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Florence Foremaster papers Edit


WASH 026
Finding Aid Author
Amber J. D'Ambrosio
Finding Aid Date
2014 February 19
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  • 1909-1952 (Creation)


  • 0.1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    Small Collections box

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  • Abstract

    The Florence Foremaster papers contain more than 30 documents from the educational career of Florence Foremaster spanning the years 1909 to 1952.

  • Biographical/Historical note

    Florence Foremaster, the daughter of Albert Foremaster and Sarah Wiltbank, was born on January 21, 1892. She attended the St. George Stake Academy and was a member of the first graduating class in 1913. Her teaching career began in the fall of 1914 for the Hurricane School District and continued in various locations, including Arizona. Over the course of her life, she continued to take classes at both the University of Utah and Brigham Young University and earned a degree from the U of U in 1952. She died on August 20, 1987 in St. George.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Florence Foremaster papers contain more than 30 documents from the educational career of Florence Foremaster. It includes her 1909-1912 St. George Stake Academy report cards and 1914 application to attend the University of Utah. There are other various credit/grade transcripts, applications, contracts, teaching certificates, licenses, letters of recommendation, diplomas, and Brigham Young University report cards dated as late as 1943. Her 1952 Bachelor of Science diploma from the University of Utah, a 1918-19 yearbook from Dixie Normal College, and her 1913 class ring are notable items in the collection.

  • Arrangement

    The collection is arranged by type of material and then chronologically within folders.

  • Separated Materials

    Florence Foremaster's 1913 St. George Stake Academy class ring is held separately from the paper documents and prior arrangement must be made to view the ring.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item description & date, 2004-03 Florence Foremaster papers, 1909-1952, Dixie State University Special Collections & Archives.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Reproduction and use of the materials in this collection are subject to copyright law. Dixie State University Library Special Collections and Archives holds the copyright to unpublished material in the collection that is not in the public domain. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from the Special Collections Librarian and Archivist and a correct citation provided. A user may be asked to submit a "Request for one-time use of photocopies or reproductions" form in order to obtain reproductions.