Guide to the Lyman Trumbull Babcock Papers circa 1947-1968
Cage 395

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Babcock, Lyman Trumbull, 1866-1849
Title
Lyman Trumbull Babcock Papers
ID
Cage 395
Date [inclusive]
circa 1947-1968
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
0.25 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item, "Two Worlds: A Reminiscence and Autobiography" (typescript) by Lyman Trumbull Babcock, an educator in Whitman County, Washington from the late 1800's until the mid 1940's.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description] Lyman Trumbull Babcock Papers, circa 1947-1968

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

Lyman Trumbull Babcock was born in the Midwest in 1866 and moved to the Palouse region as a young man in the early 1890's. He was a professional educator, working at several rural schools throughout the area before becoming superintendent of Whitman County Schools in 1924. Babcock served in that capacity for eleven years, retiring in 1935.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item, "Two Worlds: A Reminiscence and Autobiography" (typescript, approximately 455 pages) by Lyman Trumbull Babcock about his life from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century. Babcock's recollections include his boyhood, education, move to the Pacific Northwest and career as an educator. The collection includes additional notes made by Babcock's daughter and grandson.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://libraries.wsu.edu/content/masc-home
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Educators -- Washington (State) -- Whitman County -- Biography
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Teachers -- Biography

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