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West Chester State Teachers College

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Found in 16 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.

Charles S. Swope Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 036
Overview Dr. Charles S. Swope (1899-1959) was president of West Chester State Teachers College from 1935-1959. He was a 1921 graduate of West Chester State Normal School and began his career as a teacher and school superintendent in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This collection includes many outlines for speeches Dr. Swope delivered during his career as well as correspondence, administrative papers, and ephemera from his time at West Chester. A large portion of the collection is comprised of yearly...

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...

Dr. Francis Harvey Green Papers

 Collection
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

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

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...

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