Irene Bird Scrapbook

MC 1149

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Zachary Morgan, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Bird, Irene
Irene Bird Scrapbook
Inclusive Dates
MC 1149
1 linear foot (one box)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Irene Bird Scrapbook was donated to the Special Collections Department by Dr. Bobby L. Roberts, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, on January 25, 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in March 1996.

Preferred Form of Citation

Irene Bird Scrapbook (MC 1149), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

Biographical Note

Irene Bird, Waldron, Arkansas, was a University of Arkansas student between 1923 and 1925. She returned to the University faculty as Irene Burt, pioneering in early childhood education.

Scope and Content Note

The scrapbook contains printed pages for social functions, theaters, and places of entertainment attended; the names of Bird's friends, their autographs and brief comments; newspaper clippings; postcards; greeting cards; invitations; printed concert and theater programs; admission tickets to sporting events; partially identified snapshots of Irene Bird, her friends, classmates, and professors (Dr. McKinley) at the university, some snapshots taken in front of Carnall Hall, one picture of the Old Main taken from the Buck Hall, and Bird's childhood and her family pictures.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Item 1

Irene Bird Scrapbook, 1923-1925


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