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Marie White papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0002

Scope and Contents

The Marie White collection dates from 1915 to 1984, with the bulk of the collection from 1961. The collection includes her degrees, her thesis and a carbon of it, a photo of White Hall, dedicated in her memory, with her photo superimposed on it, along with plaques commemorating her community involvement.

The largest part of the collection is a letter book containing letters from the Home Economics staff, dedicated to her for her retirement. Most of the letters date 1961, the year she retired as Chairman and commended her expertise in the Education profession.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1984

Biographical / Historical

Marie White was a Chairman of the Home Economics Department at Tennessee Tech University from 1949 to 1961. She graduated from Simmons College with a Bachelors in Household Economics, and earned a Master of Science from the University of Tennessee Knoxville and a thesis dated December, 1935.

Extent

1 Volumes

.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Marie White (1890 – 1984) served as the State Chairman of the Home Economics Department at Tennessee Tech University from 1949 until 1961. The collection includes her degrees, commemorative plaques, and a letter book from the Home Economics staff, presented to White when she retired.

Arrangement

This collection in arranged into four series: Photographs, Certificates, and Degrees; Plaques; Thesis and Miscellaneous; and Letter Book.
Title
Marie White papers
Status
Completed
Author
Brenna Edwards
Date
2016
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Language of description note
English
Edition statement
2nd ed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tennessee Tech University Archives Repository

Contact:
1100 North Peachtree Avenue
PO Box 5066
Cookeville Tennessee 38505 United States