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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Aryan Literary Society Records

 Collection — Box 1-5
Identifier: 018
Abstract The Aryan Literary Society Records is a collection of materials relating to the society's events, business (such as bylaws and constitutions) and publications.  The Aryan Literary Society was one of two literary societies at West Chester during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  The societies served as the main social outlet for West Chester State Normal School students and also provided a place for healthy debate and publication.  The Aryan Literary Society published its own periodical,...

Dr. Thomas E. Berry Manuscript

 Collection — Other 1 FI[179]
Identifier: 013
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.

Marion Farnham Collection

 Collection — Other 1 FI[132]
Identifier: 015
Abstract Marion Farnham (1887-1983) was an art professor at West Chester University from 1923-1952.  Miss Farnham aided in the production of the Serpentine Yearbooks, as a result this collection contains yearbooks autographed by students and faculty members.

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...

Ruby Jones Papers

 File
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

 Collection
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.

Arrangement See individual series descriptions.

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

Moore Literary Society Records

 Collection — Box 1-4
Identifier: 017
Abstract The Moore Literary Society Records is a collection of materials relating to the society's events, business (such as bylaws and constitutions) and publications.  The Moore Literary Society was one of two literary societies at West Chester during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  The societies served as the main social outlet for West Chester State Normal School students and also provided a place for healthy debate and publication.  The Moore Literary Society published its own periodical,...

Student Government at West Chester University

 Collection — Other ISG [2, 8, 9, & 16]
Identifier: 014
Abstract The Student Government at West Chester University Collection is compiled of several West Chester University student organizations including student council, student senate, student activities association, and students’ government association. Within each association is the meeting minutes containing the individuals participating in the organizations and the information that was discussed at the meetings. These minutes give insight on the issues that West Chester University dealt with ranging...