This collection contains the papers of Miss Mary Jane Scott, born in Vilonia, Arkansas on January 7, 1907.  She died on November 7, 1985.  Miss Scott was closely associated with the University of Central Arkansas.  She graduated from Vilonia High School, and then she studied at Arkansas State Teachers College, receiving an education degree in 1930.  She later took a Masters degree from the University of Minnesota and in 1960 she completed her doctorate from the University of Tennessee.

Miss Scott taught in many schools in Arkansas.  Her career in higher education included stints at Indiana State University, the University of Arkansas, and the Arkansas State Teachers College where she was chairwoman of the Home Economics Department.  She was also a Home Economist in Jefferson County for a time.  Her sister, Miss Leona Scott, also taught at ASTC.

Arrangement:  This collection is contained in one box and consists of six file folders arranged by subject. When requesting materials from this collection, please specify collection number [M93-4] and the file number.

Tracings:  Colleges and Universities; Arkansas State Teachers College; Scott, Mary Jane; Mary Jane Scott; Home Economic; University of Minnesota; University of Tennessee; Teachers in Arkansas


Box 1

File 1 – Home Economics Guides, 1967 and 1983

File 2 – Teacher Grade Books, 1949-1956

File 3 – Teacher Grade Books, 1957-1964

File 4 – Teacher Grade Books, 1965-1966

File 5 – Certificates and diplomas, 1938-1980

File 6 – Doctoral Dissertation

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