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Overview Bernard S. Oldsey (1923-2008) was a professor in the English department of West Chester State College/West Chester University from 1969 to 1985. The collection contains material related to books he edited and a book he wrote, and material related to a lecture series.
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Abstract Dr. Thomas E. Berry (1912-1991) was a member of the West Chester University English department from 1947-1978. This collection encases one of Berry's many publications, Journalism Today, published in 1958.
Overview Dr. Earl Francis Sykes (1902-1977) was a teacher and university administrator from Kansas who served as president of West Chester State College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania) from 1961-1969. The collection contains administrative material and correspondence related to his duties at West Chester, speeches, course material, and drafts of various writing projects.
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series: Correspondence, Educational Materials, Civil Rights Materials, Religious Materials, Organizational Materials, and Family and Posthumous Materials. Items in the collection span from the early twentieth century until the late 1970s. Her files contain letters written to her from various teachers and friends, her former students’ papers, items from the sorority Phi Delta Kappa, teaching supplements, paperwork from various organizations, and books used in...
Collection — other: 1 FI
Abstract S. Elizabeth Tyson (1896-1991) was an assistant English professor at West Chester State Normal School, the West Chester State Teachers College (name changed in 1927), and West Chester State College (name again changed in 1960) from 1922-1962 and developed one of the first speech clinics in the United States. This collection includes materials that relate to Tyson's interest in theatre, including costume and makeup ideas, examples of sets, notes, guidelines, and other miscellaneous items.
Overview Dr. William Roy Overlease (1925-2007) was a botanist, ornithologist, ecologist, and educator who worked as a professor in the Biology Department at West Chester State College/West Chester University from 1963 to 1986. The collection contains final drafts of his publications, research data and notes his publications were based on, professional correspondence, material related to courses he taught, and material related to the establishment of the Robert B. Gordon Natural Area for Environmental...