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Nita K. Pyburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-5

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, dissertation, manuscripts, and research notes related to the research and writing of Nita K. Pyburn. Correspondence subjects include Florida, public education, Florida State University, Leighton K. Johnson, Edgar W. Knight, New Orleans, North Carolina, South Carolina education, and Tennessee. The dissertation in the collection is entitled "Antecedents of the North Carolina School Law of 1839." The manuscripts cover subjects such as high schools in Monticello, Florida, public schools in Escambia County, Florida education, public schools in Mississippi, Robert Grosstest, the Bishop of Lincoln, M. R. Hinson, and Tallahassee schools. Her research notes discuss Alabama, Arkansas, common schools, comparative education, Texas, and David S. Walker. Other subjects of note include: Edwin B. Browning, Concord Missionary Baptist Church, Mary Shad Button, reading difficulties, Jacksonville, and education in Walton County.

Also includes materials accessioned as MSS 92-3.

Dates

  • Created: 1822-1960

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Nita K. Pyburn Papers
Date
11/04/2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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