Nebraska Authors

Mariel Clapham Gere

Born 1874-06-02 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1960-04-13
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Buried
Lincoln, NE (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Mariel Clapham Gere was the daughter of Charles H. Gere of Lincoln. Charles Henry Gere, a very important local political figure, scholar, and founding editor of the Nebraska State Journal, was an important early patron and correspondent of Willa Cather. Mariel was also a member of the Lincoln City Library Board. The Gere family papers are in the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Chemistry; Science Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1895, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree, 1898, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Chemistry Teacher, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE, 1901-1941

Places Worked

Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE, 1901-1941

Associations

Friends with Willa Cather

Sigma Xi
National Geographic Society
Chemistry Society
Kappa Kappa Gamma, President 1895

Bibliography

Outlines of Elementary Chemistry for Use in the Lincoln High School. 1907.

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