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Scotia Caledonia Hume Diploma

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0097

This diploma certifies that the East Tennessee Female Institute conferred the degree of Mistress of Polite Literature on Scotia Caledonia Hume on July 26, 1849.

Dates

  • 1849 July 26

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This diploma certifies that the East Tennessee Female Institute conferred the degree of Mistress of Polite Literature on Scotia Caledonia Hume on July 26, 1849.

Biographical/Historical Note

Scotia Caledonia Hume was born to David and Eliza (Saunderson) Hume in Tennessee on April 25, 1832. She earned a Mistress of Polite Literature Degree on July 26, 1849 and married Oliver Perry Temple (1820-1907) on September 9, 1851. The couple had one daughter, Mary Boyce (1856-1929). Scotia (Hume) Temple died on October 25, 1889 and is buried in Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

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