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Diary of a 23 year old piano teacher and player from the Alleghany, Maryland area. Bertie Woodyard mentions playing piano in a movie theater and working in a store, her fiance, and every day chores and occurrences.
Letter to Sam from Albert P. Bourland, professor at Southwestern Baptist University in Jackson, Tennessee, about the University, the classes and activities offered, the classes he is teaching, his personal studies, his teaching philosophy and his hope for the future of man. Mentions rumour that he'd said negative things about Sam's friend, Annie. January 18, 1885.
Two reports, circa 1850, totaling 3 pages and written by H. G. Day and James Ford of the Colored Peoples Sabbath School, Hudson, New York. Includes the details of the reoganization of this school in an attempt to excite more interest in it. Also includes some history of the school.
Diary describes the life of a schoolteacher in West Union, Pa., in 1881. There are entries for almost every day of the year and the diary also includes records of expenditures. For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.
Diary, 1927, 1928, 1934 of Helen Drumm, a teacher of Tacoma and Republic, Washington (State). Helen Drumm records her 1927 and 1934 trips to California describing some places and structures in great detail. Her entries also cover the year 1928 when she moved to Republic, Washington to take on a new teaching position.
For the 1934 trip her entries include writings of are of a more religious nature.
This collection consists of two boxes of material created and collected by Judith Ewell, a professor of History at the College of William and Mary between 1971 and 2004. It includes papers Ewell wrote in college and graduate school; conference papers and programs; teaching materials from her year as a Fulbright Lecturer in Venezuela; correspondence about her publications; and contracts and other administrative material regarding her appointments at William and Mary.
Four diaries written by Flora Inez Smith. Smith worked as a school teacher in Decatur County, Indiana. The diaries contain mentions of the weather, her job, daily life, and social activities. Early entries focus heavily on farm work that her brothers and father did during the day.
Content warning for derogatory language directed at Black individuals.
Diaries, 1941 and 1962, of Jennie Gore, a teacher from Wartrace, Tennessee. Includes brief entries about her daily life, including work matters, people with which she met, and her daily activities. The 1941 diary also includes information about a road trip through Canada and the East Coast of the United States.
Diary of Joseph Dilworth, a Quaker schoolmaster of Chester County and Germantown, Pennsylvania. Includes detail about spiritual anguish and his battle with consumption. Also included is his reaction to the news of the burning of Washington, D.C., by British soldiers on 24 August 1814. The final entry in this diary was written by a different hand than the bulk of the diary. Also included is the flyleaf from an unidentified diary, dated 1807, as well as miscellaneous excerpts of poetry.
Pledge Fulfilment Form, completed by Richard Posey McGehee, reporting how he made good on his pledge to the State Male Normal College of Virginia and to William & Mary to teach after graduation.
Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William & Mary and received financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.
Papers of Elizabeth Nunn, an elementary school teacher in Williamsburg, Virginia.