Brockway Paper Collection

Dublin Core


Brockway Paper Collection


Roscoe and Meta Cather and family


The collection contains photos from Roscoe Cather’s days at Red Cloud High School and during his time as a country school teacher in Webster County; photos of Meta Schaper’s high school years, and other family photos. Clippings, brochures, and sketches related to Roscoe’s business life in Wyoming and his obituary and associated clippings indicate that Roscoe was a well-loved figure in the community. Family correspondence also includes photos of Elsie Cather, baby picture of Roscoe, Charles Cather, Mary Virginia Cather, Jessica Cather, Douglass Cather, and Roscoe’s children, as well as some unidentified people. Diplomas and teaching certificates, commencement program for Roscoe and Meta Cather. Later pieces include First Day of Issue Willa Cather stamp, Cather 100th Birthday newspaper, WCPM newsletter (1987), and letters and documents surrounding Willa Cather last will and testament.


Finding Aid Brockway Paper.pdf



“Brockway Paper Collection,” Willa Cather Foundation Collection, accessed August 21, 2018,