William Clayton, Photographs
Title: William Clayton,
Collector: Clayton, William C.
Quantity: 1 box (0.05 linear feet)
Collection Number: MS 0108
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Preferred Citation: William Clayton, Photographs (MS 0108). Archives & Special Collections,
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.
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.
Scope and Content:
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
Football -- Nebraska -- History
University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) -- Periodicals
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training
Box 1. Folder 1. Photo album
Box 1. Folder 2. Scrapbook
Box 1. Folder 3. Photographs, negatives