Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Stitt Library Found Ephemera collection, 1828-2010



Descriptive Summary

Collector: Helen Kennedy
Title: Stitt Library Found Ephemera collection
Dates: 1828-2010
Abstract Helen Kennedy, Associate Director of the Library at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, collected the materials in the Stitt Library Found Ephemera Collection. The Stitt Library Found Ephemera collection is composed of items found in the books of the Stitt Library.
Identification: 2013-007
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Collector note

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 Content Note

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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


Index Terms

Organizations
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Stitt Library.
Genres/Formats
Ephemera.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Processed by Mandy Sutton, Archives Assistant, December 3, 2013.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
F018a Printed materials, 1891-2005 and undated



Box
F018a Handwritten notes, 1828-1947 and undated



Box
F018a Bookmarks, 1984 and undated



Box
F018a Photographs,undated



Box
F018a Correspondence, 1855-2010 and undated



Box
F018a Newspaper clippings, 1915-1934 and undated



Box
F018a Other materials, undated