Anna L. Wrenn Wisely Papers Edit




  • circa 1881-1905 (label)


  • 0.50 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The Anna L. Wrenn Wisely Collection consists of two student composition books and five loose-leaf pages of handwritten class notes. One book is labeled "Indiana State Normal School" and bears the name of Anna L. Wrenn and the date January 8, 1881. It contains 136 leaves, most of which are filled with notes on orthography, morals, grammar, geography, and mathematics. The second book contains eleven pages of notes titled, "The Human Organism"; it is undated. There are three loose-leaf pages of geography notes (undated); one leaf containing a diagram of the floor plan of a school house (undated); and one leaf dated July 26, 1905, with the name Anna L. Wisely entitled "Practice."

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    Materials are open for research use with advance notice to the archivist.

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  • Biographical or Historical Information

    Anna L. Wrenn, a student at the Indiana State Normal School in 1881, earned her certificate and graduated with the Class of 1905. Mrs. Anna Wrenn Wisely was a teacher in the public schools of Terre Haute from 1905- 1923; a substitute teacher from 1923-1928; and social director of Theta Phi Alpha sorority, Indiana University from 1928-1930.

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