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Alice Stratton (Stocker) Papers, 1878-1961

Collection Overview

Title: Alice Stratton (Stocker) Papers, 1878-1961

ID: 03/137

Creator: Stratton, Alice B. (Class of 1900)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged files

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence of Alice Stratton Stocker, the bulk of which is from her parents--Frederick (Principal of the Carleton Academy, 1892-1905) and Mary T. Goddard Stratton--and concerns life in Northfield and at the College.  Some of these letters were edited and published by Merrill Jarchow in Letters to Alice:  Life at Carleton from Strong to Sallmon, which also includes a brief family history.  The letters also contain information about the Stratton's relatives in Althol, Massachusetts and Davenport, Iowa, and about Frederick and Mary's life in Fargo, North Dakota after leaving Carleton.  There is also correspondence from friends and other relations, and material relating to the deaths of both Alice's father and husband.  The collection is arranged chronologically for the most part, except for three folders relating to specific events.  There are no outgoing letters in the collection.

Biographical Note

Carleton College class of 1900

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions: Copyright is considerably complicated by previous publication of some letters.

Acquisition Method: See introductory note in Merrill Jarchow's Letters to Alice:  Life at Carleton from Strong to Sallmon.

Appraisal Information: Value Code: 2

Related Materials:

Stratton, Alice Belle, 1893-1896, scrapbook.

Stratton, Alice Belle, 1896-1900, scrapbook.

Processing Information: LOCATION CHECKED


Box and Folder Listing

Item [1]: Alice Stratton (Stocker) In Memoriam Book, 1961
Folder [1]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1878-1896
Folder [2]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1897-1899
Folder [3]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1900
Folder [4]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1901
Jan-Oct
Folder [5]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1901
Nov-Dec
Folder [6]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1902
Jan-March
Folder [7]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1902
April-Dec
Folder [8]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1903
Jan-Sept
Folder [9]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1903
Oct-Dec
Folder [10]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1904
Jan-Feb
Folder [11]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1904
July-Dec
Folder [12]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1905
Jan-Feb
Folder [13]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1905
March-May
Folder [14]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1905
March-June
Folder [15]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1905
July-Sept
Folder [16]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1905
Oct-Dec
Folder [17]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1906
Folder [18]: Esther Goldbury Estate, 1906-1908
Folder [19]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1907
Feb-Oct
Folder [20]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1907
Nov-Dec
Folder [21]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1908
Folder [22]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1908
Folder [23]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1908
Folder [24]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1908
April-May
Folder [25]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1908
June-Aug
Folder [26]: Alice Stratton, Rev. Harry Stocker Wedding, 1908
Aug-Sept
Folder [27]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1909-1914
Folder [28]: [Alice Stratton Papers], 1915-1934
Folder [29]: Death of Frederic Stratton, 1928
May-Dec
Folder [30]: Mary Stratton to Arthur Stocker, 1936-1937
Folder [31]: Alice Stratton (Stocker) to Arthur Stocker, Death of Mary Stratton, 1937
Series [1]: Alice Stratton (Stocker) Photos, circa 1875-1960