Oklahoma State University Archives

Grace Clara Fernandes Scrapbooks Collection Edit


Finding Aid Author
Susan Walker
Finding Aid Date
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Series Statement
Series I: Scrapbook


  • 1929 – 1955 (Creation)


  • 1.25 Linear feet (Whole)
    (1 record storage box)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Collection contains scrapbooks containing clippings, postcards, and programs collected by Fernandes. Subjects include tourist attractions, history, towns, agricultural and cultural events in Oklahoma. Programs are of musical events mostly in Oklahoma, Chicago, and Minneapolis.

  • Biographical Sketch

    Grace Fernandes is listed as a student at Oklahoma A&M College (OAMC) in the 1923-24 catalog, and started teaching 1924-25. She received one of the first two masters degrees in home economics and received the first funded research project. She taught household art, home economics research, and sociology and rural life at OAMC from 1924-25 until 1938-39.

  • Arrangement

    Arranged into one series.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Oklahoma Open Records Act (http://www.odl.state.ok.us/lawinfo/docs/2006-LibraryLaws-PartE.pdf), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Oklahoma State University Libraries assumes no responsibility.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Oklahoma State University Archives will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to Oklahoma State University Libraries, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Copyright for material published by Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College/Oklahoma State University is held by the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. All rights reserved.

  • Location

    For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog or contact the Oklahoma State University Archives Reference staff.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Grace Clara Fernandes Scrapbooks Collection, Oklahoma State University Archives, Oklahoma State University Libraries.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by: Susan Walker, 1995