xt7h18342t71 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7h18342t71/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7h18342t71/data/2012ua028.dao.xml Crosby, Celeste Thompson 19291930 0.33 Cubic Feet 1 flat box, 1 slim document box, and 1 oversize folder collections 2012ua028 English University of Kentucky Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky.  The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.  For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Special Collections Research Center.  Contact the Special Collections Research Center for information regarding rights and use of this collection. Celeste Royster Thompson Happy Hour scrapbook College students -- United States -- History -- 20th century Ephemera. Women's and gender history Celeste Royster Thompson Happy Hour scrapbook text Celeste Royster Thompson Happy Hour scrapbook 1929 2017 true xt7h18342t71 collection false 2012ua028 Thompson, Celeste  Happy Hour  scrapbook Guide to the Celeste Thompson  Happy Hour  scrapbook, 1929-1930  2012ua028 Deana Thomas; Ruth E. Bryan University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center 2013 Sept. 23 Special Collections Research Center University of Kentucky Libraries Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 URL:  This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on  2017-09-06 10:49:13 -0400 . Describing Archives: A Content Standard 
   
     
       English 
     
     
       University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center 
     
     Celeste Royster Thompson  Happy Hour  scrapbook 
     
       Crosby, Celeste Thompson 
     
     2012ua028 
     2738 
     
       0.33 Cubic Feet 
       1 flat box, 1 slim document box, and 1 oversize folder 
     
     1929-1930 
     The Celeste Thompson  Happy Hours  school scrapbook (dated 1929-1930; 0.33 cubic feet, 2 boxes and 1 folder) documents Thompson's freshman year and student life at the University of Kentucky (UK), particularly her participation in Chi Omega, a campus sorority.  
   
   
     Biographical note 
 Celeste Royster Thompson Crosby was born October 11, 1911, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Arlene Worthington and Clifton Lewis Thompson. She had two siblings: Clifton Lewis Thompson, Jr., and Elizabeth Thompson. Her family lived at 347 Linden Walk until they moved to a newly-built house at 141 South Hanover St. in 1927. Thompson was a member of Henry Clay High School's first graduating class in 1929. She attended the University of Kentucky (UK) from 1929 to 1934. While at UK, she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority and majored in Botany. In 1936, she studied landscape architecture at Cornell University.  Thompson married John Peirce Crosby on December 18, 1937. After her studies, she worked as a landscape architect in Louisville with Mary Louise Speed and then in her own practice in Lexington. During World War II, she worked with the hemp seed program at the seed-testing lab at the UK Experiment Station. During the 1970s, Thompson worked as a bus tour guide in Lexington, especially covering horse farms. Thompson was a member and officer of several social and civic clubs including; the Junior League, Garden Club of Lexington (President, 1957), Garden Club of Kentucky (second Vice President, 1959-1960), the Fayette Rose and Garden Club, the book club, and the bridge club. Thompson had a passion for gardening and volunteered to help establish the garden at Ashland, the home of Henry Clay. She also was a member of Christ Church Cathedral.  She served as chair for her 50th high school class reunion in 1979 Thompson passed away July 7, 1993.    
   
     Scope and Contents 
 The Celeste Thompson  Happy Hours  school scrapbook (dated 1929-1930; 0.33 cubic feet, 2 boxes and 1 folder) documents Thompson's freshman year and student life at the University of Kentucky (UK), particularly her participation in Chi Omega, a campus sorority.  Materials include her class schedule; a letter to her beaux  Bill  from his friend  Bud  discussing, among other topics, Bill's former girlfriend's comments about Thompson dating Bill; clippings about UK Greek system activities and UK athletics, especially football; invitations to, programs, and place cards from social engagements, especially dinner dances and a Lexington Opera House playbill; illustrated bridge score tally cards; photographs, especially of people on horseback; and University of Kentucky memorabilia, including texts of school songs and a UK pennant, pasted on to the front of the scrapbook.  Also includes a Centre College pin.    
   
     Preferred Citation 
 2012ua028: [identification of item], Celeste Royster Thompson scrapbook, 1929-1930, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.    
   
     Conditions Governing Use 
 Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky.  The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.  For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Special Collections Research Center.    
   
     Conditions Governing Access 
 Collection is open to researchers by appointment.    
   
     Immediate Source of Acquisition 
 Gift, 2012    
   
     College students -- United States -- History -- 20th century 
     Scrapbooks -- United States. 
     black-and-white photographs 
     Ephemera. 
     Women's and gender history 
     Chi Omega Sorority. Lambda Alpha Chapter (University of Kentucky) 
     University of Kentucky 
     Crosby, Celeste Thompson 
     University of Kentucky--Greek letter societies 
     University of Kentucky--Students--Social life and customs--20th century 
   
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