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Kathleen Candler Schaer

Identifier: MC 1222

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.


  • 1916-1918


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

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.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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.



Kathleen Candler Schaer
Vera Ekechukwu
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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