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Jane Forbing Lomont scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 162

Scope and Contents

The Jane Forbing Lomont scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, invitations, dance cards, programs, handbooks and other printed ephemera related to Lomont's time as a student at Purdue, her husband Allen Lomont's political career in Fort Wayne, her participation and interest in Indiana state politics, and her career in the Federal Housing Administration.

Dates

  • 1932 - 1937

Creator

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Jane Forbing of Fort Wayne, Indiana, enrolled at Purdue University in the fall of 1933 to study Home Economics. While at Purdue, she was a member of the Women's Glee Club. Jane worked at the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) in Indianapolis as a stenographer and later became the head of the FHA's district office in Fort Wayne. She later married Allen Lomont of Indiana, a political candidate and lawyer.

Extent

0.218 Cubic Feet (One flat box)

Language of Materials

English

Processing Information

The scrapbook is contained in an archival bag to stabilize its fragile leather cover. Two booklets and two tickets that came loose from the scrapbook are housed in an acid-free folder.

Source

Creator

Title
Jane Forbing Lomont collection
Status
Completed
Author
Mary A. Sego, Keertana Marella, and Adriana Harmeyer
Date
2020-08-27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description was first completed 2010-05-08.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-30: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella
  • 2020-08-27: Collection title changed from Allan Lomont collection to Jane Forbing Lomont scrapbook and descriptions updated by Adriana Harmeyer.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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