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Guide to the Claire Still Scrapbooks, 1933-1959
MS-R 52  
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Description
The Claire Still Scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings and ephemera collected in scrapbooks between 1933 to 1959 by Claire Still, a medical social worker and medical librarian. She resided in Nebraska, Kentucky, Washington DC, Virginia, Wisconsin and California during the years that she was compiling the scrapbooks. The materials include theater reviews on programs she attended and society news such as debutante, engagement and wedding announcements. Many articles pertain to medical advancements or diseases, particularly polio, and women's wartime activity during World War II. Still also collected numerous articles about women working in the military and for the Red Cross.
Background
Claire Still was born on June 29, 1916 in Hastings, Nebraska, the last of three children. In 1922 she and her family relocated to Lincoln, Nebraska where she graduated from Lincoln High School in 1934.
Extent
Number of containers: 9 flat boxes

Linear feet: 18 linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.