Henrietta Bell Wells, American, 1912 - 2008 Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913 Search this
ink on paper with cardboard and synthetic fiber (binding)
H x W x D (Closed): 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1 in. (27.5 × 21 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 10 13/16 × 16 5/8 × 1 in. (27.5 × 42.2 × 2.5 cm)
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
A copy of Wiley College yearbook, titled "The Wildcat" from the year 1931. The front cover has scratch-like incisions throughout and [The / WILDCAT] in black relief at the top center. A depiction of a wildcat (just face, frontal, growling with mouth open and teeth showing), inside a circle with elaborate relief decorations around it is at the center of the cover.  is etched at the bottom center, below the wildcat relief. The back cover is blank but has the same scratch-like texture as the front. The interior front page includes an inscription in black ink with Henrietta Bell's name and sorority. The interior pages are off-white with black type and purple headings. There is a page-long signature in black ink on the first [Autographs] page, at the back of the yearbook.