Clara Warland White scrapbooks and autograph books

Abstract

The Clara Warland White scrapbooks and autograph books (dated 1879-1893; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprise several albums filled with poems, newspaper clippings, advertisements, autographs from friends and family, and collages of illustrations.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Clara Warland White scrapbooks and autograph books
Creator
White, Clara Warland, d. 1940
Extent
0.68 Cubic Feet
Finding Aid Author
Desirae Carron
Preferred Citation
46m5: [identification of item], Clara Warland White scrapbooks and autograph books, 1879-1893, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Clara White was born in Lexington in either 1873 or 1874. Her father was Dr. James G. White, a professor of mathematics at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, later the State University, Lexington, Kentucky. He also served as the interim president of the university in 1910. Clara White attended State University, Lexington, Kentucky. From 1913 to 1918, she taught Home Economics, and between 1919 and 1936, she worked in the College of Law as a clerk and later the first law librarian. Clara White passed away on October 1, 1940, and is buried in the Lexington Cemetery.
Scope and Content
The Clara Warland White scrapbooks and autograph books (dated 1879-1893; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprise several albums filled with poems, newspaper clippings, advertisements, autographs from friends and family, and collages of illustrations. Two of them contain dedications written to Clara White, one from W.O. Sweeny (box 1, folder 1) and the other from Mary Fairhuish (box 1, folder 5).

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

W.O. Sweeny Jr. to Clara White, Scrapbook, 1883 December 25

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Favorite Scrapbook: Mrs. James (Clara) White, Lexington, Ky., 1879 September

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Scrapbook, undated

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Album, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Album, from Mary Fairhuish to Clara White, 1884 January 1

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Clara White, autograph albums, 1883-1889

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Clara White, autograph albums, 1885-1893

  • Box 2, folder 2
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