Women in education
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS839
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the teaching career of Belle R. McConnell. Materials include hearing test results, lesson plans, activity materials, copies of speeches and reports, McConnell's teaching certificates, news clippings, and correspondence with colleagues and former students.
Dates: 1905-1971, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1119
Scope and Content The collection contains Setze's military service records, certificates, awards, and correspondence. Also included are scrapbook pages containing poems from her fifth grade students in 1939; personal papers; a 1973 Georgia zip code directory booklet; a 1997 directory of the Atlanta Retired Teachers association; and a booklet on survivor benefits from the Navy. There are five notebooks that Setze used as travel logs, containing information about her travel expenses as well as notes about some...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS88
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and items relating to the lives of John C. Fanning and Ella Smalley Fanning. The majority of correspondence prior to 1900 was sent to Ella Smalley and relates to her education. She received numerous correspondence from J.H. Ware, Principal of Williams Creek Academy in Norwood, Georgia.
Dates: 1871-1940, undated; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1909
Collection number: ahc.VIS326
Scope and Content This collection contains various photographs of class photos, faculty photos, and physical education classes, Christmas decorations and alumni of Girls High School. There is also a photo of the Board of Education committee of the Atlanta City Council.
Dates: 1875-1943, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS769f
Scope and Content This collection contains Grace Hyatt’s memoirs which she composed in intervals between 1980 and 2002. It includes genealogical accounts of the Lorentzson family and several accounts of her life and that of her husband, Spurgeon. Most of these accounts are recollections of her teaching career in Brunswick, Collins, and Canton, as well as her courtship with Spurgeon.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1145
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook created by Kate Thompson with materials from the Beta Chapter of the Delphian Society in Atlanta and Thompson’s daughter, Katherine. Materials include chapter documents and correspondence, as well as documents and newspaper clippings about Katherine’s education, particularly at Girls High School in Atlanta. In addition, this collection contains newspaper clippings of literary excerpts, news stories, and short pieces on motherhood. Of special note is a...
Dates: 1869-1988, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS111
Scope and Content This collection contains materials related to the Griffith family, Mary Griffith Dobbs, and the Griffith School of Music in Atlanta. Items includes articles, a scrapbook, music periodicals and booklets, and ephemera from the Griffith School of Music.
Dates: 1913-1957, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS299
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Dobbs' family members, including Mary B. Griffith Dobbs and John H. Dobbs, as well as photographs of Griffith School of Music. Other photographs include images of the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France.
Dates: 1912-1927, undated