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Eutha Kopp Nutting photograph album

 Collection — Box: DC1892
Identifier: MSD-1916-038

Collection Statement

Eutha Kopp Nutting's photograph album contains photographs she made as a student from 1912-1916. It also contains some photos she clipped from publications of the time depicting DePauw events such as theater, sports and May Day activities. Miss Kopp's photos show her roommate, Vera Ricker, friends, and classmates on and around campus. Many of the scenes include candid interior views of her room and her friends' rooms in Woman's Hall (Florence Hall) while the girls were involved in studying and primping and general "horsing around." Other activities include: getting a Christmas tree, posing around the tree with one student dressed as Santa Claus, cooking hotdogs around a campfire, sitting in a wagon ready for an outing, May Day activites including eleaborate dances and the traditional may pole, a bonfire, a football game, visits to Eel River Falls, the observatory, Forest Hill Cemetery, Big Walnut Creek, Vandalia train station with a locomotive, a parade in downtown Greencastle and a pair of girls on a motorcycle. Also incuded are campus street scenes, the sun dial on the north side of East College, the dining room in Woman's Hall, the bookstore on the west side of College Avenue at Seminary Street, President Grose holding a football on the steps of the First National Bank and groundbreaking for Bowman gym. Several commerically made photo postcards by Inbody are included in the album that depict campus buildings and scenes such as the May Day breakfast.


  • 1912 - 1916

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University or the United Methodist Church.

Biographical Sketch

Eutha Kopp Nutting was born May 23, 1893 in Jamestown, Ky. She was a high school mathematics teacher and administrator in Ohio high schools. She married J. M. Nutting of Rockport, Ind. on August 21, 1919.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 small flat box)

Language of Materials



Album is in poor condition with a few of the first pages loose and the covers missing. Pages are brittle and the edges chipped and broken.


Measures 10x15x1 inches


Wesley Wilson
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States