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Sophia M. White Diploma

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0101

This diploma certifies that the East Tennessee Female Institute conferred the degree of Mistress of Polite Literature on Sophia M. White on June 26, 1861.

Dates

  • 1861 June 26

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 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 Sophia M. White on June 26, 1861.

Biographical/Historical

Sophia Moody White was born to George McNutt and Sophia Moody (Park) White on January 13, 1843. She earned a Mistress of Polite Literature degree from the East Tennessee Female Institute on June 26, 1861. She died on January 13, 1902 and is buried in Knoxville's Old Gray Cemetery.

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