Birdie Stringer Collection, 1915 - 1965Add to your cart.

By Anna Esparza

Collection Overview

Title: Birdie Stringer Collection, 1915 - 1965Add to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0326
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/2009
Subjects:
Forms of Material: Education, Elementary-History
University of North Texas-History
Van Zandt County (Tex.)-Biography
Van Zandt County (Tex.)-History.
Languages: English

Abstract

Birdie Orena Stringer was born August 7, 1892 in Van Zandt County Texas. Her parents were Nancy Ann Cox (1861-1905) and Isaiah Franklin Stringer (1857-1930). She was a Texas school teacher who was trained at the North Texas State Normal in 1918 and at the Tyler Normal School. She taught at the Hobbs School and Wilsons Chapel in Ben Wheeler; Tundra, Texas; Martin’s Mill; Rocky; Athens; and Black Jack, Texas.  She was the assistant principal at the Lone Star School in Tundra, Texas. She married Guy Maurice Williamson (1883 – 1954), a traveling Baptist Texas Preacher. They had two children, Jesse Isaiah Williamson and Nancy Williamson. Birdie died November 8, 1975 in Grapevine Texas.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers, 1915 – 1965, of Birdie Orena Stringer (married surname is Williamson), a Texas school teacher. The collection consists of certificates documenting her teacher training, personal papers, and photographs of the places she lived and worked. Locations included in collection are: Denton, Tundra, and Tyler, Texas.

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Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

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

Physical Access Note:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault. The UNT Archives and Rare Book department requires a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use. Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Acquisition Source: Donation
Preferred Citation: Birdie Stringer Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

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