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Alice Cobb Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017.001
Overview The collection contains documents, correspondence, book and magazine collections, manuscripts, stories, alumnae/ni documents, Evangelism course materials, proposals, photographs and albums, journals, Organization notes, diplomas, a plaque, a tapestry, awards, a handwritten will, newspaper articles and clippings, memorabilia, and ephemera.
Dates: 1834 - 2015

Barbara Campbell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017.007
Overview The collection contains documents, correspondence, books, manuscripts, monographs, speeches, presentations, staff and interim director reports, building and grounds reports, and compact discs (CDs) associated with Barbara Campbell from the 1950s to circa 2015. During her career, Campbell worked as a deaconess, staff member of the Women’s Division of Christian Service (now United Methodist Women), member and president of the Scarritt-Bennett Center Board of Directors, and Interim President. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2010

Betsy Ewing Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017.008
Overview The collection contains letters, mostly from Ewing and a few to Ewing, from 1966-1944.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1994

Ina Corinne Brown Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017.011
Scope and Contents This collection of 23 hollinger boxes contains materials from Brown's time in the Epworth League (1920s-1930s), her studies at Southern Methodist University (1919-1921) and The University of Chicago (1934-1942), her professorship at Scarritt College (1942-1966), her authorship of several books, and her time at McKendree Manor Retirement Home (1974-1984).
Dates: Majority of material found within 27 May 1896 - 12 May 1984

Mabel K. Howell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017.003
Overview This collection contains reports, papers, course materials, writings, documents, correspondences, articles, and manuscripts, manuscript drafts, and manuscript resources from 1930-1960.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 2017

National College Collection

 Collection — Container: 13
Identifier: 2019.014
Overview This collection contains correspondences, documents, photographs and a scrapbook, directories, enrollment records, newspaper articles and clippings, documents, yearbooks, course catalogs, and publications related to The National College, The Kansas City National Training School, and The Alumnae Association from 1900-1980.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1899 - 1970

Scarritt Bible and Training School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-018
Overview Since the School’s opening in 1892, students, staff, faculty, and others saved a variety if documentation, books, journals, ephemera, and photographs that chronicled the life experiences at the institution. This Collection archives these items for posterity.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1893 - 1924

Scarritt College Architectural Collection

 File
Identifier: 2019.003
Overview This collection contains reports, papers, architectural drawings, writings, documents, correspondence, articles, photographs, and general information from 1924-1988.
Dates: circa 1924 - circa 1988

Scarritt College Course Catalogs

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.024
Overview The collection contains published catalogs from 1895 to 1988 except 1916 and 1917, and duplicate copies are located throughout. In addition to course descriptions, publications often contained announcements for upcoming years and short essays with a variety of noteworthy information. Separate folders contain promotional information for summer courses starting in 1929 and sponsored workshops on a other courses offered after 1949.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1986

Scarritt College Journals Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020.002

Scarritt College Presidential Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-015
Overview This collection contains historical information regarding eight presidents of Scarritt from 1918 to to its closing in 1988. The presidents covered in this collection are Edmund Cook (1918-19210, J.L. Cunninngim (1921-1943), Hugh C. Stuntz (1943-1956), Foye Gibson ((1957-1959), D.D. Holt (1960-1970), Gerald Anderson (1970-1973), Richard Palmer (1973-1977), and Donald Welch (1980-1988). It does not cover Presidents Eugene Hendrix (1892), Edmund Cook (1918-1921), Jesse Lee Cunninggim (1921-1943),...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1918 - 1988

Scarritt College Promotional Materials Collection

 File
Identifier: 2019.011
Overview This collection contains documents, articles, and general promotional material regarding Scarritt College from approximately 1924-1988.
Dates: circa 1920-circa 1988

Scarritt College Publications Collection

 File
Identifier: 2019.002
Overview This collection contains Scarritt College Student Publications from 1925 to 1987.
Dates: Circa 1925-Circa 1987

Scarritt College Yearbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.023
Overview This collection contains yearbooks for Scarritt College, Scarritt Archway, and Scarritt Tower from 1944 thru 1983.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1983

Scarritt Rural Center Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017.021
Overview This collection contains reports, papers, course materials, writings, documents, correspondence, articles, manuscripts, manuscript drafts, and manuscript resources from 1940-1967.
Dates: 1941 - 1967

The Maria Layng Gibson Collection

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: 2017.009
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1880-1931. It includes letters, notebooks, photographs, diaries, teaching lessons, commencement addresses, alumnae correspondence and lists, and memorabilia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1933

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