Kathleen Candler Schaer

MC 1222

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Lee Flowers, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Kathleen Candler Schaer
Kathleen Candler Schaer
Inclusive Dates
MC 1222
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu 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

Mary and Don Schnipper, Hot Springs, Arkansas, donated the Kathleen Candler Schaer scrapbooks to the Special Collections Division on October 21, 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in December 1998.

Preferred Form of Citation

Kathleen Candler Schaer (MC 1222), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Kathleen Candler Schaer (1897-1990), an education major, was a student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Arkansas, from 1916-1918. Schaer was actively involved in student life; being a secretary of her class and a member of Young Women's Honor League, Y.W.C.A., Pi Kappa, and Sapphic. She received a BSE degree from the University of Arkansas in 1946. Schaer taught in the Garland County public schools for all her professional life.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two scrapbooks created by Kathleen Candler Schaer. The first scrapbook A Record of My School Days contains memorabilia from her freshman year including family letters, receipts from student expenses and fees, photographs, candy wrappers, old hair pin boxes, and the remains of Easter egg shells. She also wrote her personal opinion on many plays, recitals, and other events which she attended. The second scrapbook contains letters, valentine cards, newspaper articles written by Schaer, programs, invitations, receipts, calling/name cards, bank deposit slips, a student activities coupon book, a copy of rules for freshmen, a grade report, and many other keepsakes.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Item 1

A Record of My School Days--scrapbook No. 1, 1916-1917

Box 1 Item 2

Scrapbook No. 2, 1917-1918


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