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Eva Mae Atwood Papers

Identifier: MSS 1986-001

Scope and Contents

The Eva Mae Atwood Papers consist of correspondence dated 1902-1969, memorabilia, photographs and negatives, postcards, a funeral memory book for Dr. Edward Leland Atwood, scrapbooks, and a publication entitled, "A Brief Guide to the Collections of the Art Institute of Chicago."


  • Created: 1902-1969


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.

Biographical or Historical Information

Eva Mae Atwood, Professor Emerita of Modern Languages, joined the staff of Florida State College for Women in 1943 as as Assistant Registrar and, in 1947, she became an Instructor in Modern Languages. She was born in Jackson, LA on January 11, 1907. She received her A.B. in 1929 from the Tennessee College for Women and her M.A. from George Peabody College in 1935. She also pursued graduate study at Columbia University and the University of Paris. She retired in 1977 after receiving the first Florida State University George Miller Award for Teaching and heading the Florida State Faculty Memorials and Courtesies Committee for many years.

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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