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Frances Snedecor Vestal Scrapbooks

Identifier: MC 1362

Scope and Content Note

The contents range from letters welcoming her as a freshman to a copy of the commencement program for January of 1956 when she received the degree of Bachelor of Arts. Included are print materials describing the University, its programs, buildings, and student activities; souvenirs of student social and athletic events; grade reports; and the remains of flowers Ms. Snedecor received.

The scrapbooks also include clippings of many newspaper stories of society events in Fort Smith, Little Rock, and elsewhere, such as engagements, weddings, and sorority functions, particularly those of Chi Omega, of which Ms. Snedecor was a member and which she served as chapter president at Arkansas.


  • 1952-1956


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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).

Biographical Note

Frances Vestal Snedecor was a student at the University of Arkansas between 1952 and 1956. She served as chapter president of Chi Omega during her undergraduate career and continued to be active in the sorority in the decades since.


.5 Linear Feet (3 items)

Arrangement of the Papers

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

The Frances Snedecor Vestal Scrapbooks were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1997 by Frances Snedecor Vestal.

Processing Information

Processed by Ethel C. Simpson; completed in April 1997.

Frances Snedecor Vestal Scrapbooks
Ethel C. Simpson
April 1997
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444