Clarence H. Sample Papers, 1925-1930

Overview of the Collection

Clarence H. Sample, d. 1987
Clarence H. Sample Papers
1925-1930 (inclusive)
1 cubic foot
Collection Number
MG337 (collection)
Scrapbook of university activities; letters from a girlfriend received while a forest lookout in Montana (1928); and photographs belonging to a University of Idaho student.
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Clarence H. Sample, of Meridian, Idaho, attended the University of Idaho from 1925 to 1930. He was a member of the Beta Chi fraternity, the Inter-Collegiate Knights,, the Glee club, and the Associated Engineers. He graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1930 and worked for the International Nickel Company. He died in New York State in June of 1987.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers consist of a scrapbook with university memorabilia, mainly dance programs, but also including programs for cultural events, invitations, one letter, and printed broadsides. Also included is a series of six letters written to him by Freda between June 27th and July 16th, 1928, while he was a forest lookout in Superior, Montana, and two unidentified photographs.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

The papers of Clarence H. Sample were donated to the University of Idaho Library by Kay J. Domine, University Archives, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, in July 1990.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
1/1 University of Idaho scrapbook
1 item
1/2 Letters from Freda
6 items
1/3 Photographs of 2 children
1 item
1/4 Photograph of a mother and child
1 item

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • College students -- Idaho -- Moscow -- History -- Sources

Corporate Names

  • University of Idaho -- Students -- History -- Sources

Geographical Names

  • Moscow (Idaho) -- Social life and customs -- Sources

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Sample, Clarence H.--Archives.