Guide to the Pearl Seguin Papers, 1917-1944

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Overview of the collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O.  Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: USGZE UHC279

Accession Number: 06-104

Collection Number: University Historical Collection 279

Creators: Seguin, Pearl

Title: Pearl Seguin Papers

Dates: 1917-1944

Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box)

Location of Collection: A10/2g

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Summary: Pamphlets, programs, and ephemera collected by an Eau Claire teacher.

Biographical Note

Pearl Seguin attended Eau Claire High School circa 1914-1917 and Eau Claire State Normal School circa 1917-1919.  She graduated Milwaukee State Teachers’ College in 1940.  She worked as a teacher in the Eau Claire area for a number of years, specializing in the education of deaf children.  She died in January 1989.

Content Description

The collection consists primarily of pamphlets on World War I, Memorial Day, American citizenship, and the League of Nations.  A flag, labeled “College Service Flag,” may have been used in remembrance of World War I soldiers from the Eau Claire State Normal School. The collection also includes programs, including a 1925 Ku Klux Klan “State Klonvokation” program from Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  Signed yearbooks from Eau Claire State Normal School, photographs of Eau Claire schools, and a fragmentary correspondence file complete the collection.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: Pearl Seguin Papers, 1917-1944.  UHC 279. Special Collections & Archives.  McIntyre Library.  University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in May 2006.

Arrangement: Flat arrangement, alphabetically ordered


Personal Names: Seguin, Pearl -- Archives

Corporate Names: Eau Claire State Normal School -- History

Subject Terms:
Teachers – Wisconsin – Eau Claire -- Biography
World War, 1914-1918 – Pamphlets

Detailed List of Contents




Box/Folder 1/1



Box/Folder 1/2



Box/Folder 1/3


Circa 1918-1926

Box/Folder 1/4 


Americanization and



Box/Folder 1/5

Pamphlets: League of Nations


Box/Folder 1/6

Pamphlets: World War I


Box/Folder 1/7



Box/Folder 1/8 

Service Flag

Circa 1918

Box/Folder 1/9

Wisconsin Memorial Day Annuals


Box/Folder 1/10

Yearbooks: Eau Claire State Normal School