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Dr. Francis Harvey Green Papers
Overview Francis Harvey Green (1861-1951) was a former graduate of West Chester State Normal School in 1882. He then joined the English faculty and became department head from 1890-1920. This collection includes both personal items and items that accompanied Green in his career at West Chester Normal School and Pennington School. These items consist of speeches, writings, publications, correspondence, personal collections, newspaper articles, etc.
George Morris Philips Papers
Collection — Box: 1-34
Abstract George Morris Philips (1851-1920) served as Principal of West Chester State Normal School (WCSNS) from 1881-1920. After a brief career as a teacher of mathematics, Philips’s tenure as Principal of WCSNS was distinguished by a major expansion of the campus and student body. Philips brought many prominent speakers to campus and compiled an extensive library of autographed books from leading authors of the day. The Philips Memorial Building, dedicated in his honor, is home today to the office of...
S. Elizabeth Tyson Papers
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.
- Subject: West Chester State Normal School -- Faculty X