Isabel Zuber Papers
Isabel Ann Eggers was born to Herman Eggers and Elizabeth Pennington Eggers on July 28, 1932. Her father worked at Appalachian State University from 1929 to 1965. Her younger sister Elizabeth was born around 1936.
She married Richard Zuber, a professor of history at Wake Forest University, on August 29, 1954. She and Richard had two children, Jonathan Herman Zuber (b.1963) and Elizabeth Pennington Zuber (b.1967). She divorced Zuber in 1986.
Isabel worked as a librarian at Wake Forest University until her retirement in 2001. She earned her Master's in Library Science from UNC Greensboro in 1988 and her Bachelor of Arts in English and library science from Appalachian State University in 1954.
Her novel Salt was published in 2002 and was inspired by research into her own family in Appalachia in the early 1900s.
- 1888 - 2019
- Zuber, Isabel (Person)
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8.00 Linear Feet (36 boxes)
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The collection is arranged in 7 series.
Series 1: Research & Drafts Series 2: Family Papers Series 3: Financial Records Series 4: Diaries Series 5: Correspondence, Family & General Series 6: Subject Files: Other Writers Series 7: Professional Materials
Method of Acquisition
Donated by Isabel Zuber in 2007 and 2008. Additional materials donated by Elizabeth (Eddy) Zuber in 2019.
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- Isabel Zuber Papers
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- November 2021
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