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Rosemary Moorehead Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3510

This scrapbook consists of approximately 120 images, mostly photographs, showing the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School and its vicinity. Many of the photographs show people, including Eunice Weaver (director), William King (principal), teachers, students, Arrowcraft staff members, and Franklin D. Roosevelt in Gatlinburg. Many of the photographs depicting school buildings are accompanied by crayon drawings. Also included are a series of images of Mt. LeConte (one taken during a lunar eclipse), a school newspaper, postcards, examples of weaving, and graphs of the students’ IQ’s. Almost all of the items are accompanied by typed captions.

Dates

  • 1936 November 7

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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

0.9 Linear Feet

Abstract

This scrapbook consists of approximately 120 images, mostly photographs, showing the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School and its vicinity. Many of the photographs show people, including Eunice Weaver (director), William King (principal), teachers, students, Arrowcraft staff members, and Franklin D. Roosevelt in Gatlinburg. Many of the photographs depicting school buildings are accompanied by crayon drawings. Also included are a series of images of Mt. LeConte (one taken during a lunar eclipse), a school newspaper, postcards, examples of weaving, and graphs of the students’ IQ’s. Almost all of the items are accompanied by typed captions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rosemary Jane Moorehead was born on May 18, 1913 in Decatur, Illinois to Lee C. and Dial (Davis) Moorehead. She graduated from Millikin University and taught fifth and sixth grade at the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School between 1935 and 1937. Moorehead married Joseph Brunson Barnwell on June 19, 1937 and they had four children. She died on May 21, 2003, in California.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

The Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project transferred this scrapbook to Special Collections in 2010.

Digitized Materials

This scrapbook has been digitized and is available at http://www.lib.utk.edu/arrowmont/scrapbooks.htm.

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