Dr. Katherine W. Montgomery Collection
Scope and Contents
Items related to Florida State University student (BS, Physical Education, 1918) and professor (1918-1958) Dr. Katherine W. Montgomery. Items include her mortar board and tassel, two photographs (1918 and later undated), coin award (to "Miss Kate"), Red Cross award, unidentified award ("Lingiaden, 27/7-13/8, 1949"), a necklace with AAHPER ("American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation") charm, FSU Garnet Key and ribbon, and number "28" arm band. The mortar board and tassel were later worn by FSU professor, Dr. Frances "Frankie" Hall (BS, Physical Education, 1946) in academic processions until the end of her association with FSU in 1969. In 2007, Dr. Hall passed the mortar board on to Mary Lou Norwood (BA, English, 1947) to be worn the ceremony awarding her an honorary doctorate in humane letters on 13 April 2007.
Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.
- Created: 1918-1958
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
To request permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from the archives, please contact Heritage & University Archives, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, Florida. Researchers must obtain separate permission from the copyright holders of material held within University Archives collections for which the institution does not hold copyright.
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Source of Acquisition
Entered 30 November 2007.
- Academic costume Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Athletic clubs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Awards Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Class of 1918 Subject Source: Local sources
- F Club
- Faculty Subject Source: Local sources
- Florida State College for Women
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives Subject Source: Lctgm
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage Protocol & University Archives
- Hall, Frances "Frankie"
- Intramural sports Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Montgomery Gymnasium Subject Source: Local sources
- Mortarboards Subject Source: Local sources
- Norwood, Mary Lou
- Physical Education Subject Source: Local sources
- Professional Organizations Subject Source: Local sources
- Settle, Mary
- Sports for women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sports--Awards. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sports. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Volleyball. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Dr. Katherine W. Montgomery Collection
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