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|Collection||J.K. Stoner Collection|
|Abstract:||This collection includes two high school text books, scrapbooks, photographs, and xerox copies of "Ham With Wry."|
|Quantity:||7 (6 boxes)|
Dr. James Kermit Stoner, 1910-1995, was a professor in IUP’s School of Business for 26 years, having first taught in many area High Schools. He was founder of IUP’s Delta Pi Episilon business fraternity and also served on the board of directors of Penelec. He was highly involved in community affairs, holding memberships in the VFW Post 1989, the Kiwanis Club (a 50 year member) the Indiana Chapter of the American Red Cross, as well as the Business Advisory Council of IUP. For over 17 years, Stoner created a weekly column, “Ham With Wry,” published in the Indiana Gazette, which were later collected into popular volumes. In addition, he was the author of 2 high school textbooks in marketing and retailing, numerous articles in professional magazines, and freelance articles in several house publications.
Series A: Correspondence These papers reflect the life achievements of J.K. Stoner, who was given an “Outstanding Teacher” award by IUP. There is also a bound volume of his dissertation: “An Analysis of the Accounting System and Practices of Small, Independent Retail Businesses.” Other materials in the series, contained in boxes 1, 2, and 3, include the records of Stoner’s military career.
Series B: Scrapbooks
This series of two scrapbooks, in boxes four and five, contain material on Stoner’s retirement and his membership in the Kiwanis Club and other community organizations.
Series C: Photographs
This series, in box 5, contains photographs of the 1996 J.K. Stoner display in Stapleton Library, personal photographs of crafts and paintings by Dr. Stoner, and a photo of an unidentified social occasion. (original and 3 copies) The photos have been placed in mylar to preserve them.
Series D: “Ham With Wry:” Xerox copies; columns dated l980-l992. This material, stored in Box 6, includes index cards referring to characters created by Dr. Stoner
The J.K. Stoner collection is housed in six archival boxes.
This collection is open for research.
Property rights reside with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Special Collections. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or publish, please contact the coordinator of the University Archives and Special Collections.
J.K. Stoner Collection, 1936-1996, MG# 93, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Special Collections
This collection was processed by Special Collections Staff,date unknown. Papers rearranged and inventory rewritten by Special Collections Staff in Spring 2001.
Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Jason Hutchins on February 12, 2002
Series A: Correspondence
|1||1||Waynesboro High School 50th Reunion|
|2||American Red Cross: News Releases|
|3||Work Plan: Department of Business and Education|
|1||Kiwanis Club; Rotary; Masons|
|2||University of Pittsburgh: Correspondence|
|3||Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa; Beta Alpha Delta Pi Epsilon; Omega Chi|
|4||“Outstanding Teacher,” Award|
|5||“Faculty Spotlight,” Retirement|
|6||“School Emergency Planning Guide” 1978|
|8||New Ken 1936|
|9||Alumni News Bulletins: IUP, June 1966-1972|
|10||“The Story Behind,” (advertising logos)|
|11||“Grades, Resumes and Publications”|
|12||G.G. Hill (Phi Sigma Phi) letters to and about|
|1||Catalog: Colorado State College 1957|
|2||“Ham With Wry,” Xerox copies of column|
|3||“Lt. J.K. Stoner:” official records|
|4||J.K. Stoner: obituary; class reunion; Indiana Fair Program 1939|
|5||Bound Volumes: Investigation of School Building Systems; M.A. Thesis 1936|
|6||Dissertation: University of Pittsburgh, : An Analysis of the AccountingSystem and Practices of Small, Independent Retail Businesses. 1953|
|7||Four Short Stories: “It Almost Snowed in Trinidad;” “Romance Incorporated;” “A Flitting We Did Go;” “All About W.A.R.”|
Series B: Scrapbooks and Bound Volumes
|4||1||Retirement; notes, photos|
|2||Kiwanis Club; miscellaneous organizations photographs|
|“Ham With Wry,” Vol. I, ; “Ham With Wry,” Vol. II, . 19801994|
Series C: Photographs
|1||Sub-Series I: (12) J.K. Stoner Display: Stapleton Library January-February 1996|
|2||Sub-Series II: (13) Personal: J.K. Stoner and Mrs. Stoner; Photographs of diplomas and awards|
|3||Sub-Series III: (6) Crafts and paintings by J.K. Stoner|
|Sub-Series IV: Unidentified social occasion: J.K. Stoner, Second from right|
Series D: “Ham With Wry:” Copies
|5||1||Xerox copies of column|
|2||Typed Selections from Articles|
|3||Index cards: Characters from “Ham With Wry”|
|1||Xerox copies: “Ham With Wry.” typed and printed.|
|2||Typed copies: “Ham With Wry.”|
|3||Selections from “Ham With Wry.” (typed.)|