Marjorie Burroughs entered Pembroke College in 1907. In Part 1 of this interview, she remembers being disciplined as a freshman for the fun she had with her friends; Lida Shaw King, Dean of the Women's College; expectations for dress and behavior at Pembroke ; the language courses she took at Pembroke and at Brown; becoming a librarian at Harvard; basketball, bowling, dances, sororities, and other extracurricular activities; and being a tomboy. In Part 2, she discusses dorm life; activities like dances, picnics, and sorority membership; and being married later in life.
Interviewed by Barbara Raab
Topics: 1910s, Academics, Administration, Athletics, Dormitories, Employment, Marriage, Social Life, Sororities, Student Activities