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William Clayton, Photographs

Title: William Clayton, Photographs

Collector: Clayton, William C.

Dates: 1935-1939

Quantity: 1 box (0.05 linear feet)

Collection Number: MS 0108

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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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 skits.


Football -- Nebraska -- History

University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) -- Periodicals

Student Life

Kosmet Klub

United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Photo album Box 1. Folder 2. Scrapbook Box 1. Folder 3. Photographs, negatives

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