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William Clayton, Photographs

Identifier: MS-0108

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains articles relating to Clayton's achievements as a student and show his work as a photographer as it appeared in both campus publications and local newspapers. These articles may provide information on the photographic prints and negatives in the collection. The photo album, prints, and negatives relate to campus life from about 1935-1939 and include images of campus events, groups, individuals, sports, and student life. Especially interesting are photographs Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) field artillery equipment, football games, and Kosmet Klub skits.


  • Creation: 1935-1939


Conditions Governing Access

The photographs are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with the University of Nebraska. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the papers or their designees. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

A native of Grand Island, Nebraska, William C. Clayton was a pharmacy student at the University of Nebraska and graduated in 1938. As snapshot editor of the annual Cornhusker and a contributor to the student magazine Awgwan, Clayton took numerous photographs of campus life. While at the univerity he also participated in the Innocents Society, the Junior-Senior Prom Committee, the Pharmaceutical Club, Phi Kappa Psi, Red Guidon, ROTC, Scabbard and Blade, and student council.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States