The Claire Still Scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings and ephemera collected
in scrapbooks between 1933 to 1959 by Claire Still, a medical social worker and medical
librarian. She resided in Nebraska, Kentucky, Washington DC, Virginia, Wisconsin and
California during the years that she was compiling the scrapbooks. The materials include
theater reviews on programs she attended and society news such as debutante, engagement
and wedding announcements. Many articles pertain to medical advancements or diseases,
particularly polio, and women's wartime activity during World War II. Still also
collected numerous articles about women working in the military and for the Red Cross.
Claire Still was born on June 29, 1916 in Hastings, Nebraska, the last of three children.
In 1922 she and her family relocated to Lincoln, Nebraska where she graduated from
Lincoln High School in 1934.
Number of containers: 9 flat boxes
Linear feet: 18 linear feet
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by
the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish,
please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Collection is open for research.