Sarah Law Kennerly Papers, 1400-1956Add to your cart.

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Collection Overview

Title: Sarah Law Kennerly Papers, 1400-1956Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1937-1956
ID: 02/17/ U0139
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The items are arranged by type and by date.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2002. More info below under Accruals.


Papers of Library Science faculty member Dr. Sarah Law Kennerly.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The items in this collection document the academic achievements of Dr. Sarah Law Kennerly. This includes the college diplomas she earned from 1931 to 1957. . A set of early family photographs of the Kennerly family make up part of the collection. There is also a small set of artifacts.

Collection Historical Note

Dr. Sarah Law Kennerly was born September 28, 1910 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina.  She died on April 19, 2002 in Denton Texas. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina in 1931.  She received a Master of Library Science from Emory University in 1949.  She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1957. She joined the faculty of the School of Library Science at North Texas State College (now the University of North Texas) in 1951.  Dr. Kennerly retired in 1977.  The Board of Regents granted Dr. Kennerly the title professor emeritus in 1990.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

Portions of this collection are stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use. Box 2 is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault. The UNT Archives and Rare Book department requires a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use. Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 2002-005
Acquisition Source: Sarah Law Kennerly
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Sarah Law Kennerly Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections


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  • Box 100844: ArtifactsAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    Box in the shape of a book; cross stitched apple; photograph cube; framed photograph; plaque; and a gold ring.  This box also contains a medal and printing block from the Hellen Hewitt Collection.
    Barcode: 663146

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