, 1952-1953
91 4 Insurance, 1957, 1959, 1961-1963, 1966, no date
91 5 Income tax, 1926-1937
91 6 Income tax, 1938-1947
91 7 Pay stubs: Atlanta Georgian, n.d.
91 8 Bank statements and miscellaneous checks, 1969, 1980-1982
91 9 Seydel-Woolley and Company: Liquidation of partnership, July 1, 1948
92 1 Stocks and securities, 1930, 1932, 1935-1936, 1940-1943, 1945-1946, 1948, 1952, 1966-1967
92 2 Real Estate: 1905, 1919, 1921, 1924-1926
92 3 Real Estate: 1927-1928, 1930-1933
92 4 Real Estate: 1934-1935, 1940-1944, 1948-1950, 1952, 1962-1963, 1965-1966, 1968, 1970, n.d.
92 5 Real Estate: Lawsuit: Correspondence, 1951-1952
92 6 Miscellaneous financial correspondence, 1942, 1952-1953, 1963
92 7 Charitable: Empty Stocking Fund, 1929-1930
92 8 Charitable: Fund for Fun
92 9 Charitable: Charitable giving, 1945, 1964, 1982, no date
92 10 Receipts: Miscellaneous receipts
92 11 Receipts: Miscellaneous receipts
92 12 Receipts: Miscellaneous receipts
92 13 Receipts: Miscellaneous receipts
92 14 Receipts: Personal papers, travel receipts
92 15 Receipts: Travel receipts
92 16 Receipts: Seydel-Woolley and Company, 1952
93 1 Guest book, 1949-1954
93 2 Guest book, 1954-1965
93 3 Guest book, 1959
93 4 Pink Chateau: Mildred and Max's guest book
93 5 Scrapbook
93 6 Memorabilia scrapbook
93 7 Address book: California
93 8 Personal notebook
93 9 Obituary, 1988
Scrapbooks
OP3 5 1924-1930
OP1 7 1926-1930
OP3 6 1931-1934
OP4 1 1932-1937
OP4 2 1935-1938
OP4 3 1935-1945
OP4 4 1939-1940
OP4 5 1939-1941
OP5 1 Miscellaneous scrapbook pages
Paul Bernard Seydel Memorial Collection
94 1 Correspondence: Emory University, 1970-1975
94 2 Correspondence: Emory University, 1976-1980
94 3 Correspondence: Emory University, 1981-1987
94 4 Correspondence and book lists: Fl. Tulken's, 1972
94 5 Correspondence and book lists: Fl. Tulken's, 1973-1974, 1981, n.d.
94 6 Correspondence: George A. Denty, 1971
94 7 Correspondence: Quievreux, 1971-1973
94 8 Outline of Contents of Library on Brussells Collected by L. Quievreux
94 9 Bookplates, misc.
94 10 Belgicana catalogs 1971, n.d.
94 11 Book lists and descriptions, 1971-1972
94 12 Book lists and descriptions, 1973, 1983, 1985-1986, n.d.
94 13 Book descriptions: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, no date
94 14 Catalogs "Livres Anciens et Modernes," #19, #20
94 15 Financial: Expenditures and receipts, 1971-1973, 1975, date
94 16 Publicity, 1981, no date
94 17 Collection exhibit: Write-up: Emory Magazine, 1981 Spring; Clippings, 1981
94 18 Miscellaneous, 1980
Vasser Woolley Memorial
94 19 1970-1971
94 20 1972-1875, 1979, 1981
94 21 Financial receipts, 1970-1971, 1986
Mildred Seydell Collection
94 22 Publicity, 1972, 1985, n.d.
94 23 Financial: Receipt 1971
94 24 Financial: Misc. receipts, n.d.
94 25 Special Collections exhibit: Printed material"Women of the South," Emory Magazine, 1979 Fall
94 26 Emory University Libraries Seydell Collection: Annual Report 1973/1974
Mildred Seydell Contributions to Emory University
94 27 Emory University Library: Friends of EU Library contribution acknowledgments
Memorabilia
95 1 Annual Reports, 1970-1971
95 2 Annual Reports, 1975-1976
95 3 Friends of the Emory University Library: Seydell membership
95 4 EU Lamplighters, 1974-1975, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1983-1984, n.d.
95 5 Autographs
95 6 "Mrs. Seydell's Speech on Photoplay," Commercial High School, March 17, 1933
95 7 Newspaper dinners, 1928, 1935, 1937, 1943, 1947
95 8 Goats
95 9 Place cards, invitations, membership cards
95 10 "Mildred Seydell" Tango Instructions
95 11 Collected buttons: Lindbergh (1927); Georgia Press Assoc. (1929)
OP1 8 Memorabilia: Quinn Marie O'Sullivan Seydel collage, 1969
95 12 Dogs: Borzois Thirtieth Annual A.K.C. All Breed Dog Show, April 9-10, 1942
95 13 Lift for the Lazy by George P. Putnam: Given to Mildred Seydell by Lamar Lipscomb, 26 October 26, 1950
95 14 Sheet Music: "Private Jimmy Johnson," words and music by Warren Foster
OP6 15 Sketch, "My Impression of Monsieur Spaak," Dunc, undated
95 15 Personal collected material
95 16 Cathedral of Reims: "Victime du Vandalisme," 1914
95 16 Battle of Marne
Travel
96 1 Itineraries: 1929-1931, 1933-1934
96 2 Itineraries: 1937, 1939, 1941, n.d.
96 3 European trip, 1931
96 4 Diary of Seydell's African trip, [1934?]
96 5 Visiting aids: Australia
96 6 Travel information: US, Belgium, France [1939; n.d.]
96 7 Travel information: Europe, Scandinavia 1938; 1959-1960s
96 8 Travel information: Belgium
96 9 Introduction cards
96 10 Memorabilia, foreign trips
96 11 Memorabilia
Clippings: Personal
97 1 Clippings: Personal
97 2 Clippings: Personal
97 3 Clippings: Personal
97 4 Clippings: Personal
97 5 Clippings: Personal
98 1 Clippings: Personal
98 2 Clippings: Personal
98 3 Clippings: Personal
98 4 Clippings: Personal
98 5 Scrapbook
98 6 Scrapbook
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