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Frances Reece Kepner Collection on Indiana State University student life

Identifier: uac131

Scope and Contents

The Frances Reece Kepner Collection on Indiana State University student life consists of event programs, commencement programs, syllabi, and publications. The Frances Reece Kepner collection is arranged in six series including programs, sorority items, syllabi, alumni information, information regarding students and faculty and other miscellaneous information related to events that happened on the Indiana State campus. The programs include theater activities, Founder’s Day, homecoming, as well as commencement and Faculty wives club programs. The sorority items include Kappa Delta Pi booklets from the 1930’s, mother-daughter banquets, Gamma Gamma Sorority invitations, as well as a hand written notes from the early 1900’s and a pen drawing image of women “Off to Brazil.” This collection also includes syllabi from 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937 and 1938 for the social studies classes at Indiana State. The alumni information includes Indiana State Teachers College Bulletin from 1938 and 1939, as well as a copy of a list of the graduating class in 1913 and 1916. The alumni information includes a directory of 1946-1947, a junior statesman, as well as School Library Publicity and the inauguration of Raleigh Warren Holmstedt in 1944. Some of the miscellaneous information includes the Delta Lambda Sigma newsletter “The Delt” from 1939 and 1940, newspapers articles from 1962 and the organization’s button from the Institution for High School Age Youth, as well as the booklet put together by State High of Terre Haute in 1932 and the Battle Ground Institution published by the High School Epworth League in 1936.


  • Created: circa 1920-1960


Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open for research use with advance notice to the archivist.

Biographical or Historical Information

Frances Reece Kepner a graduate of Indiana State Teachers College in 1941. Later she became a librarian at Indiana State University. Kepner helped to establish the Raymond J. Reece and Frances R. Kepner Scholarship.

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Part of the University Archives Repository

Cunningham Memorial Library
510 N. 6 1/2 Street
Terre Haute 47809- US