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Melinda W. White Testimonial

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0099

The Knoxville Female Academy granted this testimonial, or diploma, to Melinda W. White. It is signed by Joseph Estabrook (who served as the institution's principal from 1831 to 1834) and by trustees Mat. McClung, L. D. Jacobs, William S. Howell, and William C. Mynatt. Although it is not dated, Melinda W. White is listed as a student during the 1831 summer session.

Dates

  • circa 1831

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The Knoxville Female Academy granted this testimonial, or diploma, to Melinda W. White. It is signed by Joseph Estabrook (who served as the institution's principal from 1831 to 1834) and by trustees Mat. McClung, L. D. Jacobs, William S. Howell, and William C. Mynatt. Although it is not dated, Melinda W. White is listed as a student during the 1831 summer session.

Biographical/Historical Note

Melinda W. White was born in Tennessee in about 1822. She married William Rodgers in Knox County, Tennessee on May 20, 1847 and the couple had at least one daughter, Virginia. Melinda White most likely died in Knoxville on April 30, 1876.

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