Collection comprises the papers of Edward A. Schaper, an American physician who specialized in the treatment of tuberculosis and directed tuberculosis sanatoriums. Papers include autobiographical writings; journals and diaries; travel articles, stories and essays on tuberculosis and sanitariums; correspondence; clippings and photographs; and sound recordings, all circa 1900 to 1964. Schaper was a radio and sound recording enthusiast and he recorded radio commentaries, music recitals, and speeches by presidents and politicians, as well as his own commentaries, telephone calls and letters, from the 1930s to the 1940s.
Call number: Coll 218
Guide to the Edward A. Schaper Papers