Betty W. and Lewis M. King Collection, 1949-1951

Collection Title:

Milligan College Artifacts: Betty W. and Lewis M. King Collection, 1949-1951

Repository:

The Holloway Archives at Milligan College
P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library
200 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan College, TN 37682
Email: archives@milligan.edu

Creator:

Betty and Lewis King

Title:

Milligan College Artifacts: Betty W. and Lewis M. King Collection, 1949-1951

Collection No.

09

Extent:

1 box

Language(s):

English

Biographical Note:

Betty Willis King and Lewis King met while students at Milligan College and were married in 1951. Betty Willis King graduated in 1952 with an A.B. in Elementary Education and Lewis King graduated in 1953 with an A.B. in Religion.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains two artifacts from Milligan College between 1949 and 1951. The first artifact is a small cheerleader doll wearing a sweater with the Milligan “M.” The second artifact is a letter from the 1949-1950 school year. This collection is in one series.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:

The Betty W. and Lewis M. King Collection was donated to the Milligan College Archives and Special collections by Betty and Lewis King during Lewis’ 50-year college reunion, Homecoming Weekend 2003.

Access:

These artifacts are open for research.

Preferred Citation:

[Item], Milligan College Artifacts: Betty W. and Lewis M. King Collection, Collection 09, The Holloway Archives at Milligan College, Milligan College, TN.

Processing Information:

Ginger Dillon finished processing the collection on July 8, 2005.

Series List

Box 1

I. Series: Milligan College Memorabilia, 1949-1951

Box 1 contains both artifacts in the Betty W. and Lewis M. King Collection. Item 1 is a doll given as a gift to Betty Willis King from Lewis King because of her involvement on the cheerleading squad in the 1950-1951 school year. Item 2 is Lewis King’s letter for participation in the Milligan College Choir during the 1949-1950 school year. The letter has been wrapped in acid-free tissue paper for storage.


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