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Ina Claire Allen Kelley Collection

Identifier: UAC/25/2023.a016

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a Sam Houston Normal Institue 1910 Alcalde, a Sam Houston State University 100-year celebration of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences postcard invitation, newspaper clippings of a poem and an Ella Smither Geriatric Center advertisement.

The paper materials within this collection were found in the Alcalde upon donation.


  • 1910
  • 1985
  • 2009

Conditions Governing Use

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Biographical / Historical

Ina Claire Allen (Kelley) was born on September 4, 1920.

She attended Sam Houston State Teachers College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics in 1942. During her time at SHSTC, she was the Y.M.C.A.'s co-president, treasurer for the Pennybacker club, secretary of the senior class for Kappa Delta Pi, and a member of the International Relations Club, and the Eclectics club.

Ina Claire Allen Kelly died on November 16, 2014, in Conroe, Texas. She is buried at Cashner Funeral Home and Garden Park Cemetery in Conroe.


1 boxes (Grey legal-sized box.)

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Physical Location

Located in the University Archives, Newton Gresham Library, room 400.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Alcalde - with materials in it- was donated to Alumni Relations and was then to the University Archives by Michael A. Kelly in August 2015.

Ina Claire Allen Kelly Collection
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Donated to Alumni Relations and then to University Archives by Michael A. Kelly in August 2015.

Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US