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Mildred Simpson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0085

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Mildred Simpson documenting her time at the University of Tennessee (1937-1940). It includes such memorabilia as invitations and programs for Greek sponsored events and university sponsored games, plays, and ceremonies, newspaper articles, photographs, and clippings from the society pages. Simpson also saved such novelties as restaurant napkins and menus, matchbooks, and candy wrappers. Loose materials found with the scrapbook have been placed at the end of the collection.

Dates

  • 1933-1979

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Mildred Simpson documenting her time at the University of Tennessee (1937-1940). It includes such memorabilia as invitations and programs for Greek sponsored events and university sponsored games, plays, and ceremonies, newspaper articles, photographs, and clippings from the society pages. Simpson also saved such novelties as restaurant napkins and menus, matchbooks, and candy wrappers. Loose materials found with the scrapbook have been placed at the end of the collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mildred Hope Simpson was born on 17 October 1919 in Tennessee to Harry Edison and Lucille (Steele) Simpson. She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1937 and entered the University of Tennessee on 25 September 1937. She studied Home Economics but left school in 1940 without graduating. She married Benjamin Miller on 3 March 1942 and the couple had four children. Mildred S. Miller died on 16 May 1996 in Surprise, Arizona.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes.

Acquisition Note

Mrs. Elizabeth Rochelle donated this collection to the University of Tennessee Archives.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480