This collection consists of one form, completed by Edward Francis Birckhead, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach. He served as principal of Ivy High School in Albemarle County, Virginia after leaving William & Mary.
Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William and Mary receiving financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.
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Edward Francis Birckhead was a student at the College of William & Mary from 1899-1905.
Edward Francis Birckhead Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/3836 Accessed May 17, 2021.