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Guide to the Vera McKenna Clayton Scrapbook Collection (1925 – 1952)

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Accession Number:


Linear Feet:

Boxes: Nine (9) Boxes
Linear Feet: 12.06


Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Archives
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


This collection consists of thirteen (13) scrapbooks belonging to and assembled by Vera McKenna Clayton (1896-1978), a prominent music teacher and community member in Santa Cruz during the 1920’s-1950’s. Scrapbooks include personal items such as cards and letters from family, friends, and pupils, as well as numerous newspaper clippings on local and visiting musicians, as well as her own recital programs and the programs of concerts from visiting or local musicians and much more.

Location :

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Preferred Citation:

Vera McKenna Clayton Scrapbook Collection, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the head of Archives at MAH.  Researchers may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use material not produced by museum personnel.

Process By:

Renata McRee, 2014