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M117 May Higdon Papers

Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Historical Manuscripts

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From the Higdon (May) Collection. A newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia and dated January 30, 1908.


From the Higdon (May) Collection. May Higdon’s lifetime teacher’s certificate, dated September 4, 1908.


From the Higdon (May) Collection. A notebook containing several pages of hand written mathematical word problems, and the names and ages of May Higdon's students at the schools in which she taught (Gilchrist, Homochitto, Chamberlain, Topisaw, Nola, Newell, Macedonia, Mission Hill, Wesson, and Riceville Consolidated). Also listed are the names of the Principals and Assistant Principals for four of her schools (Macedonia, Mission Hill, Wesson and Riceville Consolidated), and a list of the faculty at Wesson. Towards the end of the notebook are three personal notes that begin with “Remember well…”


From the Higdon (May) Collection. A small New Testament Bible, dated 1885. This Bible was presented to Ella May Higdon on June 3, 1889, and is inscribed in a child’s cursive handwriting. E. V. Sherar was the book agent who presented her with the Bible. The front and back covers as well as the first and last pages have been digitized.

From the Higdon (May) Collection. A letter of recommendation written by C. W. Grafton, Wesson, Mississippi, July 21, 1909. The letter informs its recipient of May Higdon's good religious background, skills and personality.


From the Higdon (May) Collection. A letter of recommendation from A. H. Ellett of Blue Mountain, Mississippi, May 21, 1903. It is addressed to "School Authorities", informing them of May Higdon's skills and personality.


From the Higdon (May) Collection. A newspaper from Blue Mountain, MS dated May 14, 1903. The paper features articles by the students and faculty of Blue Mountain College, including a lengthy article titled, "An Address", written by May Higdon’s former teacher, A. H. Ellett.


From the Higdon (May) Collection. A program for the 100th Anniversary of the Organization of East Fork Church in Amite County, Mississippi, dated September 10, 1910.


From the Higdon (May) Collection. A letter dated January 29, 1908, to May Higdon from her Aunt Hattie. It discusses flowering plants, the illness of Miss Higdon's mother, and Uncle Dennis' 61st birthday.


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