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State Normal School materials

State Normal School materials

Descriptive Summary

Title: State Normal School materials
Creator: Creswell, Alex E.
Creator: Creswell, Edith Vaughn
Inclusive Dates: 1864-1912
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: UA10-015
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

The State Normal School was a teacher training college founded in 1891. In 1932, the University of Georgia incorporated teacher training into its curriculum and the Normal campus was converted to other uses.

Scope and Content

Box one consists of issues of The Craftsman from 1905 and 1911-1912; issues of The Delineator; Munsey's magazine; and Metropolitan magazine. Also included are books from the late 1800s such as Paper and scissors in the schoolroom by Emily Weaver that belonged to Mary Creswell's sister, Edith. Additionally, there is also an 1864 edition of German conversation-grammar by Rev. Dr. Emil Otto that belonged to Mary Creswell's father, Alex E. Creswell. Box two holds a press for embossing paper with the State Normal School seal.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged according to publication titles and item type

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

State Normal School materials, UA10-015, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Magazines (periodicals).
Metropolitan magazine.
Munsey's magaine.
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.) -- Textbooks
Teachers colleges -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Paper and scissors in the schoolroom by Emily Weaver [Belonged to Mary Creswell's sister, Edith], [1893] (1 Item)
12German conversation-grammar by Rev. Dr. Emil Otto [Belonged to Mary Creswell's father, Alex E.], 1864 (1 Item)
13The people's common sense medical adviser in plain English; or, medicine simplified by R.V. Pierce, M.D., 1895 (1 Item)
14 Metropolitan magazine , 1895 September (1 Item)
15 The Delineator , 1903, 1906 (2 Items)
16 The Delineator , 1907 (2 Items)
17 Munsey's magazine (1 Item)
18 Craftsman furniture made by Gustav Stickley , 1912 (1 Item)
19 The Craftsman , 1905 May (1 Item)
110The Craftsman [bound Issues], 1911-1912 (1 Item)
21Press for embossing paper with offical State Normal School seal.