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Biographical Note

Scope and Content Notes

Restrictions

Controlled Access Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Guide to Martha Oatman McSparrin Collection, 1884-1924This finding aid is part of the Special Collections and University Archives of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Guide to Martha Oatman McSparrin Collection, 1884-1924



collectionMartha Oatman McSparrin Collection
collection1884-1924
Abstract: Mrs. Martha Oatman McSparrin graduated from the Indiana Normal School in 1924 and became a schoolteacher. The collection includes photographs, personal effects, certificates, and other miscellaneous papers.
Quantity: .5 (1 box)
Identification: MG#12

Biographical Note

Mrs. Martha Oatman McSparrin graduated from the Indiana Normal School in 1924 and became a schoolteacher. Her husband, Mr. McSparrin, was instrumental in establishing vocational education in Western Pennsylvania. Martha's mother, Samantha Leasure Oatman, briefly attended the Indiana Normal School in the 1800's.

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Scope and Content Notes

The collection includes photographs, personal effects, certificates, and other miscellaneous papers.

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The Martha McSparrin collection is housed in one archival box.

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Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Property rights reside with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Special Collections. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or publish, please contact the coordinator of the University Archives and Special Collections.

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Controlled Access Terms

These records are indexed under the following terms in the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Library catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials may wish to search under these terms.
Topics
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Education.

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Administrative Information

Martha Oatman McSparrin Collection, 1884-1924, MG# 12, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Special Collections

This collection was processed by Special Collections Staff,date unknown. Papers rearranged and inventory rewritten by Special Collections Staff in Spring 2001.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Jason Hutchins on October 22, 2001.

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Container List

BoxFolder
111 Indiana State Normal School Picture, April 24, 1924
BoxFolder
2Pewter Napkn Ring
3Picture of Samantha Leasure Oatman
4Studio card of Samantha Leasure Oatman as a child
5Two oval portraits of Samantha Leasure Oatman in a gutta-percha
6Martha Jane Oatman's certificates from the Indiana Model School, June 14, 1918
7Martha Jane Oatman's teaching diploma from the Pennsylvania State Sabbath School Association, September 8, 1920
8Autograph book of Samantha Leasure, January 29, 1884

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