Collection Title:

Laken Warnok and Nelta Hyder Collection, 1929-1978

Repository:

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

Creator:

Kevin Harkey (Donor)

Title:

Laken Warnok and Nelta Hyder Papers and Artifacts, 1929-1978

Collection No.

C0068

Extent

1.6 cubic feet, (3 boxes)

Language(s):

English

Abstract:

This collection consists of the personal documents of Nelta Hyder including her birth certificate, college degree, and various other transcripts and certificates. The series, Annuals, includes ten yearbooks from 1948-1957. Some of these yearbooks belonged to Nelta, some of them belonged to Laken, and some seemingly did not belong to either. The yearbooks include signatures and notes from peers and professors who knew Nelta and Laken during their time at Milligan. The series, Artifacts, includes Laken’s baseball glove and baseball letters.

Biographical Note:

Nelta Hyder was born on December 11, 1929 and attended Milligan from 1948-1951. Nelta Graduated from Milligan in 1951 with a bachelor of science before obtaining her Masters in Biology from East Tennessee State College. During her time at Milligan she was member of the Premed club.

Laken (Red) Warnok began attending Milligan in 1954 and graduated in 1957. Red played baseball at Milligan and was the junior class president in 1959. During his time at Milligan he got engaged to Nelta Hyder.

Arrangement:

The collection was processed at an item level and has been divided into the following series and subseries:

  • I. Series: Personal Documents, 1929 December 11 - 1978 April 20, undated (RESTRICTED)
    • Subseries: Nelta Hyder, 1929 December 11 - 1978 April 20
    • Subseries: Laken Warnok, undated
  • II. Series: Annuals, 1948-1957
    • Subseries: Nelta Hyder, 1948-1951
    • Subseries: Laken Warnok, 1954-1957
    • Subseries: Other Annuals, 1951-1952
  • III. Series: Artifacts, undated

Scope and Content Note:

The Collection of Laken Warnok and Nelta Hyder is arranged in three series: Personal Documents, Annuals, and Artifacts. The series are then organized into subseries by owner and then chronologically in folders.

The Personal Documents series span 1929-1978 and contain the personal documents of Nelta Hyder including her birth certificate, college degree, and various other transcripts and certificates. The Annuals series includes ten yearbooks spanning 1948-1957. Some of these yearbooks belonged to Nelta, some of them belonged to Laken, and some seemingly did not belong to either. The yearbooks include signatures and notes from peers and professors who knew Nelta and Laken during their time at Milligan. The Artifacts series is undated and includes Laken’s baseball glove and baseball letters.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:

Accession 2013/003

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research with the exception of I. Series: Personal Documents.

Preferred Citation:

[Item], Laken Warnok and Nelta Hyder Collection, Collection C0068, The Holloway Archives at Milligan College, Milligan College, TN.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Brianna Snyder

Completed in 2018.

Folder List

Box 1

I. Series: Personal Documents, 1929 December 11 - 1978 April 20, undated (RESTRICTED)

  • Subseries: Nelta Hyder, 1929 December 11 - 1978 April 20

    • Nelta Hyder, 1929 December 11- 1978 April 20

  • Subseries: Laken Warnok, undated

    • Lake Warnock, undated

II. Series: Annuals, 1948-1957

  • Subseries: Nelta Hyder, 1948-1951

    • 1948 Buffalo

    • 1949 Buffalo

    • 1950 Buffalo

    • 1951 Buffalo

  • Subseries: Laken Warnok, 1954-1957

    • 1954 Buffalo

    • 1955 Buffalo

    • 1956 Buffalo

    • 1957 Buffalo

  • Subseries: Other Annuals, 1951-1952

    • 1951 Buffalo

    • 1952 Buffalo

Box 2

III. Series: Artifacts, undated

  • Baseball glove, undated

Box 3

  • Baseball letters, undated

  • Letter Awards, undated

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