Garden Party celebrating the retirement of Kathryn Starbuck, Secretary of the College – held at Dean Norma MacRury’s house, 100 Union Ave. – (left to right): Grace Cockroft, Professor of History; Dean Norma MacRury; Kathryn Starbuck (holding bouquet of flowers and “passport to Hawaii” containing $1000 in “good wishes” from Skidmore); Joseph Bolton, Professor of English; unidentified woman; unidentified woman; unidentified woman; Mary C. Collins, Social Director of the College


May 25, 1954


(see “Skidmore News,” May 13, 1954, p.1 and “Skidmore Alumnae Quarterly” v33, n2, May-June, 1954, p.16 – a vintage print of this image is located in the Skidmore College Archives – Vertical Files – Faculty – Starbuck, Kathryn H. – Secretary of the College; Professor Law; Board of Trustees – 1921-1965 – Dec. 1965)

Physical description

gelatin silver print ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm.


This image may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Please cite as: [George S. Bolster Collection, Department of Special Collections, Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College]


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