Valentines from the University Archives

Cover of Valentine greeting card that features a cartoon of a detective and reads: I'm a sleuth and I pursue / each little hint and every clue -", Valentine Greetings. Inscription at top reads "to my one + only Cecilia"
To My One and Only Cecilia

Valentine from the album of Cecilia Barbara Hendricks (Wahl), A.B. 1938.

Cover of the 1948 Crimson Bull student magazine, featuring three women reading on a couch.
Crimson Bull: Valentine Issue

Cover of the February 1948 issue of the Crimson Bull, a student humor magazine published by Sigma Delta Chi. From the Crimson Bull collection, C641.

Composite photograph of members of the 1895 Married Folks' Club, taken from the 1895 Arbutus Yearbook. Marcellus Neal and his wife are pictured on the top row.
Married Folks' Club

The Married Folks' Club consisted of married members of the Class of 1895 and their spouses. Marcellus Neal and his wife (Lottie?) appear in the top row. From the 1895 Arbutus.

Valentine's Day card with color illustration of a male figure in a suit in front of a heart. Text reads You're the Big Attraction VALENTINE
You're the Big Attraction

Valentine from the album of Cecilia Barbara Hendricks (Wahl), A.B. 1938.

Photograph of William and Charlotte Lowe Bryan, circa 1900
A Match Made at IU

William Lowe Bryan (IU President, 1902-1937) and Charlotte Lowe Bryan sharing a tender moment, circa 1900. The couple were both graduates of IU and were married in 1889. William adopted 'Lowe' as his middle name in Charlotte's honor. 

GLBT SSS Rainbow Ball Flyer, April 2016
Rainbow Ball, 2016

Colorful ad for a celebration of diversity, sponsored by the IU GBLT SSS Office, complete with DJs and chocolate-covered strawberries. From the IU LGBTQ+ Culture Center records, Collection C435.

Photograph of couple kissing as South Hall Buccaneers win the first Little 500 bicycle race, 1951
Romance at Little 500

A couple celebrates with a kiss as the South Hall Buccaneers win the first Little 500 bicycle race, 1951. From the IU Archives Photograph Collection.

Valentine's Day Dance from 1916.
Valentine's Day (?), 1915

This photo is from the scrapbook of Pauline Edger Day (AB 1916). Based on other items surrounding the photo on the page, we're guessing that this was a Valentine's Day dance.

Sheet music cover for song "My Valentine" from IU Union Revue "Happy Days", 1923
My Valentine

Sheet music cover from the IU Union Revue's ''Happy Days'', 1923. From the Jordan River Revue records, C242.

Rogers Center Dance May 9 1947
Rogers Center Dance

Students break out the fancy dress for a dance at the Indiana Memorial Union, May 9, 1947. From the IU Archives Photograph Collection.

Jordan River Revue "Have a Heart"
Have a Heart

A scene from the musical ''Have a Heart'' as performed by the Jordan River Revue, February 26, 1942. From the IU Archives Photograph Collection.

Sadie Hawkins Dance Flyer
Sadie Hawkins Day Ad

This ad appeared in the Nov. 4, 1948 issue of the Indiana Daily Student. The notice features characters from the Li'l Abner comic strip that lent the name to the annual ''ladies' choice'' tradition.