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Dr. William Goodell Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Box: 2, Box: 3
Identifier: 001
Abstract Dr. William Goodell (1829-1894) was a well-known American gynecologist born in Malta.  He served as a doctor for the Union Army in the Civil War at Camp Paoli/Parole in West Chester, PA, treating soldiers from the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863.  The remainder of his career was spent practicing and teaching obstetrics in Philadelphia, PA. This collection contains materials from Dr. Goodell’s time as a surgeon in charge of the Camp Paoli/ Parole hospital as well as correspondence and other...

Robert B. Gordon Papers

 Collection — Box: Boxes 1-108
Identifier: 004
Abstract Robert B. Gordon (1901-1981) was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. After a short career as an optician and optometrist, he returned to The Ohio State University and earned a Ph. D. in botany (1931). Gordon taught botany and environmental science at universities and nature centers for more than forty years. He taught courses in botany, plant ecology, and conservation at West Chester State College (1938-1964) and was appointed Head of its Science Department in 1944. This collection includes personal...

Dr. Francis Harvey Green Papers

Identifier: 025
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.

H. LaRue Frain Collection

Identifier: 029
Overview This collection contains the administrative papers of H. LaRue Frain, Interim President of West Chester State Teachers College, 1959-60.

James E. McKinley Papers

Identifier: 035

Ruby Jones Papers

Identifier: 037
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...

Charlotte E. King Papers

Identifier: 005
Abstract Charlotte E. King (1922-1993) was a professor of elementary education at West Chester University from 1955 to 1983; she was named professor emeritus in 1984.  This collection includes materials that accompanied King in her career, including her essays, awards, speeches, newspaper articles, correspondence, tapes, and photographs.

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Longacre Family Letters

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 006
Abstract This collection contains three letters written between 1897 and 1900 by the Longacre family.

Arrangement Chronological

Randolph H. Lytton West Chester, PA & Environs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 002
Abstract Dr. Randolph H. Lytton is a professor of European History at George Mason Unviersity, he donated this collection West Chester materials in 2009. This Collection contains historical memorabilia from around Chester County, but mainly West Chester. It includes Postcards, business cards, and memorabilia from Chester County, Christian Sanderson, and the Sharples Separator Company.

Arrangement Thematic

Madeleine Wing Adler Collection

Identifier: 032
Overview These are the papers of Madeleine Wing Adler, the first female president of West Chester University, who served from 1992 to 2007.

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