01/AR0312 Guide to the Rose Sizemore Collection Sizemore, Rose

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Guide to the Rose Sizemore Collection 1890/1975 Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Rose Sizemore Collection 1890-1975 1938-1975 01/AR0312 7.00 English Manuscripts Collection of printed documents and photographs belonging to Rose Sizemore. Administrative History:

Rose Sizemore was a North Texas educator and arts instructor who worked throughout the region from the 1920s to the 1960s. She taught school, served as a school principal, and operated dance studios for children in several towns including Denton, Cuero, Corsicana, and Lewisville. Sizemore received her undergraduate degree from North Texas State Teachers College in 1928 and a master's degree from Texas State College for Women in 1952. She was the sixth of thirteen children born to Margaret Etta Carr and Benjamin Franklin (B.F.) Sizemore, a prominent Baptist preacher who founded the Trinity Baptist Church in Denton, known today as the Highland Baptist Church.

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:




Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Rose Sizemore Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged by type of material.

Scope and Contents

The records in this collection document Rose Sizemore's talent for teaching young children, especially in the arts. The collection includes handwritten and printed materials that reflect her varied interests including: music, dance, drama, speech, poetry, education, and travel. Of particular note is the large collection of sheet music and an original tune about Shirley Temple which was copyrighted by Sizemore. The collection also contains photographs, primarily of Sizemore's students, and other visual materials gathered during her years as a teacher and traveller.

Detailed List of Contents id90174 1 Personal Files 628577 id90175 2 Personal Files 628578 id90176 3 Personal Files 628579 id90177 4 Printed Documents 628580 id90178 5 Printed Documents and Photographs 628581 id90179 6 Picture Frame, and Diploma 628582 id199314 7 Newspaper Copies and Clippings 708003 Scope and Contents

Also includes a swath of material with various handwritten notes and phrases