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Title: Stitt Library Found Ephemera collection
Dates: 1828-2010
Accession Number(s): 2013-007
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Sketch: Helen Kennedy, Associate Director of the Library at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, collected the materials in the Stitt Library Found Ephemera Collection. Kennedy worked at Austin Seminary’s Stitt Library for 22 years before retiring in the summer of 2012.

Scope and Contents: The Stitt Library Found Ephemera collection is composed of items found in books by librarian Helen Kennedy. The items were found as Kennedy was cataloging, withdrawing books, or processing donated materials.

The collection is organized in seven series: printed materials, handwritten notes, bookmarks, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other materials. Printed materials (1 inch) is the largest series. Highlights in this diverse series are Sunday School certificates, missionary informational cards, illustrations, and advertisements from the early 1900s. The Other materials series has three items that do not fit in any other series. These items are a pressed leaf, a hand-stitched handkerchief and a ribbon.

Processing Information: Processed by Mandy Sutton, Archives Assistant, December 3, 2013.

Restrictions: Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

Index Terms:
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Stitt Library.

Other Finding Aids: This finding aid is also available in PDF format, which may be more suitable for printing. Click here to download the PDF version.

Preferred Citation: Stitt Library Found Ephemera collection, 1828-2010, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Box Number:
F018a Printed materials, 1891-2005 and undated
  Handwritten notes, 1828-1947 and undated
  Bookmarks, 1984 and undated
  Photographs, undated
  Correspondence, 1855-2010 and undated
  Newspaper clippings, 1915-1934 and undated
  Other materials, undated

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