Charles H. Shamel Papers, 1874-1949 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 26/20/3
Volume: 16.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Charles H. Shamel (1867-19 ), B.S. 1890 and M.S. 1891, including an autobiography, diaries (1881-88), photographs, papers, notes and correspondence with Clarence Shamel '91, Arch Shamel '98, Katharine Kennard '90, Robert Orr '82, Grace Howe and other concerning university affairs, Selim H. Peabody, faculty appointments, chemistry, evolution, agriculture, military drill, student rebellions, social affairs, literary society activities, lectures, women on the faculty and Board of Trustees, household science, politics, religious meetings, farmers' institutes and alumni activities. The series includes literary society programs, study lists, broadsides, receipts, class cards, excuses, social notes and essays. The diaries include comments on university life, weather, meetings, lectures and religious services. The photographs include prints of students, buildings, athletic events, social activities, laboratories and classrooms. The autobiography covers Shamel's career, but the correspondence is processed only for University activities. Legal, patent, agricultural, business and travel correspondence and photographs are sorted, but not processed. The series includes an autobiography.