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Superintendent of Weber County Schools notebook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3168
This volume contains the record of Joseph S. Peery, Superintendent of Weber County Schools; Peery's deputy, T. B. Lewis; and Mosiah Hall, another Superintendent of Weber County Schools. The record was kept from 28 October 1890 to 30 December 1893 and contains the Superintendents' notes on their daily activities; their visits to various schools in the district, with the names of teachers and their impressions of the teachers' abilities; and the dates of various teacher meetings/examinations. Includes newspaper clippings on education and a brief, handwritten index. Also includes a brief reference to David O. McKay.

Dates

  • 1890-1893

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Superintendent of Weber County Schools notebook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item (0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Theodore B. Lewis was born 18 Nov. 1843 in St. Louis, Missouri. He served as Deputy Superintendent of Weber County Schools in Weber County, Utah, in the 1890s. He died 20 July 1899 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Biographical History Mosiah Hall was born 12 March 1862 in Kaysville, Utah. He served as Superintendent of Weber County Schools in Weber County, Utah, beginning in 1893. He died 11 February 1949 in Los Angeles, California.
Biographical History Joseph Strass Peery was born 5 October 1868 in Ogden, Utah. He served as Superintendent of Weber County Schools in Weber County, Utah, from 1890 to 1893. He died 8 December 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Custodial History

This record was received by Sean H. Jenkins (1965- ) on his 18th birthday from his paternal grandmother, Genevieve Wilde Jenkins (1905-1998), who owned it until that time. Its previous ownership, if any, is unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Sean H. Jenkins.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

See also the Annual report of the Superintendent of District Schools of Weber County, Utah (379.792 W388r).
Title
Register of Superintendent of Weber County Schools notebook
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 16
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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