Files

Download

Download Full Text (115 KB)

Description

This collection includes personal correspondence, poems, and society materials owned or relating to Georgia Blaney Skaer.

Georgia (Blaney) Skaer was born on August 28, 1883 in Bigelow, Kansas to George Josiah Blaney and Anna Christine (Carlson) Blaney. She attended Kansas State College (today, Kansas State University), graduating in 1904. She married Augustus “Gus” Phillip Skaer (1862-1947), and they lived in Augusta, Kansas. Skaer took up writing, mostly poetry, and entered poems in contests, and submitted poems for anthologies. Some would be published. In 1927 she published Women of the Bible, Burton Publishing Company, Kansas City. published in 1927. Poems appeared in Contemporary Kansas Poetry, 1927 and A Compilation of Poems (Kansas Federation of Women’s Clubs) 1939. She gained honorary membership in the Eugene Field Society, and the International Mark Twain Society. She served as Chairman of Literature for the Kansas Federation of Women’s Clubs. She passed away on October, 19, 1965.

Publication Date

11-10-2021

Keywords

Fine Arts

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities

Size of Collection

0.4 linear feet

Dates of Collection

1926-1960

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 346

Skaer, Georgia Blaney, Collection, 1926-1960

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.