Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140

RS 21/7/221
Frank and Jeannette Schultz
Scrapbooks, 1903-1920

Descriptive summary


Schultz, Frank and Jeannette






3.32 linear ft. (2 oversize boxes )

collection number:

RS 21/7/221


University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.


Administrative information


Open for research

publication rights:

Consult Head, Special Collections Department

preferred citation:

Frank and Jeannette Schultz Scrapbooks, RS 21/7/221, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.


Biographical note

Frank Marcellus Schultz was born on March 24, 1897, in Pennsylvania. He attended Iowa State College (University) starting in the fall of 1915 and was enrolled in school there until the spring of 1917 when he left to serve in the military during World War I. He returned to Iowa State in fall of 1919 but left after one semester. While at Iowa State he majored in forestry and was a member of Theta Xi fraternity and the Student Army Training Corp (SATC).

Jeannette Jones Lamb was born on January 36, 1987 in Pennsylvania. She graduated Erie High School (Erie, Pennsylvania) in 1914 and attended Ossining School for Girls (Ossining, New York) during the fall of 1915. While at Ossining she took part in hockey, tennis, and missionary meetings and played as a forward on the junior basketball team. Jeannette was accepted into the University of Wisconsin and began classes there in the spring of 1916.

The two were eventually married, though there is no record of the year that took place.


Collection description

This collection (1903-1920) contains two college scrapbooks created by Frank and Jeannette Schultz.

Frank M. Schultz's scrapbook contains newspaper articles, quotes, and ticket stubs for traveling, performances, and athletic events. There are many photographs in his scrapbook of his fraternity house mates, events, and buildings on campus. There are also ribbons he received while attending Iowa State, various programs, and grade cards. The scrapbook also includes information about fraternity life at Iowa State including rules and dance cards.

Jeannette J. Lamb's scrapbook includes diary pages kept from September 18, 1914 until March 16, 1915. There are many invitations and name cards from various social gatherings as well as letters she received from friends and family while she was away at school. She included napkins and candy wrappers as mementos from places she visited and parties she attended. There are programs from shows she attended and took part in and ticket stubs from various trips and performances.


Container list







Frank Schultz's Scrapbook (193 b/w photographs)




Jeannette Lamb's Scrapbook (3 b/w photographs)