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Cordelia Carbaugh Kelly Photographs

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Kelly Club Photographs

Southern Illinois Normal University Photographs

Family, Friends, and Carbondale


Cordelia Carbaugh Kelly Photographs, circa 1855-1930 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

By Matt Gorzalski

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Collection Overview

Title: Cordelia Carbaugh Kelly Photographs, circa 1855-1930Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:circa 1905-1912

ID: 2/3/UAPH 06

Primary Creator: Dunsmore, Marjorie.

Other Creators: Kelly, Cordelia Carbaugh.

Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into three series.  Series I: Kelly Club Photographs, 1905-1912; Series II: Southern Illinois Normal University Photographs, c. 1890-1910; and Series III: Family, Friends, and Carbondale, c. 1855-1930.

Subjects: Boardinghouses - Illinois - Carbondale, Church buildings - Illinois - Carbondale, College students - Illinois - Carbondale, Dunsmore, Kelly, Dunsmore, Marjorie, Kelly, Cordelia Carbaugh, Kelly family., Southern Illinois State Normal University

Forms of Material: Carbondale (Ill.) - Photographs, Dunsmore, Kelly - Photographs, Dunsmore, Marjorie - Correspondence, Kelly, Cordelia Carbaugh - Photographs, Photographs, Southern Illinois State Normal University - Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Cordelia Carbaugh Kelly Photographs document life at Southern Illinois Normal University during the early 20th century.   Its primary focus is the Kelly Club and depicts club members, Cordelia Carbaugh Kelly, Marjorie Dunsmore, Kelly Dunsmore, and the club boarding house.  Also included is the Kelly Club constitution and a membership roster.  Other photographs depict Southern Illinois Normal University buildings such as Old Main, the Science Building (Altgeld Hall), Shryock Auditorium, Wheeler Library, and the Old Baptist Foundation.  The collection also contains postcards of Carbondale churches, the Illinois Central Railroad station, and Kelly/Dunsmore/Martin friends and family.

Collection Historical Note

Cordelia Carbaugh Kelly was born on September 23, 1859 to George Washington Carbaugh and Ursula Ann Stephenson.   She married Alexander Garden Kelly (1846-1903) on November 19, 1886 in St. Louis, Missouri, who was a Scottish immigrant and engineer on the Western Pacific Railroad.  They had one child, Marjorie Ramage Kelly, born on April 13, 1891 in Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri.  Marjorie Kelly married H. Boyd Dunsmore and they had one son, Kelly Allan Dunsmore.  She later married Wiseman H. Martin in 1921.

Cordelia C. Kelly and her daughter Marjorie ran a boarding house in Carbondale, Illinois in the early 20th century that housed Southern Illinois Normal University students.  The house was located at 205 West Elm.  Residents of this house were called the Kelly Club.

Subject/Index Terms

Boardinghouses - Illinois - Carbondale
Church buildings - Illinois - Carbondale
College students - Illinois - Carbondale
Dunsmore, Kelly
Dunsmore, Marjorie
Kelly, Cordelia Carbaugh
Kelly family.
Southern Illinois State Normal University

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Kelly Dunsmore

Acquisition Method: Donated by Marjorie Dunsmore's son, Kelly Dunsmore

Processing Information: The original finding aid was created by Special Collections staff in March 1993.

Finding Aid Revision History: The collection was inventoried a second time in August 2003.  The collection was rehoused and renumbered, and description was edited to its current form by Matt Gorzalski in December 2012.

Other Note: When this collection was accessioned and initially processed, some material such as the postcards and ephemera were separated from the collection.  When re-processing occured in December 2012, most of the postcards were located in the Postcard Collection and reincorporated into this collection.  Not all were found, including the ephemera.  See the donor file for an inventory of missing postcards and ephemera.


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 1: Kelly Club Photographs, 1905-1912Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Kelly Club, 1905Add to your cart.
Bennet Alvis - second row; Emmet Neeley, left; John Avery, right.
Folder 2: Kelly Club Members, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Kelly Club, 1908Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - first row standing, sixth person from right.
Folder 4: Matron and Ex-stewards of Kelly Club, January 1908Add to your cart.
In order from top left: Elmer Wilson, Cordelia Kelly, Bennet Alvis.  First row: John Avery, Sherman Kell, William West, and Emmett Neeley.
Folder 5: Kelly Club, 1909Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - back row third from left; Marjorie Dunsmore - front row first on right and holding Kelly Dunsmore
Folder 6: Kelly Club, 1909Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - first row standing second from left; Marjorie Dunsmore - first row standing first on left; Kelly Dunsmore - baby in first row.
Folder 7: Kelly Club, 1909-1912Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - first row standing second from left; Marjorie Dunsmore - first row standing first on left; Kelly Dunsmore - baby in first row.
Folder 8: Kelly Club, 1909Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - holding Kelly Dunsmore in back row; Marjorie Dunsmore - left of center post back row.
Folder 9: Kelly Club Summer Term, 1909Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - third row, first seated adult on left; Kelly Dunsmore is baby on left
Folder 10: Kelly Club, c. 1910Add to your cart.
Lucy Palmer, Edith Palmer, Ora Stewart, ? Plattner, Sherman Kell, Elsie Brooks, and Bennet Alvis.
Folder 11: Kelly Club Summer Term, 1911Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - first standing row fourh from left; Marjorie Dunsmore - up one row and left of her mother.
Folder 12: Kelly Club Fall Term, 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Kelly Club, 1911-1912Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - top row black dress; Marjorie Dunsmore - second row first person on left; Kelly Dunsmore - age 3 or 4 with dog Zip
Folder 14: Kelly Club Female Members, circa 1911-1912Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Kelly Club, 1912Add to your cart.
Cordelia Kelly - third row second from left, holding Kelly Dunsmore.
Folder 16: Kelly Club, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: William West, undatedAdd to your cart.
Kelly Club member.
Folder 18: Kelly Club Dining Room, undatedAdd to your cart.
205 West Elm, Carbondale, Illinois
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Kelly Club, 1906Add to your cart.

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