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Cordelia Camp Collection

 Item
Identifier: SM 81-08

Content Description

Cordelia Camp (1884-1973) was director of student teaching at Cullowhee State Normal School (later known as Western Carolina University) from 1927-1950. She was born in Rutherfordton, N.C., and later taught there. After attending Asheville Normal and Collegiate Institute and UNC she taught in McDowell, Forsyth and Burke counties. In 1927 she became director of student teaching at Cullowhee State Normal School. Camp Laboratory School in Cullowhee was named for her. The collection contains a biography of Camp (author unknown), stories, poems, and three articles written by Camp ("Handicrafts of the Western North Carolina Highlands," "Historical Sketch of the Piney Knob Community" and "Education, an Antidote to Poverty").

An addition to this collection consists of a compilation of Bible selections attached to the pages of a booklet. The booklet reportedly belonged to Cordelia Camp.

Dates

  • 1893 - 1970

Conditions Governing Use

No publication fee is made for use of Western Carolina University Library special collections material in scholarly publications. The Library retains sole right to judge what constitutes a non-scholarly or commercial publication. Permission to publish commercially, in circumstances where the Library is qualified to grant it, requires proper authorization. Please contact Special Collections at specialcollections@wcu.edu for more information.

Extent

.3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Condition Description

Good.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Cullowhee United States